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Daniel, Ryan; Parkes, Kelly A. – Music Education Research, 2019
One of the key goals within the global higher education sector is to continue to improve current practice in learning and teaching. Associated with this push is accountability or compliance, in terms of institutional leaders and teaching staff being able to evidence the ways in which student learning outcomes are achieved. A current area of focus…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Park, Sanghoon; Ryu, Jeeheon; McChesney, Kristen – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
Virtual classroom simulations can offer pre-service teachers unlimited opportunities for teaching practice that help them sensitize to classroom diversity. The purpose of this case study was to describe a collaborative simulation design studio initiated between two universities in South Korea and U.S.A. while American pre-service teachers visited…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Virtual Classrooms, Computer Simulation
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Younger, Kirsty; Gascoine, Louise; Menzies, Victoria; Torgerson, Carole – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Widening participation (WP) in higher education (HE) is an increasingly important policy issue, with interventions to increase participation from minority ethnic, low-income and other under-represented groups undertaken in HE sectors in many countries. In the UK there is a large amount of WP activity but a lack of robust evidence of its…
Descriptors: Evidence, Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention, Higher Education
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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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Anwaruddin, Sardar M. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
This article is concerned with teachers' engagement with educational research. It presents a subset of data from a larger study, which explored teachers' responses to educational research published in a peer-reviewed journal. In this article, I discuss four ways of reading that the participants employed while addressing the validity and usability…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Instructional Leadership, Holistic Approach, Inservice Teacher Education
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Stensaker, Bjørn; Lee, Jenny J.; Rhoades, Gary; Ghosh, Sowmya; Castiello-Gutiérrez, Santiago; Vance, Hillary; Çalikoglu, Alper; Kramer, Vannessa; Liu, Shuiyun; Marei, Mahmoud Sayed; O'Toole, Leslie; Pavlyutkin, Ivan; Peel, Cassandra – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Globalizing forces have both transformed the higher education sector and made it increasingly homogenous. Growing similarities among universities have been attributed to isomorphic pressures to ensure and/or enhance legitimacy by imitating higher education institutions that are perceived as successful internationally, particularly universities…
Descriptors: Universities, Strategic Planning, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Theories
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Gearon, Liam Francis – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
Security and intelligence agency concerns with universities range from the commissioning and protection of security-sensitive research, the ongoing recruitment of staff and students for covert security and intelligence work, as well as prominent counter-terrorist concerns. This is an ethically charged terrain of moral ambiguity which raises issues…
Descriptors: Colleges, Terrorism, School Safety, National Security
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Dugartsyrenova, Vera Arkadyevna; Sardegna, Veronica Gabriela – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article explores learners' uses and opinions regarding the design and implementation of an approach for developing intercultural knowledge and skills via an online voice-based telecollaboration tool. The participants were 14 pre-service teachers taking an intercultural course for English teachers at a Russian university. For three weeks, they…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Romano, Kelly A.; Colgary, Christina D.; Swanbrow Becker, Martin; Magnuson, Amy – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The current study examined whether overlooked aspects of the postsecondary student experience predicted individuals' body-related concerns, beyond the influence of demographic factors that have upheld explanatory power in past research. Participants: Undergraduate and graduate students (n = 3,259) took part in the multi-institute…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Body Composition, Gender Differences
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Fan, Xumei; Johnson, Robert; Liu, Jin; Zhang, Xuegang; Liu, Xiumei; Zhang, Tiejun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare pre-service teachers' views of ethical issues in assessment practices in the US and China. Focus group interviews were conducted among 16 pre-service teachers from the US and 15 pre-service teachers from China. Results indicated that the inclusion of effort in grading is a key issue for the pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Zvarych, Iryna; Kalaur, Svitlana M.; Prymachenko, Nataliya M.; Romashchenko, Inna V.; Romanyshyna, Oksana Ia. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study has experimentally tested how the introduction of simulations, adapting the experience of higher educational institutions of the United States, including the elements of gamification, in the training course Professional Foreign Language stimulates the educational activity of students at higher educational institutions of Ukraine…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Educational Technology
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Smidt, Esther; Cheong, Cecilia Yin Mei; Dachroeden, Emily; Kochem, Timothy – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article compares two studies, investigating administrator, faculty, and student perceptions of quality in online/blended courses conducted in two different contexts, namely (1) two midsize public universities in the United States, and (2) a college in a public university in Malaysia. The research question explored in both studies was: What is…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Foreign Countries
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Fishbain, Dana; Danon, Yehuda L.; Nissanholz-Gannot, Rachel – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2019
There is a widespread consensus about the need for accreditation systems for evaluating post-graduate medical education programs, but accreditation systems differ substantially across countries. A cross-country comparison of accreditation systems could provide valuable input into policy development processes. We reviewed the accreditation systems…
Descriptors: Graduate Medical Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Foreign Countries, Standards
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Sevart, Amber; Dean, Shannon R. – Journal of International Students, 2019
In this article we reflect on the similarities and differences among student service offices in the United States versus higher education institutions in Germany. Specifically the "Studentwerk" organization is discussed, which provides student services to institutions across Germany.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Study Abroad, Student Personnel Services
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Ngai, Phyllis Bo-Yuen – Journal of International Students, 2019
Social media has become the window to the world near and far for international students. Apart from socializing and connecting with friends, what educational outcomes can be attributed to social networking sites (SNSs)? This study examines the possibility that intercultural interactions on SNS can serve as a means of developing the transnational…
Descriptors: Social Media, Foreign Students, Interaction, Cultural Awareness
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