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Bender, Diane – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: Professional program assessment is necessary in an accreditation process, in order to ensure educational quality and public accountability. One avenue of assessment is through an internship. The challenge is to determine how evidence from this indirect learning experience can aid in accreditation. The purpose of this paper is to describe…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality, Internship Programs
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Carvalho, Andreia; Teixeira, Sergio Jesus; Olim, Leonilde; de Campanella, Sancha; Costa, Teresa – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: The aim of this study is to obtain a broader knowledge of innovative pedagogical practices in higher education, by analysing the particular case of the Higher Institute of Administration and Languages (ISAL). The literature review reveals a gap in this scientific field, and filling this gap is as imperative as the need to articulate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Higher Education, Student Characteristics
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Soomro, Bahadur Ali; Memon, Maqsood; Shah, Naimatullah – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: The present study predicts attitude towards entrepreneurship among the students of Thailand through the entrepreneurial attitude orientation (EAO) model. Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative approach is used, based on cross-sectional data from public sector universities of Thailand. The respondents are bachelor's and master's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Entrepreneurship, Self Esteem
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Bolzani, Daniela; Luppi, Elena – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: While the number of entrepreneurship education programmes offered around the world is on the rise, research into the assessment of entrepreneurship education programmes is still lacking. The purpose of this paper is to take the stance that entrepreneurship education has to focus on a set of transversal competences aimed at teaching…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Program Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Guidelines
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Drysdale, Maureen T. B.; Callaghan, Sarah A.; Dhanota, Arpan – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: This study examined sexual minority status on perceived sense of belonging and compared sexual minority students and exclusively heterosexual students as a function of participating in work-integrated learning (WIL). Design/methodology/approach: A cross-sectional, quantitative design was used with participants grouped by sexual minority…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Minority Group Students, Sexual Identity, Work Experience Programs
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Pagnoccolo, Joe; Bertone, Santina – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: This research explores the training experiences of Australian apprentices in the workplace with a focus on workplace relationships and their link to interpersonal attributes and people-related generic skills among apprentices. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative research is conducted, and the authors analysed interview data from 20…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Interpersonal Competence, Soft Skills, Student Experience
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Looi, Kim Hoe; Maritz, Alex – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the status of entrepreneurship education (EE) in Malaysia and entrepreneurship education programmes (EEPs) offered by Malaysian public and private higher education institutions (HEIs), against the backdrop of macro-level context of Malaysian government institutions related to entrepreneurship.…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Government Role
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Xie, Qing – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: In light of university business English pedagogical innovation, this study reports an empirical study with 66 English major participants. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses online survey and participant observation to investigate their practice-oriented motivation and needs, the perceptions of using vocational education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Majors (Students)
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de Prada Creo, Elena; Mareque, Mercedes; Portela-Pino, Iago – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to determine whether university students are successfully acquiring or improving skills related to teamwork through a variety of extra-curricular activities, such as sports, music, volunteering, international group work experiences and professional practices. Design/methodology/approach: Descriptive statistics have been…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Soft Skills, College Students, Extracurricular Activities
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Scharnhorst, Ursula; Kammermann, Marlise – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The paper describes the Swiss Vocational Education and Training (VET) system, its crucial role and challenges with respect to the inclusion of vulnerable groups and investigates the effectiveness of the efforts undertaken to promote inclusion in VET so far. Design/methodology/approach: Empirical research focusing on various indicators of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Inclusion, Disadvantaged
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Plakhotnik, Maria S.; Krylova, Anastasiia V.; Maslikova, Anna D. – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between participation in case competitions and career decision-making self-efficacy (CDMSE) of university students. Design/methodology/approach: The sample included 273 Russian university students; 109 (40%) of them had never participated in case competitions, whereas 164 (60%)…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Self Efficacy, Competition, Career Choice
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Lima, Alex Felipe Rodrigues; Ribeiro, Felipe Garcia; Teixeira, Gibran da Silva – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The aim of this study is to evaluate five job qualification programs for young apprentices, in Goiás, a Brazilian State. We expect to contribute to the improvement and strengthening of the job training programs in developing countries. Design/methodology/approach: We applied propensity score matching and extensions such as the generalized…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Apprenticeships, Program Effectiveness, Program Length
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Selim, Hassan M.; Eid, Riyad; Agag, Gomaa – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The adoption of smart classroom is increasing in higher education around the world. Yet, factors affecting smart classroom adoption have not been sufficiently explored. Based on the innovation diffusion theory and external pressures, the present study developed a model to investigate the main drivers of smart classroom adoption.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Camacho-Miñano, María-del-Mar; del Campo, Cristina; Urquía-Grande, Elena; Pascual-Ezama, David; Akpinar, Murat; Rivero, Carlos – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold--first, to compare the assessment in two subjects of the Business Administration Degree between Finland and Spain and, second, to test whether there are factors such as gender, age, subject, students' motivation, or preferences that may have an impact on the assessment. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education
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Hogan, Owen; Kortt, Michael A.; Charles, Michael B. – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: To identify key factors that are contributing to vulnerability in business schools in Australian public universities and determine the degree of vulnerability exhibited by these schools. Design/methodology/approach: Using a multi-criteria assessment (MCA) approach, a framework is developed to determine which business schools are most…
Descriptors: Business Schools, State Universities, Foreign Students, Guidelines
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