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Oates, Chris – Management in Education, 2019
John Widdowson CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) is principal and chief executive of New College Durham. He chairs the Mixed Economy Group (a working group of 40 colleges that offer higher education courses in addition to their FE provision) and was a member of the HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Administration, Colleges
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Yalun, An; Du, Chenguang – International Education Studies, 2019
China has a long history of education and its educational administration system can be traced back to more than 2,000 years ago. This article focuses on the development of the educational administration system in China through a series of laws, regulations and policies, arguing that China's current educational administration system-the State…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Laws
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Monfredini, Ivanise – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This article discusses the relationship between university and popular classes as an alternative to the privatist tendencies of higher education policies, as well as science and technology, in Brazil, in this period of transition from the neo-developmental project to the deepening of counter-reforms, which started in the 1990s. The subject is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Course Selection (Students), Courses
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Tekleselassie, Abebayehu; Ford, Angela – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2019
Responding to the forces of internationalization and globalization, universities are partnering across national borders to expand their outreach, increase capacity, expand research possibilities, and for a list of other reasons. This study looks at one international university partnership between an institution in the United States and one in the…
Descriptors: Universities, Global Approach, Intercollegiate Cooperation, International Cooperation
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Liu, Mingzhuo; Zha, Shenghua; He, Wu – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
As development and operation of the massive open online courses (MOOCs) involve multiple stakeholders to work in cooperation, this paper inquired two key stakeholders in the MOOC development, teaching, and operation: administrators and faculty in 50 higher education institutions in China. We sought the experiences and expectations from MOOC…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Higher Education, Mass Instruction, College Faculty
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Sakibayev, Spartak; Sakibayev, Razakh; Sakibayeva, Bela – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2019
Purpose: Nowadays, when mobile devices are actively evolving and penetrating the various spheres of human activity they have a potential to modernize and facilitate the sphere of IT education as well. This paper aims to test the hypothesis stating that introduction of mobile technology to the college-level database course for future IT specialists…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Databases
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Streifer, Adriana C.; Gravett, Emily O.; Taggart, Jessica – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
Popular teaching books often advise instructors to tell students about efforts to improve teaching, and Centers for Teaching and Learning often inadvertently reveal such efforts to students through particular programs. Yet no research exists that investigates students' perceptions of educational development and the growth in teachers that it…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Educational Development, Teacher Effectiveness
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Couch, Daniel – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
This paper explores how a national higher education sector can be assembled upon a relatively narrow ideological foundation during and in the aftermath of violent conflict. It analyses the case of Afghanistan's higher education system, and argues that the violent disintegration of this system during the 1980s and 1990s created the conditions for a…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Ideology, Violence
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Juhl, Joakim; Buch, Anders – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Scientific research is usually presented as the driver that provides progress and meaning to the academic ecosystem. Higher education on the other hand, is typically imagined as something that naturally follows scientific research. In the academic ecosystem, education often retains a more marginalized position than scientific research and in many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Role of Education
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Bezanilla, María José; García Olalla, Ana María; Paños Castro, Jessica; Poblete Ruiz, Manuel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Almost twenty years after the Bologna Declaration was signed, the extent to which universities are embracing competence-based learning is a topic of much interest. This article presents a comprehensive model for the analysis of the implementation of competence-based learning (CBL) in Higher Education. An extensive bibliographic review was carried…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Higher Education, Program Implementation
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Bergan, Sjur – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The goal of the Bologna Process was to develop a European Higher Education Area within a decade. The goal and the process proved to be attractive, new countries steadily applied for accession, and the Bologna Process has brought about substantial reforms. At the same time, the drive and optimism of the early years has given way to more measured…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Policy, Educational Cooperation
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Moya, Beatriz; Turra, Héctor; Chalmers, Denise – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
This article describes the development of an evaluation and impact framework to assess the effectiveness of educational innovations. It can be utilized within a single program, as well as at institutional and national levels. While it is contextualized in a Chilean university, it is argued that it is widely applicable as it is informed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Higher Education, Educational Innovation
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Patterson, Clinton A. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
This reflection on practice describes the first fifty days of a professional transition from student affairs into academic development. Campus collaborations, educational experiences, and holistic student learning are identified as professional parallels between these two institutional divisions. Professionals from student affairs can uniquely…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Entry Workers, Educational Development
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Jia, Luo – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
This paper applies the key principles of mutuality, and knowledge categorization, along with Bernstein's notions of classification and framing of knowledge, to analyze the transition of Tibetan traditional knowledge into the modern university. This paper presents an action research along with an anecdotal reflection based on the author's personal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Development, Universities, Minority Groups
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Fincher, Mark Edward; Weems, Selah; Harrision, Miranda; Harrison, Zachary; Kelly, Chris; Sumrall, Flora; Wallace, Lyle – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Mississippi has the oldest state-wide system of public 2-year colleges in the USA. The story of the creation of the community college system in Mississippi is both complex and powerful. Founded upon the combination of the needs of rural students, the challenge of poor transportation, and a serendipitous conference side-trip, the college system has…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Rural Areas, Racial Relations
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