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Liu, Wei – Journal of International Students, 2019
It is generally agreed that participating in study abroad programs, even short term, has positive impacts on students. But what would be the impact of an "education abroad" opportunity for staff members in international education? Reported in this paper is a 3-month professional development program in a Canadian university for 52…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Students, Academic Advising, Outcomes of Education
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Villenas, Sofia A. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2018
This article narrates a parallel personal and professional journey of scholarly engagement with the field of the social foundations of education and its home in the American Educational Studies Association. It draws on Gloria Anzaldúa's (2000) notion of "conocimiento" as multileveled and connective knowings, and María Lugones's (2008)…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Social Theories, Professional Associations, Educational History
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Wang, Yan; Liu, Xuan; Zhang, Zhenhong – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
The Chinese government has attached great importance to the development of e-learning since its emergence in the 1990s. As a consequence of the implementation of a series of policies, China has made significant achievements in the e-learning arena with respect to infrastructure construction, production of resources, academic education,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational History, Information Technology
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Hake, Barry J. – History of Education, 2018
Focused on the period between the mid-1950s and the late 1970s, this paper explores the pan-European dissemination of policy proposals articulating "éducation permanente" as involving reforms in the architecture of initial and post-initial education in the direction of promoting 'a long life of learning'. It seeks to identify the key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change
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Kundu, Arnab – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
Elementary education is vital for children as well as for society as a whole. It serves three major purposes in an individual's life. First, it provides a foundation for learning the core subjects. Second, it provides an understanding of the individual's environment and society. Third, it helps to foster an interest in duty and responsibility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Elementary Education, Educational Practices
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Luo, Yan; Guo, Fei; Shi, Jinghuan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This article tests effectively maintained inequality theory against the case of China. Employing Chinese College Student Survey data from 2012, the study elaborates on the rationale and causes behind the expansion of higher education over the last two decades and the impact this has had on the system. Rather than empowering disadvantaged students,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Surveys, Higher Education
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Fioreze, Cristina; McCowan, Tristan – Comparative Education, 2018
In recent years, higher education institutions have been encouraged to engage more strongly with their local communities, and address their historically weak links with their surrounding populations. In the latter part of the twentieth century, a number of community universities were established in the South of Brazil, characterised by democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Knowledge Economy
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Stevens, Mitchell L. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The conclusion of World War II created anxiety about how to accommodate the return of millions of veterans and spurred the passage of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944--the GI Bill--that would ultimately send two million people to college. But in 1946, the second year of Truman's Presidency, there was an even larger political question. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Politics of Education, Educational History, United States History
Universities UK, 2017
This report represents a follow-up study to a March 2016 report, "The Future Growth of Degree Apprenticeships" (ED574134), an assessment of university engagement with the very early stages of the development of degree apprenticeships. This follow-up study draws on an extensive survey of what universities are now doing and plan to do. The…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Academic Degrees, Educational Opportunities, Followup Studies
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Sheikh, Younis Ahmad – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The world has realized that the economic success of the states is directly determined by their education systems. Education is a Nation's Strength. A developed nation is inevitably an educated nation. Indian higher education system is the third largest in the world, next to the United States and China. Since independence, India as a developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Higher Education, Educational Opportunities
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Rahimi, Mark; Halse, Christine; Blackmore, Jill – Australian Educational Researcher, 2017
Schools and school education systems within nations are vying to increase international student enrolments in secondary schools. This analysis of the change over a decade in the enrolment of international secondary students in Victoria, Australia, indicates how the processes of internationalisation and commercialisation of education have affected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Secondary School Students, International Education
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Barrios-Tao, Hernando; Siciliani-Barraza, José María; Bonilla-Barrios, Bibiana – Online Submission, 2017
Education should be considered as one of the mechanisms for governments and nations to succeed in a post-conflict process. The purpose of this Review Article is twofold: to explain the importance of education in a post-conflict setting, and to describe a few strategies that post-conflict societies have implemented. In terms of research design, a…
Descriptors: Violence, Conflict, Case Studies, Technical Education
Katzman, John; Horn, Michael B. – Independent School, 2016
Technologies used in new business models have disrupted almost every sector of the economy. Many are now beginning to discuss when disruption will come to independent schools. The answer, of course, is that it has already happened; in areas such as admissions, college guidance, and learning content, there are disruptive innovations that are…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Change, Change Agents, Influence of Technology
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Lopes Cardozo, Mieke T. A.; Shah, Ritesh – Comparative Education, 2016
A critical and more nuanced understanding of the multifaceted relationship between projects of peacebuilding and educational provision is starting to develop. Drawing on an epistemological and ontological anchor of critical realism, and a methodology informed by the application of cultural political economy analysis and the strategic relational…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Peace, Politics of Education, Epistemology
Farran, Dale C. – Center on Children and Families at Brookings, 2016
In December 2014, then Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan announced that $226 million had been awarded to 18 states under the Preschool Development Grants (PDG) program. Duncan said that expanding access to high quality preschool programs was critically important, and that the states receiving funding would serve as a model for others. The goal…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Federal Aid, Educational Development, Grants
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