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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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Franken, Margaret – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
This paper presents data generated during a semester-long programme to support international students from countries in Melanesia and Asia embarking on masters research in education in a New Zealand university. All were scholarship recipients. The researcher-and facilitator-of the programme, was interested in documenting and understanding the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Student Research, Foreign Students
Morrison, Christian; Murtin, Fabrice – Centre for the Economics of Education (NJ1), 2010
Education is recognized to be a key factor of economic development, not only giving access to technological progress as emphasized by the Schumpeterian growth theory, but also entailing numerous social externalities such as the demographic transition (Murtin, 2009) or democratization (Murtin and Wacziarg, 2010). If the evolution of world…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Attainment, Illiteracy, Human Capital
King, Roger – Universities UK, 2008
The growth of private higher education has come as a surprise to most governments, which have tried to catch up in their regulatory and funding policymaking. In China, Malaysia and South Africa they have given legal recognition to previously disallowed private higher education and this has helped to fuel its subsequent growth. Some governments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Models
Kuiper, Koenraad; Allan, W. Scott – Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
An Introduction to English Language is designed as a coursebook for students and teachers of English and introductory linguistics, which presupposes no prior knowledge of the sounds, words, sentences and meanings of English. Believing that the best way to learn is through listening and doing, the authors have filled this book with worked examples…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Syntax, Phonetics, Suprasegmentals
Butcher, Andrew; McGrath, Terry – International Education Journal, 2004
This paper considers the pastoral care needs of international students in New Zealand. Using the relatively new Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students as its departure point, this paper critically evaluates the assertion that there is a crisis in New Zealand's export education industry. It does this through considering…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Financial Needs, Foreign Countries, Educational Needs
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