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de Andrés, Chelo – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The drive to embed employability in Higher Education (HE) offers a growth opportunity for languages provision. The employability potential of language learning for the global graduate has been analysed by the "Born Global" project on languages and employability (British Academy, 2016). Employers have consistently identified communication…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Higher Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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Leiber, Theodor – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Since (higher) education is more important than ever in knowledge societies, high priority should be ascribed to quality management in higher education institutions and its effectiveness. However, there is still a lack of systematic evaluation of the latter, particularly analyses which are not restricted to ex-post gathered data and expert…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Higher Education, Educational Administration
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Mazer, Joseph P.; Dutchak, Iaroslava; Thatcher, Jason Bennett – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Undergraduate or graduate organizational/crisis communication or public relations courses. Objective: The goal for this single class activity is for students to apply discourse of renewal to an organizational crisis fueled through social media.
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, Federal Legislation
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Cargas, Sarita – Honors in Practice, 2016
In this article Sarita Cargas suggests that getting honors students used to analyzing controversies will contribute to their developing a disposition toward critical thinking. She goes on to say that the value of teaching critical-thinking skills complements the movement of many honors programs toward teaching more than just disciplinary content.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Honors Curriculum, Critical Thinking
Brown, Gary R.; Rhodes, Terrel L. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
America's institutions of higher education have been challenged to develop new strategies to improve the success of all students. With more and more students attending multiple institutions, improving the transfer process is key to ensuring all students succeed. AAC&U launched the Quality Collaboratives (QC) project in 2011 with support from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Case Studies, Partnerships in Education
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Parks, Parks,; O'Connor, Margaret; Parrish, Jesse – College and University, 2016
As the population of transgender and gender-nonconforming students at colleges and universities increases, it is important to examine how institutions have adjusted policies and student systems to create a universally welcoming environment. Transitioning is often a challenging and sensitive process, making each interaction in a new setting vital…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Higher Education, College Students, Student Development
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Werder, Carmen; Thibou, Shevell; Simkins, Scott; Hornsby, Karen; Legg, Kali; Franklin, Tawanna – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2016
Co-inquiry represents a distinctive relational model for partnering with students in SoTL that focuses on the process of seeking itself, and in particular, the importance of shared questions. We use case studies from two institutions to illustrate "co-inquiry" in action and highlight the importance of shared questions in changing the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Scholarship, Instruction, Learning
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Johnson, Genevieve Marie – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
In higher education, assessment integrity is pivotal to student learning and satisfaction, and, therefore, a particularly important target of continuous quality improvement. This paper reports on the preliminary development and application of a process of recording and analysing current assessment moderation practices, with the aim of identifying…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Computer Software, Total Quality Management, Online Surveys
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Smith, Caroline Altman; Baldwin, Christopher; Schmidt, Gretchen – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Ten years ago, community college presidents' most valued datum was the number of students enrolled, which drove the colleges' funding. Providing access to higher education for the millions of students without the time, money, or academic preparation to attend a traditional four-year college was (as it always had been) their top priority. Today, a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Community Colleges, College Preparation
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Fournier, Hélène; Kop, Rita – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This paper will present current work on various frameworks that are aimed at guiding the research, development, and evaluation efforts around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Initiatives and activities, including current work by the National Research Council (NRC) in the context of Learning and Performance Support Systems and MOOCs, will be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Case Studies, Educational Research
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Miretzky, Debra – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2013
This paper describes the struggles of a teacher educator to acknowledge and honor her own liberal bias along with her students' more conservative perspectives as these emerge in an education law class for preservice teachers. It illustrates the author's ongoing transition from rationalization to reflection, as she considers both her students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Higher Education, Reflection, School Law
Galán Palomares, Fernando Miguel; Todorovski, Blazhe; Kažoka, Asnate; Saarela, Henni – European Students' Union, 2013
This is the final publication of the QUEST for Quality for Students (QUEST) project, run by the European Students' Union. The QUEST project has managed to analyse students' views on the quality of higher education to identify areas in which students can become increasingly involved in quality assurance and enhancement processes. This publication…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Hampton, Greg – Higher Education Review, 2013
A rapprochement between managerialism and collegialism has become commonplace within policy discussion on governance within higher education. Processes of deliberation within university governance are suggested as one means of fostering this apparent accord. I suggest that Dryzek's notion of meta-consensus can assist processes of deliberative…
Descriptors: Governance, Group Unity, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
Eskay, M. K.; Onu, V. C.; Obiyo, N. O.; Igbo, J. N.; Udaya, J. – Online Submission, 2012
In every democratically heterogeneous society like America, different players are involved in contributing to the smooth running of its higher education. These players have differentiated body of knowledge with which to make America's higher education a premier one. However, that does not seem to be the case for many foreign-born African…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Immigrants, Case Studies, Racial Discrimination
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