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Healey, Nigel M. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
In recent years, an increasing number of major universities have set up international branch campuses (IBCs). There are now more than 200 IBCs, with more under development. Little is known about the unique challenges that face IBC managers, who are normally seconded from the home university to set up and operate the satellite campus in a new and…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Administrators, Experience, College Administration
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Shams, Farshid; Huisman, Jeroen – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Past research revealed that International Branch Campuses (IBCs) are simultaneously under two types of isomorphic pressures. On the one hand, they are obliged to conform to the institutions of their host countries, which lead them towards homogenising with the local Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), hence deviate from their parent unit's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Role, Multicampus Colleges, Colleges
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Jarvis, Sal; Bowtell, Julie; Bhania, Lynn; Dickerson, Claire – Professional Development in Education, 2016
This article explores one thread from a larger, longitudinal research project that investigated the views and experiences of teacher educators in Malaysia and from the United Kingdom who were involved in collaboration for the co-construction of a Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Mathematics, with English and health and physical education…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Teacher Educators, Teacher Collaboration, Mathematics Education
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Osmani, Mohamad; Weerakkody, Vishanth; Hindi, Nitham M.; Al-Esmail, Rajab; Eldabi, Tillal; Kapoor, Kawaljeet; Irani, Zahir – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
Graduate employability has become an issue since there are broad mismatches between the acquired graduate skills from university and the required skills by employers. While previous researches have outlined the salient skills that need to be embedded in graduate education, to date no studies have attempted to methodically identify and synthesize…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, College Graduates, Trend Analysis
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Chew, Esyin; Ding, Seong Lin – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Educational practitioners in the higher education institutions of the UK have increasingly promoted the use of wikis. The technology enhanced learning experience of the UK was transferred to a local higher educational agency in Malaysia through a collaborative research project called WiLearn. By examining a student cohort enrolled in Chinese…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Web Sites, Groups, Learning Experience
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Christopher, Joe – Tertiary Education and Management, 2012
This study aims to develop a conceptual model of the wider influencing forces impacting the governance paradigms of public universities. It draws on the multi-theoretical governance concept and seeks to identify these forces through the lens of chief audit executives using a qualitative research approach. The interview data supported by published…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Student Attitudes, Comparative Education, Qualitative Research