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O'Keeffe, Muireann – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
Social networking sites provide opportunities for informal and social learning of academic practices in higher education, yet not all academics engage in these spaces. This qualitative study suggests that while Twitter offers informal opportunities for academic development, inhibiting factors prevent staff from establishing their social presence…
Descriptors: Social Media, Informal Education, Higher Education, Faculty Development
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Wijaya Mulya, Teguh – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
Student-faculty partnership has been researched by contemporary academic developers, particularly its outcomes and challenges. However, theoretical discussions linking it with larger social-educational-political discourses are still lacking. This reflection aims to help fill the gap by analysing how student-faculty partnership might contest the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Resistance to Change, Neoliberalism, Higher Education
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Pilkington, Ruth – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
In 2015, over 40% of UK higher education (HE) institutions employed oral assessment when assessing and awarding fellowship on HE Academy-accredited schemes using the UK Professional Standards Framework. This article develops research on assessed 'professional dialogues' for this purpose. Data collected at four UK institutions, in which 12 assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Fellowships, Standards
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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Kortegast, Carrie; McCann, Kristin; Branch, Katie; Latz, Amanda O.; Kelly, Bridget Turner; Linder, Chris – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Incorporating visual methods and representations into research opens possibilities for deeper understandings of how individuals experience institutions of higher education. Written and spoken words and numerical data are necessary in research but may be insufficient in developing new understandings of the social world. Participant-generated visual…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Price, Monica Hatfield – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study expands our understanding of how groups influence the higher education policy process through strategic policy narratives. As the number and diversity of interest groups attempting to influence the policy making process in higher education increases, the importance of considering how those interest groups strategically construct and use…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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Klein, Carrie; Lester, Jaime; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – Review of Higher Education, 2019
An instrumental case study was conducted at a large, public research university to understand the organizational barriers, incentives, and opportunities related to adoption of learning analytics tools by faculty members and professional advising staff. Data was culled from focus groups with six faculty and twenty-one advisors and from interview…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Decision Making, Leadership, Academic Advising
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Bourina, Helena V.; Dunaeva, Larisa A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The process of studying a foreign language in Russian higher education institutions is carried out in a specially organized linguo-didactic language environment which is understood as a methodological framework designed in accordance with the peculiarities of a linguo-cultural community. It is aimed at combining learning methods and techniques to…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Communication Skills, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Donnelly, Michael; Evans, Ceryn – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Since devolution of education policy to the four 'home' nations of the UK, distinct approaches to addressing social inequalities in higher education participation have developed across the four jurisdictions (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland). From a critical examination of 12 policy documents, this paper presents a comparative policy…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Gómez, Carolina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Drawing on de Sousa Santos's work on "Epistemologies of the South" (2014), this paper critically examines the patterns of publication in higher education studies in mainstream and non-mainstream journals in Latin American between 2000 and 2015. An analysis of 1370 papers--130 indexed in the Web of Science (WoS) core collection indexes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Libraries, Epistemology, Periodicals
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Ayalon, Hanna; Mcdossi, Oded – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This paper sheds new light on horizontal stratification in higher education by studying, in the Israeli context, the choice of institution and field of study of sons and daughters of nonacademic economically established parents. These youngsters wish to reproduce their parents' economic capital, but also to legitimize their social position by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Stratification, Sons, Daughters
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Nghia, Tran Le Huu; Duyen, Nguyen Thi My – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Developed as an integral component of many higher education programs, internships provide a multitude of benefits for participating students. However, there is a lack of tools designed to measure internship-related learning outcomes. Therefore, this article will present the process of constructing and validating a scale that can be used to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internship Programs, Construct Validity, Outcomes of Education
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Kholmuminov, Shukhrat; Kholmuminov, Shayzak; Wright, Robert E. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In this paper, resource dependence theory (RDT) is used to guide an empirical analysis of the higher education system in Uzbekistan. Regression analysis is applied to a panel dataset consisting of 62 Uzbek higher education institutions, covering the period 2000-2013, to examine the determinants of the expenditure decisions made by institutions.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correlation, Expenditures, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Hantian – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This paper investigates China's present approach of using "outward-oriented" higher education internationalization for status and image enhancement, and the challenges it faces in the response to this approach. It examines the three major dimensions of China's present approach including its cultural diplomacy based on Sino-foreign higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Political Attitudes
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Abdul Rabu, Siti Nazleen; Hussin, Haniza; Bervell, Brandford – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The integration of Quick Response (QR) codes in classrooms have been identified as an important tool in promoting active as well as distributed learning, especially in higher education. Even though the versatility of this technology within the educational milieu cannot be over-emphasized, the initial perceptions of students who are at the centre…
Descriptors: Coding, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Technology Integration
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