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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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Hazelkorn, Ellen; Gibson, Andrew – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Higher education (HE) is usually seen as serving the public good, especially when funded directly by the state, and because of potential social effects such as a reduction in inequality and an increase in social mobility. Public support for higher education is conditional; however, on its capacity, capability and willingness to educate citizens,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Public Policy, Accountability
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Vyas, Lina; Yu, Baohua – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Over the past few decades, Mainland China has witnessed a massive outflow of students to higher education institutions in Hong Kong. In the context of an up-surge in Mainland Chinese students in Hong Kong, this research aims to explore (1) why Mainland Chinese students choose to study in Hong Kong over other higher education systems, (2)…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Student Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Lo, William Yat Wai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This article analyses a recent policy change in higher education in Hong Kong to determine the significance of politics in the conceptual understanding of higher education governance. To achieve this objective, the article examines the tension between the global agenda, which is characterised by neoliberal ideology and practices, and local needs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Politics of Education, Higher Education
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Kim, Terri – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Academic mobility has existed since ancient times. Recently, however, academic mobility--the crossing of international borders by academics who then work "overseas"--has increased. Academics and the careers of academics have been affected by governments and institutions that have an interest in coordinating and accelerating knowledge…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Interviews, College Faculty
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Wong, Yi-Lee – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
While a class gap remains in obtaining a degree despite an expansion of higher education, a variety of second chances have become available. How class matters in receiving parental assistance for seeking a second chance is of increasing importance to understanding educational inequality in an altered context of higher education, but it is…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Working Class
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Kember, David; Hong, Celina; Yau, Vickie W. K.; Ho, Shun Amaly – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The aim of this study was to help universities promote graduate attributes by investigating mechanisms for promoting the development of cognitive, social and affective attributes which could impact upon all undergraduate students. Small group interviews were conducted with 90 final year students at a university in Hong Kong. Interview transcripts…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Characteristics, Interviews, College Seniors
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Wong, Phoebe; Ng, Peggy M. L.; Mak, Connie K. Y.; Chan, Jason K. Y. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
The higher education sector in Hong Kong has restructured substantially from elite to mass higher education since the introduction of education reform by the Hong Kong government in 2000. To stay ahead in this competitive environment in the education sector, management teams of self-financing institutions have to compete for students and identify…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Choice, Financial Support
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
The purpose of this paper was to examine the motives, the educational experiences, and the plan after graduation of a particular group of mainland Chinese students pursuing teacher education in Hong Kong by using a modified two-way push-and-pull model as our analytical framework. The study employed both quantitative and qualitative methods.…
Descriptors: Asians, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Lau, Wilfred W. F.; Hui, C. Harry; Lam, Jasmine; Lau, Esther Y. Y.; Cheung, Shu-Fai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
University represents a critical transition from secondary school. University students are exposed to many new opportunities and intellectual stimulations, and some may find university life stressful and demanding. The quality of life (QoL) of university students is thus an important topic for researchers and educators alike. Furthermore, many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Quality of Life, Correlation