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Collins, Ayse; Azmat, Fara; Rentschler, Ruth – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study investigates inclusion in higher education, examining learning environments for students with physical disabilities (SWPD) and the challenges faced in promoting inclusive education, using an Australian university as a case study. Drawing from the social model of disability and interviews with 40 stakeholders, our findings suggest that…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Higher Education, Students with Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Bryla, Pawel – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This article aims to identify selected determinants of migration among former international student mobility participants. It is based on a large-scale online survey (2450 completed questionnaires) distributed among all Polish alumni who took part in Erasmus mobility for studies 5-6 years before. The survey was conducted in 2012. We apply…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Alumni
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Soliman, Samar; Anchor, John; Taylor, David – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The internationalisation of higher education, which has developed from a number of separate initiatives to become a strategic objective in its own right, has not been investigated from a strategic organisational perspective. Case studies of four English universities were developed via a Grounded Theory methodology. Mintzberg and Waters' [1985.…
Descriptors: International Education, Strategic Planning, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Dicker, R.; Garcia, M.; Kelly, A.; Mulrooney, H. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
'Quality' in education is difficult to define. What is viewed as high quality by staff, students and employers must be identified so that universities can articulate their offer. Equally, helping students develop the graduate skills and attributes that employers value is essential. This project explored quality in higher education from the…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, College Students
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O'Connell, Catherine – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This article examines responses to a new impact indicator introduced to the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF). While analysts have pointed to opportunities in impact policy for educational research as a field, the requirement to demonstrate impact beyond the academy poses challenges for research relating to higher education. The study…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Pastore, Francesco – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This essay provides a comprehensive interpretative framework to understand the reasons why the school-to-work transition is so slow in Italy, a typical example of the South European regime, where the educational system is rigid and sequential (education before work experience), the labor market has become more flexible through two-tier labor…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Transitional Programs, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Craft, Judy A. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The satellite university campus is becoming more prominent in Australia, and may consist of a large proportion of students of low socio-economic status (SES). Concurrently, there is a governmental target to increase the proportion of low SES students at university. However, there are concerns that students of low SES may be less successful at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Status, Low Income Students
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Clouder, Lynn; Cawston, Jacqueline; Wimpenny, Katherine; Mehanna, Ahmed Khalifa Aly; Hdouch, Youcef; Raissouni, Iman; Selmaoui, Karima – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This article considers the impact of a two-year collaborative European Union-funded project. The 'Sustainable Ways to Increase Higher Education Students' Equal Access to Learning Environments' (SWING) project, brought together four European higher education institutions, one institution in Egypt and two in Morocco. It aimed to promote equal access…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, College Students, Students with Disabilities, Inclusion
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Wang, Cong; Zhang, Xiao; Yao, Meilin – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning (SL) is a form of experiential education which promotes student learning through community service and critical reflection. This study aims to examine the effect of SL on Chinese college students' transfer of learning and to explore the psychological mechanism of such effect. In Phase 1 with 186 Chinese college students, the SL…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Wong, Yi-Lee – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Against an expanded sector of higher education, inadequate empirical effort has been made to examine the experiences of middle-class students who fail to get straight into university rectify their situation. Such experiences, as well as their psychic/emotional aspects, are of increasing relevance to understanding the operation of class against a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Middle Class
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Marini, Giulio – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The paper analyses which conditions may predict a better salary for people who got a PhD in social sciences and humanities (SS&H) in 13 European countries. Among the controlling variables, predictors are also: change of country of residence; percentage of time spent respectively in research and managerial activities; and impacts achieved…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Humanities, Doctoral Students, Doctoral Programs
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Lumby, Jacky – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Power is an essential component of leadership and has many complex forms. The article explores how a sample of higher education leaders in the United Kingdom engages with and uses power. It examines how we might understand leaders' orientation to power in an environment where many disapprove of its use. The analysis suggests leaders habitually use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Administration, Leadership
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Quinlan, Kathleen M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Although teaching is emotionally and ethically demanding, higher education teachers' emotions, values and sense of moral purpose are under-researched. This study examines 66 case examples of teachers' emotional experiences to see whether and what kinds of moral concerns underpin those emotional moments. Analysis was based on Graham, Nosek, Hadit,…
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Faculty, Teacher Characteristics, Psychological Patterns
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Roy, Achinto; Newman, Alexander; Ellenberger, Tori; Pyman, Amanda – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Scholarly studies of international student mobility programs have increased during the last two decades, particularly following the Bologna Declaration. Nevertheless, a systematic review of international student mobility programs and the outcomes and benefits derived from participation in such programs has not been undertaken. This paper provides…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Student Mobility, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Students
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Novis Deutsch, Nurit; Rubin, Osnat – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Highly religious students from fundamentalist or sectarian religious communities face unique challenges in pursuing higher education, directly bearing on their educational opportunities. This study reports findings on ultra-Orthodox Jewish female students in Israel, a group which only recently began pursuing higher education. Using a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Females, Judaism
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