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Pithouse-Morgan, Kathleen; Samaras, Anastasia P. – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
We have come to conceptualize our transdisciplinary, transnational, and transcultural interaction and reciprocal learning through self-study research as "polyvocal professional learning." Our conceptualization of polyvocality has made visible how dialogic encounters with diverse ways of seeing, knowing, and doing can deepen and extend…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Professional Development, Poetry
Kristoffersen, Dorte – Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 2019
The world of higher education has been changing rapidly over the last 30 years with the move to mass education due to the needs of the knowledge economy for an appropriately skilled labour force and driven by continuous advances in technology. The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of how quality assurance (QA) bodies are…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This support document contains material that supports the research report, "Higher Apprenticeships in Australia: What Are We Talking About?". It provides more detail on two elements of the research: (1) An overview of publicly available information on international models of higher apprenticeships, both established and under development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Vocational Education
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Stoner, Lee; Tarrant, Michael A.; Perry, Lane; Gleason, Mikell; Wadsworth, Daniel; Page, Rachel – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
A collaborative study abroad program (between one New Zealand and one U.S. university) on the theme of global health has been offered three times in Australia with 59 students registered to date. The course was developed because it is believed that higher education can play a role in improving global health through the fostering of global…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, International Cooperation, Public Health, Educational Cooperation
Fisseler, Björn – Online Submission, 2019
Transitioning to and from post-compulsory education often poses problems on students, especially students with disabilities. The fourth Ed-ICT symposium at the FernUniversität in Hagen aimed at discussing new practices, identifying problems and challenges during transition processes, and developing innovative solutions for both individuals and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Postsecondary Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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McCollum, Brett; Morsch, Layne; Shokoples, Brandon; Skagen, Darlene – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Organic chemistry students at two universities, one in Canada and the other in the United States, connected using video conferencing software as learning partners for six online collaborative assignments. Mixed-methods analysis of interviews, surveys, and student-written reflections was used to identify barriers that students encountered during…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organic Chemistry, College Students, Barriers
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Gearon, Liam Francis – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
Security and intelligence agency concerns with universities range from the commissioning and protection of security-sensitive research, the ongoing recruitment of staff and students for covert security and intelligence work, as well as prominent counter-terrorist concerns. This is an ethically charged terrain of moral ambiguity which raises issues…
Descriptors: Colleges, Terrorism, School Safety, National Security
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Knysh, Alexander; Matochkina, Anna; Ulanova, Daria; Meechan, Philomena; Austin, Todd – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The authors discuss results from two co-taught courses in Islamic studies shared as a virtual exchange between the University of Michigan (U-M), USA, and Saint Petersburg State University (SPbU), Russia. These courses were shared with the intent of expanding the range of perspectives to which the students were exposed and to provide an opportunity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World Views, International Educational Exchange, Cultural Awareness
US Agency for International Development, 2018
More prosperous countries with educated populations make for better trading partners for the U.S. USAID's education work focuses on improving the reading skills of children; strengthening youth workforce development and higher education; and expanding access to quality education in crisis and conflict environments. They partner to leverage…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Educational Attainment, Economic Factors
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Banda, Roselyn – Journal of International Students, 2018
This article outlines the impact of cultural shock and my way of overcoming it as I migrated to the U.S. as an international student. Often-times, even in academia, where we learn to question and look at things from multiple angles, we essentialize subject positions and as a result silence, alienate, and erase many people. Through the use of…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Blacks
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Marklein, Mary Beth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Higher education has proven to be a welcome and useful bridge between the United States and Vietnam, two countries that cut ties in 1975 in the aftermath of a painful war. In 1991, as the two nations began to reestablish diplomatic relations, the Fulbright exchange program with Vietnam quickly became the largest in Asia (Abuza, 1996). A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Schools, International Educational Exchange
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Clark, Jonathan Owen; Jackson, Louise H. – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2018
Entrepreneurship skills have become a naturalised part of many curricula in higher education, especially in arts contexts. But what does the term actually mean? By investigating entrepreneurship research, and connecting it with political philosophy, we explore the ways in which the elusive figure of the entrepreneur, both in the academy and in…
Descriptors: Ideology, Neoliberalism, Higher Education, Entrepreneurship
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Hachelaf, Ahmed Abdelhakim; Parks, Steve – Composition Forum, 2018
Twiza is a tricky word to translate from its original Berber. In its simplest meaning, Twiza speaks to the collective effort of a community to support each other. To speak of Twiza is to call forth, then, the collective material practices which enact the values of a civil society. As Edward Said highlighted decades ago however, when terms (or…
Descriptors: Risk, Afro Asiatic Languages, Community Support, Partnerships in Education
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Hongjuan, Shang – Chinese Education & Society, 2018
As learning institutions, U.S. universities aim to provide abundant learning opportunities to fulfill students' right to learn. Undergraduate education is considered an important component of lifelong learning and aims to enable students to "learn how to learn." During the undergraduate stage, schools pay special attention to cultivating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Shin, J. C.; Postiglione, Gerard A.; Ho, K. C. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
East Asian higher education is experiencing a massive growth in doctoral education with the world-class university initiatives. The growth of doctoral education in the region is remarkable especially as seen in the Chinese system which became positioned as the world's second largest doctoral degree-granting system. Yet, there are growing issues in…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Employment Opportunities, Educational Trends, Educational Change
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