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Morrill, Janet – Accounting Education, 2019
Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) encounter significant barriers to entry to their professions upon immigrating. Obtaining education in the new country is an effective means of improving their positions. While universities emphasize the need to attract and serve adult learners and a more diverse clientele, the specific needs of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Students, College Students, Transitional Programs
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Raaper, Rille – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Guided by a Foucauldian theorisation, this article explores Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) experiences of their work and subjectivity in a neoliberalised higher education environment. By drawing on a research project with GTAs from one UK university, the article argues that GTA work is increasingly shaped by neoliberal reforms. The GTAs…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Neoliberalism, Universities
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Cooper, Stewart E. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
Significant numbers of college students experience negative consequences due to their misuse of alcohol and other drugs. For far too many, some of these effects are ruinous of their lives, and for well more than a thousand each year, life ending. This article first provides an overview of the scope of this problem. It then covers both assessment…
Descriptors: College Students, Substance Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse
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Prusak, Bernard G. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
After recounting the historical circumstances of the establishment of independent boards at Catholic colleges and universities, this paper considers the present conditions of boards at six Holy Cross institutions. Interviews and correspondence with the presidents of these institutions provided answers to a number of questions, including: How are…
Descriptors: Trustees, Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Religious Education
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Blyth, Carl – L2 Journal, 2018
This essay examines textual engagement of two students during a Multiliteracies lesson on a French poem ("Liberté", Paul Eluard) in terms of the "multilingual subject" (Kramsch, 2009) and "the authentic speaker" (Van Compernolle, 2016). The case studies are based on personal data: (1) the students' autobiographies…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Self Concept, Poetry, Multilingualism
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Ransom, James – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Internationalisation is a cross-cutting theme in the strategic plans of many universities, and an increased international profile is a core goal for many cities. At the same time, even the leaders of some of Europe's most avowedly outward-facing, 'global' universities have begun to prioritise relations with their city counterparts in recent years.…
Descriptors: International Education, Strategic Planning, Urban Areas, Interviews
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
"The Expanded Success Initiative: Challenges and Progress in the Pursuit of College and Career Readiness for Black and Latino Young Men" synthesizes findings from the Research Alliance's four-year evaluation of Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). This report, draws on hundreds of interviews and focus groups with ESI school leaders,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article examines the growth of private higher education (PHE) in two North African nations: Morocco and Tunisia. It draws on interviews with policy-makers and university officials to understand similarities and differences in the nations' experiences with PHE. It argues that both nations' official embrace of privatization was in part because…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
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Corbin, Nicola A.; Smith, William A.; Garcia, J. Roberto – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
Using the unique form of a composite counterstory culled from the experiences of 13 Black women at historically and predominantly White colleges and universities in a Western U.S. state, this paper explores the psychological tensions and silencing Black college women face as they navigate social constructions of their selfhood under a White gaze.…
Descriptors: College Students, African American Students, Females, Student Attitudes
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Taylor, C. A.; Harris-Evans, J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article draws on the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari to reconceptualise transition to Higher Education. In doing so it contributes a new theoretical approach to understanding transition to Higher Education which largely remains under-theorised, uncritical and taken-for-granted. Drawing on data from two projects, the article activates…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Philosophy, Critical Incidents Method, Student Adjustment
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Jacobs, Lynette – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
Over many years, universities that offer teacher education programmes have been in partnerships of different kinds with schools. Not only are schools sites of research for faculty members, but student teachers get workplace experience during practicums. In the postmodern world, there is emphasis on amelioration at grassroots level, instead of only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Access to Education
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Wood, Phil; Cajkler, Wasyl – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning has become an important field of inquiry, focusing on the development of new and critical pedagogic approaches in higher education. It is a broad field leading to the emergence of a number of contrasting perspectives concerning the development of insights into teaching and learning. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Reflective Teaching, Instructional Innovation, Educational Practices
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Fogle, Elizabeth M.; Franco, Savio D.; Jesse, Edel M.; Kondritz, Brent; Maxam, Lindsay; Much-McGrew, Heidi; McMillen, Cody; Ridenour, Carolyn S.; Trunk, Daniel J. – Journal of Catholic Education, 2017
Students participating in sustained community service at an urban Catholic and Marianist university were volunteer informants in this qualitative exploration of the meaning they make of their service experiences. A PhD student research team (nine members) interviewed fourteen undergraduate students (10 of whom were seniors). Findings were…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Service Learning, Church Related Colleges, Catholics
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Lira, Matthew E.; Gardner, Stephanie M. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2017
Physiology demands systems thinking: reasoning within and between levels of biological organization and across different organ systems. Many physiological mechanisms explain how structures and their properties interact at one level of organization to produce emergent functions at a higher level of organization. Current physiology principles, such…
Descriptors: Physiology, Systems Approach, Undergraduate Students, Science Instruction
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Dallis, Diane – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
This article explores and examines the state of library services through interviewing a small group of directors, associate deans, and associate university librarians of public services and identifying common themes and insightful views on this area of librarianship. The participants respond to the same set of questions that cover topics including…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Library Services, Library Administration, Administrator Attitudes
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