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Read, Barbara – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
The global rise of 'neo-populism', culminating in the election of the populist Republican candidate Donald Trump to the US presidency, has been accompanied by a notable backlash and resistance to what has been categorised as governing/dominating 'elites', including HE academic institutions. Populist critiques centre on a perceived climate of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Criticism, Political Attitudes, Newspapers
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Everett, Sally; Oswald, Gina – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
With equal access requirements and increasing rates of enrolment of students with disabilities in higher education, universities must find appropriate and efficient ways to create accessible materials which benefit and support all students. In response to cuts to disability funding, issues relating to the provision of an inclusive curriculum are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Inclusion, Instructional Materials, Material Development
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Saunders, Daniel B.; Blanco Ramírez, Gerardo – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
In this article, the notion of excellence in relation to teaching is removed from its privileged place in order to render it, and its implications, for analysis. We argue that teaching excellence needs to be understood in the larger context of the neoliberal university in which competition is taken for granted, and therefore, metrics for…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Commercialization, Excellence in Education, Comparative Education
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Babacan, Alperhan; Babacan, Hurriyet – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
A key aim of encouraging law students to participate in student pro bono, a form of experiential learning in legal education, is to develop their commitment to volunteer lawyering after graduation. This paper examines student pro bono in legal education in Australia and the United States. A critical review of the current approaches to student pro…
Descriptors: Legal Aid, Legal Education (Professions), Citizen Participation, Consciousness Raising
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Linvill, Darren L.; Grant, Will J. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
A common perception exists in the media that university instructors are a liberal elite who use their positions to instill a biased perspective in their students. Exploring student attitudes in the United States and Australia, the present study examined how students' academic beliefs are related to their inferences of instructor ideological bias…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Misiaszek, Lauren Ila – Teaching in Higher Education, 2015
Drawing on data from nine focus groups in four countries, I argue for the need to develop a research agenda around the intersectionality of early career, gender and crisis. I first give a brief explanation of the background, methodology and limitations of the study. Second, I lay out some key conceptualizations and their own limitations and then…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Cross Cultural Studies, College Faculty, Career Development