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Kolster, Renze – European Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Having found that excellence education in Dutch higher education institutions can function as a testing ground for educational innovations, we ask the questions: Are 'excellence education' teaching methods diffused towards courses in regular study programmes? Are organisational structures affected? And are there noticeable external effects? And…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Educational Quality
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Li, Hongbin; Zhang, Junsen – Journal of Human Resources, 2009
This paper tests the external effect of household childbearing behavior by drawing on microfertility data from China. The test is executed by regressing one woman's fertility on the average fertility of neighboring women. China's unique affirmative birth control policy provides us with quasi-experimental fertility variation that facilities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neighborhoods, Testing, Social Influences
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Põder, Kaire; Merkuljeva, Tiina – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
External supervision is an expanding practice among social workers noted by many authors. However, the empirical evidence of its impact on work efficiency is mixed at best. In the current study, we empirically test the effect of external supervision on social workers' work engagement and perceived self-efficacy. Our treatment consists of five…
Descriptors: Supervision, Social Work, Caseworkers, Work Attitudes
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Yilmaz, Emrullah; Kaygin, Hüseyin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to reveal the relation between lifelong learning tendency and achievement motivation. The sampling of the study consisted of 570 prospective teachers attending a pedagogical formation course at two universities in Turkey in 2016. Relational screening model was used in the study and the data were collected through…
Descriptors: Correlation, Lifelong Learning, Achievement Need, Foreign Countries
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Seema, Riin; Udam, Maiki; Mattisen, Heli; Lauri, Liia – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of how the employees of higher education institutions perceive the impact of external evaluations. The study was conducted using the concurrent mixed method and involved 361 employees from Estonian universities and professional higher education institutions. The results indicated that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, School Personnel, Higher Education
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Ergün, Esin; Avci, Ümmühan – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This study examines the extent to which knowledge sharing self-efficacy, motivation and sense of community variables predict undergraduate students' knowledge sharing behaviors (knowledge receiving and knowledge giving) in online learning environments. The participants included undergraduate students (N = 284) from two different universities in…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Sharing Behavior, Self Efficacy, Sense of Community
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Paradowska, Monika – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of rivalry and excludability in transport systems on the positive external effects important for the functioning of a large private university in Wroclaw (Poland). In the context of campus sustainability, policy implications supporting sustainable transport are discussed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Transportation, Private Colleges, Sustainable Development
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Alfita, Laili; Kadiyono, Anissa Lestari; Nguyen, Phong Thanh; Firdaus, Winci; Wekke, Ismail Suardi – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Educational and cultural development is strongly influenced by external conditions such as social, cultural, economic, technological, and political. So, there is a strong need to educate their effect. Some of the effects of external conditions on education and culture can be explained. a higher population puts Indonesia in an increasingly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Influences, Cultural Influences, Educational Development
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Gullu, Sevim; Sahin, Süleyman; Kiziloglu, Esra – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
There are two types of motivation, internal and external, differenetiated by the source of the motivation. For internal motivation, the job itself motivates the individual; for external motivation, the environment motivates that individual. Today, organizational trust is extremely important to increase organizational success as well as to create…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Trust (Psychology), Motivation
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Sperandio, Jill; Kong, Peggy A. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
This article explored the effects of external agency on the establishment of professional learning communities (PLCs). The research was undertaken in the context of schools that have chosen to adopt the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) worldwide. The study employed a two-stage qualitative sequential design…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Advanced Placement Programs, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Ramli, Nurjannah; Muljono, Pudji; Afendi, Farit M. – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
There are many factors which affect the level of self-directed learning readiness. This study aims to investigate the relationship between external factors, internal factors and self-directed learning readiness. This study was carried out by using a census method for fourth year students of medical program of Tadulako University. Data were…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Readiness, Influences, Foreign Countries
Bertoni, Marco; Brunello, Giorgio; Rocco, Lorenzo – Centre for Economic Performance, 2013
We use a natural experiment to show that the presence of an external examiner has both a direct and an indirect negative effect on the performance of monitored classes in standardized educational tests. The direct effect is the difference in the test performance between classes of the same school with and without external examiners. The indirect…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Examiners, Accountability, Grade 2
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Chapman, Sian; Wright, Peter; Pascoe, Robin – Arts Education Policy Review, 2018
This article examines macro, meso, and micro understandings of policy enactment within Western Australian primary school arts education where a new national arts curriculum is being revised and implemented through a process colloquially known as "adopt and adapt." This article focuses on how a government-led implementation policy has…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Art Education, National Curriculum, Educational Policy
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Templeton, Robert – Australian Universities' Review, 2016
Intrinsic motivation is considered the dominant factor in the motivation of adult students in continuing postgraduate education. However, the strength of an intrinsic motivation to learn does not explain the phenomenon of dropout where the student withdraws and does not return or where the student withdraws and then recommences their postgraduate…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Qualitative Research, Doctoral Programs, Withdrawal (Education)
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Issa, Bernard I.; Morgan-Short, Kara – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2019
The role of attention has been central to theoretical and empirical inquiries in second language (L2) acquisition. The current eye-tracking study examined how external and internal attentional manipulations (Chun, Golomb, &Turk-Browne, 2011) promote L2 grammatical development. Participants (n = 55) were exposed to Spanish direct-object…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Grammar, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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