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Prikshat, Verma; Kumar, Sanjeev; Nankervis, Alan – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conceptualise graduate work-readiness (GWR) and to develop a scale to measure it. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology entailed the compilation of a literature review and the conduct of qualitative interviews and a focus group to generate items. This study used the "resource-based view"…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Graduates, Employment Potential, Likert Scales
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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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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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Phuong, Tam T.; Duong, Hang B.; McLean, Gary N. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2015
University faculty in Southeast Asia (SEA) is being required to take on new roles and responsibilities resulting from rapid changes in higher education. To date, a range of faculty development (FD) initiatives has been implemented, but little has been uncovered concerning the effectiveness of these FD activities. Using a predetermined review…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Literature Reviews
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Nasirudeen, A. M. A.; Koh, Josephine Koh Wat; Lau, Adeline Lee Chin; Seng, Lim Lay; Ling, How Ai – Journal of International Students, 2014
This study aims to identify the level of acculturative stress and to examine the correlations between acculturative stress or its subcategories and variables such as English language proficiency. The results show that international students were challenged by social interactions, lack of English language proficiency and financial issues. The…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Stress Variables, Correlation, English (Second Language)
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Welch, Anthony – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
China's dramatic economic rise has tended to overshadow other wider perspectives on the developing China and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) relationship, including in higher education. The article examines contemporary relations between China and ASEAN, set against the longer term development of cultural and trade relations. It is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, International Relations, Educational 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
Wilang, Jeffrey Dawala; Teo, Adisa – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this study is to measure the comprehensibility of the Expanding Circle nations' citizens, namely Burmese, Cambodians, Indonesians, Laotians, Thais and Vietnamese towards the Outer Circle Englishes, namely Bruneian English, Malaysian English. Philippine English and Singaporean English. Ten universities in the Expanding Circle that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Variation
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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
Kuroda, Kazuo; Yuki, Takako; Kang, Kyuwon – Online Submission, 2010
Set against the backdrop of increasing economic interdependence in East Asia, the idea of regional integration is now being discussed as a long-term political process in the region. As in the field of the international economy, de facto integration and interdependence exist with respect to the internationalization of the higher education system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
Miliszewska, Iwona; Sztendur, Ewa – Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, 2010
Much of the research in transnational education (TNE) to date has focused around its effectiveness as a teaching medium, and the use of new technologies for teaching. Little attention has been given to the beliefs and behaviours that need to accompany technology so that it has the desired effects; these are assumed to follow the introduction of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Holistic Approach, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Naidoo, Vik – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
Transnational higher education (TNHE) development is not an entirely new international activity in the education services sector. The nature and scale of the global expansion of contemporary TNHE developments are, however, changing substantially. An understanding of this growth is currently largely lacking because of a dearth of comprehensive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Students