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Monfredini, Ivanise – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This article discusses the relationship between university and popular classes as an alternative to the privatist tendencies of higher education policies, as well as science and technology, in Brazil, in this period of transition from the neo-developmental project to the deepening of counter-reforms, which started in the 1990s. The subject is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Course Selection (Students), Courses
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Barnett, Ronald – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
The relationship between theory and qualitative research has been extensively examined in the literature and has emerged as a problematic matter. This debate has been driven forward mainly in Anglo-Saxon countries and has done scant justice to an understanding of these issues in regions of the South. This paper addresses this matter by drawing on…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Higher Education, Theories
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Moura, Manoela Maria Caron; Frankenberger, Fernanda; Tortato, Ubiratã – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to verify how Brazilian HEIs apply sustainability practices, as means to improve their effects towards society, making clear to the public, including current and future students, what the university is doing and how it is concerned with sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Based on the Brazilian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Sustainability, Social Problems
Delisle, Jason D., Ed.; Usher, Alex, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"International Perspectives in Higher Education" offers a balanced perspective on how different countries approach key policies and what the United States can learn from those programs. Jason D. Delisle and Alex Usher have gathered a diverse group of experts to examine systems across the globe with a focus on the trade-offs between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Access to Education
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Souza, Euridiana Silva – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2019
This text stems from documentary analysis of the content of the official curriculum and from questionnaires taken by former graduates of four bachelor's degree programs in music offered in higher education institutions in the Southeastern region of Brazil. Following the analysis, I propose reflections on the following: the concept of curriculum as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Higher Education, Curriculum
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Slider do Nascimento de Paula, Alisson; Costa Pereira, Karla Raphaella; Ferreira Costa, Frederico Jorge; Rodrigues Lima, Kátia Regina – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2019
The globalization of capital implied worldwide consequences, evidencing in the new international division of labor a global imperialist policy in which it is effective through its accumulation by spoliation. Educational policy does not limit its ideological basis only to the local precepts of its National State. From the conjuncture of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Privatization
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Okada, Alexandra; Kowalski, Raquel Pasternak Glitz; Kirner, Claudio; Torres, Patrícia Lupion – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a contemporary approach to promote science with and for society for aligning scientific innovations with societal needs. Literature about education for RRI is limited because it is not a widespread practice at the moment. To explore this gap, this study examines teachers' views about a novel inquiry…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games, Computer Simulation
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Almeida, Joana; Robson, Sue; Morosini, Marilia; Baranzeli, Caroline – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
Internationalization at Home (IaH) has become a strategic priority in higher education research, policy and practice, although there is still a lack of conceptual clarity around its meaning and practical applications and implications. This paper aims to shed empirical insight into how this concept is understood by higher education staff. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Turula, Anna, Ed.; Kurek, Malgorzata, Ed.; Lewis, Tim, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This collection of short papers is an outcome of the third conference on virtual exchange in higher education hosted by the Pedagogical University in Krakow in April 2018. Following the focus of the conference on virtual exchange in service of social inclusion and global citizenship, the papers collected in this volume offer first-hand insights…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Inclusion, Telecommunications, International Educational Exchange
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Heredia, Jimena de Mello; Carvalho, Lucila; Vieira, Eleonora Milano Falcão – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2019
Teaching and learning in higher education are being transformed through complex configurations of people, tasks, and material and digital resources. Successful designs for innovative learning require us to understand how these complex configurations relate to learners' activity. This paper illustrates the application of a networked learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Instructional Design, Distance Education
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Souza, Carla Patricia da Silva; Takahashi, Adriana Roseli Wünsch – Learning Organization, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse how dynamic capabilities (DC) affect organizational learning (OL) in a Brazilian higher education institution (HEI) and how this relationship affects organisational ambidexterity (OA). Design/methodology/approach: The research strategy involves a qualitative, single case study. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Learning, Higher Education