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Lee, Nicolette; Loton, Daniel – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Capstones, as culminating educational experiences, are expected to meet many purposes: synthesis and application of prior learning, developing skills and attributes related to employability, and more recently, quality assurance. However, research has not yet identified a comprehensive list of capstone purposes or considered how multiple purposes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods
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Le, Tri D.; Dobele, Angela R.; Robinson, Linda J. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2019
Universities are increasingly utilising social media for student recruitment, the most highly used channel for prospective students. However, research on information gathering and electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM)-seeking behaviours on social media is generally absent. This paper explores the information sought by prospective students on social…
Descriptors: College Choice, Information Seeking, Student Recruitment, Social Media
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Patil Vishwanath, Tejaswini; Mummery, Jane – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Internationalisation of curriculum (IoC) practices promote students developing knowledge of other cultures, attitudes, values and ethics. This conceptual article argues that embedding critical reflection in the IoC program -- through integrating insights from both IoC thinkers and critical reflection literature -- may allow educators and students…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Awareness, Values, Ethics
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Bajada, Christopher; Kandlbinder, Peter; Trayler, Rowan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Systematic changes to higher education curriculum typically occur within the extended timeframes of formal curriculum review processes. Programmes need to be reviewed periodically for internal and external accountability or to determine whether the curriculum has lost its coherence due to the accumulative effect of continual small-scale changes.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Brennan, Amelia; Sharma, Akshay; Munguia, Pablo – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2019
A common use of technology in higher education is the provision of online course materials, invoking an investigation of the ways in which students engage with online course content, and how their participation changes over time. This is particularly necessary in the context of high absenteeism from lectures, where online access may be the only…
Descriptors: Attendance, Lecture Method, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Daniel, Ryan; Parkes, Kelly A. – Music Education Research, 2019
One of the key goals within the global higher education sector is to continue to improve current practice in learning and teaching. Associated with this push is accountability or compliance, in terms of institutional leaders and teaching staff being able to evidence the ways in which student learning outcomes are achieved. A current area of focus…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Chow, Lee-Tat; Yang, Peidong – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
In this article, the reviewers, Lee-Tat Chow and Peidong Yang compare and contrast "Desiring TESOL and international education," by Raqib Chowdhury and Phan Le-Ha, London, Multilingual Matters, 2014, 288 pp., £29.95 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-783-09147-8 with "Transnational education crossing 'Asia' and 'the West'," by Phan LeHa,…
Descriptors: International Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Bui, Hong T. M., Ed.; Nguyen, Hoa T. M., Ed.; Cole, Doug, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities' accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" uses a range of…
Descriptors: Marketing, Higher Education, Accountability, Universities
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García Ochoa, Gabriel; McDonald, Sarah – Intercultural Education, 2019
There is a growing body of work on the field of what is now known as 'cultural literacy', but little has been written about its application, and even less on how to teach it in the context of higher education. This article discusses 'destabilisation' as an approach to teaching cultural literacy in higher education in the context of the global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Literacy, Intercultural Communication
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Harvey, Arlene; Russell-Mundine, Gabrielle – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The context of this paper is a strategy at a large Australian university that involves embedding a new graduate quality 'cultural competence' and lifting the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, experiences and histories. It has been argued that the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges is essential for the decolonisation of our…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Awareness, Pacific Islanders