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Schenkenhofer, Julian; Wilhelm, Dominik – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
While research on universities is well elaborated within the field of higher education, less effort has been made to study other institutions of tertiary education. Complementary to the need of hybrid (specific and general) human capital for German Mittelstand firms, the system of tertiary dual education in Germany has succeeded in hitting two…
Descriptors: Human Capital, State Universities, Foreign Countries, Criticism
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Cattaneo, Mattia; Civera, Alice; Meoli, Michele; Paleari, Stefano – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Although broadening equal access to higher education has been an objective public policy for decades, little is known about the effectiveness of alternative means for achieving this goal. Moreover, it has raised a need of explaining the heterogeneity in Higher Education attainment across European countries, where high level of graduate population…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Graduation
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Pedro, E.; Leitão, J.; Alves, H. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The paper examines the still unexplored role played by quality of academic life (QAL) related to Higher Education Institution (HEIs) students in fostering regional development. The work aims to assess the nature of the relationship between satisfaction and the QAL of HEIs' students; and also to evaluate whether the QAL is associated with the…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Educational Quality, College Students, Correlation
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Tang, Hei-hang Hayes; Chau, Chi-fung Wilton – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
In the existing literature of knowledge exchange (KE) and higher education, there is limited but emerging cluster of research which undertakes a comprehensive analysis of various types of higher education institutions and patterns of KE engagement. Employing the empirical example of Hong Kong, this paper examines the interconnections between…
Descriptors: Classification, Higher Education, Knowledge Economy, Correlation
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Kemper, Lorenz; Vorhoff, Gerrit; Wigger, Berthold U. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
We perform two approaches of machine learning, logistic regressions and decision trees, to predict student dropout at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The models are computed on the basis of examination data, i.e. data available at all universities without the need of specific collection. Therefore, we propose a methodical approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Potential Dropouts, School Holding Power
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Brorsen Smidt, Thomas; Bondestam, Fredrik; Pétursdóttir, Gyða Margrét; Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Neoliberalism has long found its way into higher education and made life hard for academics in a number of different ways. The literature that maps out resistance to this development focuses on the gendered aspects of labour-economic issues. However, this study argues that the zeitgeist of neoliberalism has gendered consequences far beyond…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Gender Issues, Activism, Higher Education
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Müller-Benedict, Volker; Gaens, Thomas – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This article analyses a number of trends in final exam results at selected German universities. Our research covers 12 prominent fields of study from 1960 to 2010. Data prior to 1997 were collected from eight university archives. The first part of the article descriptively presents long-term stable differences between fields of study as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade Inflation, Grading, Educational Trends
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Urbanek, Piotr – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Agency theory is a theoretical platform used primarily to describe processes related to corporate governance. However, the theory is also being used to describe the processes associated with the functioning of the higher education system. Contractual relationships in this sector make it possible to identify the institutions that may act as either…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Accountability
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Cardwell, Paul James – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Studying abroad as part of a degree has become commonplace for many students in European and other developed countries. Universities actively promote opportunities as part of internationalization strategies. Whilst research has looked into the 'abroad' aspect of study abroad, there is less literature on the 'study' aspect, and in particular, the…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Academic Achievement, Law Students, Foreign Countries
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Jiang, Lina; Kosar Altinyelken, Hülya – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This study aims to explore Chinese students' experiences in the Dutch higher education system with a focus on classroom pedagogy. Based on interviews with 28 Chinese students from eight higher education institutions, it analyses Chinese students' understanding and reflections of teaching and learning practices, and the challenges they encounter.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
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Johnston, James; Reeves, Alan – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This paper explores the comparative performance of two subject areas (Units of Assessment -- UOAs) in the UK national Research Assessment Exercises of 1992, 1996, 2001, 2008 and the Research Excellence Framework of 2014. The Units of Assessment are Economics and Econometrics; and Business and Management Studies. Given the wide range of disciplines…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Business Administration Education, Institutional Characteristics, Decision Making
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Asderaki, Foteini – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The European Higher Education Area (EHEA) constitutes an international regime which attempts to solve intra-European problems, as well as to respond to global challenges. Using the regime complexity approach, this article investigates the external effectiveness of the EHEA, which refers to its ability to play a key-role in the Higher Education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
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Cabanda, Exequiel; Tan, Ee Siong; Chou, Meng-Hsuan – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Studies of regionalism -- intra and comparative regionalism -- have often used the European experience to explain the emergence and evolution of regionalisms in other parts of the world. This tendency in approaching the European experience as explanatory has permeated sector-specific developments. In this article, we consider the developments in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Institutional Cooperation, Educational Cooperation
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Moscovitz, Hannah; Zahavi, Hila – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
As the Bologna Process reaches its twenty-year mark, reflecting on its global influence is of particular value. This special issue aims to take stock of the Bologna Process' international function by critically examining the motivations and interests behind its 'global strategy' as well as scrutinising how the reform has been perceived and applied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Policy
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Zahavi, Hila – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The objective of this article is to examine the Israeli perceptions towards the Bologna Process as well as outline its reactions to it. Specifically, the article investigates the landscape of interests among Israeli policy-makers (from both political and institutional levels) in relation to the European higher education reforms. Through interviews…
Descriptors: International Relations, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Policy
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