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Jung, Jisun; Kim, Yangson – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
With an increasing number of international students in South Korea, the issue of retaining these students and reducing their dropout rates has become important. This study explores the multilevel factors that affect the institutional dropout rate among international students in Korea. The research questions are as follows: (a) to what extent do…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Dropouts, Foreign Countries, Dropout Rate
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Powell, Philip; Walsh, Anita – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
A Degree Apprenticeship model has recently been introduced into the United Kingdom (UK) Higher Education system as part of wider changes to vocational training. The system has experienced numerous rapid changes in regulation and funding, and it is now little understood by many stakeholders. Distinguishing different phases in UK Higher Education,…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Vocational Education
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Salto, Dante J. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
A large number of countries worldwide have established quality assurance mechanisms in Higher Education, ranging from the long-engrained system (United States) to more recent developments in Europe, Latin America and other regions. This study explores the way Higher Education institutions, as examples of autonomous organisations, respond to a new…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Resistance to Change, Compliance (Legal), Accreditation (Institutions)
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Pauli, Jandir; Chambel, Maria José; Capellari, Márcia Rodrigues; Rissi, Vanessa – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
This research aims to investigate the organisational factors that influence the motivation to work and their consequences on health perception and satisfaction with life for teachers in private Higher Education institutions. The study has emerged as a result of the need to understand the teaching profession in Brazil since the implementation of…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Teacher Attitudes, Quality of Life, Higher Education
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Temple, Paul – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Keller's book was one of the first works to suggest strategic approaches to the management of higher education institutions. His case study method proved popular with readers. However, the limitations of his approach to strategy grew more apparent over time, although many of his insights remain valid today.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, College Administration, Educational Change
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Phillips, Paul; Moutinho, Luiz; Godinho, Pedro – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
This paper aims to extend understanding of the business and societal impact of academic research. From a business school perspective, it has taken stock of the role of academic research and relevance in business and society. The proposed conceptual framework highlights the forces influencing the pursuit of academic rigour and relevance in…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Outcomes of Education, Educational Research, Relevance (Education)
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Taylor, Zachary W. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Fewer international students have applied to and enrolled in US institutions, as 40 per cent of US institutions reported a drop in international applications since 2016. Subsequently, US institutions must ensure that their international admissions materials are as equitable and transparent as possible. Expanding previous work, this study examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, College Admission, School Catalogs
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Lo, William Yat Wai – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Research on transnational Higher Education governance has provided a thesis explaining how East Asian states have successfully selectively blended elements of globalisation in Higher Education with their pre-existing regulatory regimes. However, this paper argues that the thesis overlooks the significance of local politics in understanding the…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Global Approach, Political Influences
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Heffernan, Troy A.; Heffernan, Amanda – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
League tables of universities that measure performance in various ways are now commonplace, with numerous bodies providing their own rankings of how institutions throughout the world are seen to be performing on a range of metrics. This paper uses Lyotard's notion of language games to theorise that universities are regaining some power over being…
Descriptors: Universities, Reputation, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation
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Marginson, Simon – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
In the 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education, California in the United States famously combined the principles of excellence and access within a steep three-tiered system of Higher Education. It fashioned the world's strongest system of public research universities, while creating an open access system that brought college to millions of American…
Descriptors: Master Plans, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Access to Education
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Asongu, Simplice A.; Nwachukwu, Jacinta C. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
The contribution of African researchers to knowledge by means of scientific publications is low compared to other regions of the world. This paper presents an argument in favour of PhD by publication as a tool for innovation and technology transfer. The conception of PhD by publication used in this study is more suited for doctorates in science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Dissertations, Innovation, Technology Transfer
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Shepherd, Sue – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Deputy and pro-vice-chancellors (DVCs and PVCs) are core members of the executive team and play a pivotal role in university management. Nevertheless, they have rarely been the subject of empirical investigation. This study addresses this research gap, utilising a census to examine the size and remit of the DVC and PVC cohort in English pre-1992…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Presidents, Administrator Role, Foreign Countries
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Bengtsen, Søren S. E. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Ronald Barnett's modern classic "Realizing the University in an Age of Supercomplexity" (published December 1999), has had a crucial impact internationally on the field of Higher Education research and development since the book was published now nearly 20 years ago. Bridging an academic oeuvre across almost 30 years with close to 30…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Philosophy, Social Theories, Epistemology
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Shen, Wenqin – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
International experience during doctoral training is critical in improving the quality of research training and establishing international networks. This study makes an original contribution to the understanding of the research partnership between visiting doctoral students and their supervisors. The current research draws upon empirical evidence…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Semi Structured Interviews
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Huang, Futao – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
This study aims to identify the major characteristics and motivations of foreign faculty at Japanese universities. The study begins with a brief introduction to the literature, research framework and method. In the second section, the study deals with the background and changes in foreign faculty at Japanese universities since 1980. In the third…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Universities, Foreign Countries
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