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Kreutzer, Kim – Forum on Education Abroad, 2012
In the summer of 2011, the Forum on Education Abroad conducted its fourth State of the Field Survey. This survey is an annual or biannual assessment of the very latest trends and issues in the field of education abroad. As in the past, questions on new topics have been combined with questions that have been asked on previous State of the Field…
Descriptors: Committees, Crisis Management, Web Sites, Natural Disasters
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Bohemia, Erik; Ghassan, Aysar – American Journal of Distance Education, 2012
This article explores project-based cross-cultural and cross-institutional learning. Using Web 2.0 technologies, this project involved more than 240 students and eighteen academic staff from seven international universities. The focus of this article relates to a project-based learning activity named "The Gift". At each institution the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Projects, Distance Education, Active Learning
Tsuji, Keita; To, Haruna; Hara, Atsuyuki – Online Submission, 2011
We asked the same 60 questions using DRS (digital reference services) in Japanese public libraries, face-to-face reference services and Q & A (question and answer) sites. It was found that: (1) The correct answer ratio of DRS is higher than that of Q & A sites; (2) DRS takes longer to provide answers as compared to Q & A sites; and (3)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Libraries, Reference Services, Library Services
Adelman, Clifford – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2009
This report seeks to answer four questions about data used every day in comparing higher education in the United States with that in other countries, particularly the 30 advanced post-industrial democracies, including the United States, that are members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). These questions are: (1)…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Student Participation, Foreign Countries, International Organizations
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Anzai, Yayoi – International Journal on E-Learning, 2009
English education has entered a new era. Bonk (2008) boldly proclaims that "the World is Open" for learning. It is somewhat obvious that opportunities for learning have expanded with the emergence of Web 2.0 technologies. Now we can interact, participate, and collaborate on the Web in "a planetary community" attached to a…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Writing Ability, Internet, English (Second Language)