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Zheng, Jie; Kapoor, Dip – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
State policies regarding the internationalization of higher education (IHE) in China have undergone significant shifts between 1949 and 2019. This paper advances the proposition that these shifts in policies pertaining to IHE can be understood as part of a process of ongoing Chinese state formation in relation to national and global developments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Global Approach
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Lyken-Segosebe, Dawn; Braxton, John M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Vice chancellors of public universities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region face a myriad of challenges that require research- and data-driven decision-making. This paper presents a decision-making model for college and university leadership - The Two-Way Practitioner-Researcher Loop. This scholarship of practice has the…
Descriptors: College Administration, Decision Making, Data Analysis, Barriers
McClellan, George S.; Hutchens, Neal H. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2021
This book contains vital information on the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations for shared governance, and it makes the link between fundamentals of law and policy as related to professional practice in student affairs. Practical insights and suggestions for student affairs are offered for practitioners at all levels to ensure…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Governance, Higher Education, Educational History
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Asamoah, Moses Kumi – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2021
Information and Communication Technology specialists, working within universities play important roles in the deployment of educational technologies for teaching and learning. Given the centrality of these specialists and the woeful dearth of empirics on this subject-matter in Sub-Saharan Africa, this paper interrogates the perspectives of ICT…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Integrated Learning Systems, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
Finardi, Kyria Rebeca; Guimarães, Felipe Furtado – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
This study discusses agency in language policy and planning (LPP) development from the perspective of Brazilian national language policies reflected in the local LPP programme/initiative of a public university in the Southeast region of the country. With that goal, national and local (institutional) documents are analysed and contrasted with the…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Public Policy, Foreign Countries, International Education
Cheng, Jingyan; Wei, Li – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
Cooper's (1989) LPP framework focuses on 'who' the policy planner is and 'who' implements the policy to 'whom.' These are particularly significant factors in a highly centralized education system such as China's, where the effect of different individuals as actors in LPP remains largely unexplored. This article examines the controversy around the…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Shankar, Irene; Tavcer, D. Scharie – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2021
This exploratory study investigates the expertise of committee members tasked with constructing sexual violence policies within a post-secondary institution (PSI) and the constraints under which they complete this work. Our findings indicate that allocated committees prioritize institutional risk management, normalize confusion, and most members…
Descriptors: School Policy, Higher Education, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse
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Felix, Eric R. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2021
Policy implementation research tends to document the failures of reform, describing the myriad ways implementers miss the mark in translating intent into impact; or in the words of Derrick Bell, policy scholars are left with examining the "unfilled hopes of racial reform" (2004, p. 185). In contrast, this article presents an intrinsic…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Knoff, Meredith; Hobscheid, Maya – Public Services Quarterly, 2021
Libraries should begin to revise service policies to include cultural competency approaches to ensure they provide students a reliably inclusive experience with our services. Many non-LIS disciplines have established easy to borrow practices that libraries can adapt for these purposes. Revision of policies is not enough, however, and inclusive…
Descriptors: Library Policy, Policy Formation, Inclusion, Student Experience
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Mussawy, Sayed Ahmad Javid; Rossman, Gretchen B. – Quality in Higher Education, 2021
This research investigated the implementation of accreditation at public teaching and research universities in Afghanistan. A qualitative multi-case study design was used to interview 46 individuals from five universities. The findings revealed that participants conceptualise quality assurance and accreditation as organisational sensemaking that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Accreditation (Institutions), Quality Assurance
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Orphan, Cecilia M.; Laderman, Sophia; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely – Review of Higher Education, 2021
This multiple-site case study of 24 intermediary organizations (IOs) engaged in postsecondary public policy examined how they identify policy issues and move issues, problems, and solutions onto the higher education policy agenda. Specifically, this study used agenda-setting theory to examine how IOs construct higher education policy issues,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Agenda Setting, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Santos, Ieda M.; Bocheco, Otávio; Vizzotto, Liane; Moro, Eduardo João – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2021
This study investigated students' perceptions of mobile device usage and policies to manage digital disruptions in the classroom. A survey was conducted with 173 undergraduates at a Federal Institute in Brazil. Data analysis suggested students' occasional use of key mobile applications for content and non-content. Most of the students favoured…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices, Student Behavior
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Wray, Christina C.; Benjamin, David – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Exhibits offer insight into what an organization values while providing patrons the opportunity to be challenged and engaged. This paper explores ways exhibits policies can be crafted to move exhibits beyond the walls and cases to create a space for community discussion that promote growth and understanding by providing space for discussions,…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Policy Formation, Discussion, Community Involvement
Pellegrini, Marta; Vivanet, Giuliano – ECNU Review of Education, 2021
Purpose: This article examines the state of progress of evidence-based educational policies in Europe and identifies organizations for the generation and dissemination of evidence. Further, it discusses some of the most relevant challenges facing the development of evidence-informed education policies in Europe. Design/Approach/Methods: This…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Decision Making
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Amos, Samantha N.; Latz, Amanda O.; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – College Student Affairs Journal, 2021
The purpose of this narrative inquiry was to understand how institutions of higher education implemented a gender-inclusive housing option for students from the perspective of student affairs administrators. Of particular interest was how housing administrators perceived a gender-inclusive housing option impacted students and the campus community.…
Descriptors: College Housing, Student Personnel Workers, Administrator Attitudes, LGBTQ People
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