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Tømte, Cathrine Edelhard – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
We study the implementation of a MOOC initiative which involved two distinct teacher education institutions at HEIs, and where the implementation was led by a governmental body. Our aim was to see in what ways this initiative changed the teacher education involved, in terms of institutional organisation and pedagogics. Based on interviews with…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Harris, Tina M.; Lee, Celeste N. – Communication Education, 2019
The data on race and representation in post baccalaureate education reveal two dominant trends: (1) higher education remains a predominantly white institution within society, and (2) there are not enough faculty of color (FOC) in academia to serve as role models, mentors, and advocates for graduate students of color (SOC); therefore, it is…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, Advocacy, Graduate Students
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Phillips, Anji L.; Adams, Tony E. – Communication Education, 2019
This article begins with a script of a typical conversation the authors have with mentees around/after graduation and it illustrates concerns that some mentees have with their transition into a career. Such conversations are appropriate for those entering "emerging adulthood," a season of life ranging from the late teens through the…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship, College Students
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Waldeck, Jennifer H. – Communication Education, 2019
Author Jennifer Waldeck writes that her earliest research exposed her to the difficulty that students appear to encounter in accessing potential mentors and building productive relationships with them. In fact, the lack of student mentees available to serve as research participants was one of the drivers behind a decision to explore communication…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Mentors, Advocacy, Higher Education
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Rudick, C. Kyle; Dannels, Deanna P. – Communication Education, 2019
Mentoring is a key component in the socialization process for individuals into an institution, providing them with a guide to accruing the cultural and social capital that characterizes the particular field of experience (Bourdieu & Passeron, 2000). Indeed, it is the connection between mentoring and students' material realities that makes the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Rodriguez, Paul J.; Briscoe, Felecia – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This ethnographic study of an urban Catholic high school examines its college culture, particular in regard to the Catholic School Advantage (CSA). We collected and critically analyzed multiple forms of data (archival, interviews, observations) at St. Peters High School (SPH) and its adjoining parish. We found a caring and holistic approach to…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Catholic Schools, High Schools, Neoliberalism
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Bhushan, Sudhanshu; Mathew, A. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
As seen through the recommendations of University Education Commission (1949) and Education Commission (1964), till about National Policy on Education, 1986, as markers of educational discourses, the concern was to resist expansion, to guard against dilution of quality and standards of higher education and excellence and reputation of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Devi, Leisangthem Binita – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Policies and programmes of higher education play an important role to make accomplishment of the higher education objectives. If the policies and schemes of government for higher education has a good strategy to implement them, then only they will accomplish the objectives of higher education which in turn will bring progress and quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Universities
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Ram, Manulal P. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are expected to be established in conjunction with the specificities of the regions to which they are supposed to belong. But over the years, the regional necessities based on its resourcefulness and demographic potential are seldom accounted for in their justifiable dissemination across the state. This article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, School Community Relationship, School Location
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Belousova, Tatiana – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
The article aims at investigating the current scenario of internationalization of higher education (IoHE) in Kerala, particularly in the area of inbound student mobility. It analyses the issues of foreign students enrolled in different programmes across the state. The study includes the in-depth analysis of the current challenges faced by Kerala…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Jarvis, Christine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper considers the benefits of framing the education of Higher Education teachers as an art, and of facilitating a creative and artistic approach to teaching in Higher Education. It recognises the difficulties this poses in an international context in which Higher Education is increasingly presented as a commodity which must be standardised…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Creative Teaching, Higher Education, Art
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Raaper, Rille – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The notion of students as consumers who exercise educational decisions based on economic self-interest leads to interesting questions about their perceptions of current higher education assessment practices. Guided by a Foucauldian theorisation and the findings from focus groups carried out with students from two European universities, one from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Consumer Economics
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McLaughlan, Rebecca; Lodge, Jason M. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Tomorrow's professionals will require an enhanced capacity for collaboration, cooperation and creative thinking. Markauskaite and Goodyear (Markauskaite, L., and P. Goodyear. 2016. "Epistemic Fluency and Professional Education: Innovation, Knowledgeable Action and Actionable Knowledge". Springer) have posited "epistemic…
Descriptors: Design, Studio Art, Teaching Methods, Epistemology
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Bagnoli, Franco; Guarino, Alessio; Pacini, Giovanna – Physics Education, 2019
In this paper we describe the results of some experiments about using surprising physics demonstrations, presented as magical phenomena followed by scientific explanations, for introducing physics topics in several teaching contexts. All the demonstrations have been designed to be implemented with easy to get and cheap materials, so that students…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Demonstrations (Educational)
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Khalid, Fahdia – Higher Education Studies, 2019
Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are undergoing financial, structural and cultural transformation. With the marketization of higher education, 'war for talent' is also gaining momentum. As bars are raised on evaluating academics' performance, the human resources and academic leadership need to rethink their approach to talent identification,…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Higher Education, Talent Identification, Talent
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