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Lourenço, Mónica; Pinto, Susana – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
English-medium instruction (EMI) has been growing rapidly in higher education institutions worldwide as one of the chief language policy initiatives related to internationalisation. Acknowledging the centrality of teachers in EMI implementation and their role as micro-level actors in language policy and planning, this paper sets out to identify,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Lee, Soo Jeung; Müller, Lars – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study analyses the effects of institutional stratification in higher education systems on graduates' wages in engineering fields in Germany and Korea. We use survey data from the Korean 2013 Graduates Occupational Mobility Survey (GOMS) and the German 2013 Graduate Survey Cooperation Project (KOAB). For Korea, where the higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Institutional Characteristics, Salary Wage Differentials
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Hartwell, Laura M.; Ounoughi, Samia – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Host and international students evolve side-by side within the expanding internationalization of higher education. This study takes the complementary perspective of analysing 1,900 host and international students' experiences at a high-ranking research university in France. We analyse and compare the mobility, language practices and practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Peer Relationship
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Jokila, Suvi; Kallo, Johanna; Mikkilä-Erdmann, Mirjamaija – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Globalisation has transformed the field of higher education by increasing flows of mobile students. This has had significant repercussions not only for countries that take advantage of the expansion of exports of English-medium programmes but also for countries that have not risen to prominent positions in the global education market, such as…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Student Recruitment, Student Mobility, English (Second Language)
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Soppe, K. F. B.; Wubbels, T.; Leplaa, H. J.; Klugkist, I.; Wijngaards-de Meij, L. D. N. V. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
When transitioning from high school to university, young people must choose a programme that fits them. We argue that prospective students who can test this fit before starting the programme, will make a better choice. We propose an integrated framework where testing person-environment fit on ability beliefs, interests and sense of belonging…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Majors (Students)
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Platonova, Daria – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study addresses the lack of studies of diversity in post-Soviet higher education systems. It aims to examine institutional diversity in two post-Soviet countries as the result of higher state and market forces in the context of high-participation systems of higher education. The 'enrollment economy' has become the most powerful signal for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Diversity (Institutional), Social Change, Social Systems
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Raaheim, Arild; Mathiassen, Ketil; Moen, Vegard; Lona, Irene; Gynnild, Vidar; Bunaes, Bente Ringlund; Hasle, Emil Trygve – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The traditional exam has a strong holding within Norwegian higher education and is very often the preferred way of assessing students. Digital technology opens up for alternatives to the traditional exam, but so far focus has predominantly been on exchanging pen and paper with personal computers within the traditional framework. Digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Information Technology, Achievement Tests
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Skaniakos, Terhi; Honkimäki, Sanna; Kallio, Eeva; Nissinen, Kari; Tynjälä, Päivi – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
In recent decades, the massification and diversification of higher education have generated new challenges for the guidance of university students. The present study focuses on students' experiences of guidance in relation to their study progress and perceptions of their learning outcomes. The data (n = 4916) were collected from 2010-2013 through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Study Habits, Guidance
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Tight, Malcolm – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Higher education research, while a specialist and late developing field, has reached a level of maturity such that researchers have recently been endeavouring to summarize and synthesize what has been learnt. This article identifies and analyses many of the systematic reviews and meta-analyses of areas or aspects of higher education research that…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Needs
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Aarnikoivu, Melina; Nokkala, Terhi; Siekkinen, Taru; Kuoppala, Kari; Pekkola, Elias – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article examines the perceptions of early-career, fixed-term researchers in Finnish universities towards changing careers. It maps out the reasons this group has considered the change and where they see themselves in five years. As a theoretical framework, a synthesisation of variables related to career change, created by Ryan, Healy, and…
Descriptors: Researchers, Career Change, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Magnússon, Gunnlaugur; Rytzler, Johannes – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
European higher education has been highly influenced by the Bologna-process, entailing coordination and standardisation from policy to teaching practices. This led to increased demands on university teachers. Courses in university pedagogy are required as part of competence development and have become decisive for employment. Constructive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship
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Sanz-Menéndez, Luis; Cruz-Castro, Laura – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Academic employment systems have recently been subjected to policy-driven changes in many countries, but the university sector is still governed by collegial dynamics in which academics' views and attitudes are important. The present study, based on data from questionnaire survey responses from 4460 faculty members in public universities in Spain,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Preferences, Teacher Selection
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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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