NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 39 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Koeslag-Kreunen, Mieke G. M.; Van der Klink, Marcel R.; Van den Bossche, Piet; Gijselaers, Wim H. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Teacher team involvement is considered a key factor in achieving sustainable innovation in higher education. This requires engaging in team learning behaviors that should result in new knowledge and solutions. However, university teachers are not used to discussing their work practices with one another and tend to neglect any innovation in their…
Descriptors: Universities, College Faculty, Team Teaching, Teacher Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Abugre, James B. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This article examines the developments and challenges of higher education in developing countries. Using a thorough qualitative interview of deans, directors and heads of Department of the University of Ghana, this paper draws on their analysis to discover unexplored issues that affect the universities in developing countries. The study identifies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Research Universities, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pettersson, Kerstin; Svedin, Maria; Scheja, Max; Bälter, Olle – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This combined interview and survey study explored the relationship between interview data and data from an inventory describing engineering students' ratings of their approaches to studying. Using the 18-item Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST) students were asked to rate their approaches to studying in relation to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Comparative Analysis, Interviews, Scores
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Xiaoxin, Du – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This study explains the dual task on both political and academic issues in Chinese higher education, using Fudan University in Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China (PRC), as a case study. The research problem focuses on the dynamics and complexity of the interplay among the state, university, staff, and students in the process of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, College Faculty, Political Issues
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Seyfried, Markus; Ansmann, Moritz – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Quality management (QM) in teaching and learning has strongly "infected" the higher education sector and spread around the world. It has almost everywhere become an integral part of higher education reforms. While existing research on QM mainly focuses on the national level from a macro-perspective, its introduction at the institutional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cox, Andrew M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Changes in pedagogy to emphasise independent study and group work have increased the need for informal learning spaces on campuses. University libraries have been quick to respond to this need, partly because of the decline in book lending and partly because of technology enablers. Furthermore, new types of buildings that combine many types of…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Academic Libraries, Focus Groups, Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McConnell, David – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Despite the upsurge in interest in e-learning (or online learning) in Chinese higher education, little is known about the ways in which lecturers design and run their online courses, or about how they perceive e-learning. This paper reports the results of interviews with higher education teachers in China working in conventional, campus-based…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Grounded Theory, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brodin, Eva M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The demand for developing creativity among doctoral students is found in a number of educational policies all over the world. Yet, earlier studies on Swedish doctoral education suggest that doctoral students' creativity is not always encouraged. Based on a critical hermeneutic approach and cases in four different disciplines, the aim of this study…
Descriptors: Creativity, Doctoral Programs, Psychiatry, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jabbar, Abdul; Analoui, Bejan; Kong, Kai; Mirza, Mohammed – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
For many UK higher education business schools, the continued recruitment of UK, EU and international students is crucial for financial stability, viability and independence. Due to increasingly competitive funding models across the sector, many institutional leaders and administrators are making decisions typical of highly marketised consumer…
Descriptors: Commercialization, Higher Education, Business Schools, Teaching Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brew, Angela; Boud, David; Lucas, Lisa; Crawford, Karin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In the changing context of universities, organisational structures for teaching and research problematise academic roles. This paper draws on a critical realist analysis of surveys and interviews with academics from universities in England and Australia. It identifies important academic work, not captured simply in descriptions of teaching or…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Artists, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Roberts, Pamela Anne; Dunworth, Katie; Boldy, Duncan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper reports on a study that investigated the range of institutional support needs of international students at one Australian university with a view to increasing understanding of their needs and the ways in which support was provided. The study involved a number of data collection methods including focus groups, key informant interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Student Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3