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Wickramasinghe, Vathsala – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review historical developments in higher education in Sri Lanka, and review issues faced and strategies adopted to improve higher education in state universities in the country. The paper also reviews national and international forces that influenced to modernise and improve higher education in state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, State Universities, Educational Policy
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Sugrue, Ciaran; Englund, Tomas; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal; Fossland, Trine – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Amidst the rapidly evolving Higher Education (HE) landscape, this paper provides a systematic review of Academic Development (AD) work, the roles and responsibilities of Academic Developers (ADs) in HE. Beginning from the perspective that HE institutions, as publicly funded organisations, have responsibility to contribute to the public good, more…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Higher Education, Facilitators (Individuals), Technology Uses in Education
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Asada, Yuka; Lieberman, Lisa D.; Neubauer, Leah C.; Hanneke, Rosie; Fagen, Michael C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Structural change approaches--also known as policy and environmental changes--are becoming increasingly common in health promotion, yet our understanding of how to evaluate them is still limited. An exploratory scoping review of the literature was conducted to understand approaches and methods used to evaluate structural change interventions in…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Literature Reviews, Public Health, Intervention
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Khoja-Moolji, Shenila S. – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
Studies in education over the past decade highlight the hijacking of educational agendas by neoliberal rationalities and logics. I illustrate these processes in relation to transnational campaigns for girls' education, where the purpose of "education" is reduced to producing wage-based labor and an accumulation of skills that enhance…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Speeches, Interviews, Females
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Lawrie, Gwen; Marquis, Elizabeth; Fuller, Eddie; Newman, Tara; Qiu, Mei; Nomikoudis, Milton; Roelofs, Frits; van Dam, Lianne – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2017
The need for inclusive and equitable approaches to teaching and learning is a persistent theme in recent literature. In spite of relatively widespread agreement about this objective, inclusion remains elusive, and opinions about how best to achieve it proliferate. To provide a landscape view of the field and offer recommendations for research and…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Literature Reviews, Synthesis, Equal Education
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Buckner, Elizabeth S. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This article examines changing ideas about the relationship between the nation-state and the university in international higher education development discourse through a quantitative content analysis of over 700 academic articles, conference proceedings and research reports published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Competition, Correlation
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Garcia-Huidobro, Juan Cristobal; Nannemann, Allison; Bacon, Chris K.; Thompson, Katherine – Journal of Educational Change, 2017
This literature review explored educational change trends as reflected in the first 15 years of the "Journal of Educational Change (JEC)", from 2000 to 2014. The examination of 52 articles accounting for 61% of the Journal's historical citations indicated that the "JEC" has evolved through five periods, which relate to…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Change, Journal Articles, Educational History
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Belzer, Alisa – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2017
This chapter reviews the implications of policy as it has affected adult basic education over the last 25 years and problematizes the increasing institutionalization and stability that it has brought to the field.
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Kisby, Ben – Journal of Social Science Education, 2017
Purpose: This article explores linkages and disjunctions between citizenship education and character education in England. Approach: The article undertakes a theoretical discussion of what both forms of education are and involve, and a historical overview of their development over the past twenty years, utilising a wide range of primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Values Education, Educational History
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Morelock, John R. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
Studies exploring what it means to be an engineer professionally have been conducted for decades, but have boomed in recent years. This systematic literature review aims to organise extant studies on engineering identity by coding around four key variables: (a) definitions of engineering identity, (b) factors affecting engineering identity…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Engineering, Engineering Education, Definitions
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Maarman, Gerald J.; Lamont-Mbawuli, Kim – Africa Education Review, 2017
Despite many positive developments in South Africa (SA), the education system and educational outcome face many challenges and require further improvement. This is reflected by elevated school dropout rates and suboptimal annual pass rates in various grades (Grades 7-12). Over the years, a plethora of studies has identified methods through which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Educational Development, Educational Improvement
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Beckett, Lori; Nuttall, Amanda – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
The recent "JET Anniversary Virtual Special Issue," abbreviated here to JET@40, reproduced its very first editorial with selected articles from Britain and abroad published in subsequent decades. The journal first came into being as a response to damning criticism of the profession via government-sponsored reports and reviews but also to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational History, Publications
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Muñoz-Cañavate, Antonio; Larios-Suárez, Verónica – Education for Information, 2017
This paper reviews the history and current situation of postgraduate studies in Librarianship and Information Science (LIS) at the university level in Spain before and after the development of the Bologna Process's European Higher Education Area (EHEA). It contextualizes the historical development of these studies, describing how official…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Library Science, Library Education
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Cruz, Laura; Rosemond, LaNise – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This article provides a review of the literature on coaching in higher education and how the practice connects with the past, present, and future of the field of educational development. As the field shifts its focus from individual faculty to organizational change, the authors highlight the potential of coaching to play an integrative role in…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Educational Development, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Kosmützky, Anna; Putty, Rahul – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
This article is a review of the literature concerned with transnational, offshore, cross-border, and borderless higher education, which together form a new thematic field within higher education research from the early 2000s onwards. The review places emphasis on the development of this field as well as its most cited contributions. The literature…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Educational Research, Educational Development
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