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Guan, Shanshan; Ploner, Josef – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
In the wider context of national growth and investment in higher education in China, more mature students seek to gain access to university education. Considering the far-reaching socioeconomic and political shifts in contemporary China and its higher education sector in particular, this study explores the experience of mature university students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Capital, Cultural Influences
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Wang, Yan; Sung, Min-Chuan; Vong, Keang-Ieng Peggy – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
In Asian and Chinese contexts, internationalisation fundamentally means the adoption of Western modes of education. Given how much internationalisation is being promoted at the national and institutional levels, the authors would like to find out how well the related initiatives and reform are received by college professors at the front line of…
Descriptors: Asians, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, International Education
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Dai, Kun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article illustrates the author's transnational learning experiences in a China-Australia 2 + 2 articulation programme. Transnational articulation programme is being actively adopted by many Chinese universities to enhance the diversity of educational structures as a response to the growing trend of internationalisation of higher education.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Learning Experience, International Education, Universities
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Fu, Guopeng – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Chinese education scholars Cesan Wang and Qiquan Zhong led a debate over knowledge centredness versus student centredness in China's ongoing pre-collegiate curriculum reform. The debate was considered the most influential academic event in the past 30 years in the field of education in China. Employing a Critical Discourse Analysis approach, this…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Change, Criticism, Foreign Countries
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Majee, Upenyu S.; Ress, Susanne B. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Internationalisation of higher education has mostly been theorised from a Euro-American perspective, taking less into account how legacies of colonial expansion impose unique demands on universities. This article highlights the tensions that arise when universities must respond simultaneously to transnational pressures for internationalisation and…
Descriptors: Postcolonialism, Local History, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Campbell, Anne C. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This qualitative study explores how graduates of Western higher education view their contributions to their home country's social and economic development by comparing groups of international scholarship alumni who have returned to live in Moldova and expatriate alumni. Results indicate that country of residency influences one's perceived…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Higher Education, Social Change, Foreign Countries
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Chankseliani, Maia; Gorgodze, Sophia; Janashia, Simon; Kurakbayev, Kairat – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
The extraordinary expansion of higher education has not been accompanied by more equitable access to universities for various disadvantaged groups. Rural youth is at the heart of this study that draws on secondary data and literature to examine rural-urban disparities in higher education access in two high-participation systems in the Caucasus and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Rural Education, College Admission
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Mgqwashu, Emmanuel M.; Timmis, Sue; de Wet, Thea; Madondo, Nkosinathi Emmanuel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper reports on an international collaborative study that investigated how students from rural contexts negotiate the transition to university, and how prior cultural and educational experiences influence their higher education trajectories. A qualitative, participatory methodology was adopted, centred on co-researcher narratives, digital…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Rural Areas, Student Adjustment, Student Characteristics
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Turner, Krystle – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article focuses on rural Australian students' decisions to pursue higher education, and compares metropolitan and rural higher education statistics, using select qualitative narratives to highlight rural subjectivities. By analysing school students' belonging process, this article begins to uncover the depth of the perceived influence of the…
Descriptors: Community Influence, Foreign Countries, Academic Aspiration, Decision Making
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Naidoo, Kibashini; Trahar, Sheila; Lucas, Lisa; Muhuro, Patricia; Wisker, Gina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article reports on a study that focuses on students from rural areas of South Africa and their experiences of higher education. These students have attracted little attention in widening participation research in South Africa, despite being one of the most marginalised groups. The article, drawing on the experiences of student co-researchers…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Student Attitudes, Higher Education
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This comparative study modifies Cabrera and La Nasa's model to examine social and class stratification in students' college-choice outcomes in the USA and Taiwan, and compares the mechanisms that perpetuate this stratification between the two systems. Students' college-choice outcomes are defined by both institutional selectivity and control, in…
Descriptors: Social Stratification, Social Class, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Peiying; Hsieh, Hsiao-chin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper considers the current status of academic performance and administrative leadership of women academics in Taiwan in the context of neo-liberalism. Emergent forces of higher education restructuring, including gender equity legislation have influenced Taiwanese universities to transition from authoritative state bureaucracies to more…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Tenure, Faculty Promotion, Neoliberalism
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Wu, Hantian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study investigates China's international student recruitment strategy and policies as a dimension of its present approach of using higher education internationalisation for soft power and image enhancement. An exploratory survey of international graduate students in English instruction programmes in education-related majors in three Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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