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Queupil, Juan Pablo; Muñoz-García, Ana Luisa – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Collaboration is an indispensable tool to promote and increase research. However, little is known about the role of women in collaborative efforts among educational scholars, especially in developing countries, such as Chile. We apply social network analysis (SNA) to examine the relationships and patterns that emerge from a dataset retrieved from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, Scholarship, Teacher Collaboration
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Busco, Carolina; Dooner, Cecilia; d'Alencon, Andrés – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper presents a brief approach to the results of a case study of a university within the Chilean higher education system, focusing on the effects of self-assessment on the university's management of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from 2011 to 2014. The research hypothesis is that the university's management, as a dependent variable,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Self Evaluation (Groups), Educational Assessment
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Olivares-Donoso, Ruby; Gonzalez, Carlos – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In this study, we aim to deepen our understanding of how biology and medicine undergraduate students experience the relationship between teaching and research. Employing a phenomenographic approach, 34 final-year students of a Bachelor in Biological Sciences and a Bachelor of Medicine, from one research-oriented Chilean university, were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Seniors, Biological Sciences, Medicine
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Leihy, Peodair; Salazar, Jose M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Chilean higher education has expanded greatly in recent decades, primarily through drawing on the private contributions of students and families, and an increased number and variety of institutions. In the context of attempts to address criticism that the sector is not free, public or high-quality enough, this article examines the association…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Ethics, Moral Values
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Santelices, María Verónica; Catalán, Ximena; Kruger, Diana; Horn, Catherine – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This article explores the determinants of persistence in the Chilean higher education system, considering academic and socio-demographic factors as well as the role of financial aid. The financial aid policy for students in Chile has undergone major changes over the last decade, which has allowed individuals from usually underrepresented income…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Financial Aid Applicants, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid)