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Kotzmann, Jane – Oxford University Press, 2018
A human right to higher education was included in the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which came into force in 1976. Yet the world has changed significantly since the ICESCR was drafted. State legislation and policies have generally followed a neoliberal trajectory, shifting the perception of higher…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Higher Education, Neoliberalism, State Policy
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
Farren, Patrick – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
This book examines the beliefs and attitudes of teacher educators, teachers and student-teachers about the impact of language teaching and learning. It draws on three research-based studies carried out by the author in collaboration with colleagues at the National University of Ireland, Galway, King's College London and the Lynch School of…
Descriptors: International Education, Teacher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Student Teachers
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Schaddelee, Marjolein; McConnell, Christine – Journal of International Education in Business, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to better understand what helps and hinders the engagement of students in a project-based learning (PjBL) approach as the sole mode of teaching and learning for the entire first year of a Bachelor of Applied Management. Design/methodology/approach: This study takes an action research approach by investigating…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Active Learning, Management Development
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Evans, C.; Kandiko Howson, C.; Forsythe, A. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
Internationally, the political appetite for educational measurement capable of capturing a metric of value for money and effectiveness has momentum. While most would agree with the need to assess costs relevant to quality to help support better governmental policy decisions about public spending, poorly understood measurement comes with unintended…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Achievement Gains, Political Issues, Quality Assurance
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Reyna, Jorge; Meier, Peter – Education Sciences, 2018
Learner-Generated Digital Media (LGDM) has become prevalent in higher education. Frameworks have been developed for video-making in the classroom that consider technical requirements, pedagogies, and the combination of both. However, missing is a practical model to guide academics and students on the implementation of LGDM assignments. This…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Video Technology
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Owusu-Agyeman, Yaw; Fourie-Malherbe, Magda; Frick, Liezel – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
Adult learners have unique educational needs that require attention from Higher Education Institutions, facilitators and industry. While several theories and policies have been developed to address the bourgeoning educational challenges confronting adult learners in Higher Education Institutions, not much has been achieved in the wake of growing…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Higher Education
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Sandoff, Mette; Nilsson, Kerstin; Apelgren, Britt-Marie; Frisk, Sylva; Booth, Shirley – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Higher education teaching demands theoretical and practical knowledge. It goes without saying, a strong knowledge of one's subject is essential. But while teaching principles are generally gleaned from short courses, it is one's own teaching that offer the main ground for gaining practical teaching knowledge. To examine this claim we have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries
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Kondrateva, Irina; Sabirova, Diana; Plotnikova, Nailya – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The paper covers the issues of theoretical frameworks that are being developing around subjectivity and the utility of subjective language in future specialists' language learning. This draws from a wide range of philosophical and sociopsychological work on language acquisition and the role of reflexivity as a vehicle for interculturality. The…
Descriptors: Specialists, Second Language Learning, Role, Teaching Methods
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Sundh, Stellan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
International communication with different digital tools is now established both at universities and in other contexts worldwide. It is therefore relevant to describe how one of these tools is used in higher education. In the present study the focus is on seminars carried out in student-interactive video-conferences on didactic and pedagogical…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Seminars
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Lam, Kwok-Chiu; Zou, Ping – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2018
Recent global university rankings show that many Hong Kong universities are among the top 100 in the world. However, they are constantly under fire for the persistent outdated pedagogies in higher education. Because economic education is so highly regarded in Hong Kong as an international business hub, introductory economics has been taken as the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, International Education, Economics Education, Reputation
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Hruška, Ing. Zdenek – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Teaching of accounting is specific due to its frequently updated content, because Czech legal regulations significantly change annually, either because of the legislative or harmonization modifications, hence there is a need to constantly seek new ways to ensure a good quality of teaching in the efficient education process. The paper is based on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Quality, Instructional Innovation, Accounting
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He, Chunyan; Han, Fei – English Language Teaching, 2018
Recent years, most universities and colleges have been reforming the English as a foreign language (EFL) curriculum system in China. Some reformed EFL curriculum into English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses, for instance, while some conducted a graded teaching model in EFL teaching. However, the effect of this reform was not so good,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Oommen, T. K. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2018
This article argues that imparting literacy through the mother tongue of the child and in the setting of an inclusive classroom are the two essential steps for fostering universal elementary education. Nurturing appropriate methodological orientations specific to the material, life and human sciences is critical in accelerating the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foundations of Education, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Graham, Deryn – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
There is a growing prevalence in the use of digital media for education management and international partnerships; however, research continues to reflect the position that the absence of social interaction is a major barrier to a positive on-line learning experience. In 2007, a paper described the application of PESTE (Political, Economic, Social,…
Descriptors: Courseware, Electronic Learning, Educational Administration, Educational Technology
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