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Stoner, Lee; Tarrant, Michael A.; Perry, Lane; Gleason, Mikell; Wadsworth, Daniel; Page, Rachel – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
A collaborative study abroad program (between one New Zealand and one U.S. university) on the theme of global health has been offered three times in Australia with 59 students registered to date. The course was developed because it is believed that higher education can play a role in improving global health through the fostering of global…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, International Cooperation, Public Health, Educational Cooperation
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Marklein, Mary Beth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Higher education has proven to be a welcome and useful bridge between the United States and Vietnam, two countries that cut ties in 1975 in the aftermath of a painful war. In 1991, as the two nations began to reestablish diplomatic relations, the Fulbright exchange program with Vietnam quickly became the largest in Asia (Abuza, 1996). A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Schools, International Educational Exchange
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Clark, Jonathan Owen; Jackson, Louise H. – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2018
Entrepreneurship skills have become a naturalised part of many curricula in higher education, especially in arts contexts. But what does the term actually mean? By investigating entrepreneurship research, and connecting it with political philosophy, we explore the ways in which the elusive figure of the entrepreneur, both in the academy and in…
Descriptors: Ideology, Neoliberalism, Higher Education, Entrepreneurship
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Hongjuan, Shang – Chinese Education & Society, 2018
As learning institutions, U.S. universities aim to provide abundant learning opportunities to fulfill students' right to learn. Undergraduate education is considered an important component of lifelong learning and aims to enable students to "learn how to learn." During the undergraduate stage, schools pay special attention to cultivating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Shin, J. C.; Postiglione, Gerard A.; Ho, K. C. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
East Asian higher education is experiencing a massive growth in doctoral education with the world-class university initiatives. The growth of doctoral education in the region is remarkable especially as seen in the Chinese system which became positioned as the world's second largest doctoral degree-granting system. Yet, there are growing issues in…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Employment Opportunities, Educational Trends, Educational Change
Purinton, Ted; Skaggs, Jennifer – Liberal Education, 2018
To better understand what it means to promote the liberal arts in countries without strong liberal arts traditions, the authors recently asked presidents, chancellors, and provosts of some distinctive universities to reflect on their own leadership practices. In this article, the authors provide a glimpse of the challenges involved in leading…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Leadership Styles, Administrator Attitudes, College Administration
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Alshareefy, Rajwan – L2 Journal, 2018
Adopting Bourdieu's (1986, 1977) concepts of habitus, field, and capital as a framework, I reflect on my multiple fluid identities as I study, teach, and live within two socially, culturally, and politically distinct places (Iraq and the United States). I examine my privileged and/or marginalized self throughout my journey and the way this…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Social Theories, Advantaged, Disadvantaged
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Kerr, JoNita Q.; Hess, Donald J.; Smith, Celia M.; Hadfield, Michael G. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2018
Climate change is impacting the Pacific Islands first and most drastically, yet few native islanders are trained to recognize, analyze, or mitigate the impacts in these islands. To understand the reasons why low numbers of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders enter colleges, enroll in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)…
Descriptors: Climate, Ecology, Pacific Islanders, Hawaiians
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Pinheiro, Rómulo; Charles, David; Jones, Glen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2017
Multi-campus university systems are not a new phenomenon. In their foundational analysis of multi-campus universities in the United States published in 1971, Lee and Bowen noted that almost 40% of American students were enroled in institutions that were part of multi-campus systems. The role of these complex multi-campus systems has continued to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Multicampus Colleges, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Nellis, M. Duane – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
In the United States, higher education institutions and structures governing higher education are going through dramatic change. The implications of new technology and changing modes of course structure, and evolving federal and state policies have the potential for significant impact on higher education. The historic federal mandates regarding…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Educational Change, Higher Education, Educational Environment
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Howieson, Cathy; Spours, Ken; Young, Michael – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This Introduction provides an overview of the distinctive contribution of the late David Raffe to educational research in the UK and internationally over a 40-year period. His wide-ranging research on post-compulsory education and training systems was enriched by the development of conceptual distinctions that have become part of the lingua franca…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Educational Policy, Educational Improvement, Educational Research
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Onyenekwu, Ifeyinwa Uchechi – Journal of International Students, 2017
The experience of international Black African collegians (IBAC) in U.S. higher education has not been adequately investigated, particularly as it relates to understanding the diversity within Black and international student populations. In this manuscript, I offer seven culturally relevant suggestions for student affairs professionals, all of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Foreign Countries, Blacks, Foreign Students
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Kecskes, Kevin; Joyalle, Jennifer; Elliott, Erin; Sherman, Jacob D. B. – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2017
We may define and prioritize them differently, but few would deny that our human community is facing intractable problems at local, national, and global scales. The authors call on higher education institutions (HEIs) around the world to work collectively and with strategic intent and action to use sustainability as an organizing principle to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Ecology, Higher Education, College Role
Perez, Angel B. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Colleges and universities have a significant role to play in shaping the future of race and class relations in America. As exhibited in this year's presidential election, race and class continue to divide. Black Lives Matter movements, campus protests, and police shootings are just a few examples of the proliferation of intolerance, and higher…
Descriptors: Colleges, Universities, Race, Racial Relations
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Schulte, Marthann – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2016
In this article, the author first traces the history of what is today known as the "Carnegie Unit" or course credit and discusses how it has become improperly equated with learning and abused in online and for-profit programs. The second half of the article provides statements concerning online credit hours from the following regional…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational History, Regional Programs
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