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Price, Monica Hatfield – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study expands our understanding of how groups influence the higher education policy process through strategic policy narratives. As the number and diversity of interest groups attempting to influence the policy making process in higher education increases, the importance of considering how those interest groups strategically construct and use…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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Harris, Jessica C.; Patton, Lori D. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Grounded in Black feminist and critical race theories, legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw introduced the term "intersectionality" to the academy in 1989 to demonstrate how U.S. structures, such as the legal system, and discourses of resistance, such as feminism and anti-racism, often frame identities as isolated and mutually exclusive,…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Feminism, Critical Theory, Higher Education
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Biasutti, Michele; Makrakis, Vassilios; Concina, Eleonora; Frate, Sara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a professional development experience for higher education academic staff within the framework of an international Tempus project focused on reorienting university curricula to address sustainability. The project included revising curricula to phase sustainable development principles into university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Sustainability
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Lu, Yi-Ling; Wu, Chih-Wei – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
Knowledge transmission and knowledge construction are two common approaches adopted for teaching and learning in higher education. Applying the two different approaches, this paper developed an evaluation model of teaching and learning, which comprises three main conceptual blocks: teaching, learning and learning assistance. A quantitative survey…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Gaebel, Michael; Zhang, Thérèse – European University Association, 2018
Trends 2018 examines how learning and teaching at European higher education institutions evolves in the context of changing demands, technological and societal development, and European- and national-level policies and reforms. This EUA flagship report gathers data from more than 300 higher education institutions in 42 European countries. With…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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Saunders, Gunter; Oradini, Federica; Clements, Mark – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2017
The University of Westminster is undertaking a major classroom refurbishment program that is linked to a new approach to staff development in mobile learning. Feedback obtained from academic staff and students previously highlighted how classrooms should be changed so as to promote more active forms of curriculum delivery. Both technology and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bui, Binh; Hoang, Hien; Phan, Duc P. T.; Yapa, P. W. Senarath – Accounting Education, 2017
Prior research suggests that despite the mass development of higher education in Vietnam recently, the quality of higher education is declining. This study aims to understand the impact of the education reform on the quality of university accounting education by investigating the involvement of different stakeholders in accounting education within…
Descriptors: Governance, Compliance (Psychology), Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Chow, Anthony S.; Croxton, Rebecca A. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2017
As university administrators respond to increasing demands of the educational market to offer greater opportunities for online learning, their capacity to create an economically stable, sustainable, yet rich teaching and learning environment deserves immediate and continued attention. A university-wide study involving 130 participants examined the…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Ralston, Patricia A. S.; Tretter, Thomas R.; Kendall-Brown, Marie – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
Active and collaborative teaching methods increase student learning, and it is broadly accepted that almost any active or collaborative approach will improve learning outcomes as compared to lecture. Yet, large numbers of faculty have not embraced these methods. Thus, the challenge to encourage evidence-based change in teaching is not only how to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Curriculum Implementation, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods
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Ostuzzi, Francesca; Conradie, Peter; De Couvreur, Lieven; Detand, Jan; Saldien, Jelle – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
This case study explores the opportunities for students of Industrial Design Engineering to engage with direct and indirect stakeholders by making their design process and results into open-ended designed solutions. The reported case study involved 47 students during a two-weeks intensive course on the topic of urban gardening. Observations were…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Industrial Arts, Gardening, Feedback (Response)
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Acosta, Imee C.; Acosta, Alexander S. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The focus of this study is on the readiness of higher education institutions in the Philippines to the implementation of the Senior High School program of the new K-12 curriculum. Data were collected through a survey questionnaire. The findings reveal five predisposing factors, namely: eligibility, staffing guidelines, course streamlining,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Higher Education, Program Implementation
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Cheung, Lewis Ting On; Fok, Lincoln; Gou, Gloria Rui – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2016
The Hong Kong education system has undergone a dramatic change in its secondary and tertiary level of education. A single public examination for senior secondary education namely Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) was adopted to replace two previously used examinations in 2012. As a result, all higher education institutes in Hong…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education
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Manarin, Karen; Abrahamson, Earle – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2016
This study explores the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) as a form of troublesome knowledge (Perkins 1999) that continues to trouble its practitioners. Forty-eight higher education professionals from six countries described their understanding of SoTL in an online survey; ten individuals participated in follow-up interviews to consider…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Learning Experience, Followup Studies
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2016
In March, 2016, the state of New Mexico established a Remediation Task Force to examine remediation reform efforts across the state's higher education institutions. On March 11, the Task Force met for the "New Mexico Corequisite Remediation at Scale Policy Institute" in order to learn about the results of the latest national reform…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs, Educational Change, Higher Education
Ardley, Jillian; Aldemir, Jale – Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Faculty mentoring in higher education aims to scaffold mentee to adjust to the new work setting, build social relations with others, and improve instructional skills in the same physical environment. However, this process could be problematic in institutions serving in satellite campuses with geographically spread faculty body. The purpose of the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Videoconferencing, Higher Education, College Faculty
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