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Nathan, Robert Jeyakumar; Shawkataly, Omar Bin – Australian Universities' Review, 2019
This article discusses the role of university academics as researchers. In present-day society which touts instant gratification, the primary role of a university is being undermined. In Malaysia, academics no longer teach and research as they please but are 'guided' by government agencies and influenced by the priorities of funding agencies. One…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, College Faculty, Ethics, Plagiarism
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Cuthill, Michael; O'Shea, Éidín; Wilson, Bruce; Viljoen, Pierre – Australian Universities' Review, 2014
Australian policy relating to knowledge exchange has never been well articulated, notwithstanding that the nexus between knowledge, engagement and higher education in Australia has been on the national agenda for several decades (Grattan Institute, 2013). In universities, this policy deficit is reflected in a lack of project management and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Transfer, Universities, Research and Development
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Ling, Peter; Mazzolini, Margaret; Giridharan, Beena – Australian Universities' Review, 2014
Increasingly, universities in developed countries are engaging in transnational education. Responsibilities and opportunities to exercise management and leadership in the provision of transnational education depend on the organisational model adopted and whether the academics involved are on home or international campuses. Models range from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, College Administration
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Mahat, Rosli H.; Shah, Mohd Hazim – Australian Universities' Review, 2013
The concept of academic rights is greatly misunderstood, even among some university academics. This paper provides a summary of the historical development of the academic rights from the Roman to the modern era. Many documents and declarations advocating academic rights have been produced, and this paper presents a discussion of the recent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Autonomy, Accountability, Higher Education
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Nathan, Robert Jeyakumar; Siang, Terence Tan Gek; Shawkataly, Omar – Australian Universities' Review, 2013
Higher education is viewed as part of the national agenda in transforming Malaysia into a high-income nation. This has resulted in a sky-rocketing number of graduates in Malaysia's recent history. Industry relies on higher education as the source of skilled employees, and it is important for industry to attract and retain talented employees in…
Descriptors: Universities, Commercialization, School Business Relationship, Knowledge Economy
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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