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Mok, Ka Ho; Neubauer, Deane – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
In the last few decades, higher education expansion is becoming increasingly a growing trend in the Asia and Pacific region. With strong conviction to produce more people better equipped with knowledge and skills for coping with the challenges of the globalizing economy, many governments in the Asia and Pacific region have increased higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Governance, Access to Education
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Wiewiura, Joachim S. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2016
In this small essay, I will reflect on Michael Bérubé and Jennifer Ruth's arguments on the decline of educational professionalism in the United States. The purpose is to consider this loss of professionalism, and I will consider it in light of the arts and humanities in the Danish educational debate. Two reflections are presented: first, the…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Reader Response, Humanities Instruction, Politics of Education
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Fitzgerald, Hiram E.; Bruns, Karen; Sonka, Steven T.; Furco, Andrew; Swanson, Louis – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
The centrality of engagement is critical to the success of higher education in the future. Engagement is essential to most effectively achieving the overall purpose of the university, which is focused on the knowledge enterprise. Today's engagement is scholarly, is an aspect of learning and discovery, and enhances society and higher education.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Land Grant Universities, Democracy, Expertise
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Caudill, Jason G. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2016
This paper provides an introductory discussion of the value and theoretical structure of a higher doctorate in American academia. The theory is that such a structure would help to guide academic careers and provide a credentialing system that is absent in most accrediting processes and disappearing with the decline of tenure. The goal is to ignite…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Faculty Development, Models, Adoption (Ideas)
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Halupa, Colleen M. – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2016
This paper provides an overview of best practices and challenges for deans and department heads of online programmes in the ever-changing world of higher education. It concentrates on the challenges for small private universities and tertiary education institutions in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Department heads must consider…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Deans, Higher Education, Small Colleges
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Weller, Martin – Journal of Learning for Development, 2016
The advent of the internet and digital technologies has given rise to a number of new economic models. These have often been applied to education, but either through faults in the initial models or differences in the characteristics of the education sector, they have not proven to be widely applicable. The use of digital, network technologies…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Resource Units, Shared Resources and Services
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Whitinui, Paul; McIvor, Onowa; Robertson, Boni; Morcom, Lindsay; Cashman, Kimo; Arbon, Veronica – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
There is an Indigenous resurgence in education occurring globally. For more than a century Euro-western approaches have controlled the provision and quality of education to, and for Indigenous peoples. The World Indigenous Research Alliance (WIRA) established in 2012, is a grass-roots movement of Indigenous scholars passionate about making a…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Educational Research, International Organizations
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Castelló, Montserrat; McAlpine, Lynn; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Frontline Learning Research, 2015
EARLI SIG 24, Researcher Education and Careers (SIG-REaC), was founded because increasing interest has emerged within the EARLI community into understanding different aspects of doctoral and post-PhD researcher educational and career development. This special issue brings together the outcome of our first scholarly discussion at the SIG-REaC…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Career Development, Foreign Countries, Researchers
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Fink, John E.; Inkelas, Karen Kurotsuchi – New Directions for Student Services, 2015
This chapter describes the historical development of learning communities within American higher education. We examine the forces both internal and external to higher education that contributed to and stalled the emergence of learning communities in their contemporary form.
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Higher Education, Educational History, Educational Development
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Finefter-Rosenbluh, Ilana; Levinson, Meira – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2015
Grade inflation is a global phenomenon that has garnered widespread condemnation among educators, researchers, and the public. Yet, few have deliberated over the ethics of grading, let alone the ethics of grade inflation. The purpose of this paper is to map out and examine the ethics of grade inflation. By way of beginning, we clarify why grade…
Descriptors: Grade Inflation, Ethics, Social Problems, Victims
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Bramsen, Neil – Teaching Science, 2014
In March and April 2014, the author travelled overseas on a 2013 Churchill Fellowship to study education programs that successfully engage and enthuse primary and middle school students in maths, engineering and science (MES) or science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) learning in schools, universities and institutions in the United…
Descriptors: STEM Education, School Visitation, Science Interests, Observation
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Woods, Bob – Community College Journal, 2014
When the 10 members of the American Association of Community College's (AACC's) 21st-Century Implementation Team 7 (nine of whom are community college presidents) sat down in 2013 to talk about reforming institutional roles and functions at the nation's two-year career and technical colleges, everyone in the room knew the work before them would be…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Institutional Role, Community Colleges
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Fresen, Jill W.; Hill, Robin K.; Geng, Fawei – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
The collection of electronic course templates suggested in this article results from collaborative investigation between instructional support staff and academic staff users of the virtual learning environment (VLE) at two institutions, one in the United Kingdom and the other in the United States. The particular VLE in use at both institutions was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Models
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Pavlidis, George; Gargalianos, Dimitris – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2014
This article describes how the current Greek sport-education context seems to offer relatively poor dual-career support in comparison to other available structures in the world. This results in additional obstacles for Greek athletes who wish to educate themselves and an ambiguous prospect for their future. Consequently, the Greek…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Higher Education, Secondary Education
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Evans, Mary – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2014
Critical responses to changes in UK higher education have emerged from various quarters. This article suggests that some of these responses are collusive with neo-liberalism and that a greater attention might be paid to the possibilities of the word "liberal" and to the more democratic implications of certain US initiatives.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Neoliberalism, Democratic Values
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