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Cvetkovski, Stefan; Jorm, Anthony F.; Mackinnon, Andrew J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study examines the mental health trajectories of future/current undergraduate university students relative to their age-matched community peers from the ages of 15 to 21. It analysed data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey. The sample comprised 442 students and 1292 peers. Mental health was assessed with the…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status
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Marginson, Simon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Human capital theory assumes that education determines the marginal productivity of labour and this determines earnings. Since the 1960s, it has dominated the economics, and policy and public understanding, of relations between education and work. It has become widely assumed that intellectual formation constitutes a mode of economic capital,…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Social Theories, Educational Theories, Educational Policy
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Sen, Vicheth – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper examines the kinds of higher education policy discourses embedded in major Cambodian higher education policy texts related to educational reform efforts undertaken by the government. The focus is on post-conflict Cambodia, that is, Cambodia since 1993 when the first national elections were organized after more than two decades of armed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Government Role
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Schoepp, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Within higher education, the importance of learning outcomes has become well-established. They are expected to guide the teaching and learning process, assessment, and curriculum development, while at the same time act as foundational elements to transitions towards national qualifications frameworks, competency-based education, and international…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
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Verburgh, An – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The development of critical thinking is an essential aim in social work curricula, similar to all higher education programmes. Learning environments that effectively stimulate the development of critical thinking are hence of key importance. This paper starts with a small-scale review of the empirical research on learning environments in social…
Descriptors: Social Work, Critical Thinking, Professional Education, Higher Education
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Payan-Carreira, Rita; Cruz, Gonçalo; Papathanasiou, Ioanna V.; Fradelos, Evangelos; Jiang, Lai – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This review intends to reveal the current status of the instructional practices used to enhance Critical Thinking (CrT), Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Judgement (CJ) skills and dispositions in Health Sciences Higher Education programmes. After a three-step filtering process, 28 empirical studies on the effectiveness of the instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Critical Thinking, Educational Strategies, Medical Evaluation
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Agasisti, T.; Barbato, G.; Dal Molin, M.; Turri, M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Following the ideas of New Public Management, Quality Assurance (QA) practices have become a relevant concern for public organizations. In the Higher Education sector, QA policies have inspired different reforms, becoming a debated issue for universities' leaders and policy-makers. This article analyzes the implementation of a newly defined…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Public Administration, Committees, Public Colleges
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Hurst, Allison L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores one of the enduring small mysteries of student life -- why do women participate in study abroad programs more than men? To answer this question, original data collected from seniors and recent graduates of a sample of liberal arts colleges in the US were analyzed. Results show an intractable gender gap persisting, even after…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Study Abroad, Liberal Arts
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Pastore, Francesco – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This essay provides a comprehensive interpretative framework to understand the reasons why the school-to-work transition is so slow in Italy, a typical example of the South European regime, where the educational system is rigid and sequential (education before work experience), the labor market has become more flexible through two-tier labor…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Transitional Programs, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Vithal, Renuka – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
While a number of studies report on how a scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) has been implemented in particular disciplines or faculties, arguably much less is known about how this can be achieved university-wide. This paper brings the lens of SoTL retrospectively, from the vantage position of a university leader, to a range of teaching…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Learning, Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Bao, Yanhua; Kehm, Barbara M.; Ma, Yonghong – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This contribution is based on an analysis of recent changes in doctoral education that can be observed in Europe and China. It traces the policies having led to these changes and discusses related policy transfer. The contribution is divided into five parts. It begins by sketching recent changes in doctoral education in the framework of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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Marginson, Simon – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The public/private distinction is central to higher education but there is no consensus on "public." In neo-classical economic theory, Samuelson distinguishes non-market goods (public) that cannot be produced for profit, from market-based activity (private). This provides a basis for identifying the minimum necessary public expenditure,…
Descriptors: Synthesis, Higher Education, Public Education, Private Education
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Jones, Michael – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Undertaking a PhD is commonly viewed as an apprenticeship, where the student learns the trade of becoming an academic. However, the doctoral degree did not start off with that intention, and it may not continue this way into the future. The initial design of the PhD was a professional degree which gave students the licence to teach. Research was…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Professional Education, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Trends
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Fillery-Travis, Annette; Robinson, Linda – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This paper engages with the pedagogical needs of researching professionals undertaking a professional or practice-based doctorate. It first undertakes a critical exploration of the literature and then explores how research supervision can address the emergent needs of the advanced practitioner as they undertake research at the doctoral level for…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Supervisors, Supervision
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article examines the growth of private higher education (PHE) in two North African nations: Morocco and Tunisia. It draws on interviews with policy-makers and university officials to understand similarities and differences in the nations' experiences with PHE. It argues that both nations' official embrace of privatization was in part because…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
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