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Hanushek, Eric A.; Piopiunik, Marc; Wiederhold, Simon – Education Next, 2019
Student achievement varies widely across developed countries, but the source of these differences is not well understood. One obvious candidate, and a major focus of research and policy discussions both in the United States and abroad, is teacher quality. Research and common sense tell that good teachers can have a tremendous impact on their…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Cognitive Ability, Academic Achievement, Teacher Influence
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Abubakar, Ahmed; Hilman, Haim; Kaliappen, Narentheren – SAGE Open, 2018
The study is on performance measurement in academia. It aims at developing and validating the measurement scale for the performance of higher institutions. The items were developed based on the extant literature. Data were collected via an online survey in which a questionnaire link was sent to 269 vice chancellors/presidents of the sampled…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
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Yao, Yuan; Tong, Yonghong – Educational Planning, 2018
This study investigated the places of origin of international students and their distribution in the United States higher education. The data concerning the population of international students were obtained from the official website of International Institution of Education (IIE), and transferred into three maps using geographic information…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Place of Residence, Geographic Information Systems, Enrollment Trends
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Zhao, Jun; Ferran, Carlos – Journal of International Education in Business, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to examine current trends in business accreditation by describing and comparing the major international business accreditation agencies (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, European Quality Improvement System, Association of MBAs, Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and International…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Accreditation (Institutions), Comparative Analysis, Educational Trends
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Levitt, Steven R. – Industry and Higher Education, 2016
This study explores cultural factors affecting international team dynamics and the implications for industry practice and higher education. Despite decades of studying and experience with cultural diversity, international work groups continue to be challenged by ethnocentrism and prejudices. Central to the context is that cultural differences in…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Barriers, Intercultural Communication, Higher Education
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Jung, Insung; Hong, Seongyoun – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
This study aimed to investigate and classify faculty members' instructional priorities for adopting OER. In-depth interview data were collected from 10 faculty members from different regions and analyzed with NVivo 10. The original supposition was that the well-established instructional priorities, effectiveness, efficiency, and appeal would…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Preferences, Adoption (Ideas), Resource Units
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Yob, Iris M. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2016
The writers of the UNESCO document, "Rethinking education: Towards a global common good?" challenge educators to address their efforts to meet the current threats to sustainable life for all who share this planet. One way that higher education has been attempting to do this is through campus-community partnerships working to solve social…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Higher Education, Social Problems, School Community Relationship
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Wakefield, Kelly; Dismore, Harriet – Higher Education Research and Development, 2015
Amidst rapid socio-economic change, higher education (HE) academics across the world face major challenges to its organisation, finance and management. This paper discusses the role of transnational networking in higher education. Data from 40 interviews with geographically distributed academics engaged in learning and teaching transnational…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Global Approach, Networks, Higher Education
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Skrypnyk, Oleksandra; Joksimovic, Srec´ko; Kovanovic, Vitomir; Gas?evic, Dragan; Dawson, Shane – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
Distributed Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are based on the premise that online learning occurs through a network of interconnected learners. The teachers' role in distributed courses extends to forming such a network by facilitating communication that connects learners and their separate personal learning environments scattered around the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Teacher Role, Social Networks
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Rumbley, Laura E.; Stanfield, David A.; de Gayardon, Ariane – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
Through a yearlong study, the Boston College Center for International Higher Education developed a (third edition) global inventory of higher education research centers/institutes, academic programs, and journals/publications. As higher education expands globally, these resources are essential for training effective leaders and producing research…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Research and Development Centers, College Programs
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Morley, Louise – Gender and Education, 2013
This paper engages with Diana Leonard's writing on how gender is constituted in the academy. It offers an international review of feminist knowledge on how gender and power interact with leadership in higher education. It interrogates the "leaderist turn" or how leadership has developed into a popular descriptor and a dominant social and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership, Females, Feminism
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Murphy, Angela – Distance Education, 2013
Open educational resources and open education practices have the potential to lower costs and increase participation in higher education. One hundred and ten individuals from higher education institutions around the world participated in a survey aimed at identifying the extent to which higher education institutions are currently implementing open…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Open Education, Higher Education, Educational Resources
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Shurville, Simon; Browne, Tom; Whitaker, Marian – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2010
Purpose: This paper seeks to examine the emerging role of the Senior Academic Technology Officer (SATO) in higher education. It aims to consider two existing templates for this professional role derived from mainstream information management and information technology: the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Information Management
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So, Hyo-Jeong; Bonk, Curtis J. – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
In this study, a Delphi method was used to identify and predict the roles of blended learning approaches in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments. The Delphi panel consisted of experts in online learning from different geographic regions of the world. This study discusses findings related to (a) pros and cons of blended…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Delphi Technique, Online Courses, Educational Technology