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Vossensteyn, Hans; Kolster, Renze; Kaiser, Frans; File, Jon; Huisman, Jeroen; Seeber, Marco; Vukasovic, Martina; Muehleck, Kai; Gwosc, Christoph – European Commission, 2018
Europe's knowledge economies need high-level skills, the capacity to innovate and to support democratic societies. In this perspective, the main objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the relevance of higher education and how this is promoted in various countries in Europe and beyond. The evidence, conclusions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Relevance (Education), Higher Education, Definitions
Beck, Charles E.; French, Monique – Online Submission, 2016
Internships for academic credit serve as a joint venture between the university and the business communities, helping both groups meet their organizational objectives. Businesses gain qualified, temporary workers with verifiable skills for specific job needs. Administered properly, the academic credit does not merely certify on-the-job training,…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Business Schools, School Business Relationship, Student Characteristics
Jain, Yashraj – Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 2016
This report presents findings from the 2016 Ross-CASE Survey of Philanthropic Giving to Universities in UK. The project was conducted by CASE Europe and funded by HEFCE and the Ross-Group. This year's survey comes at a time of great change for the UK charity sector. The historical trend data of previous surveys will be invaluable in helping…
Descriptors: Philanthropic Foundations, Higher Education, School Surveys, Universities
Lang, Leah; Pirani, Judith A. – EDUCAUSE, 2016
Institutions face both challenges and opportunities in communicating with external constituent groups, from marketing new programs to attracting visitors and soliciting alumni. A college or university's tight-knit community of students, alums, and friends adds a special dimension to the higher education experience; bonds formed in college often…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Management Information Systems, Database Management Systems, Institutional Advancement
Belfield, Clive – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2015
The Great Recession was one of the sharpest economic downturns of the past century, with significant impacts across the U.S. labor market. Over past decades, one key feature of the U.S. labor market has been the high and stable returns to education. In this paper I estimate the returns to education for large samples of young workers in Arkansas…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Education Work Relationship, Economic Climate, Labor Market
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) - Bureau canadien de l’éducation internationale (BCEI), 2015
This annual report explores the state of international education in Canada, taking an in-depth look at international students, study abroad by Canadian students, Canadian education overseas, as well as the overall internationalization agenda in Canada. The report features results of an international student survey and case studies from member…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Annual Reports, Foreign Students
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Curtis, John W.; Thornton, Saranna – Academe, 2013
This article presents the annual report on the economic status of the profession. This year's report covers three main issues--all perennial problems, but with new analysis based on the latest data--in addition to summarizing the current results from the annual American Association of University Professors (AAUP) survey of full-time faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Employment Level, Economic Status, Annual Reports
Humphries, Jennifer; Rauh, Karen; McDine, David – Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) / Bureau canadien de l’éducation internationale (BCEI), 2013
This annual report explores the state of international education in Canada, taking an in-depth look at international students, study abroad by Canadian students, Canadian education overseas, as well as the overall internationalization agenda in Canada. The report features results of an international student survey and case studies from member…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Academic Achievement, Annual Reports
Teranishi, Robert; Lok, Libby; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly – Educational Testing Service, 2013
In 2013, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI)--with support from ETS and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)--began an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) data quality campaign.…
Descriptors: College Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Consciousness Raising
Terkla, Dawn Geronimo; Sharkness, Jessica; Cohen, Margaret; Roscoe, Heather S.; Wiseman, Marjorie – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2012
In an age in which information and data are more readily available than ever, it is critical for higher education institutions to develop tools that can communicate essential information to those who make decisions in an easy-to-understand format. One of the tools available for this purpose is a dashboard, a one- to two-page document that presents…
Descriptors: Measurement Equipment, Database Management Systems, Management Information Systems, Educational Indicators
Smith, Andrew; Courvisanos, Jerry; Tuck, Jacqueline; McEachern, Steven – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
This document was produced by the authors based on their research for the report "Building the Capacity to Innovate: The Role of Human Capital," and is an added resource for further information. This document contains the following appendices: (1) Survey methodology; (2) Synopsis of the literature; (3) Interview questions; and (4) Survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Research Methodology, Literature Reviews
Miller, Abby; Erisman, Wendy – Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, 2011
The objectives of this research were to identify: 1) promising institutional practices for retaining and graduating low-income, first-generation community college transfer students at four-year institutions, including any transfer-specific support systems; 2) outcomes of transfer students (i.e., graduation rates) at four-year institutions in…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Low Income Groups, Economically Disadvantaged, College Transfer Students
Coalition for Community Schools, 2010
Great strides have been made by community school initiatives across the nation in their efforts to impact student achievement, attendance, student engagement, graduation rates, parent involvement and more. Data on community schools is growing and the authors encourage readers to review research reports and syntheses on results. The results…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Graduation Rate, Graduation, Parent Participation
Santiago, Deborah A.; Andrade, Sally J. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2010
In this fifth brief in "Excelencia" in Education's series on Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) the focus is on the methods and strategies that are producing successful results in a growing sector of colleges and universities we call, "Emerging" Hispanic-Serving Institutions. These Emerging HSIs are institutions that…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Higher Education, College Administration, Instructional Leadership
Attewell, Jill; Savill-Smith, Carol; Douch, Rebecca; Parker, Guy – Learning and Skills Network (NJ3), 2010
In recent years there have been amazing advances in consumer technology. The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) initiative has enabled colleges and schools to harness some of this technology in order to modernise aspects of teaching, learning and training. The result has been improvements in learner engagement, retention, achievement and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Researchers, Information Technology