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Hansen Edwards, Jette G. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
The current study examines how and why speakers of English from multilingual contexts in Asia are identifying as native speakers of English. Eighteen participants from different contexts in Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, and The Philippines, who self-identified as native speakers of English participated in hour-long interviews…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Collins, Christopher S.; Bethke, Robert J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Central to this study is an exploration of the degree to which higher education is perceived as an individual and/or a collective value. Seminal literature supports the notion that colleges and universities are Western institutions. Throughout the Asia Pacific, higher education is expanding in a hybrid form in collectivist societies. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Relevance (Education), Role of Education, Educational Benefits
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi; Horta, Hugo; Osawa, Aki – Comparative Education, 2016
The academic profession contributes to shaping the capacity and identity of higher education systems. In East and Southeast Asia, there is a need for further discussion on the regional identity characteristics of the academic profession to account for its multiple origins and national and international dimensions. Data from two large-scale…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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Jessop, Bob – Comparative Education, 2016
This article relates changes in higher education (HE) and research in East Asian societies to recent trends in political economy and, in particular, the reorientation of developmental states (DSs) in the region. The DS is oriented to catch-up competitiveness and, as the horizon of development shifts, so do its appropriate institutional forms and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Politics of Education, Knowledge Economy, Comparative Education
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Lee, Jack T. – Higher Education Policy, 2015
Several education hubs have emerged in the last decade in Asia and the Middle East. These ambitious policy initiatives share a common interest in cross-border higher education even though diverse rationales underpin their development. While some claim to be an international education hub, others claim to be a regional education hub or…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Regional Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Yen-Chun Jim; Shen, Ju-Peng; Kuo, Tsuang – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the holistic picture of sustainability curricula in Asian higher education. Design/methodology/approach: Content analysis was conducted based on Asian management education for sustainability in higher education. Online courses arrangement, teaching methods, instructors' educational background and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Content Analysis, Administrator Education
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Lee, Jack T. – Comparative Education, 2015
Several education hubs have emerged in Asia and the Middle East in recent years with a specific focus on cross-border higher education. Through considerable efforts in policy planning and generous funding, these hubs aim to transform a country or city into an eminent destination for education, research, and training. The inherent design of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Knowledge Economy, International Relations
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Lee, Jack T. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
The discourse on the internationalization of higher education emphasizes revenue generation while neglecting other diverse rationales pursued by governments and institutions. For countries that are seeking to venture into a knowledge economy or accrue greater competitive advantages under globalization, many policymakers view cross-border higher…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Global Approach, Regional Schools, Knowledge Economy
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Harris, Alma; Jones, Michelle S.; Adams, Donnie; Perera, Corinne Jacqueline; Sharma, Sailesh – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2014
This article looks at high-performing education systems in Asia through the lens of leadership and leadership development. It proposes that the top-performing education systems systematically build the leadership capacity for improvement and that this is part of an implementation science geared to maximizing performance. Drawing upon initial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Training
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Jung, Mi-Young – TESOL Journal, 2013
The aim of this study is to analyze a videoconferencing class for English as a foreign language (EFL), and to investigate how learners can develop their linguistic competence via videoconferencing. It examines the benefits and drawbacks of using videoconferencing systems in class. Forty-five students (19 graduates and 26 undergraduates) in a…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Knight, Jane – Comparative Education, 2013
Education hubs are important new developments. They represent a new generation of cross-border education activities where critical mass, co-location and connection between international, regional and local universities, students, research institutes and private industry are key. Different scales (city, zone and country) and types (student, talent,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, International Cooperation
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Miliszewska, Iwona; Sztendur, Ewa M. – Australian Universities' Review, 2012
In view of the strong growth of transnational education programmes in Australian universities, there is growing interest in the experiences of students participating in such programmes. This article reports on the perceived student satisfaction with several aspects of their transnational programmes, including instructors, technology, and programme…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Participant Satisfaction
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Baumann, Chris; Hamin – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2011
A nation's culture, competitiveness and economic performance explain academic performance. Partial Least Squares (PLS) testing of 2252 students shows culture affects competitiveness and academic performance. Culture and economic performance each explain 32%; competitiveness 36%. The model predicts academic performance when culture, competitiveness…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Role of Education, Economic Development, College Students
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Miliszewska, Iwona; Sztendur, Ewa – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2011
How can transnational education (TNE) programs be made more effective? According to the literature, no one is in a better position to comment on this question than the students themselves. At the same time, there is a recognized scarcity in the literature of student input into the issue of transnational program effectiveness. In consideration of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicampus Colleges, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students
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Knight, Jane – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
The last decade has seen significant changes in all aspects of internationalization but most dramatically in the area of education and research moving across national borders. The most recent developments are education hubs. The term "education hub" is being used by countries who are trying to build a critical mass of local and foreign…
Descriptors: Expertise, Higher Education, Innovation, Labor Force
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