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Martínez-Bello, Vladimir E.; Martínez-Rojas, Ángela; Molina-García, Javier – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
The main aim of this study was to examine how different physical activity domains are represented on the official social media sites of Spanish universities, through a content analysis of the photographs. Our results show that the representation of different physical activity domains is not balanced. While the analysed images do promote a message…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Social Media, Photography
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Else, Fabienne C.; Crookes, Patrick A. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
Teaching and Learning as a form of scholarship has struggled for recognition in universities, with one of the biggest hurdles being visibility. As the Internet is now one of the primary sources of visibility, this study examines how Australia's 39 universities present their teaching and learning profiles online. The purpose was to examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Electronic Learning, Universities
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Ricketts, Kate; Pringle, Judith K. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
This exploratory study of female general staff across New Zealand universities examined career motivation, subjective discrimination and home and occupational salience. Career development and aspirations and multiple home and community commitments were examined through a self-administered online questionnaire. Skill recognition, a good…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Occupational Aspiration, Females
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Mahmud, Saadia; Bretag, Tracey – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2013
Findings from a study on academic integrity at Australian universities challenge the presumption that postgraduate research students have prior knowledge of academic integrity. A review of online academic integrity policy in 39 Australian universities found that one in five policies had no mention of higher degree by research (HDR) students.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Skills, Integrity, Student Attitudes
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Palmer, Stuart – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2013
Universities are now observed using social media communications channels for a variety of purposes, including marketing, student recruitment, student support and alumni communication. This paper presents an investigation into the use of the Twitter social media platform by universities in Australia, using publicly available Twitter data over a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Mubarak, A. R.; Rohde, A.; Pakulski, P. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2009
The social environment prevailing within higher education institutions in Australia has seen many changes in recent years. Many factors have contributed to these changes and this paper explains the areas in which student life in Australia has changed and the challenges these changes have posed to students. This paper argues that universities in…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Foreign Countries, Social Environment, Internet