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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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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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Jones, Steven; Hall, David; Bragg, Joanna – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The role of staff involved with undergraduate admissions and recruitment has changed since the turn towards marketisation in higher education. This article focuses on the system in England following both a sharp rise in student fees and an associated tendency for the public university agenda and related social priorities, such as widening…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, College Admission, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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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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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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Kondakci, Yasar; Bedenlier, Svenja; Zawacki-Richter, Olaf – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Research on the patterns of international student mobility and the dynamics shaping these patterns has been dominated by studies reflecting a Western orientation, discourse, and understanding. Considering political, economic, cultural, historical, and ecological factors, this study argues that international student mobility is not only an issue of…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Social Influences, Political Influences
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Streitwieser, Bernhard T.; Light, Gregory J. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
While much of recent study abroad research has focused on identifying and measuring different learning outcomes in terms of specific skills, competencies, perspectives and attributes acquired during study abroad opportunities, less research has considered how students' deeper conceptions and understandings of international experience may change…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Undergraduate Students
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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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Singh, Jasvir Kaur Nachatar; Jack, Gavin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper investigates the benefits of overseas tertiary education for international postgraduate students enrolled at a research-intensive university in Malaysia, an emerging yet under-researched Asian education hub. The study is based on 55 semi-structured qualitative interviews with international students and academic and professional support…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Foreign Students, International Education, Employment Potential
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Song, Jia – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In recent years, "creating world-class universities" has been an important project on the Chinese mainland. With the all-encompassing internationalization of higher education in the global market, it is of the utmost importance that the quality of universities be improved and that some of the top universities are pushed to become…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Interviews, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Latafat, Sadaf; Hammond, Shane; Kommers, Suzan; S. Thoma, Hanni; Berger, Joseph; Blanco-Ramirez, Gerardo – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this study is to critically and systematically examine current discourse within scholarship on the internationalization of higher education. Our study engages critical discourse analysis to review articles from four top-tier higher education academic journals published between 2000 and 2016. Findings across journals/articles…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Discourse Analysis, International Education, Journal Articles
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Kirk, Sandra H.; Newstead, Clare; Gann, Rose; Rounsaville, Cheryl – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Internationalising the curriculum (IOC) in order to produce graduates with global citizenship skills is a common strategic goal in modern higher education. The extent to which this is achieved and the level of understanding amongst staff and students of what IOC involves and the benefits it imparts are varied. In this study, activities and…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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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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Jang, Eun-Young – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
In recent decades, recruiting foreign professors (FPs) has become a noticeable trend at South Korean higher education institutions (HEIs) as they attempt to internationalize. However, little scholarly attention has been paid to the question of what is actually happening in classrooms as a result of this rapid influx of FPs and the associated…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Lee, Kent; Lee, Hikyoung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Past studies have indicated shortcomings in the training of graduate students in the US, especially for practical career skills, teaching skills, and non-academic careers. Students thus find professional development and guidance lacking for the demands of the modern marketplace. This study extends this research to the unique situation of current…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes, Teaching Skills
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