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Parvin, Afroza – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This article examines the challenges in quality assurance in higher education in the context of Bangladesh through the lens of "managerial leadership." It focuses on unveiling the issues in management and leadership that affect quality performance at program level. The public universities of Bangladesh have remained outside any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Leadership
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Davis, Ashley – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Racism has a long history in the United States. For generations, people of color have been systematically oppressed, whereas White people have benefitted from unearned privilege. Despite major advances in civil rights, the ongoing presence and legacy of racism and White privilege result in pervasive inequities. Social work education prepares…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Power Structure, Correlation, Racial Bias
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Finn, Bridgid; Wendler, Cathy; Ricker-Pedley, Kathryn L.; Arslan, Burcu – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
This report investigates whether the time between scoring sessions has an influence on operational and nonoperational scoring accuracy. The study evaluates raters' scoring accuracy on constructed-response essay responses for the "GRE"® General Test. Binomial linear mixed-effect models are presented that evaluate how the effect of various…
Descriptors: Intervals, Scoring, Accuracy, Essay Tests
Arsland, Coskun; Adigüzel, Gözde – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation between aggression, empathic tendency, expression of emotions and self-compassion, and to find out whether empathic tendency, expression of emotions and self-compassion significantly predict aggression. The sample of study consists of 526 female and 290 male in total 816 students who are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Aggression, Empathy
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Salto, Dante J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Most countries, developing as well as developed, have adopted some type of quality assurance mechanism. Argentina is neither an island nor an outlier in higher education reforms in general. This study is based on case study design and involved extensive fieldwork to collect interviews and official documents. This article analyzes the regulatory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Quality Assurance, Educational Policy
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Gao, Yuan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Since universities' commitment to internationalisation has been increasing, instruments for measuring institutional internationalisation performance are urgently needed to monitor and evaluate the progress made about internationalisation. Although efforts have been made to develop various tools, an internationally applicable instrument for…
Descriptors: Universities, International Education, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Kuhnel, Matthias; Seiler, Luisa; Honal, Andrea; Ifenthaler, Dirk – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to test the usability of the MyLA app prototype by its potential users. Furthermore, the Web app will be introduced in the framework of "Mobile Learning Analytics", a cooperation project between the Cooperative State University Mannheim and University of Mannheim. The participating universities focus…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Data Collection, Usability
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Brownlie, Stacey R. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
In the Spring 2017 semester, an instructional designer, a writing center coordinator, and a director of distance library services initiated a pilot project for a seven-campus, eight-satellite center, public university system to cross-train virtual writing tutors in baseline research skills. This case study describes the collaborative pilot…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Writing Instruction, Laboratories, Writing (Composition)
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Feather, Denis – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to understand how lecturers delivering college-based higher education viewed their workloads, and how this (if at all), influenced their engagement in scholastic activities, which may then enable them to become more knowledgeable in their chosen field of study. The research was of a qualitative nature, whereby…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Workload
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Nath, Vandana – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
This study examines the factors that shape calling orientations within the Indian context. Based on the narratives of 72 junior doctors and medical interns, it is found that participants identify with harbouring a calling both prior and subsequent to occupational entry. Although factors such as self-recognition of talent and sensemaking of work as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration, Physicians
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Ash, Allison N.; Clark, Karen; Jun, Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of White administrators in Christian higher education within the United States who were active in antiracism advocacy. A team of researchers employed narrative inquiry borrowing from grounded theory approaches and interviewed eight administrators from four member institutions of…
Descriptors: Whites, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Administrator Attitudes
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; de Brey, Cristobal; McFarland, Joel; Hussar, William; Sonnenberg, William; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. This report shows that over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Langston, Randall; Loreto, David – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
The field of strategic enrollment management has become increasingly invested in data-informed practices. In 2015, The College at Brockport, State University of New York implemented a recruitment strategy that incorporated both predictive analytics and customer relationship management (CRM) technology. This effort both reduced budget expenditures…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Recruitment, Marketing, Enrollment Management
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Havercamp, Susan M.; Ratliff-Schaub, Karen; Macho, Patricia Navas; Johnson, Cherelle N.; Bush, Kelsey L.; Souders, Heather T. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2016
People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities have poorer health and face unique barriers to health care compared to people without disabilities. These health disparities can be partially attributed to physicians' limited knowledge about caring for patients with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Medical Education
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Lafferty, George – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2016
This paper explores the potential of feature film to encourage more inclusive, participatory and open learning in the area of employment relations. Evaluations of student responses in a single postgraduate course over a five-year period revealed how feature film could encourage participatory learning processes in which students reexamined their…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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