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Bataille, Gretchen M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Bringing international students to study at U.S. campuses is increasingly viewed as the best option to globalize the campus, yet the United States lags behind other countries in providing opportunities for international students, particularly at the undergraduate level. Although the one million international students studying in the United States…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, School Choice
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Finkelstein, Martin J.; Conley, Valerie Martin; Schuster, Jack H. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
In the past few decades, especially since the 2008-09 economic downturn, the faculty of American colleges and universities has undergone a far-reaching transformation. Multiple factors, mainly extraneous to the campus itself, are reshaping higher education, and as a result a reprioritizing of the internal allocation of resources is occurring. The…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Change, Teacher Role, Socialization
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Finley, Ashley – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2016
For over a decade, the national Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) project has promoted the idea that well-being is an essential outcome of college students' learning and civic engagement. The project emphasizes the full promise of a liberal education: to be liberally educated is to possess the complex skills and abilities necessary for…
Descriptors: Well Being, College Students, Liberal Arts, Skill Development
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Hauptman, Arthur M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
This article seeks to make sense of the seeming contradiction that the number of degrees awarded annually and the attainment rate of the adult population in the US have both grown, even as the country has fallen behind many global competitors on the latter indicator. Two reports issued in 2012---one by the Pew Research Center, the other by the…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Academic Degrees, Demography, Postsecondary Education
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Finkelstein, Martin; Cummings, William – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2012
This study focuses on aspects of the Changing Academic Profession survey of 2007-08 that describe the place of faculty in their institutions. The authors examine the following aspects of institutional life: (1) the faculty role in institutional governance; (2) who evaluates their teaching and research; (3) the locus of their loyalties as between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Academic Rank (Professional), Teaching Conditions
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Wieman, Carl; Perkins, Katherine; Gilbert, Sarah – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2010
There are countless reports stressing the economic and societal benefits to be gained from improved science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all students. Although there is extensive research on alternative teaching methods that increase student learning and are practical to implement, the combined efforts of federal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Research Universities, Educational Innovation
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Doyle, William R. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2006
In Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking Glass," the Red Queen tells Alice: "Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that." In the first of a series of columns, this author discusses why the Red Queen principle, as…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, College Graduates