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Lauglo, Jon; Liu, Fengshu – Comparative Education Review, 2019
Adolescent girls more often than boys expect higher education in nearly all 50 education systems in TIMSS 2011, before and after controls for effects of educational achievement, education-conducive family resources, and "liking school." At a macrolevel, this gender disparity is moderately correlated with the gender disparity in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences, Sex Fairness
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Jackson, Liz – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Conference environments enable diverse roles for academics. However, conferences are hardly entered into by participants as equals. Academics enter into and experience professional environments differently according to culture, gender, race, ethnicity, class, and more. This paper considers from a philosophical perspective entering and initiating…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Faculty, Cultural Differences, Race
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Evans, Brent J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Millions of high school students take Advanced Placement (AP) courses, which can provide college credit. Using nationally representative data, I identify a diverse set of higher education outcomes that are related to receipt of AP college credit. Institution fixed effects regression reduces bias associated with varying AP credit policies and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Placement, College Credits, Higher Education
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Akala, Beatrice M'mboga – Africa Education Review, 2019
Since women struggled to access higher education during the colonial era, tackling gender imbalances post-independence became a major focus for Kenya and South Africa. The aim of this article is to demonstrate that affirmative action has not guaranteed gender equity in South African and Kenyan higher education systems. the author argues that,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Sex Fairness, Access to Education, Females
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Rowlands, Julie – Gender and Education, 2019
While academic governance does not produce teaching and research, it provides the conditions that enable them to take place. The principal academic governance body within universities, the academic board (also known as the academic senate or faculty senate), therefore plays a key role in enabling universities to conduct their core business.…
Descriptors: Governance, Governing Boards, Role, Higher Education
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Ikävalko, Elina; Brunila, Kristiina – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Researchers often find themselves reflecting on either/or questions. This article examines the multiple discursive reality of gender equality, a topic comprising several juxtapositions connected to either/or thinking which also provide the topic its legitimacy. The examples come from the context of gender equality work and gender equality policy,…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Feminism
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Calero, Jorge; Murillo Huertas, Inés P.; Raymond Bara, Josep Lluís – European Journal of Education, 2019
The main aim of this article is to analyse the change of adult skills, as captured by cognitive skills assessed in PIAAC, across age cohorts, taking into account that the quality of schooling may change from one cohort to another. We estimate a model that relates numeracy and literacy skills to age, schooling, gender and variables related to both…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Numeracy, Literacy, Adult Learning
Shapiro, Doug; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Bhimdiwala, Ayesha; Wilson, Sean Eric – National Student Clearinghouse, 2019
As a supplement to "Completing College: A National View of Student Completion Rates -- Fall 2012 Cohort (2018)," hereafter "Completing College," this report focuses on six-year student outcomes by state. Three sets of tables organized by institution type display the results, presenting each state's outcomes for students who…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Racial Differences
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Anderson, Morgan; Keehn, Gabriel – Critical Questions in Education, 2019
New developments in digital technologies have caused dramatic shifts in public education. The purpose of this paper is to address these tensions in order to explore the compatibility of critical pedagogy with digital scholarship. We ultimately argue that many of these new technologies, and the pedagogies they give rise to, tend to neutralize the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Critical Theory, Teacher Role, Information Technology
Colorado Department of Higher Education, 2019
Earning a postsecondary credential is increasingly important for individuals, the economy, and the future of Colorado. The Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce predicts that in the modern economy, two-thirds of entry-level jobs will require training beyond high school. In response to these realities, the Colorado Department of Higher…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education
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Kirloskar-Steinbach, Monika – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Using the example of cross-cultural philosophy's relation to disciplinary philosophy, this article seeks to think through some of the issues relevant to diversifying philosophy as an academic discipline. Guided by James Tully's ruminations on non-domination, it attempts to make a case for a practice of philosophy which is more attuned to its…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Intellectual Disciplines, Epistemology, Philosophy