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Wilson, Bruce – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2011
At a time when the OECD (2007) is advocating more local engagement for higher education institutions, this study looks at a number of community initiatives in Australia where local universities have played a key role. All were studied as part of the PASCAL Universities and Regional Engagement (PURE) project, which involves a total of 19 regions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Regional Planning, Regional Programs
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Lebeau, Yann; Bennion, Alice – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
The paper explores two universities' strategies of impact and engagement and their perceptions by local economic and policy stakeholders in a post-industrial city of Scotland. The concept of structural embeddedness is used to unpack the logics and repertoires of action of local universities and to relate discourses and actions to the nature and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Role, School Community Relationship
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Rogers, Cynthia E.; Anderson, Peter J.; Thompson, Deanne K.; Kidokoro, Hiroyuki; Wallendorf, Michael; Treyvaud, Karli; Roberts, Gehan; Doyle, Lex W.; Neil, Jeffrey J.; Inder, Terrie E. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: Preterm children are at risk for social-emotional difficulties, including autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. We assessed the relationship of regional brain development in preterm children, evaluated via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at term-equivalent postmenstrual age (TEA), to later social-emotional difficulties.…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Emotional Problems, Body Weight, Pregnancy
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Fenwick, Lisl – Curriculum Journal, 2017
This study analyses how discourses in regional contexts affect the development of curriculum-based literacy standards for adolescents in schooling. A comparative case-study research design enabled the influences of discourses at the regional level to be analysed. The case studies include the development of curricula to define a minimum literacy…
Descriptors: Standards, Comparative Analysis, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
Wyoming Community College Commission, 2018
The "Annual Partnership Report" catalogs partnerships that Wyoming community colleges established and maintained for each fiscal year. This partnership report fulfills statutory reporting requirement W.S. 21-18-202(e)(iv) which mandates the development of annual reports to the legislature on the outcomes of partnerships between colleges…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Community Colleges, Educational Needs, College School Cooperation
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Jokela, Timo – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article introduces the art-based action research (ABAR) methodology as part of the international discussion of art-based educational research (ABER). The participatory and dialogical approach of ABAR was inspired by a consideration of the pressure for change in art education stemming from the practices of relational and dialogical…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Action Research, Participatory Research
Stefanov, Ruslan; Edwards, John; Gerussi, Elisa – European Commission, 2018
This technical report presents the results of a case study into the role of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the implementation of Smart Specialisation in North Central Bulgaria. It is one of a series of case studies within the project on Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS), managed by the European Commission's Joint Research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Role, Specialization
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Goddard, John; Puukka, Jaana – Higher Education Management and Policy, 2008
Across the OECD, countries, regions and higher education institutions (HEIs) are discovering each other. More and more partnerships are being established based on a growing appreciation of shared interests. This paper explores the drivers behind such engagement, from both HEI and regional development perspectives, the barriers to effective working…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Mad Ithnin, Salleh; Habidin, Nurul Fadly; Masnan, Abdul Halim; Mamat, Nordin – International Journal of Early Childhood Education and Care, 2016
This study is focused on conceptual paper and the purpose of this study is to conduct an empirical investigation into the Malaysian Preschool institutions, focusing on measuring their technical efficiency and productivity changes. This study is to examine the nature of productivity changes by means of bootstrapped Malmquist TFP indices. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Sampling, Statistical Inference
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Uraev, Nikolay N.; Mingaleev, Gaziz F.; Kushimov, Aleksandr T.; Kolesov, Nikolay A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This paper considers the methodological aspects of forming a development strategy for the regional socioeconomic system (by the example of radio-electronic enterprises in the Republic of Tatarstan). The paper suggests a conceptual scheme of the macro- and micro-factors' influence on the regional socioeconomic system. This scheme is based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences, Marketing, Government Role
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Covelli, Bonnie J.; Morrissette, Stephen G.; Lindee, Carol A.; Mercier, Ryan – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
The University of St. Francis's College of Business and Health Administration operates a campus business incubator for student and community entrepreneurs. The business incubator is an innovative use of space that supports the economic development of the region and entrepreneurial education that includes for-credit and non-credit programming.…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses, Business Administration Education, School Business Relationship
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Achenreiner, Gwen; Kleckner, Mary Jae; Knight, Peter; Lilly, Bryan – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Higher education institutions, communities, and employers experience challenges as young professionals continually adjust their workplace-participation views and behaviours. Higher education institutions face changes in student demand for job-oriented training, and the associated attrition from established programmes is costly. Communities find it…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Colleges, Student Recruitment, Higher Education
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Iwahashi, Roki – Economics of Education Review, 2007
This study addresses a prospective aspect of general education: through general education, people obtain information about returns to their future specific education, thereby enabling them to choose fields in which they excel. According to that property of education, this paper presents a theoretical framework as a basis for understanding effects…
Descriptors: Labor Market, General Education
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McCullough, Elizabeth A.; Clopper, Cynthia G.; Wagner, Laura – Child Development, 2019
The development of language attitudes and perception of talker regional background was investigated across the life span (N = 240, age range = 4-75 years). Participants rated 12 talkers on dimensions of geographic locality, status, and solidarity. Children could classify some dialects by locality by age 6-7 years and showed adult-like patterns by…
Descriptors: Dialects, Geographic Regions, Language Attitudes, Children
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Altintas, Özge; Kutlu, Ömer – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
"Development" is a kind of growth that leads to the transformation of social and official organisms including innovation in cultural values, worldview, and consumption and behaviour patterns. Accordingly, development is a living organism as indicated by developments in many fields such as economics, science, art, sports, education,…
Descriptors: College Role, Universities, Institutional Mission, School Community Relationship
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