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Chee, Chiu Mei; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Wilkins, Stephen; Ong, Fon Sim – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2016
Over the last decade, international branch campuses have been established by universities from developing countries as well as developed countries. Little research has been conducted into students' perceptions of branch campuses from different countries, or how universities from different countries compete in the increasingly competitive market. A…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Delivery Systems, Comparative Education, Comparative Analysis
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Annabi, Carrie Amani – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
Higher education is a labor intensive activity and strong organizational performance depends upon employee commitment. This study analyses antecedents and consequences of employee commitment in universities that are involved in transnational higher education, with a focus on identifying differences between the employees at home and foreign branch…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Employee Attitudes, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Wilkins, Stephen; Huisman, Jeroen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
In many countries and regions around the world international students now weigh up the potential advantages and disadvantages of undertaking their higher education at an international branch campus rather than at a home campus located in a traditional destination such as the United States or United Kingdom. The aim of the research is to identify…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Foreign Countries, International Schools
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Hill, Christopher; Thabet, Rawy Abdelrahman – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: International branch campuses (IBCs) are complex entities and while much has been written about their expansion and development, the literature is largely from an external perspective. There have been few longitudinal studies examining the development of an IBC over time. The purpose of this paper is to review the development of one IBC…
Descriptors: Campuses, International Schools, College Administration, Educational Development
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Annabi, Carrie Amani; Muller, Marlene – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are free global courses, available on the Internet to unlimited numbers of learners. MOOCs have grown in popularity over the past 5 years and have been perceived as either a threat to traditional higher education (HE) or an innovation that augments learning. This research assesses 20 lecturers' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education, Large Group Instruction
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Green, Harriett – College & Research Libraries, 2013
This preliminary study explores how library services are offered at the international branch campuses of U.S. institutions of higher education, including librarians' experiences, challenges faced, and collaborations with the home U.S. institutions. The data from a Web survey distributed to international branch campus librarians, a conducted…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Multicampus Colleges, International Education
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Franklin, Angela; Alzouebi, Khadeegha – Journal of General Education, 2014
The United Arab Emirates is developing higher education institutions that will contribute to an educational sector providing premium degree programs. There was a belief that the recognition and achievements these institutions attained over decades in their native land would be transferable in the implementation of international branch campuses.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, International Schools, Campuses, Higher Education
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Wilkins, Stephen – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
At the start of 2016, there were 230 international branch campuses operating worldwide, but of the campuses that were established since the mid-1990s, around 10 per cent have failed. The purpose of this article is to propose a framework that the strategic decision makers in higher education institutions can refer to when evaluating opportunities…
Descriptors: International Schools, Multicampus Colleges, Opportunities, Risk
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Wilkins, Stephen; Huisman, Jeroen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
The majority of international branch campuses are located in competitive higher education hubs, such as Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. Many find themselves having to recruit students regionally, and some, even globally, which results in them competing head-to-head with the home campuses of well-respected Western universities. The purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Recruitment, College Students, Foreign Students
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Wilkins, Stephen; Balakrishnan, Melodena Stephens; Huisman, Jeroen – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2012
The international branch campus has emerged as a popular form of transnational higher education but to date little research has been undertaken on student perceptions and experiences, other than the student feedback evaluations conducted by institutions. This research employed a survey questionnaire to investigate student perceptions of study at…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Social Life, Multicampus Colleges
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Shams, Farshid; Huisman, Jeroen – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Past research revealed that International Branch Campuses (IBCs) are simultaneously under two types of isomorphic pressures. On the one hand, they are obliged to conform to the institutions of their host countries, which lead them towards homogenising with the local Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), hence deviate from their parent unit's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Role, Multicampus Colleges, Colleges
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Bu, Xin; Kero, Patty – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Cross-border higher education co-delivered by Chinese and American universities has grown in recent decades. The study focuses on six International Branch Campuses (IBCs) in China, a joint venture between American universities and their Chinese partners. Fourteen Western faculty members who have worked at IBCs were interviewed face-to-face on a…
Descriptors: International Education, Multicampus Colleges, Higher Education, Educational Cooperation
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Li, Fangxuan – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2020
With the internationalization of education, studying at international branch campuses (IBCs) is becoming a popular choice in China. Taking Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE)--Surrey International Institute as an example, this article explores the choice criteria used by Chinese students enrolled at an IBC. Based on auto-ethnography…
Descriptors: College Choice, Foreign Countries, Universities, Ethnography
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Annabi, Carrie Amani; Wilkins, Stephen – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how, and the extent to which, massive open online courses (MOOCs) might be used in the accreditation of students' prior learning, in programme delivery at international branch campuses, and for lecturers' professional development (PD) in transnational higher education.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education
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Walsh, Pamela – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
This study presents original research findings of a qualitative study of Qatar's international higher-education branch-campus model, which in 2016 hosted 11 international branch campuses, among the most of any country then. Few studies have examined the rationales, goals, and challenges of the branch-campus model from a host country's perspective.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Partnerships in Education, Multicampus Colleges
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