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Chan, Shirley – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article is predominantly concerned with the global challenges associated with managing an academic workforce in an era characterised by increased demand for higher education. In scrutinising global trends in higher education and academic workforce management, the article will address two research questions. First, what are the global trends…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Trend Analysis, Personnel Management
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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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Glass, Michael R. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
This study critiques the use of critical reflexivity in short-term international field courses. Critical reflexivity's benefits include preparing students for professional research, deepening their learning, and giving the chance to see how student perspectives on fieldwork sites are influenced by their own identity and positionality. I use an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflection, Critical Thinking, Field Experience Programs
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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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Glass, Michael R. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2014
Fieldwork in urban geography courses can encourage reflexivity among students regarding the cities they encounter. This article outlines how student reflexivity was encouraged within a new international field research course in Singapore and Malaysia. Drawing on examples from students' field exercises written during an intensive and occasionally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Geography, Geography Instruction, Reflection
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Eckert, James; Luqmani, Mushtaq; Newell, Stephen; Quraeshi, Zahir; Wagner, Bret – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Most business schools in the U.S. are employing various initiatives to "internationalize" their curriculum in order to prepare students to participate more effectively in a globally interconnected business world. An integral part of these initiatives is to encourage more students to participate in study abroad programs. Though it maybe…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, International Trade, Study Abroad, Experiential Learning
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Lim, Fion Choon Boey – Quality in Higher Education, 2010
Assuring the quality of transnational education has been an endeavour of increasing importance in the internationalisation of higher education but is also increasingly challenging given the involvement of many stakeholders. This paper focuses on the experiences of and challenges faced by private tertiary education providers in Malaysia and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Control, Foreign Countries, Private Colleges