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Eldardiry, Dalia H.; Elmoghazy, Zeinab A. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
The paper explores the impact of the internet on students and their enhancement of their Identity and culture in the world of globalization. It is based on two stages; a theoretical background in the literature that provides criteria for examining the issue of the study. Then, the analytical study is done to the collected data. The paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Influence of Technology, Self Concept
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Pauli, Jandir; Chambel, Maria José; Capellari, Márcia Rodrigues; Rissi, Vanessa – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
This research aims to investigate the organisational factors that influence the motivation to work and their consequences on health perception and satisfaction with life for teachers in private Higher Education institutions. The study has emerged as a result of the need to understand the teaching profession in Brazil since the implementation of…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Teacher Attitudes, Quality of Life, Higher Education
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Zhou, Yuchun – International Education Studies, 2018
Since the 1980s when mixed methods emerged as "the third research methodology", it was widely adopted in Western countries. However, inadequate literature revealed how this methodology was accepted by scholars in Asian countries, such as China. Therefore, this paper used a quantitative survey to investigate Chinese scholars' perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Scholarship
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Cardoso, Sónia; Rosa, Maria J.; Videira, Pedro – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Academics' support for quality assurance (QA) depends on several factors, including their sense of ownership, which seems to be influenced by academics' participation in QA's implementation. This paper aims to understand whether this participation is indeed contributing to academics' ownership of QA. Findings from a survey of Portuguese academics'…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Teacher Participation, Program Implementation, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Ferreira, Deller James; Ambrósio, Ana Paula Laboissière; Melo, Tatiane F. N. – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2018
This article describes how it is due to the fact that computer science is present in many activities of daily life, students need to develop skills to solve problems to improve the lives of people in general. This article investigates correlations between teachers' motivational orientations, beliefs and practices with respect to the application of…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Relevance (Education), College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Bhat, Shabir Ahmad; Bashir, Makhmoor – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This paper attempts to measure ICT orientation of higher education teachers in Indian context. The study has identified 4 factors of ICT orientation and examined their impact on Job performance. To generate the items, their purification and validation this study has adopted well accepted and renowned scale development procedures by Churchill…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Technology
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Soomro, Abdul Fattah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Maximum utilization of technology in all fields of life including language education by a country has become inevitable to survive in the competitive world. Saudi government has already invested a lot of efforts and public finance to adopt modern teaching practices using Information Communication Technology (ICT) to supplement English Language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Abu-Shaqra, Rawan Kheder Youssef; Smadi, Ali Mohammed Ali – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
The study aimed at identifying the degree of practicing academic freedom by faculty members in Jordanian public and private universities in the Northern Region from the point of view of the faculty members. The researcher applied the analytical descriptive survey method. The study population was composed of faculty members of Jordanian public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys
Huang, Xiangyun – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Social media has been increasingly used in education to facilitate innovative instruction. Mainland Chinese people could not use popular social media platforms such as Facebook™ because the government blocked them. Little research studied social media use by Mainland Chinese students and teachers in the isolated network environment. This…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Faculty, Instructional Innovation, Statistical Analysis
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Reyes-Cruz, Maria del Rosario; Murrieta-Loyo, Griselda; Perales-Escudero, Moisés Damián – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This paper examines the research self-efficacy beliefs, research motivation, and perceptions of research importance and research obstacles of 100 professors and lecturers of foreign languages at three Mexican universities. Survey results show that faculty hold moderate to high research self-efficacy beliefs, are highly motivated to conduct…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Aamodt, Per Olaf; Frølich, Nicoline; Stensaker, Bjørn – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
While the establishment of quality assurance has been seen for decades as the most significant instrument to secure and enhance the quality of teaching and learning in higher education, the concept of developing more specific learning outcomes has in recent years attracted much interest, not least due to the creation of national qualification…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, College Faculty
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Roberts, Jennifer – Distance Education, 2018
The roles of distance education teaching staff are changing, necessitating role clarity and the development of appropriate competency frameworks. This article investigates the perceptions of the teaching and research staff at the University of South Africa, regarding the current and future roles of distance educators, their own competencies in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Educational Needs, Needs Assessment
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Al-Ashqar, Wafaa Mohammed Ali – International Education Studies, 2017
The present study aimed to detect the level of faculty members' attitudes at public universities towards the performance appraisal process and its relationship with some variables (gender, college, scientific rank, university, teaching experience, and age). The study sample consisted of (320) faculty members of both sexes in three public…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Predictor Variables
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Canbulat, Tuncay; Kiriktas, Halit – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The aim of study is to determine the neuromyth level of teachers and pre-teachers and reveal if there is significant difference in terms of some variables (gender, class, etc.). Research was designed in survey model. The research sample was formed with 241 teachers and 511 teacher candidates. In the collection of data, "Educational neuromyths…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Misconceptions, Predictor Variables, Gender Differences
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Bailey, Janis; Troup, Carolyn; Strachan, Glenda – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
One focus of gender equity policies in universities has been the creation of "retention" part-time work for professional staff, which allows employees to move between full-time and part-time hours at their request. This paper examines whether such "good" part-time jobs can contribute to or at least not impede women's career…
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Women Faculty, Correlation, Career Development
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