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Jenkins, China; Alfred, Mary – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the motivation for White professors in higher education to become culturally inclusive in their teaching practices and the transformational experiences that created this motivation and shaped their development. The findings revealed personal convictions that centred on moral obligations towards teaching was…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Whites, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Motivation
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Gonzalez, Michelle; Moore, Noreen S. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
This qualitative case study examined the influence of the use of VoiceThread technology on the feedback process for thesis writing in two online asynchronous graduate courses. The influence on instructor feedback process and graduate student writers' perceptions of the use of VoiceThread were the foci of the study. Master's-level students (n = 18)…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Educational Technology, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Bell, Heather; Bell, Robin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article details an approach to teaching entrepreneurship to Higher National Diploma (HND) students that combines lecture-based and experiential learning processes to increase student learning, comprehension, and entrepreneurial skills. A UK university redesigned an entrepreneurship course to have students design and implement business plans…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Entrepreneurship, Lecture Method, Experiential Learning
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Lim, Jae Hoon; Interiano, Claudia G.; Nowell, Caroline E.; Tkacik, Peter T.; Dahlberg, Jerry L. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
In this interpretative phenomenological study, the implicit cultural values and expectations embedded in faculty/staff's perceptions and how they functioned as a hidden curriculum against student veterans' smooth transition into higher education were analyzed based on in-depth interviews with 20 student veterans and 9 faculty/staff members. By…
Descriptors: Veterans, Barriers, Nontraditional Students, Phenomenology
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Brown, Ken; Lally, Vic – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Some students perceive that online assessment does not provide for a true reflection of their work effort. This article reports on a collaborative international project between two higher education institutions with the aim of researching issues relating to engineering student perceptions with respect to online assessment of mathematics. It…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Connelly, Maureen T.; Inui, Thomas S.; Oken, Emily; Peters, Antoinette S. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Purpose: Although annual performance reviews and feedback are recommended for faculty development, best practices and faculty perceptions have not been documented. The authors sought to evaluate the process in one medical school department that established and has sustained an innovative review tradition for 25 years. Method: Content analysis of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Annual Reports, Faculty Development, Best Practices
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Singh, Jasvir Kaur Nachatar; Jack, Gavin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper investigates the benefits of overseas tertiary education for international postgraduate students enrolled at a research-intensive university in Malaysia, an emerging yet under-researched Asian education hub. The study is based on 55 semi-structured qualitative interviews with international students and academic and professional support…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Foreign Students, International Education, Employment Potential
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Martins, Maria Helena; Borges, Maria Leonor; Gonçalves, Teresa – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
In this article, we present data concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities in higher education (HE) at a Portuguese university. This research is part of a wider project designed to understand the trajectories and experiences of students with disabilities at the University of Algarve. This exploratory study raises questions about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Inclusion, Higher Education
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Jin, Jin; Horta, Hugo – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
In a globalized world, universities face challenges adapting to changing environmental pressures and expectations of legitimacy. Studies on the topic have tended to focus on universities in North America and Europe, while Chinese universities have received less attention, perhaps due to their status as latecomers to global higher education. Based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Nguyen, Huu Cuong; Ta, Thi Thu Hien – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This study investigates the viewpoints of higher education managers, staff, lecturers and students on the impacts of accreditation in institutional quality management. These views are explored via a case study approach involving semi-structured interviews with key stakeholders at a leading university in Vietnam. The study's results suggest that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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Yastibas, Ahmet Erdost; Takkaç, Mehmet – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
Language assessment literacy has become a critical competence for a language teacher to have. Accordingly, there are many studies in the literature which have researched different aspects of language assessment literacy (i.e., language assessment training, professional development and language assessment literacy levels of language teachers).…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Language Teachers, College Faculty, English (Second Language)
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Stofer, Kathryn A.; Wolfe, Teresa M. – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2018
Universities and stakeholders themselves demand more direct impact of scientific research provided through engagement and scientific outreach. Yet few research faculty receive preparation during graduate school or as early career faculty in anything other than research procedures such as scientific communication, education, or outreach. The…
Descriptors: Extension Agents, Extension Education, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Rojas-Barreto, Lisseth S.; Artunduaga-Cuellar, Marco T. – English Language Teaching, 2018
This article is the product of a diagnostic research study conducted by two professors from the APRENAP research group at Universidad Surcolombiana from Neiva, Huila, Colombia. The study aimed at looking into the causes for the English courses repetition phenomenon which was evident among many students especially in the advanced semesters at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, College Faculty
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Leslie, Heather; Abu-Rahma, Ali; Jaleel, Bushra – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the merger of two distinct higher education institutions. The change process was studied from the perspective of multiple stakeholders, and its major outcomes were evaluated in terms of various dimensions of success. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a qualitative research design. For the…
Descriptors: Universities, Organizational Change, Resistance to Change, Qualitative Research
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Alsharari, Nizar Mohammad – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the process of internationalization of higher education (HE) in the United Arab Emirates by examining the development of its HE system, and analyzing the components and results of internationalization. Design/methodology/approach: The study adopts a qualitative research methodology to analyze…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions)
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