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Gándara, Denisa; Hearn, James C. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: College-completion policies dominate state higher education policy agendas. Yet we know little about how policy actors make decisions--and what sources of evidence they use--within this policy domain. Focus of Study: This study explores the use of evidence in college-completion policymaking in depth, focusing on Texas. In addition to…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Graduation, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Hughes, Christopher – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
This article addresses the lack of research into the effects of flipping tertiary level English for Academic Purposes courses. An experimental method was used to compare the outcomes and satisfaction of students (n=29) enrolled in a flipped and a traditional version of an Advanced Presentation and Discussion course at a university in South Korea.…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Higher Education
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Mkrttchian, Vardan; Krevskiy, Igor; Bershadsky, Alexander; Glotova, Tatiana; Gamidullaeva, Leyla; Vasin, Sergey – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2019
Web-based learning has been developed by the majority of academic institutions and organizations worldwide due to its obvious benefits for both educators and learners. Meanwhile, many of the existing developmental approaches in this sphere lack one crucial consideration necessary for implementing web-based learning at academic institutions. In…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education
Gube, Maren; Shore, Bruce M. – Online Submission, 2018
From the 1990s until 2017 the High Ability and Inquiry Research Group (HAIR) at McGill University in Montreal, received C$1.3M in research funds from Canadian, Quebec, and US agencies to support its research and graduate training in education and educational psychology. Their research encompassed two principal areas, Inquiry in Education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Objectives, Academic Ability
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
The Australian education and training system offers a range of options for young people. This publication provides a summary of the statistics relating to young people aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2016. Information on participation is presented for school students, VET in Schools students, higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, National Surveys, Student Characteristics
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Sharafuddin, Mohamed Ali; Sawad, Buncha Panacharoen; Wongwai, Sarun – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
This research article is part of a periodic study conducted to understand, model, map and to develop an integrated approach for effective and interactive self-learning phases of Thai International Hospitality and Tourism higher education students. Questionnaire containing both qualitative and quantitative questions was distributed at the beginning…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Tourism
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AlBuali, Waleed H.; Khan, Abdul Sattar – Higher Education Studies, 2018
Tremendous changes have taken place in medical curricula in the last two decades; these changes have arguably created some imbalances in the quality of medical graduates around the globe, which may be partly due to the number of resources often demanded by the design of the newer curricula. Therefore, resource-poor countries are often unable to…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Conventional Instruction, Medical Education, Curriculum Implementation
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McCurdy, Kathryn; Reagan, Emilie Mitescu; Rogers, Audrey; Schram, Thomas – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
A response to Stosich et al.'s (2018) article reviewing ways in which states have taken up performance assessments, this commentary seeks to extend the focus and use of performance assessments to preservice teacher education. As such, the authors describe statewide initiatives in New Hampshire that are working to integrate performance assessments…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Chandler, Kapua L. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
This paper will discuss the ways that Native Hawaiian scholars are engaging in innovative strategies that incorporate ancestral knowledges into the academy. Ancestral knowledges are highly valued as Indigenous communities strive to pass on such wisdom and lessons from generation to generation. Ancestral knowledges are all around us no matter where…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, American Indian Education, Hawaiians, Higher Education
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Collins, Christopher S.; Clanton, J. Caleb – Christian Higher Education, 2018
Despite myriad benefits of higher education to communities and the public at large, a commonplace perception these days is that the most important benefit of higher education centers on what accrues to individual degree earners. Institutions can inadvertently encourage this narrower perception in various ways. The purpose of this article is to…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Religious Education
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Schreiner, Laurie A. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This article presents the results of an analysis of recent survey data collected from CCCU students and alumni to address the research question, "To what extent are CCCU students and alumni significantly different from their counterparts in other types of universities, based on data collected through national surveys?" Survey data from…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Christianity, Religious Education
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Allen, Todd; Custer, Dan – Christian Higher Education, 2018
In recent years, the topic of multiculturalism has often been a divisive issue. Although some argue that highlighting particularities allows for richer and more productive dialogue across differences, others choose to emphasize humankind's similarities with the belief that this focus on commonalities will create a greater sense of unity. This…
Descriptors: Racial Relations, Christianity, Guidelines, Church Related Colleges
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Toms, Cynthia – Christian Higher Education, 2018
The challenging and rapidly evolving times in which we live require that students understand, analyze, and address the complex realities facing their nation and world. However, efforts in global learning have primarily focused on expansion of programs rather than student learning and meaningful community engagement. Building on Bouma-Prediger and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizen Participation, Church Related Colleges, Higher Education
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Dahlvig, Jolyn E. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This paper argues that higher education should exist for society's common good, a focus that has been lost in recent years (Dorn, 2011; Eagan et al., 2015; Ford 2016; Habley, Bloom & Robbins, 2012). To explore how Christian higher education can provide leadership in returning to a focus on the common good, this paper traces the movement of…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Leadership
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Ndebele, Hloniphani – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2018
Within the discourse of language planning and policy, there is an increasing realisation of the strategic role of information and communication technologies in the promotion of indigenous African languages. The article discusses the strategic role that social software, in particular blogs and wiki, can and should play in the development of African…
Descriptors: African Languages, Language Planning, Information Technology, Computer Software
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