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Birds, Rachel – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
Across many developed economies, policy foregrounds the role of innovation in stimulating economic recovery and underpinning growth. Higher education is expected to contribute significantly to the innovation agenda. This paper examines one example of innovation in the UK higher education context, namely the creation of a spinout company, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Role of Education, Professional Identity, Ethnography
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Lundahl, Christian; Lawn, Martin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
At the world exhibitions of the 1870s Sweden displayed a schoolhouse, with examples of teaching material and student work. How did Sweden ship an entire schoolhouse to these exhibitions? What impact did the schoolhouse have on visitors to the exhibition? The purpose of this article is to shed light on the transnational influences operating between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Case Studies, Global Approach
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Weissman, Evan – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Driven by social and environmental criticism of the neoliberalization of agro-food systems, urban agriculture today enjoys renewed interest throughout the United States as a primary space to engage the politics of food. Using Brooklyn, New York as a case study, I employ mixed qualitative methods to investigate the contradictions that arise in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Neoliberalism, Urban Youth, Youth Programs
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Cox, Robyn – English in Australia, 2015
The first paper in this collection refers to recent theorising about Globalisation and the resultant outcomes for educational contexts specifically in relation to English language learning in Australia. Much has been written about the importance of the global economy, its influence on education and mounting commentary that the English language is…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Sociolinguistics
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Reyneke, Yolande; Shuttleworth, Christina Cornelia – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Distance learning institutions allow access to many students who do not enjoy the luxury of studying fulltime at contact-based universities by providing flexibility in terms of time, space and finances. Globally, accountants are vital for the economy and it is important that higher education institutions empower them with the necessary skills to…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, College Students, Open Education
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Van Hoof, Sarah – Language Policy, 2018
In the globalized economy, old metadiscursive regimes have been challenged by new conditions which are often considered to be more favourable to heteroglossic practices. In Flemish Belgium, the liberalization of the TV market is said to have transformed the broadcaster VRT from a public service aiming at educating viewers into a competitive…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Television, Sociolinguistics, Foreign Countries
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Sherfinski, Melissa; Slocum, Audra – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This case study using ethnographic methods addresses how teachers shape cultural processes related to girlhoods, and the roles of children's play in this dynamic. Poststructuralist theory of the carnival was used to analyze gendered, classed power dynamics within two rural Appalachian preschool classrooms influenced by a popular local festival.…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Play, Gender Issues, Power Structure
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Ellison, Scott; Allen, Ben – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
A defining characteristic of contemporary trends in global education policy is the promotion of STEM learning in the primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors of education as a means to generate innovation and prosperity in the economy. Intertwined with common sensical assumptions about future labor markets and the transformative potential of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Labor Market, Educational Policy, Power Structure
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Chung, Angie Y.; Chen, Kenneth; Jung, Gowoon; Li, Muyang – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Despite growing scholarly interest in international education, few studies have examined how the broader historic, structural, and cultural contexts of sending nations inform the global perspectives and pedagogical strategies of international students before and after migration. Based on surveys and focus groups with Korean and Chinese…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Foreign Students, Teaching Methods, International Education
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Morley, Louise; Alexiadou, Nafsika; Garaz, Stela; González-Monteagudo, José; Taba, Marius – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Internationalisation is a dominant policy discourse in the field of higher education today, driven by an assemblage of economic, social and educational concerns. It is often presented as an ideologically neutral, coherent, disembodied, knowledge-driven policy intervention--an unconditional good. Mobility is one of the key mechanisms through which…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, International Cooperation, College Faculty
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Hall, Richard – Learning, Media and Technology, 2015
In understanding the changes that are impacting the global higher education sector, developing a critique of the relationships between technology and technological innovation, new managerialism and financialisation, and the impact of the secular crisis of global capitalism is critical. Moreover, it is important to critique these changes…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Class Size, Distance Education
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Jules, Tavis D. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2014
In this era of amplified regionalisation, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's (ECLAC) conceptualisation of 'open regionalism' is pertinent to examine the role of regional governance mechanisms in constructing what I call the "Caribbean Educational Policy Space." With the aid of a latent content analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Regional Cooperation, Governance
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Ismail, Salma – South African Journal of Education, 2018
This article reflects on work as a radical-feminist adult educator and as part of a group of academics from 10 universities who have developed new national qualifications in the Adult Education Community and Training Sector (ACET) for Higher Education in South Africa. The qualification will respond to the training needs of Adult Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Design, Social Justice, Adult Education
Kennedy, Mike – American School & University, 2012
Even though the economy has not bounced back, many education institutions have to provide additional space to accommodate increased enrollment or new programs, and even at schools and universities where the student population is stagnant or declining, some facilities are aging and outdated--as the cost of renovating or replacing them grows every…
Descriptors: School Construction, Construction Programs, Enrollment Trends, Enrollment
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Ruiz, Marisol; Valverde, Michelle – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2012
Schools serve as antidemocratic spaces where teacher, parent, community member, and student voices are typically disregarded. Instead, philanthropists and businesses are allowed to drive school and district agendas. An exploration of 3 local efforts that connect a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) with prekindergarten to Grade 12 students and…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Justice, Educational Change, Theory Practice Relationship
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