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Donnelly, Michael; Evans, Ceryn – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Since devolution of education policy to the four 'home' nations of the UK, distinct approaches to addressing social inequalities in higher education participation have developed across the four jurisdictions (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland). From a critical examination of 12 policy documents, this paper presents a comparative policy…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Ababneh, Khaldoun I.; Hackett, Rick D. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
We examine the relationships between job characteristics (job autonomy, skill variety, role conflict), work-related attitudes (job satisfaction, organizational commitment, trust in the employer), and organizational citizenship behaviors (civic virtue and altruism) among faculty at UAE-based universities. Data were obtained from 249 participants at…
Descriptors: Role Conflict, Professional Autonomy, Work Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Gómez, Carolina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Drawing on de Sousa Santos's work on "Epistemologies of the South" (2014), this paper critically examines the patterns of publication in higher education studies in mainstream and non-mainstream journals in Latin American between 2000 and 2015. An analysis of 1370 papers--130 indexed in the Web of Science (WoS) core collection indexes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Libraries, Epistemology, Periodicals
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Webb, O. J.; Cotton, D. R. E. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The second year of university is little-researched, despite being a focal point for declining performance, persistence, and satisfaction. It is important to establish appropriate methods for studying this 'sophomore slump' and to pinpoint specific antecedents from broad domains noted in literature (e.g. students' social integration, perceptions of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Attitude Change, Academic Achievement
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Ayalon, Hanna; Mcdossi, Oded – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This paper sheds new light on horizontal stratification in higher education by studying, in the Israeli context, the choice of institution and field of study of sons and daughters of nonacademic economically established parents. These youngsters wish to reproduce their parents' economic capital, but also to legitimize their social position by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Stratification, Sons, Daughters
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Opie, Tina R.; Livingston, Beth; Greenberg, Danna N.; Murphy, Wendy M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Despite increased attention on women in business, concerns abound regarding the extent to which business schools are creating inclusive learning environments that support the leadership development of both male and female students. Using an organizational demography lens, we investigate the interactive effects of student gender, faculty gender,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Business Schools, College Faculty, Class Size
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O'Brien, Martin; Verma, Reetu – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
One of the more noticeable changes to tertiary teaching over the past decade has been the widespread adoption of digital technologies, in particular eLearning platforms and lecture capture technology. However, much of the current knowledge of how students utilise these new technologies and their effect on traditional lecture attendance is simply…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Economics Education
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Kholmuminov, Shukhrat; Kholmuminov, Shayzak; Wright, Robert E. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In this paper, resource dependence theory (RDT) is used to guide an empirical analysis of the higher education system in Uzbekistan. Regression analysis is applied to a panel dataset consisting of 62 Uzbek higher education institutions, covering the period 2000-2013, to examine the determinants of the expenditure decisions made by institutions.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correlation, Expenditures, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Hantian – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This paper investigates China's present approach of using "outward-oriented" higher education internationalization for status and image enhancement, and the challenges it faces in the response to this approach. It examines the three major dimensions of China's present approach including its cultural diplomacy based on Sino-foreign higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Political Attitudes
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Lee, Jaekyung; Kim, Namsook; Wu, Yin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This study examines undergraduate students' college readiness and educational engagement gaps in a US public research university. The study reveals the heterogeneity of domestic (American) and international student groups. While typical international students may have disadvantages in college readiness and engagement, English speakers and American…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, College Readiness, Learner Engagement
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Liu, Ye – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This study extends Boudon's positional theory to understand how students from different social origins make choices about university and how they interpret risks during the choice-making process in contemporary China. I draw upon empirical evidence from 71 in-depth semi-structured interviews with undergraduates from different social backgrounds…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Geographic Location, Working Class
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Corradi, David; Nicolaï, Jonas; Levrau, François – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
A wide range of mindset interventions has been designed to tackle the educational gap and improve the academic achievements of underperforming students. These interventions often target small student samples in experimental or homogeneous educational settings. This paper will explicitly emphasize the role of context in the relationship between…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, College Students, Foreign Countries
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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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Alt, Dorit; Itzkovich, Yariv – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This study examined the impact of constructivist-based activities in the classroom on students' perception of their teachers' authoritarian-based behaviors measured by their uncivil behaviors. It was postulated that teachers who use nonconstructivist activities in their classrooms might also demonstrate uncivil authoritarian-based behaviors. Data…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Student Relationship, Authoritarianism, Class Activities
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Lörz, Markus; Mühleck, Kai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In the last decades, a vast number of post-industrialised economies have experienced a growing participation of women in higher education. However, men and women still differ with regard to their subsequent academic careers and labour market prospects. While several studies have disentangled the cumulative process of gender inequalities along the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Postdoctoral Education, Career Development
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