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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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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Jarvis, Christine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper considers the benefits of framing the education of Higher Education teachers as an art, and of facilitating a creative and artistic approach to teaching in Higher Education. It recognises the difficulties this poses in an international context in which Higher Education is increasingly presented as a commodity which must be standardised…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Creative Teaching, Higher Education, Art
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Raaper, Rille – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The notion of students as consumers who exercise educational decisions based on economic self-interest leads to interesting questions about their perceptions of current higher education assessment practices. Guided by a Foucauldian theorisation and the findings from focus groups carried out with students from two European universities, one from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Consumer Economics
Universities UK, 2019
As the UK's economy grows, in the context of global change, the needs of employers, employees and learners will also change. For the UK to prosper economically, compete internationally, and reduce economic disparities, the UK's skills base will need to be responsive and meet these changing needs. More flexible learning approaches have the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Flexible Progression, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Woodfield, Ruth – Gender and Education, 2019
The landscape of UK higher education (HE) has changed significantly over the past decades. Key shifts relate to the changing gender balance of the undergraduate student body and to emergent gender gaps in retention and attainment. Men are now less likely to access HE, complete their degrees or achieve 'Upper' degrees. There has been minimal…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Undergraduate Students
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Almeida, Joana; Robson, Sue; Morosini, Marilia; Baranzeli, Caroline – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
Internationalization at Home (IaH) has become a strategic priority in higher education research, policy and practice, although there is still a lack of conceptual clarity around its meaning and practical applications and implications. This paper aims to shed empirical insight into how this concept is understood by higher education staff. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Barton, Emma; Bates, Elizabeth A.; O'Donovan, Rachel – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research suggests that students entering Higher Education are doing so with greater expectations around their graduate employability. Students' volunteering activities have been of interest to academics, but the impact of these activities on learning, employability and student satisfaction has been neglected. The current study investigated whether…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Student Volunteers, Student Satisfaction
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Preece, Siân – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
As universities in the Anglophone world attend to operating on a global stage, linguistic diversity in the sector has intensified. Historically, higher education has adopted language-as-problem orientations to managing linguistic diversity, viewing multilingual repertoires largely as an obstacle. An emerging body of work informed by…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Higher Education, Multilingualism
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Hall, Rich – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The popular music performance undergraduate degree is a growing area within UK higher education. These courses carry a vocational emphasis and are popular with students looking to establish professional performing careers. As such, they are often marketed as an intermediary step towards this aspiration but, despite their popularity, there has been…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education
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Lomer, Sylvie; Anthony-Okeke, Loretta – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In the context of increasing international mobility in higher education, educators experience multiple challenges in the classroom. In the UK, policy discourses often frame international students as desirable resources. However, international students are frequently problematised as in academic deficit. Cultural reasons are posited for different…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Blended Learning, Student Mobility, Barriers
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Porto, Melina; Yulita, Leticia – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
This article describes an online project in the foreign-language classroom in which Argentinian and British university students communicated across the globe to address a topic of human rights violations. The aim of the article is to answer the question of whether there is a place in language education for forgiveness and discomforting pedagogies.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education, Civil Rights
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Wood, Philip – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
In an educational environment where interest in Arabic and Islam is growing, I ask the place of revisionist/critical approaches to early Islam in Higher Education. This paper uses 15 semi-structured interviews with Lecturers in early Islam to investigate how they treat controversial subject matter in the classroom. The paper examines how the…
Descriptors: Islam, Educational Environment, Religious Education, College Faculty
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Cuesta Medina, Liliana – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This article examines the nature and evolution of the term blended learning (BL), which encompasses numerous connotations, including its conception as a strategy, delivery mode, opportunity, educational shift, or pedagogical approach. Although much has been said in this field, very few studies examine the different types of blends behind their…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Questionnaires, Grounded Theory
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Moran, Eamonn; Misra, Debananda – London Review of Education, 2018
This article discusses the current challenges faced by the two authors--both participants on a professional doctorate (PD) programme in education at a leading UK university--in gaining legitimacy as higher education (HE) professionals. By: (1) reflecting upon their own professional experiences in HE and as PD students; (2) utilizing…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students
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