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Ng, Josephine; Nyland, Berenice – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
In this paper, a case study of an international partnership between two universities, one in Australia and the other in China, is presented. The internationalisation of early childhood degree programmes in Australia is reasonably new and there is limited literature on the subject. This study evaluates a Sino-Australian partnership of a joint…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Early Childhood Education
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Groves, Tamar; López, Estrella Montes; Carvalho, Teresa – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The objective of this research is to explore the experiences of the first generations of Spanish academics that carried out research stays in foreign institutions. The analysis of 30 semi-structured interviews shows the interviewees' evaluation of their stay abroad, the impact that this had on their academic career and how the return to the home…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, College Faculty, Semi Structured Interviews, Overseas Employment
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Guion Akdag, Emma; Swanson, Dalene M. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper provides a critical discussion of internationalisation in Higher Education (HE), and exemplifies a process of uncovering the investments in power and ideology through the partial analysis of four strategic internationalisation documents at two Scottish Higher Education institutions, as part of an ongoing international study into the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Power Structure, International Education, Strategic Planning
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Courtois, Aline – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Based on documentary analysis and interviews, the article examines the current practices of Irish universities in their efforts to increase their students' participation in international exchange programmes. It argues that increased participation, while a positive outcome, obscures a growing differentiation in the types of exchange programmes and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Study Abroad, Equal Education, Student Mobility
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Robson, Sue; Almeida, Joana; Schartner, Alina – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Internationalization is a key contemporary debate within Higher Education (HE). Many universities worldwide proclaim their "international" status, citing quantitative indicators, particularly international student and staff recruitment and outbound student mobility data to illustrate this. In this paper, we focus on the non-mobile…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Hellstén, Meeri; Ucker Perotto, Lilian – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper concerns research issues on curriculum, pedagogy and the creative use of method in international higher education. It is motivated by the witnessing of a recent shifting in consensus within the global research communities on international education, towards curriculum renewal of shared knowledge within the field. The article enters into…
Descriptors: International Education, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Researchers
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Marini, Giulio – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Individual experiences in dealing with individual evaluations are studied through a national documental analysis and qualitative interviews. The analysis considers three main individual assessments designed to measure individual credentials or performance: "sexenio" (research and third mission), "quinquenio" (teaching) and…
Descriptors: Reputation, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Uslu, Baris – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This research examined strategic actions in European universities through the institutional evaluation reports of the EUA. EUA reports for 21 universities from seven European countries were included in the data set. Qualitative inquiry was carried out and six sub-sections in the reports were used as established themes. The findings were then…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries
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Yokoyama, Keiko – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The objective of the paper is to identify whether the global financial crisis in 2008 re-shaped risk management in the English universities in order to avoid future financial turbulence and manage risk in uncertain and insecure environments. The paper examined changes in the risk management mechanism of the English university system between 2008…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Risk Assessment, Universities, Economic Climate
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Budd, Richard – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper is situated in relation to a critical mass of largely censorious commentary around global policy trends purportedly undermining, or even realigning, universities' 'traditional' ethos, but where the student perspective on this appears to have been largely ignored. Drawing on interviews with German and English undergraduates, it applies…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Misconceptions, Student Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Govekar-Okoliš, Monika – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article describes the characteristics of mentoring higher education students in companies which is a field the least researched, particularly when evaluateing effects of mentoring. This qualitative study is a response to this concern. The purpose of the study is to determine what mentors working with students in companies in certain European…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Students, Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries
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Jensen, Dorthe Høj; Jetten, Jolanda – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
A large body of work shows that the development of students' academic and professional identity positively predicts achievement in higher education. Despite this, there is also evidence that students have great difficulty developing both types of identity. Drawing from Honneth's [2003a. "Behovet for anerkendelse. En tekstsamling"…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research, Barriers
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Hladchenko, Myroslava; Westerheijden, Don F. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article aims to explore the academic identities under the conditions of means-ends decoupling at the nation-state level. For empirical evidence we choose Ukraine. In 2014, after the Revolution of Dignity despite the adoption of the policies aimed to construct academic identities like in the Western universities the intended outcomes were not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Change, Organizational Change
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Widiputera, Ferdi; De Witte, Kristof; Groot, Wim; van den Brink, Henriëtte Maassen – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Higher education institutions have experienced an increase in student enrolment over the past decades. At the same time, universities increasingly attempt to attract students by offering a variety of study programmes. Using a Dutch panel data set of 1300 programmes in 50 institutions, this study investigates what explains the attractiveness of…
Descriptors: College Programs, Enrollment Influences, Geographic Location, Competition
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Bartkute, Darija – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Increasing competition within the Lithuanian educational market has paved the way for an analysis of the complex choice processes enrollees undergo in selecting a higher education institution. This research examines the concept of consumer value and its interpretation in the Lithuanian higher education setting. Based on data collected from 445…
Descriptors: College Choice, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Discriminant Analysis
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