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Nghia, Tran Le Huu; Duyen, Nguyen Thi My – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Developed as an integral component of many higher education programs, internships provide a multitude of benefits for participating students. However, there is a lack of tools designed to measure internship-related learning outcomes. Therefore, this article will present the process of constructing and validating a scale that can be used to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internship Programs, Construct Validity, Outcomes of Education
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Kudo, Kazuhiro; Volet, Simone; Whitsed, Craig – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
For more than four decades, studies of higher education have espoused the significance of fostering intercultural interactions between international and domestic students, yet numerous studies have provided widespread evidence of limited interactions between these cohorts and limited development of long-lasting relationships, such as friendship.…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Intercultural Communication, College Students, Higher Education
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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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Whitchurch, Celia – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The literature on the diversification of the higher education workforce has tended to focus on broad brush changes to patterns of employment and working conditions. What has been less remarked is ways in which individuals are negotiating the structures and stretching the parameters within which they work, including experience outside higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Diversity (Faculty), Work Environment, Labor Force
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Nikischer, Andrea – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Myriad research has found a relationship between working with potentially distressing situations and content, such as that related to child sexual abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence, and the experience of vicarious traumatization and/or compassion fatigue. While the current body of literature addresses a wide range of career fields…
Descriptors: Trauma, Violence, College Faculty, Well Being
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Hauptman Komotar, Maruša – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Policies on comprehensive internationalisation are currently in the focus of discourses on the development of internationalisation in European higher education. However, it remains to be answered, whether in Slovenian higher education, internationalisation policies and practices are indeed being implemented consistently and comprehensively,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Prakhov, Ilya – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The system of higher education in Russia, as in many other countries, is in the midst of reforms related to the global trends of globalization and transformation to a knowledge economy. In order to successfully respond to these global challenges, it is necessary to improve the quality of the university sector and rethink the role of professors in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Salaries, Income
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Yang, Rui; Xie, Meng; Wen, Wen – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Since the mid-nineteenth century, Chinese intellectuals turned to the West for truth. China's modern education system has since been built upon Western experience, with little space for China's vast indigenous intellectual traditions. Meanwhile, Chinese traditions remain omnipresent and ubiquitous in the society. Due to many fundamental…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Western Civilization, Asian Culture, Indigenous Knowledge
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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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Szadkowski, Krystian – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This article provides a map of the three-element conceptual set of the common (the common good, the commons, and the common) in reference to higher education. It does so using a method of political ontology. It discusses the three concepts in reference to the six dimensions of higher education reality (ontology, politics, ownership, governance,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Role of Education, Altruism, Educational Benefits
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Bradford, Henry; Guzmán, Alexander; Restrepo, José Manuel; Trujillo, María-Andrea – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
How should the governance system in a non-membership non-profit organization be designed? This organizational form has no shareholders; instead, donors provide funds. Thus, at the organizational level, the board of directors could have all the power. Under this legal form, who controls the board? If too powerful, boards could misuse resources or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Governance, Power Structure
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Jungblut, Jens; Vukasovic, Martina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Increasing reliance on market mechanisms in higher education is analysed both as one of the approaches to steering as well as in relation to the consequences of markets for quality and accessibility of higher education. This article goes beyond the normative considerations of market elements as inherently good or bad and the economic theory-guided…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Marketing, Access to Education
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Ma, Jiani; Zhao, Kai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
International student education in China has been continuously changing in response to the rapid social transition since the People's Republic of China was established in 1949. Adopting a historical perspective, this scholarly paper begins with an analysis of characteristics of international student education in China in terms of rationales, role…
Descriptors: Social Change, Foreign Students, Educational History, College Students
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Elken, Mari; Stensaker, Bjørn; Dedze, Indra – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
It has been argued that universities are changing into becoming more professional as organizations, and this paper investigates this claim by exploring the emergence and tasks of communication departments in modern universities. Examination of universities in six Baltic and Nordic countries shows that communication departments are working closely…
Descriptors: Universities, Communications, Departments, College Administration
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Friedman, Jonathan Z. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The reinvigoration of popular nationalism in the USA and UK has largely been framed as counter to the cosmopolitan globalization associated with their elite universities over the past decade. Opposing these two sets of values may be too simplistic, however, given the cultural and political ties long institutionalized between elite universities and…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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