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Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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Imam, Seema A.; Jabeen, Mussarut – i.e.: inquiry in education, 2018
The world has been discussing the Finnish educational system for over a decade now. This paradigm shift in education in Finland has brought about tremendous changes that the world is discussing. To find out how Finland has reached such a high level of student achievement, Principal Mussarut Jabeen, who had long planned to visit Finland, and Dr.…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Islam, Religious Education, Best Practices
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Jääskelä, Päivikki; Häkkinen, Päivi; Rasku-Puttonen, Helena – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
Higher education calls for reform, but deeper knowledge about the prerequisites for teaching development and pedagogical change is missing. In this study, 51 university teachers' experiences of supportive or constraining factors in teaching development were investigated in the context of Finland's multidisciplinary network. The findings reveal…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Barriers, Performance Factors, Faculty Development
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Jääskelä, Päivikki; Häkkinen, Päivi; Rasku-Puttonen, Helena – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2017
This study examines university teachers' beliefs about the role of technology in achieving the pedagogical aims of learning within teaching development initiatives at a Finnish university. The initiatives targeted technology adoption in teaching and learning and were enhanced within teacher groups, with support from a university-level network…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, College Faculty, Content Analysis
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Clavert, Maria; Löfström, Erika; Nevgi, Anne – International Journal for Academic Development, 2015
Pedagogical transformations in universities are typically explored as "top down" attempts or in the context of training programs targeted towards educating more pedagogically aware individuals. In this study, promoting pedagogical development is explored on a community level as change agency: acting as a broker between the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Communities of Practice, Science and Society