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Warren, Simon; Starnawski, Marcin; Tsatsaroni, Anna; Vogopoulou, Areti; Zgaga, Pavel – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
Higher education systems are caught between two dynamic processes, one referring to economic value and the other to status value. Although these political rationalities are presented as part of a coherent programme of reform and 'modernization', they pull higher education systems and the actors within them in contradictory directions. Their impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Neoliberalism, Educational Research
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Zheng, Jie; Kapoor, Dip – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
State policies regarding the internationalization of higher education (IHE) in China have undergone significant shifts between 1949 and 2019. This paper advances the proposition that these shifts in policies pertaining to IHE can be understood as part of a process of ongoing Chinese state formation in relation to national and global developments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Global Approach
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Hunt, Stephen A.; Boliver, Vikki – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
The sudden closure of higher education providers is virtually unknown among publicly funded higher education institutions in the UK, but "market exit" is commonplace among private higher education providers. The UK government is actively championing the expansion of private higher education providers despite a dearth of research on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, School Closing, Proprietary Schools
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Liu, Ye; Shen, Wenqin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
This article explores how trust affects the nature and characteristics of civic engagement among university students in contemporary China. We draw upon empirical evidence from in-depth individual interviews involving 68 students born between 1993 and 1999. Four different types of civic activities, including associational membership with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizen Participation, College Students, Trust (Psychology)
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Watermeyer, Richard; Crick, Tom; Knight, Cathryn; Goodall, Janet – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
COVID-19 has caused the closure of university campuses around the world and migration of all learning, teaching, and assessment into online domains. The impacts of this on the academic community as frontline providers of higher education are profound. In this article, we report the findings from a survey of n = 1148 academics working in…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Educational Change, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Kopycka, Katarzyna – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
This paper analyzes the development of social inequality in the Polish higher education system during its expansion after 1990 using data from the Polish General Social Survey. Focusing on the special case of a former socialist society, where higher education expansion has been very rapid and achieved mainly through marketization, this paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational Attainment
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Fukui, Fumitake – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
As constraints on government funding to public universities become a trend in higher education internationally, clarifying the impact of government policies on donor behavior from a comparative perspective is an issue of higher education research. This paper aims to explore the impact of government appropriations and tax policies on macro trends…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Cross Cultural Studies, Research Universities, State Universities
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Tann, Ken; Scott, Andrew – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
The growing market of international students puts increasing pressure on higher education providers to also provide language support, as students from non-English speaking background face the dual challenge of developing their English language proficiency alongside their subject content. However, there is little research on how knowledge about…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kotera, Yasuhiro; Ting, Su-Hie; Neary, Siobhan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
Poor mental health of university students is becoming a serious issue in many countries. Malaysia -- a leading country for Asia-Pacific education -- is one of them. Despite the government's effort to raise awareness, Malaysian students' mental health remains challenging, exacerbated by the students' negative attitudes towards mental health (mental…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Altruism, Resilience (Psychology), Daily Living Skills
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Lo Prete, F.; Macrì, E.; Rania, F. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
This study aims to determine whether team production among peer groups culturally aggregated can affect the individual student performance in an Italian university. Two further hypotheses were tested in order to verify whether students perform better in team than individually and if students culturally aggregated in team perform better than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning
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You, Ji Won – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
Pursuing creativity through collaboration with others is an important learning goal in education. The purpose of this study is to investigate how team goal orientations are related to team creativity and team achievement in collaborative learning contexts with the aim of providing a supportive environment for creative learning. Learning…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teamwork, Goal Orientation, Cooperative Learning
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Lovakov, Andrey; Yudkevich, Maria – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
We studied the population of articles on higher education published in academic journals by researchers from post-Soviet countries in the last three decades. We found that post-Soviet countries contribute differently to the overall publication output, with only Russia, Lithuania, and Estonia having more than 100 articles in journals indexed in…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Systems, Journal Articles, Higher Education
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Kobayashi, Yoko – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
Addressing the root cause of Japanese higher education problems, the present literature-based study explores Japanese higher education's power relationship with one of the most influential stakeholders, the business world. It first draws attention to the incongruity between the business enterprises' proclaimed struggle with the securement of human…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Kwiek, Marek – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
This study addresses stratification in the global higher education research community and the changing geography of country affiliations in six elite journals. The distribution of country affiliations is analyzed from a longitudinal perspective (1996-2018), and full-time and part-time authors in the field are contrasted. The prestige maximization…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Higher Education, Educational Research, Reputation
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Evans, Ceryn; Rees, Gareth; Taylor, Chris; Fox, Stuart – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
In recent years, questions about the purpose of higher education (HE) have come to the fore as HE tuition fees have escalated both in the UK and internationally. The extent to which universities provide students with opportunities for developing skills needed not only for future employment but participation in civic life has become an important…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, College Graduates, Citizen Participation
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