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Hou, Angela Yung-Chi; Hill, Christopher; Chen, Karen Hui Jung; Tsai, Sandy – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
Malaysia, Singapore, China, and South Korea employed branch campuses as a means to develop and promote economic growth and global competitiveness. The aim of this study was to explore national policies and regulatory frameworks for international branch campuses in the four key nations identified above. The development of internal quality assurance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Sidhu, Ravinder – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2015
This article uses postcolonial scholarship to understand the knowledge and cultural politics that underpin Australian-provided transnational higher education (TNHE) programmes in Singapore and Malaysia. A case is made for TNHE practices to develop an "engaged pedagogy" and "ethics of care" as it relates to transnational…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, Teaching Methods
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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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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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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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Mok, Ka Ho – Higher Education Policy, 2012
In recent decades, trade in higher education services has become increasingly popular in Asia. Realizing the importance and the economic potential of higher education not only for generating national incomes, but also for asserting soft power in the highly competitive world, the governments of Malaysia and Singapore have put serious efforts in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, Student Mobility
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Ng, Shun Wing – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
Internationalization becomes increasingly important in higher education in a globalized world. Exporting higher education services by recruiting overseas students is an integral facet of internationalization of higher education. It not only helps develop the place as an education hub but also facilitate internationalized environment of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, Foreign Students
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Mok, Ka Ho – Journal of Education Policy, 2011
With strong intention to enhance the global competitiveness of their higher education systems, the governments of Singapore and Malaysia have made attempts to develop their societies into regional hubs of education; hence transnational education has become increasingly popular in these societies. In order to attract more students from overseas to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, International Education, Educational Trends
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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
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Poole, David; Ewan, Craig – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2010
Australian universities maintain almost 900 offshore programs delivered to more than 100 000 students, primarily in the nations of Singapore, Malaysia, China, and Hong Kong (Universities Australia, 2009; IDP, 2009a). Although offshore students comprise an estimated 30 per cent of international student enrolments at Australian universities (IDP,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education
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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