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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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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The 2017 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 53rd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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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
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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Newton, Genevieve; Poung, Kim; Laila, Amar; Bye, Zoe; Bettger, William; Cottenie, Karl; Dawson, John; Graether, Steffen P.; Jacobs, Shoshanah; Murrant, Coral; Zettel, John – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Student evaluations of teaching (SETs) provide both summative and formative feedback. Although it is clear that SETs are used by administrators for summative purposes, such as providing data to support personnel decisions, it is uncertain how instructors use them for formative development such as to inform overall teaching practice. The objective…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Biology, Science Instruction, Science Teachers
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Joseph Jeyaraj, Joanna; Harland, Tony – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
This study explores whether critical pedagogy is viable for meeting the goals of the Malaysia Education Blueprint (MEB) 2015-2025. The MEB has a particular focus on societal improvement and the authors suggest that critical pedagogy should be considered as a way of teaching as it specifically aligns with the aims of government policy. However,…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Moya, Beatriz; Turra, Héctor; Chalmers, Denise – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
This article describes the development of an evaluation and impact framework to assess the effectiveness of educational innovations. It can be utilized within a single program, as well as at institutional and national levels. While it is contextualized in a Chilean university, it is argued that it is widely applicable as it is informed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Higher Education, Educational Innovation
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Ghasia, Mohamed A.; Machumu, Haruni J.; DeSmet, Egbert – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2019
Micro-credentials represent an alternative approach to career and professional development whereby an individual's skills, achievements, and accomplishments are recognised. They offer the possibility to enhance skills, to manage career pathways as well as adding practicality in the academic content. Moreover, micro-credentials are cost-effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Credentials, Universities, College Faculty
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Harvey, Marina; Walkerden, Greg; Semple, Anne-Louise; McLachlan, Kath; Lloyd, Kate – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Reflection for learning is a common course requirement for many WIL subjects and when students are engaged in blended or online modes of delivery or in off-campus placements, reflective practice needs to be supported. It also needs to be better integrated with mobile technology. This paper reviews the three cycles of the iReflect project which…
Descriptors: Reflection, Experiential Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Smith, Rosi – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2019
The first years of the twenty-first century saw the introduction of a new mode of higher education in Cuba. Local university centres were set up across the country offering part time study to a range of students previously marginalised from higher education. As well as massively increasing access, this programme created a new kind of teacher --…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, Part Time Students, Higher Education
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Lee, Bonnie K.; Cai, Huixiang – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Internationalization of higher education to include international, intercultural, or global components into the delivery of postsecondary education has drawn increasing attention in the last two decades. A globally relevant course focusing on the "Social Contexts of Addiction" engaged students' online interaction at a Canadian university…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
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Goedhart, N. S.; Blignaut-van Westrhenen, N.; Moser, C.; Zweekhorst, M. B. M. – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Higher education faces several challenges including both increased student diversity and the use of technologies. The flipped classroom approach has been proposed as a way to address some of these challenges. This study examined the effects of a flipped classroom trial conducted during a Master's course at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Homework, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Godzhaeva, Natalia S.; Logunov, Timur A.; Lokteva, Marina S.; Zolotareva, Svetlana A. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
One of the reasons for failure of education system to form developed FL skills in its graduates consists in the lack of L2 immersion and low motivation of learners. Integration of Content and Language (CLIL) in teaching content subjects is believed to be an efficient way of improving the situation. However, introducing CLIL techniques and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Faculty, Language of Instruction
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Ogunniran, Moses Oladele; Longlong, Hou; Adu, Emmanuel Olusola – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study compared students and lecturers perspective of university entrance examination using the Chinese Gaokao and Nigeria WAEC/UTME education system as a case study. Five objectives with five research questions were generated for this study and a descriptive survey research design of the ex-post facto type were used to answer the research…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Higher Education, College Entrance Examinations, Case Studies
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Poudel, Kamal Kumar; Sharma, Netra Prasad – English Language Teaching, 2019
Critics of higher education in Nepal, even the concerned agencies, are much worried about the decreased quality resulting in low employability of higher education. The most common adjectives used by them to describe this state are 'theoretical' and/or 'impractical'. The present case study was instigated when two college students of third year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Higher Education
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