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Gray, Gregory C.; Borkenhagen, Laura K.; Sung, Nancy S.; Tang, Shenglan – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
China now tops the list of countries with the largest annual number of scientific publications. At the same time, China also leads the list of countries with the highest proportion of scientific publication retractions. The rise in this academic misconduct in China has given Chinese researchers a bad reputation and likely led to lower manuscript…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Universities, Foreign Countries, Cheating
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Marklein, Mary Beth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Higher education has proven to be a welcome and useful bridge between the United States and Vietnam, two countries that cut ties in 1975 in the aftermath of a painful war. In 1991, as the two nations began to reestablish diplomatic relations, the Fulbright exchange program with Vietnam quickly became the largest in Asia (Abuza, 1996). A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Schools, International Educational Exchange
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Stimpson, Catharine R. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The number of United States professors aged 65 years and older is growing. This older professor presents the stories of four teaching experiences which belong to the larger story of faculty longevity during the past five decades and its subsequent conflicts with retirement. The first was in the 1960s, when she was a new professor, not much older…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Teacher Retirement, College Faculty, Teaching Experience
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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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Coppola, Brian P. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
In this article, Brian Coppola begins by discussing the 2007 National Academies of Sciences (NAS) publication, "Rising Above the Gathering Storm" which called for for reprioritizing investments because "the world is changing rapidly, and our advantages are no longer unique. Without a renewed effort to bolster the foundations of our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Brain Drain, Competition, Science Equipment
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Alcorn, Brandon; Christensen, Gayle; Kapur, Devesh – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Demographic surges and economic growth have created an exploding demand for higher education in the Global South--a demand that low- and middle-income countries cannot realistically meet with traditional institutions alone. In India, the demand increasingly is being met by online education. Recently, MOOCs--with their potential to scale up rapidly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Online Courses, Professional Education
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Marcus, Jon – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2014
This article reviews the path of funding higher education in Hungary, where funding cuts have resulted in understaffing, escalating tuition, growing student debt, and declining enrollment. Graduation rates are low, government policies favor vocational disciplines, and the system of preparation and access gives preference to students from wealthier…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Middlehurst, Robin – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
In November 2012, the US Department of Education published its first-ever "fully articulated international strategy." Its two strategic goals are to strengthen US education and advance the international priorities of the US through increasing the global competencies of students, learning from other countries, and engaging in education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Global Approach
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Coppola, Brian P.; Kerr, Keith – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
This article documents the experiences of two American professors who have taught in China and describes the similarities and differences between their students at home and abroad. Brian Coppola, who taught organic chemistry at Peking University (PKU), observes how the strengths in science preparation that Chinese students achieve in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Sociology, Asian Culture
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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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Marcus, Jon – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
In July 2012, the executive doctoral class of 2013 from the University of Pennsylvania's Higher Education Management Program in the Graduate School of Education conducted a study of higher education in Ireland. The international study, an important component of the executive doctoral program, mirrored and built on research completed by Joni Finney…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Doctoral Programs
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Lovett, Clara M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
In his 2008 bestseller, "The Post-American World," Fareed Zakaria argued that the most significant development of the early 21st century is not, as others have predicted, the inevitable decline of the United States as the world's super-power but rather "the rise of the rest." In subsequent works, Zakaria and many others,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Access to Education, Capacity Building
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Sandeen, Cathy – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
This article provides a brief history of massive open online courses (MOOCs), a snapshot of the rapidly evolving issue of credit recognition, and the integration of MOOCs into traditional degree programs, like the Gates Foundation-funded MOOCs-For-Credit Research Project. The article notes that MOOCs have accelerated innovation, especially in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Class Size
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