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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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O'Neill, Marnie; Chapman, Anne – Education Research and Perspectives, 2015
The impetus for this special issue arose from our interest in the ways in which the processes of globalisation and internationalisation influence the organisation and delivery of education in the South East Asian region. A key feature of these processes at all levels of education is the global trend towards English in schooling, teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, English (Second Language), Language Role
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Feuer, Hart N.; Hornidge, Anna-Katharina – Comparative Education, 2015
The triad of cooperation, international exchange, and integration among institutions of higher education has become the new norm in the global experience of learning and academic training. The goal of improving and standardising the academic experience across countries is now typically also associated with fostering cultural and political ties and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Improvement, Standards, Economic Progress
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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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Kamal Basha, Norazlyn; Sweeney, Jillian C.; Soutar, Geoff – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2015
Higher education is an increasingly competitive global market. Consequently, it is crucial that universities fully understand students' motivations in university selection. While past research mainly focused on university-level attributes, this study extends the factors used to evaluate different international universities to include both the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, College Choice, Risk
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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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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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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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Baran, Evrim – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
Mobile devices have become attractive learning devices for education. While the majority of the existing research has focused primarily on the value of mobile learning for students, researchers have recently started exploring its potentials within teacher development. The present qualitative synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research aimed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Teacher Education, Qualitative Research
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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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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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Barton, Siew Mee – International Journal on E-Learning, 2013
This is a study of the influence of social and cultural factors on the adoption of e-learning in higher education in Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Singapore and Australia. Particular attention in each case was given to factors relating to social capital, attitudes and patterns of behavior in leadership, entrepreneurialism, and teaching and to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Social Capital, Adoption (Ideas), Program Attitudes
Schwille, John, Ed.; Ingvarson, Lawrence, Ed.; Holdgreve-Resendez, Richard, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The IEA Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) is the first large-scale international study of the preparation of primary and lower-secondary teachers. The study investigated the pedagogical and subject-specific knowledge that future primary and lower secondary school teachers acquire during their mathematics teacher…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Ingvarson, Lawrence; Schwille, John; Tatto, Maria Teresa; Rowley, Glenn; Peck, Ray; Senk, Sharon L. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study (TEDS-M) is the first crossnational study to examine the mathematics preparation of future teachers for both primary and secondary school levels. The study, conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), collected data from…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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