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Chou, Meng-Hsuan – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This editorial introduces how we may begin to analytically study the shifting terrains of the Europe of Knowledge. Knowledge policies--higher education, research, and innovation--are integral to many sectors, and changes in the ways in which knowledge is governed will inevitably alter the shape and contents of other policy domains. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Information Technology
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Fleischmann, Katja – Journal of Learning Design, 2015
The article "Big Bang technology: What's next in design education, radical innovation or incremental change?" (Fleischmann, 2013) appeared in the "Journal of Learning Design" Volume 6, Issue 3 in 2013. Two years on, Associate Professor Fleischmann reflects upon her original article within this article. Although it has only been…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Design, Technological Advancement, Information Technology
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Peters, Michael A. – Open Review of Educational Research, 2015
This article features an interview with Pierre A. Lévy, Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, Canada. He occupies the Canada Research Chair in Collective Intelligence where he is engaged in research on the design of a universal system for semantic addressing of digital documents. He completed his MA at the Sorbonne…
Descriptors: Interviews, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Internet
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Russian Education and Society, 2013
Teacher education programs in Russia need to be redesigned to be suitable for the changes that have occurred in Russian society, and also to equip teachers to help students connect with their local cultures and ethnicities.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Norodien-Fataar, N. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This article focuses on the reflexive deliberations of student mentors during an e-mentoring programme at a South African university. Based on semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with student mentors, located in a number of different student residences, this article examines how they engage with their learning and use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Computer Mediated Communication, College Students
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Bornmann, Lutz – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2012
Ruscio, Seaman, D'Oriano, Stremlo, and Mahalchik (this issue) evaluate 22 bibliometric indicators, including conventional measures, like the number of publications, the "h" index, and many "h" index variants. To assess the quality of the indicators, their well-justified criteria encompass conceptual, empirical, and practical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citation Analysis, Correlation, Meta Analysis
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Latchem, Colin – Distance Education, 2012
This article presents an interview with Sir John Daniel outgoing President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning. Sir John Daniel's term as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) ended on May 31, 2012. Readers of "Distance Education" will know of Sir John's work at the Tele-universite (Directeur des…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Presidents
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O'Brien, Stephen – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
This paper is set within the context of university change in the Republic of Ireland. Irish third-level institutions are increasingly situated, whilst situating themselves, in the global advance of the so-called "entrepreneurial" university model. This model promotes knowledge as utilitarian and performative that, in turn, informs new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Educational Practices, Universities
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Facer, Keri – Oxford Review of Education, 2012
Rhetoric about young people's "ownership" of future socio-technical change is a familiar part of much educational and political discourse. This does not, however, translate in practice into a meaningful dialogue with young people about the sorts of futures they might wish to see emerge. This paper argues that a number of social and…
Descriptors: Youth, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship, Social Change
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Maas, Bruce; Paige, Brian; Ridley, Michael; Rowe, Theresa; Wandschneider, Bo; Woo, Melissa – EDUCAUSE Review, 2012
The role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in higher education is continuously changing, and the career path to becoming a CIO is not always well defined. As campuses consider succession planning, and as CIOs and those who hope to become CIOs think about filling the IT leadership "pipeline," the transformation both of information…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Leadership, Labor Supply, Higher Education
Hartley, James – Psychology Teaching Review, 2012
This article presents the author's response to peer commentary on his article entitled "Reflections on 50 years of teaching psychology." The author is pleased that most of them share some of his concerns about the lack of progress in the teaching of psychology over the last 50 years, and he welcomes the fact that they then go on to raise…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Psychology, Reflective Teaching, Teaching Methods
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Shah, Mahsood; Nair, Chenicheri Sid – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2011
The renewal of quality assurance in Australian higher education comes at a time when the higher education sectors in Australia and around the world are experiencing a number of key challenges. These include: ongoing decline in public funding of universities; the massification of higher education and demand for it during global recession;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Surveys, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Hayman, Elizabeth – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2010
Moves are afoot at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) to acknowledge disability within the overall experience of student life. Scheduled to launch in time for UTS Orientation 2010, "UTS AccessAbility" is a student-generated web presence addressing the significant additional layer that experiences of disability add to study…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Web Sites, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Jayasuriya, Kanishka – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2010
Over the last two decades institutions of higher education have been subject to new modes of regulatory governance. This essay applies a "regulatory lens" to higher education governance with a view to understanding the sometimes contradictory relationship between the globalisation and regionalisation of higher education and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Governance
Bose, Sutapa – Online Submission, 2010
Institutions providing pre-service teacher education are responsible for preparing teachers capable of functioning in the knowledge society, which India aspires to be. Schools of a knowledge society would require teachers to integrate technology into the instructional system and they are to be prepared for it accordingly through teacher education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Technology Integration, Foreign Countries