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Benito, Agueda; Scott-Milligan, Fionna – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2018
Faculty constitutes one of the most important elements of higher education institutions. Their role is key in curriculum development, in guiding students' learning and driving their engagement, in conducting research, and in the overall success of their institutions. This paper presents the results of a number of faculty interviews and a focus…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Recognition, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Purchase, Helen; Hamer, John – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Articles discussing and analysing student peer-review activities proliferate the educational literature, typically describing one or more class exercises where students provide feedback on each other's work. These papers usually focus on a peer-review activity designed as a scholarly study, and make conclusions about its success or otherwise.…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Assignments, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Daniel, Ben; Kumar, Vijay; Omar, Noritah – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
This qualitative inquiry investigates postgraduate students' conceptions of research methodology and how it contributes to their learning. It explores factors likely to motivate student choice of research methodology and challenges in understanding research methods. The research was carried out at research-intensive universities in New Zealand and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Graduate Students, Qualitative Research, Student Motivation
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
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Macalister, John – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
In multilingual Malaysia, the place of English has been debated at various times since independence in 1957. An initiative to address concerns about levels of English language proficiency in the country through teaching Science and Mathematics in English was launched in the early 21st century. For some teachers, a trans-national component was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Preservice Teachers
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Alphin, Henry C., Jr., Ed.; Chan, Roy Y., Ed.; Lavine, Jennie, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Education is the foundation to almost all successful lives, and it is important that a high level of schooling be available on a global scale. Studying the trends in accessibility in education will allow educators to improve their own teaching techniques, as well as expand their influence to more remote areas in the world. "The Future of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Electronic Learning
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Ghasemy, Majid; Hussin, Sufean; Daud, Megat Ahmad Kamaluddin Megat – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2016
Previous studies have shown that leadership capabilities and managerial competencies are related to leadership performance effectiveness, i.e., higher capabilities and competencies are associated with higher performance effectiveness, and vice versa. Among the studies focusing on these qualities in academic settings, two recent studies in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Qualities
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Osmani, Mohamad; Weerakkody, Vishanth; Hindi, Nitham M.; Al-Esmail, Rajab; Eldabi, Tillal; Kapoor, Kawaljeet; Irani, Zahir – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
Graduate employability has become an issue since there are broad mismatches between the acquired graduate skills from university and the required skills by employers. While previous researches have outlined the salient skills that need to be embedded in graduate education, to date no studies have attempted to methodically identify and synthesize…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, College Graduates, Trend Analysis
Gimeno, Ana, Ed. – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2015
"The EUROCALL Review" is EUROCALL's open access online scientific journal. Regular sections include: (1) Reports on EUROCALL Special Interest Groups: up-to-date information on SIG activities; (2) Projects: reports on on-going CALL or CALL-related R&D projects; (3) Recommended websites: reports and reviews of examples of good practice…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Second Language Learning
Anderson, Vivienne Ruth; Young, Sharon; Blanch, Keely; Smith, Lee – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2015
In 2007, the Malaysia government initiated twinned primary teacher education arrangements with five Southern Hemisphere higher education institutions (HEIs). Participating students completed their teacher education in both Malaysia and a partner HEI. In this paper, we consider the preliminary findings of a comparative study tracking the beginning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Educational Policy, Discourse Analysis
Healey, Mick; Jenkins, Alan; Lea, John – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This report fills a major gap in understanding the development of research-based curricula, focusing on college-based higher education (CBHE). Estimates suggest that, in England, somewhere between 8-10% of HE undergraduate students are taught in CBHE. In 2009, 17% of HE students in Scotland were enrolled in CBHE. In Wales this was 15% and in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Case Studies, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Kim, Jieun; Ryu, Hokyoung; Katuk, Norliza; Wang, Ruili; Choi, Gyunghyun – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
The present study aims to show if a skill-challenge balancing (SCB) instruction strategy can assist learners to motivationally engage in computer-based learning. Csikszentmihalyi's flow theory (self-control, curiosity, focus of attention, and intrinsic interest) was applied to an account of the optimal learning experience in SCB-based learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Jeyaraj, Joanna Joseph; Harland, Tony – Journal of Transformative Education, 2014
In this study, the voices of academics who use critical pedagogy in English language teaching have been brought together to shed light on how this practice transforms teaching and learning. Data were collected through semistructured interviews with academics from Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States, and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Stracke, Elke; Kumar, Vijay – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
This paper discusses the role of peer support groups (PSGs) in realising graduate attributes in the research degree. The literature indicates that top-down embedding of graduate attributes has met with only limited success. By taking a bottom-up approach, this paper shows that PSGs offer an opportunity to improve the graduate attribute outcomes of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Peer Groups, Social Support Groups
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Berg, David A. G.; Smith, Lisa F. – Issues in Educational Research, 2014
This study compared perceptions of teacher efficacy beliefs and concerns about teaching in pre-service teacher cohorts from New Zealand, Malaysia, and England. Participants were primary pre-service teachers from Malaysia (n = 53), New Zealand (n = 100), and England (n = 119), who completed the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy (long form)…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education
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