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Estermann, Thomas; Kupriyanova, Veronika – European University Association, 2018
Many European universities are initiating strategic transformation programmes that either seek a step change in institutional efficiency, respond to drastic shifts in higher education policy and financing, or improve their competitive academic advantage. Key ingredients for successful strategy implementation at universities include effective…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Educational Policy
Jeynes, William, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley Handbook of Christianity and Education" provides a resource for students and scholars interested in the most important issues, trends, and developments in the relationship between Christianity and education. It offers a historical understanding of these two intertwined subjects with a view to creating a context for the myriad…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Christianity, Educational Trends
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Yau, Thomas Siu Ho; Chung, Ming Lun; Li, Ho Ching; Chun, Derek Wai Sun – Chinese Education & Society, 2018
In this article, factors contributing to the poor perceptions and inferior status of vocational education in Hong Kong are discussed. Critical discourse analysis (CDA) is employed as the methodology in examining the discursive construction of vocational education in the policy context. A total of five policy documents published between 1970 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Attitudes, Status
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du Plessis, Anna Elizabeth – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This paper explores the lived experiences of a diverse student cohort enrolled in a master's degree educational-leadership program. The program's global focus was on the quality of teacher education, prospective teachers' workplace preparedness and leaders in the workforce in higher education. Internationalization, real-life experiences and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Design, Intervention, Student Empowerment
Margic, Branka Drljaca; Vodopija-Krstanovic, Irena – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2017
English-medium instruction (EMI) is a complex educational innovation and a prerequisite for active participation in the process of internationalizing academia. Given its impact on today's universities, it is crucial that EMI should be effectively and responsibly implemented. This book draws on a range of theoretical and empirical insights to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Program Implementation, Teacher Attitudes
Rothman, Robert – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
Launched in 2011 by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Jobs for the Future, the Pathways to Prosperity initiative is helping states create seamless transitions from high school to college and the workforce. Inspired by youth development systems that have long been in place in other high-performing nations--such as Australia, Switzerland,…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, High School Students, Secondary Education, College Students
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Jones, Dennis P.; Johnstone, Sally M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2016
With very few exceptions colleges and universities of all types--2-year and 4-year, public and private-- are feeling the fiscal pinch. They are caught in the vise of rising expectations and constrained revenues. Public institutions are operating in an environment in which state-level policy-makers press for increasing numbers of graduates,…
Descriptors: Expectation, State Policy, College Graduates, Student Financial Aid
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Rudhumbu, Norman – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Literature shows that the role of academic middle managers (AMMs) has been a subject of contestation for a long time the world over owing to the fact that there has not been a clear cut articulation of what exactly this role constitutes or means. Such a situation according to literature has tended to affect the way the AMMs enact their role in…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Administrator Role
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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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Craig, David – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
Australia's higher education policy settings have signalled a shift towards marketisation. As a consequence, Australian universities have become increasingly competitive, and as they seek to compete for students in higher education markets, they begin to resemble commercial organisations. This article examines the challenges confronting the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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Braverman, Lisa R. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2013
Continuing higher education has undergone a significant transformation in recent years, illustrated by such innovations as MOOCs, globalization, strategic collaborations with government and industry, and increased entrepreneurship. As a result, continuing education (CE) units have experienced a fundamental shift in the way they conduct business in…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Higher Education, Educational Change, Role of Education
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Meyer, Luanna H. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2012
This paper argues that it is reasonable to expect the professoriate, including full professors, to balance traditional academic values with external demands for accountability. Today's universities are characterised by increasing diversity, wider access to higher education, decreasing funding and greater oversight through quality assurance:…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Expectation, Teacher Responsibility
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Espinoza, Chip – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2012
Students' relationships with authority and information are changing rapidly, and this presents a new set of interpersonal boundary challenges for faculty. The topic of setting boundaries often conjures up thoughts of how to protect oneself. The intent of this chapter is to explore how good rapport between teacher and student can be developed and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
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Jones, Patrick M. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2012
Higher education is the linchpin of music education in North America. It is primarily in collegiate institutions that music teachers are educated throughout the life cycles of their careers. This begins with preservice programs, typically at the baccalaureate level, and continues with in-service professional development and graduate degree…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Music Education, School Demography, Attitudes
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Iashkov, A. B. – Russian Education and Society, 2012
As Russia has moved closer to a market economy, radical transformations of the system of higher education have become necessary; and it needs to be oriented to the training of specialists who possess a high level of professionalism and competence. Research shows that what employers in Russia see as most valuable in young specialists are behavioral…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Specialists
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