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Chan, Chi Wai – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
There has been a massification of higher education in Hong Kong since the late 1980s. In addition to programmes offered by local higher education institutions, there are plenty of off-shore degree programmes provided by overseas institutions. In the meantime, Hong Kong has been restructured to an international financial centre, and its financial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Educational Benefits
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Salas-Velasco, Manuel – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
It is important for policymakers and managers of higher education institutions knowing how well their universities are operating. This article aimed to show that data envelopment analysis (DEA) can be an excellent benchmarking instrument in higher education. First, by using several inputs and outputs at the institutional level, DEA can identify…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, College Administration, Educational Assessment
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Yasmin, Musarat; Naseem, Farhat; Abas, Naeem – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
The role of teachers in promoting learner autonomy has been the focus of second language acquisition researchers for more than a decade. This paper aimed at exploring perceived constraints in promoting learner autonomy, from the perspective of teachers. A sample of 16 university lecturers teaching communication skills in four public universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy, Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes
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Lee, YoungAh – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
In this study, we conducted in-depth interviews with 29 parents of prospective college students, a target public of university marketing efforts. We explored how university communication influenced parents' attitudes, and reputation perception. The research findings are significant in understanding parents' views on responding to prevalent…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Marketing, College Bound Students, Universities
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Ion, Georgeta; Marin, Elena; Proteasa, Carmen – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
This paper presents results from a survey of Romanian education researchers on their experience of research uptake and transfer to policy makers and practitioners. A range of variables are analysed in order to understand the factors they perceived to influence the use of educational research. The researchers' context was analysed, including…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, College Faculty
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Bringula, Rex P.; Balcoba, Alexander C.; Alfaro, Laurie E.; Merritt, Jennifer – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
This descriptive survey research utilized a content-validated questionnaire to determine the perceived impact of the implementations of a K to 12 education system in the Philippines. It also determined how teachers plan to manage the possible threats of the new K to 12 education system to their tenure and financial stability. For this study, 77…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Private Colleges
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Deryakulu, Deniz; Atal-Köysüren, Deniz – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
This study examines Turkish pre-service Information and Communication Technologies teachers' educational philosophies and occupational anxieties. A total of 800 pre-service teachers participated in the study. Results showed that the predominant educational philosophies among the participants were the existentialism, progressivism,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Educational Philosophy, Anxiety
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Hathaway, Tanya; Fletcher, Peter – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study was to identify pre-service teachers' ways of experiencing the teaching of diverse learners and to determine the aspects that are educationally critical in gaining a deeper understanding of teaching. We approached the question of teachers' experiences in the context of the training of K-6 primary teachers, which takes place…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Student Diversity, Research Methodology
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Wanphet, Phalangchok; Tantawy, Nesrin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
This study aims to explore the perceptions of university students and instructors regarding English as the medium of instruction for teaching science courses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). One hundred English as a Foreign Language students from several science courses participated in the current study. They completed a self-assessment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, College Faculty
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Pavlova, Margarita – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
School to work transition is an important aspect of lifelong learning that has increased in significance as the knowledge-based economy takes off in developed countries. Rapid structural economic changes, the importance of innovation, and a shorter lifecycle of products require education systems to adjust to the needs of economies and individuals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, High School Students, Academic Aspiration
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Almansour, Sana; Kempner, Ken – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
The contribution of Arab universities to the public good is being greatly compromised by the political and economic instability of the Arab Spring. To understand the role Arabian universities are playing in the public sphere and their ability to contribute to the public good, we interviewed 74 professors from 14 countries. Analysis of the faculty…
Descriptors: Universities, College Faculty, Public Service, Interviews
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Eren, Altay; Yesilbursa, Amanda – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
The present study aimed to investigate the diverse aspects of prospective teachers' dispositional hopes, teaching-specific hopes, and their sources, as well as to explore whether these would significantly predict their preparation for the teaching profession. A total of 851 prospective teachers voluntarily participated in the study. A series of…
Descriptors: Investigations, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Skourdoumbis, Andrew – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
This paper is a critique of the school education productivity evaluation and two research constructs germane to it, "teacher quality" and "teacher effectiveness." The paper will argue that policy inceptions of "teacher quality" and "teacher effectiveness" proxy for the productive capacity of schools and more…
Descriptors: Productivity, Teacher Effectiveness, Best Practices, Accountability
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Lam, Ho Cheong – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
One of the purposes of introducing the use of action research in schools is to bring about educational change in policy and practice. To make this happen, it is of paramount importance to look into how teachers actually see action research. We, the writers of this paper, are teacher educators, teaching preschool teachers courses related to action…
Descriptors: Investigations, Action Research, Phenomenology, Educational Change
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Giersch, Jason – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
An effective education system depends upon attracting college students into the teaching profession, but most of the research on what motivates individuals to pursue teaching merely surveys individuals who have already entered a teacher education program. This study employs an experimental design to test the effects of exposure to randomly…
Descriptors: College Students, Teaching (Occupation), Gender Differences, Vocational Interests
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