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Prakhov, Ilya – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The system of higher education in Russia, as in many other countries, is in the midst of reforms related to the global trends of globalization and transformation to a knowledge economy. In order to successfully respond to these global challenges, it is necessary to improve the quality of the university sector and rethink the role of professors in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Salaries, Income
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Niepel, Christoph; Stadler, Matthias; Greiff, Samuel – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Although female students' overall performance in mathematics is on a par with the performance of male students, female students tend to report lower levels of mathematics self-concept (MSC) than their male schoolmates. With the present study, we examined for the first time whether occupational gender diversity (i.e., a balanced gender ratio) in…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Student Diversity, STEM Education, Self Concept
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Education. – 1996
Includes the following among 52 papers: "Accelerated Degree Programs" (Anderson et al.); "Basic Skills in the Workplace" (Askov); "Breaking All the Rules" (Baird); "Data Mining for Factors Affecting the Implementation of Interactive, Computer-Mediated Instructional Techniques for Students at a Distance"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
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Stacey, Judith – Social Problems, 1979
Attempts to theorize about the relationship between family and revolutionary change have been based largely upon the Russian case and have adopted universalistic functionalist and modernization approaches. Three major contrasts in the course of family revolution in China challenge the validity of these interpretations. (Author)
Descriptors: Communism, Family Characteristics, Family Structure, Females
Bron, Agnieszka, Ed.; Schemmann, Michael, Ed. – 2001
This second volume of the Bochum Studies in International Adult Education presents a variety of different perspectives on the topics of citizenship and civil society. Its goal is to give an overview of the European discourse on citizenship and civil society and on the discourse in some selected countries. Part I is comprised of the first of 14…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship