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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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McLean, Neil; Price, Linda – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study reports findings from an in-depth, longitudinal investigation of the formation of 13 novice tutors' professional identities as academic teachers. The study spanned tutors' first two years in-service, while they were also participating in a teacher development course. Discourse was analysed across 65 time-series coursework texts,…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Longitudinal Studies, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers
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Dicker, R.; Garcia, M.; Kelly, A.; Mulrooney, H. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
'Quality' in education is difficult to define. What is viewed as high quality by staff, students and employers must be identified so that universities can articulate their offer. Equally, helping students develop the graduate skills and attributes that employers value is essential. This project explored quality in higher education from the…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, College Students
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Rungfamai, Kreangchai – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This paper aims to deal with lingering governance issues of a prestigious university in a developing country of Southeast Asia. It provides a description of environments, changes, and university stakeholders' perceptions in terms of governance arrangements of Chiang Mai University (CMU), which was selected as a National Research University in…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Esson, James; Wang, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Since 2010, Myanmar has been transitioning from an authoritarian military regime towards a parliamentary democracy. Several education policies have been launched as part of this political transformation process, including the reform of Myanmar's flagship higher education institution, Yangon University. This article investigates the reform of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Social Change, Political Influences
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Al-Samarraie, Hosam; Teng, Bee Kim; Alzahrani, Ahmed Ibrahim; Alalwan, Nasser – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study aims to determine the key factors affecting students' and instructors' continuance satisfaction with e-learning in the higher education context. In order to identify the factors that impact e-learning continuation in higher education institutions, a systematic review of the literature was conducted, revealing that the majority of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Cheung, Kevin Yet Fong; Elander, James; Stupple, Edward James Nairn; Flay, Michael – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Research on authorial identity has focused almost exclusively on the attitudes and beliefs of students. This paper explores how academics understand authorial identity in higher education. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with professional academics and analysed using thematic analysis, identifying themes at two levels. At the semantic…
Descriptors: Authors, Teaching Methods, Semantics, Student Attitudes
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Cheng, Ming; Adekola, Olalekan Adeban; Shah, Mahsood; Valyrakis, Manousos – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Increasing enrolment of Chinese students has become a key feature of internationalisation for Western universities, but there is limited research into how curriculum internationalisation affects Chinese students' learning experiences. Using the typologies of curriculum internationalisation as a framework, this paper explores and compares how…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, International Education, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries