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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
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Creighton, Theodore B. – Education Leadership Review, 2018
The author, preparing for a new position as a doctoral research faculty at the American College of Education (ACE), conducted an extensive integrated literature review of "digital natives" and related terms. Focus of the review was directed specifically around digital learners defined as those born between 1980 and 1994. The results…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Technological Literacy, Competence, Age Differences
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Levatino, A.; Eremenko, T.; Molinero Gerbeau, Y.; Consterdine, E.; Kabbanji, L.; Gonzalez-Ferrer, A.; Jolivet-Guetta, M.; Beauchemin, C. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
While attracting international students is the declared objective of many countries of the global North, the regulation of movements of this migrant group does not escape the tensions that characterise policymaking on migration. This paper compares the evolution of student migration policies in three major European destinations--France, Spain and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, College Students, Comparative Education
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Alzahrani, Abdulaziz A. – World Journal of Education, 2018
In recent decades, the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has changed according to the different goals and studies that have been applied. Therefore, it is very important to explore and examine these changes and identify the development of use and conception of MOOCs. This research is considered empirical in nature and focuses on studies…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Souto-Otero, Manuel; Whitworth, Adam – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
"Delayed participation" in higher education (HE) is an increasingly important feature of modern HE systems in many countries. Despite this, surprisingly little empirical research has been undertaken seeking to better understand levels of delayed adult participation in HE across Europe. The present article responds to this gap by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Student Participation, Higher Education
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Stigmar, Martin – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2016
The aim of my critical literature review is to identify studies where students are engaged as partners in teaching in higher education and to analyze how tutors and tutees benefit from peer teaching. Thirty studies were included for review. Thirteen countries are represented and two thirds of the studies conducted in the United States of America…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews
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Beerkens, Maarja; Souto-Otero, Manuel; de Wit, Hans; Huisman, Jeroen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
Increasing participation in the Erasmus study abroad program in Europe is a clear policy goal, and student-reported barriers and drivers are regularly monitored. This article uses student survey data from seven countries to examine the extent to which student-level barriers can explain the considerable cross-country variation in Erasmus…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Higher Education
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Themeli, Chryssa; Bougia, Anna – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
Distance education is expanding in all continents, and the use of video has dominated internet. Synchronous Video Communication (SVC) has not been an option thoroughly investigated and practitioners, who use and design synchronous learning scenarios, are in urgent need of guidance. Distant learners face many barriers, and as a result, they drop…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Video Technology, Synchronous Communication, Barriers
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2016, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 of April to 2 of May, 2016. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
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Gutiérrez Almarza, G.; Durán Martínez, R.; Beltrán Llavador, F. – Intercultural Education, 2015
A pre-placement questionnaire was completed by a cohort of 30 students participating in the Erasmus exchange programmes from the University of Salamanca, placed in British universities, and by a group of 25 Nottingham Trent University students hosted by diverse Spanish universities. The questionnaire was then analysed with the aim of providing a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Questionnaires, Student Placement, Exchange Programs
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Jungblut, Jens; Vukasovic, Martina; Stensaker, Bjørn – European Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The study provides an insight into student perspectives on quality in higher education, using Harvey and Green conceptualizations as the point of departure, and exploring the linkages between the views on quality, the developments of the Bologna Process and related national reforms, as well as students' motivation for and expectations from higher…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Young, Jennifer T.; Natrajan-Tyagi, Rajeswari; Platt, Jason J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2015
Study abroad is one aspect of global movement that connects individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals studying abroad are proffered to negotiate self-identity when they confront novelty and new contexts. This study chose to use the qualitative method of phenomenological interviews to examine how individuals experience themselves and others…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Study Abroad, Qualitative Research, Phenomenology
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Themelis, Chryssoula – Open Praxis, 2014
The paper reports on the experienced educator perspective regarding human-to-human connection in distance education. The research questions aimed to fill gaps in the existing research literature, to investigate the role of the educator, to discover how learning and subject content are affected by contextual factors, to find out if it enhances the…
Descriptors: Synchronous Communication, Video Technology, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Fuller, Ian C.; Mellor, Antony; Entwistle, Jane A. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2014
This paper addresses the relationship between teaching and research in a fieldwork context by seeking student views over 3 years across two institutions to assess the perceived value of blending staff research activity with student fieldwork. Student views were solicited using questionnaires. Despite the contrasting environments, locations and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Tortosa, Maria I.; Strizhko, Tatiana; Capizzi, Mariagrazia; Ruz, Maria – Psicologica: International Journal of Methodology and Experimental Psychology, 2013
Emotions displayed by others are pivotal ingredients of the decisions we make in social contexts. However, most of the research to date has focused on the subjective emotion of the decider rather than on the emotional expressions of the partners in the interaction. The present investigation was designed to explore how happy and angry facial…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Emotional Response, Games, Interaction
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