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Xie, Meng – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Internationalization is an integral part of the strategies of leading Chinese universities to strive for world-class standing. It has left its marks on the academic life of China's social scientists. This article explores the impact of internationalization on the academic life of Chinese social scientists using Tsinghua University as an example.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Global Approach, College Faculty
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Demir, Mehmet – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This study was designed to investigate the student teachers perceptions about and benefits and challenges of using Facebook as an online peer assessment tool for the student teachers' works. The study group included 24 student teachers in science education department of a state university located in the southeast region of Turkey. A case study…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Social Media, Computer Uses in Education, Case Studies
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Busco, Carolina; Dooner, Cecilia; d'Alencon, Andrés – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper presents a brief approach to the results of a case study of a university within the Chilean higher education system, focusing on the effects of self-assessment on the university's management of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from 2011 to 2014. The research hypothesis is that the university's management, as a dependent variable,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Self Evaluation (Groups), Educational Assessment
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Delany, Clare; Doughney, Lachlan; Bandler, Lilon; Harms, Louise; Andrews, Shawana; Nicholson, Patricia; Remedios, Louisa; Edmondson, Wendy; Kosta, Lauren; Ewen, Shaun – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In higher education, assessment is key to student learning. Assessments which promote critical thinking necessary for sustained learning beyond university are highly valued. However, the design of assessment tasks to achieve these types of thinking skills and dispositions to act in professional practice has received little attention. This research…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Health Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Student Attitudes
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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
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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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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
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Mittelmeier, Jenna; Rienties, Bart; Tempelaar, Dirk; Whitelock, Denise – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
As universities worldwide rapidly internationalise, higher education classrooms have become unique spaces for collaboration between students from different countries. One common way to encourage collaboration between diverse peers is through group work. However, previous research has highlighted that cross-cultural group work can be challenging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning
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Jaeger, Kirsten; Gram, Malene – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The paper takes an interest in consumer behavior in international higher education (HE). It takes qualitative narratives of international student experience as a point of departure for a discussion of the degree to which students conceive of their experience in consumer terms when they evaluate their stays abroad. Intentionally, the group of…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, International Education, Cultural Background
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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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Rungfamai, Kreangchai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This specific case of Chulalongkorn University (CU), Thailand, is useful to readers who are interested in comparative aspect of the experiences of research universities in the South East Asian context. This paper aims to provide a description of the environments, changes, and university stakeholders' perceptions in terms of governance arrangements…
Descriptors: Governance, Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Bearman, Margaret; Dawson, Phillip; Bennett, Sue; Hall, Matt; Molloy, Elizabeth; Boud, David; Joughin, Gordon – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
There are dissonances between educators' aspirations for assessment design and actual assessment implementation in higher education. Understanding how assessment is designed "on the ground" can assist in resolving this tension. Thirty-three Australian university educators from a mix of disciplines and institutions were interviewed. A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Alleman, Nathan F.; Haviland, Don – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Nationally, non-tenure-track faculty (NTTF) represent the new majority. Efforts to move the full-time NTTF role from expendable labor to sustainable professional position have led to improvements in policy and working conditions at many institutions. Still, the profession broadly has just begun to grapple with the implications of this shifting…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Tenure, Teacher Attitudes, Collegiality
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Rhoads, Robert A.; Zheng, Mi; Sun, Xiaoyang – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This qualitative study reports findings from a comparative analysis of the methodological socialization of doctoral students in the social sciences at two universities: one in China and one in the USA. Relying primarily on theories of organizational socialization, the study focuses on formal and informal processes students report as part of…
Descriptors: Socialization, Social Sciences, Qualitative Research, Doctoral Dissertations
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Trautwein, Caroline; Bosse, Elke – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
While study success and completion rates are important issues in educational policy, research highlights the particular relevance of the first year in higher education (HE) for students' future academic performance and achievement. In Germany, the recent reform of degree programmes appears to have created new challenges related to students'…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Higher Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Student Attitudes
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