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Ayala, Ricardo A.; Koch, Tomas F.; Messing, Helga B. – Ethnography and Education, 2019
One of the most fundamental innovations in higher education is the introduction of the method known as problem-based learning (PBL). While literature has largely focused on its learning goals and the transition from lectures to tutorials, little research has problematised why this is a successful methodology and what we consider as students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Power Structure
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Wilkinson, Clare – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The principle that research should demonstrate impact is now a central driver in UK research policy, with some describing the UK as having undergone a 'culture change' in regards to evidencing the value and contribution of academic research (Watermeyer, R. 2012. "From Engagement to Impact? Articulating the Public Value of Academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Transfer of Training, Research Skills
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Ingleby, Ewan – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper is about HE in FE (higher education in further education) in England. The content reflects on the nature of this form of higher education by presenting research findings from a qualitative inductive research study. The policy-makers ideally wish to see higher education leading to vocational expertise and employability. The research has…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Employment Potential
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Herber, Stefanie P.; Kalinowski, Michael – Education Economics, 2019
We estimate the percentage of eligible students who do not take up their federal need-based student financial aid entitlements in a microsimulation model for the German Socio-Economic Panel Study 2002--2013. We find that about 40% of the eligible low-income students do not take up their entitlements. Non-take-up is inversely and rather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Financial Aid, Low Income, Eligibility
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Goldberg, Abbie E.; Beemyn, Genny; Smith, JuliAnna Z. – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2019
This mixed-methods study of 507 trans and gender-nonconforming students (75% undergraduate, 25% graduate) aimed to understand (a) what institutional factors are associated with the presence of more trans-inclusive policies/supports, (b) what trans-inclusive policies/supports are viewed as important by different groups of trans students, and (c)…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Identity, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Leonnard; Susanti, Yulita Fairina – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Increasing demand for education services and supply in the number of higher education institutions in Indonesia, both local and foreign universities require private universities to build, improve and sustain their competitiveness. Among others, Indonesian Chinese students are considered as the main consumers of most private universities in…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Foreign Students, Private Colleges, Structural Equation Models
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Nghia, Tran Le Huu; Duyen, Nguyen Thi My – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Developed as an integral component of many higher education programs, internships provide a multitude of benefits for participating students. However, there is a lack of tools designed to measure internship-related learning outcomes. Therefore, this article will present the process of constructing and validating a scale that can be used to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internship Programs, Construct Validity, Outcomes of Education
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Abdul Rabu, Siti Nazleen; Hussin, Haniza; Bervell, Brandford – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The integration of Quick Response (QR) codes in classrooms have been identified as an important tool in promoting active as well as distributed learning, especially in higher education. Even though the versatility of this technology within the educational milieu cannot be over-emphasized, the initial perceptions of students who are at the centre…
Descriptors: Coding, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Technology Integration
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Cachero-Gonzalez, Maria Luz; Medina-Rivilla, Antonio; Dominguez-Garrido, Maria Concepcion; Medina-Dominguez, Maria – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to discover students' perceptions from the School of Education about the use of the learning platform to improve educational process in distance higher education. To this end, a descriptive study with a mixed approach (quantitative and qualitative) has been applied according to the objectives of the study. An ad-hoc…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Higher Education
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Khan, Sarah; Khan, Rashid Azim – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The United Arab Emirates is committed to integrating technology into higher education. In this study the researchers aim to explore the perspectives of university students on online assessments. An understanding of students' views can help identify obstacles and promotors in embracing online assessments at the undergraduate level. The social…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, College Students, Student Attitudes, Preferences
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Adam, Ibrahim Osman; Effah, John; Boateng, Richard – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to understand how a developing country higher education institution (HEI) attempted to digitalise teaching. The Internet has disrupted the traditional teaching environment and teaching practices leading to the migration from physical face-to-face teaching to online teaching changing the work environment of the teacher. Information…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Universities, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Duong, Minh-Quang; Wu, Ching-Ling; Hoang, Mai-Khanh – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
Since the economic renovation, Vietnamese higher education (HE) system has prioritised to expand student quantity, but left student equality unaddressed. While Vietnamese HE's scale rapidly expanses, its education quality raises concerns. University graduates are criticised as underequipped with soft skills, which are indispensable in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Equal Education, Gender Differences
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Polesel, John; Leahy, Mary – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
The links between tracked secondary schooling and social selection form part of a complex narrative regarding educational inequality in European schools. The relative contribution of family and school to unequal educational outcomes has dominated educational debates across the continent for more than 50 years. This article contributes to this…
Descriptors: Track System (Education), Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Outcomes of Education
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White, Lloyd J.; McGowan, Heath W.; McDonald, Aaron C. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2019
The development of new technologies and ensuing pedagogical research has led many tertiary institutions to integrate and adopt online learning strategies. The authors of this study have incorporated online learning strategies into existing educational practices of a second year anatomy course, resulting in half of the course content delivered via…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Gronseth, Susie; Hebert, Waneta – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
In this study, the use of the mobile instant messaging (MIM) tool "GroupMe" was explored in the higher education context. The tool was used to facilitate online course discussions, small group work, and other course communications in face-to-face and online sections of two graduate educational technology courses. Over 900 postings were…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Higher Education, Educational Technology
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