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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
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Macedo, Joseli – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2017
Study abroad programs offer a unique opportunity to evaluate pedagogic models. The role of studios in design and planning pedagogy has been examined. However, how the general framework of a studio supports other pedagogic models has not been widely discussed. This article assesses a series of urban planning and design studios conducted abroad to…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models
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Bhat, Christine Suniti; McMahon, Mary – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2016
Advances in information and communications technology have created increased avenues to internationalize educational experiences for students on their home campuses. This article reports on a teaching strategy that used Blackboard to provide an "Internationalization at Home" online exchange experience for Australian and American graduate…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Advancement
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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Skolnik, Michael – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
This article was written in response to concerns that have been expressed about the possible consequences of an increasing number of countries overtaking the United States in educational attainment. International statistics on educational attainment were analyzed, questions about comparability of data were discussed, and the impact of different…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Reputation, Educational Attainment
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Sudakov, Ivan; Bellsky, Thomas; Usenyuk, Svetlana; Polyakova, Victoria V. – PRIMUS, 2016
This work discusses the creation and use of infographics in an undergraduate mathematics course. Infographics are a visualization of information that combines data, formulas, and images. This article discusses how to form an infographic and uses infographics on topics within mathematics and climate as examples. It concludes with survey data from…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Undergraduate Study, Teaching Methods
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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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Collis-Buthelezi, Victoria J. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2016
This letter was first read as a seminar paper in the Institute for the Humanities in Africa at the University of Cape Town in which I offer a series of provocations about what our current moment asks of us. It is concerned with the future of literary and cultural studies (in English) at that university and in South Africa in the wake of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Curriculum, English Literature, Culture
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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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Luethge, Denise J.; Raska, David; Greer, Bertie M.; O'Connor, Christina – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
Today's business school academics are tasked with pedagogy that offers students an understanding of the globalization of markets and the cross-cultural communication skills needed in today's business environment. The authors describe how a virtual cross-cultural experience was integrated into an undergraduate business course and used as an…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students, Intercultural Communication, Communication Skills
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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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Brass, Jory – English in Australia, 2016
The 1966 Anglo-American Seminar at Dartmouth certainly stands as a landmark event in the history of English teaching. For the purposes of this Special Issue, however, I want to unsettle some familiar interpretations of Dartmouth by reading with and against a range of American responses to the conference published in the late 1960s and 1970s. As an…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), English Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Development
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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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