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Simpson, Colin; Sommer, Daniela – Journal of Management Education, 2016
In light of the prominent role of socio-materiality in contemporary social scientific, and particularly educational research, this article uses two practice-based theories to investigate the experiences of German business management professionals on a U.K.-based DBA delivered in Germany. We specifically take concepts from cultural historical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Distance Education, Business Administration Education
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Paulick, Isabell; Großschedl, Jörg; Harms, Ute; Möller, Jens – Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
We investigated the factorial structure of preservice teachers' academic self-concept with regard to three domains of professional knowledge (content knowledge [CK], pedagogical content knowledge [PCK], and pedagogical/psychological knowledge [PPK]). We also analyzed the relation between preservice teachers' academic self-concept and their…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teacher Education
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Nkuyubwatsi, Bernard – Journal of Learning for Development, 2016
Recent reports on xMOOCs indicate that underprivileged learners in need of higher education have minimally been reached by these courses. While the "open access" agenda is needed to reach such learners, most MOOCs have been developed in societies that have shifted toward the "lifelong learning" agenda. In this paper, xMOOCs are…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Foreign Countries, Access to Information, Electronic Publishing
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Mueller, Christoph Emanuel; Gaus, Hansjoerg – American Journal of Evaluation, 2015
In this article, we test an alternative approach to creating a counterfactual basis for estimating individual and average treatment effects. Instead of using control/comparison groups or before-measures, the so-called Counterfactual as Self-Estimated by Program Participants (CSEPP) relies on program participants' self-estimations of their own…
Descriptors: Intervention, Research Design, Research Methodology, Program Evaluation
Owusu-Boampong, Angela; Holmberg, Carl – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This report is the third in a series published by the IDEAL (Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning) project. The IDEAL project ran from October 2013 to September 2015 with financial support from the EU Lifelong Learning Programme. The project aims to: (1) offer insights on the needs of adult learners to both policymakers and distance…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Distance Education, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Lewis, Vivian; Spiro, Lisa; Wang, Xuemao; Cawthorne, Jon E. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
This report sheds light on the expertise required to support a robust and sustainable digital scholarship (DS) program. It focuses first on defining and describing the key domain knowledge, skills, competencies, and mindsets at some of the world's most prominent digital scholarship programs. It then identifies the main strategies used to build…
Descriptors: Expertise, Scholarship, Electronic Publishing, Organizations (Groups)
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Jungblut, Jens; Vukasovic, Martina; Stensaker, Bjørn – European Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The study provides an insight into student perspectives on quality in higher education, using Harvey and Green conceptualizations as the point of departure, and exploring the linkages between the views on quality, the developments of the Bologna Process and related national reforms, as well as students' motivation for and expectations from higher…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Szymenderski, Peggy; Yagudina, Liliya; Burenkova, Olga – Higher Education Studies, 2015
In this paper we consider the question of how quality assurance can have a real, positive impact on the quality of teaching and learning at universities, considering the realities of different systems--the system of control and the system of quality culture--in using the example of two universities: the KNITU-KAI in Russia and the TU Dresden in…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Technical Education, Universities
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Hajnal, Gyorgy – Teaching Public Administration, 2015
The article explores the changing patterns of disciplinary orientation in European public administration (PA) education. The study builds on an earlier research, which defined three distinct clusters of countries, based on their specific PA education tradition. It asks whether countries' movement away from the Legalist paradigm has continued since…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration, Public Administration Education, Educational Change
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Bordonaro, Karen; Rauchmann, Sabine – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2015
This paper explores how internationalization is understood and experienced in German academic libraries. Its main purpose is to move the discussion of internationalization in academic libraries beyond the boundaries of English-speaking North America by investigating a European perspective. Its secondary purpose is to investigate the role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Global Approach, Online Surveys
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Strohmer, Janina; Mischo, Christoph – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
Early childhood teachers should have extensive knowledge about language and language development, because these facets of professional knowledge are considered as important requirements for fostering language development in early childhood education settings. It is assumed that early childhood teachers acquire this knowledge during pre-service…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Language Acquisition, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teacher Competencies
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Mühlfelder, Manfred; Konermann, Tobias; Borchard, Linda-Marie – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2015
In this paper we describe a "Train the Tutor" programme (TtT) for developing the metacognitive skills, facilitator skills, and tutor skills of students in a problem based learning (PBL) context. The purpose of the programme was to train 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students in psychology to become effective PBL tutors for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Problem Based Learning, Tutor Training, Program Design
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Kissau, Scott; Rodgers, Marion; Haudeck, Helga – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2014
Recent research has reported professional agreement among foreign language (L2) teachers with respect to the beliefs and behaviors associated with effective L2 teaching. While such research may contribute to an emerging professional consensus, it must be acknowledged that the participating teachers in the related studies were all living and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research
Weber Guisan, Saskia; Voit, Janine; Lengauer, Sonja; Proinger, Eva; Duvekot, Ruud; Aagaard, Kirsten – Online Submission, 2014
The present publication is one of the outcomes of the OBSERVAL-NET project (follow-up of the OBSERVAL project). The main aim of OBSERVAL-NET was to set up a stakeholder-centric network of organisations supporting the validation of non-formal and informal learning in Europe based on the formation of national working groups in the 8 participating…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Foreign Countries, Prior Learning, Recognition (Achievement)
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Zendler, Andreas; Klaudt, Dieter; Seitz, Cornelia – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
The authors discuss empirically determined competence areas to K-12 computer science education, emphasizing the cognitive level of competence. The results of a questionnaire with 120 professors of computer science serve as a database. By using multi-dimensional scaling and cluster analysis, four competence areas to computer science education…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Computer Science Education, Competence, Cognitive Processes
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