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Lohmann, Gui; Pratt, Marlene A.; Benckendorff, Pierre; Strickland, Paul; Reynolds, Paul; Whitelaw, Paul A – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Educators have struggled to incorporate authentic team-based learning (TBL) into the business curriculum despite increasing evidence that collaborative learning can enhance learning outcomes. We investigate the use of online business simulations as a platform for fostering authentic TBL for undergraduate and postgraduate business students studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods
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Sanagavarapu, Prathyusha; Abraham, Jessy; Abraham, Jessy; Emma Taylor – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
To date, there is no research or instrument that can collectively measure beginning students' transitional challenges, wellbeing, help-seeking, and adjustments to university. This paper addresses this research gap by theorising and describing the relationship between these constructs and by developing and assessing the psychometric properties of a…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), College Freshmen, Well Being, Help Seeking
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Arkoudis, Sophie; Dollinger, Mollie; Baik, Chi; Patience, Allan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Australia has been very successful in recruiting international students. The Australian government regularly reports students' high levels of satisfaction with their educational experiences; however, there is also evidence of some dissatisfaction with regard to social and educational experiences. This paper explores the extent to which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Experience, College Students
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Page, Susan; Trudgett, Michelle; Bodkin-Andrews, Gawaian – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Globally, rapid technological advancement is creating widespread concern about workforces of the future, and universities are expected to produce highly skilled graduates to meet the unremitting demands of knowledge economies. In this context, graduate attributes are a means for developing employability skills and an avenue for institutions to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, College Graduates, Curriculum Development
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God, Yu Tim; Zhang, Hongzhi – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In recent years, over half a million Chinese students travelled abroad to study, making China the largest source of international students in the global higher education market. A large Chinese population on campus does not, however, generate prolific interactions between them and local students. Language barriers and cultural distance are…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Foreign Students, College Students, Study Abroad
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Sá, Creso M.; Sabzalieva, Emma – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
As the number of globally mobile students has expanded, governments are assumed to be consistently and intentionally competing for talent, in what has been called a "great brain race". While the notion of competition has become dominant, there is little evidence on long-term policy dynamics in this field, not only across jurisdictions…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Student Recruitment, Foreign Students, Talent
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Delany, Clare; Doughney, Lachlan; Bandler, Lilon; Harms, Louise; Andrews, Shawana; Nicholson, Patricia; Remedios, Louisa; Edmondson, Wendy; Kosta, Lauren; Ewen, Shaun – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In higher education, assessment is key to student learning. Assessments which promote critical thinking necessary for sustained learning beyond university are highly valued. However, the design of assessment tasks to achieve these types of thinking skills and dispositions to act in professional practice has received little attention. This research…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Health Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Student Attitudes
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Min, Byung S.; Falvey, Rod – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Study at a foreign university can be an important way of developing international human capital. We investigate factors affecting international student flows for higher education and their consequences for bilateral market integration in Australia. Estimation results demonstrate that income, cost competitiveness, migration network effects and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Human Capital, Income
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Hong, Min – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
There are several common trends and challenges in the higher education (HE) system around the world, like expansion and diversification of HE, fiscal pressure and orientation to markets, demand for greater accountability and great quality and efficiency (e.g. The financing and management of higher education: a status report on worldwide reforms,…
Descriptors: State Universities, Governance, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education
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Xerri, Matthew J.; Radford, Katrina; Shacklock, Kate – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Student engagement in academic activities is a critical factor contributing to the overall success of students studying in higher education institutions. Yet the factors influencing student engagement in academic activities are still largely unknown. This study begins to address this knowledge gap by investigating the influence of student…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen, Business Schools
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Brew, Angela; Boud, David; Lucas, Lisa; Crawford, Karin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In the changing context of universities, organisational structures for teaching and research problematise academic roles. This paper draws on a critical realist analysis of surveys and interviews with academics from universities in England and Australia. It identifies important academic work, not captured simply in descriptions of teaching or…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Artists, Teaching Methods
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Matthews, Kelly E.; Dwyer, Alexander; Hine, Lorelei; Turner, Jarred – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Engaging "students as partners" (SaP) in teaching and learning is an emerging yet contested topic in higher education. This study interviewed 16 students and staff working in partnership across 11 Australian universities to understand how they conceptualised SaP and the opportunities they believed SaP afforded their universities.…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, College Students
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Roberts, Pamela Anne; Dunworth, Katie; Boldy, Duncan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper reports on a study that investigated the range of institutional support needs of international students at one Australian university with a view to increasing understanding of their needs and the ways in which support was provided. The study involved a number of data collection methods including focus groups, key informant interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Student Needs
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Farr-Wharton, Ben; Charles, Michael B.; Keast, Robyn; Woolcott, Geoff; Chamberlain, Daniel – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This research examines the impact of lecturer-student exchange (student-LMX) on engagement, course satisfaction, achievement, and intention to leave university prematurely for 363 students in one Australian university. Survey and grade point average (GPA) data were collected from domestic undergraduate first- and second-year students and analysed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Learner Engagement
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Gao, Yuan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Since universities' commitment to internationalisation has been increasing, instruments for measuring institutional internationalisation performance are urgently needed to monitor and evaluate the progress made about internationalisation. Although efforts have been made to develop various tools, an internationally applicable instrument for…
Descriptors: Universities, International Education, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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