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Capano, Giliberto; Pritoni, Andrea – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Over the last 30 years, governments have continuously adjusted their Higher Education policies to make universities more efficient (achieving more by spending less) and more effective (by increasing the percentage of graduates, by reducing the number of university dropouts and by focusing more on the third mission). At the core of governmental…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Universities
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Donina, Davide; Hasanefendic, Sandra – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
This paper addresses the homogeneous/heterogeneous dilemma regarding formal arrangements of university central governance structures. Most topical studies argue that these structures are becoming homogeneous across countries and prove it by adopting purposive sampling techniques. Yet, other scholars stress heterogeneity within countries. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Policy
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Lehmann, Erik E.; Stockinger, Sarah A. E. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Competition-based policy programmes are an external steering mechanism to create beneficial outcomes for societies that are entering the Continental European Higher Education landscape. The Excellence Initiative in Germany aimed to enhance research quality, international visibility and support peak performing universities. We want to study if…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Competition, Educational Policy
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Posselt, Thorsten; Abdelkafi, Nizar; Fischer, Luise; Tangour, Cyrine – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
During the last decades, there has been increasing interest in the role of the university as a key stakeholder and agent in innovation and regional development. In the face of new technologies, especially growing digitalisation and new societal and economic challenges, this paper proposes to reconsider the role of the university in the innovation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Role, Stakeholders
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Becker, Kimberly D. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
This study expands the inquiry about an egregious form of academic misconduct. Participants consist of graduate students who reported a violation of academic integrity because a professor plagiarised their academic work. Based on data collected through interviews and documents, interpretative phenomenological analysis is used to examine…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Integrity, Educational Policy, Higher 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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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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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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Mok, Ka Ho – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
In the last few years, there has been a growing trend of anti-globalism and the rise of nationalism spreading across different parts of the world. Promoting internationalisation of Higher Education has brought with it the globally connected phenomenon with regard to inter-university collaboration and student mobility across national borders but…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Mobility, Faculty Mobility, Global Approach
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Rhoades, Gary; Stensaker, Bjørn – Higher Education Quarterly, 2017
Burton R. Clark's 1998 book, "Creating Entrepreneurial Universities," has had a major impact on the field of higher education, especially internationally. In this paper, key aspects of Clark's conceptualisation of organisational pathways of transformation are identified, speaking to its theoretical and empirical contributions to higher…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Universities, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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Gray, Claire – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This paper reports on research into the operation of English further/higher education, with a focus on the role of partnerships in supporting the massification of higher education. The research draws on the bottom-up policy implementation tradition to provide analysis of the effects on partnerships of a quasi-marketised environment. The rationale…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Data Interpretation, Colleges, English
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Brändle, Tobias – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
Recently, it has been discussed how actors at universities perceive the Bologna Process. However, there is a lack of understanding about the determinants influencing attitudes towards the reform. In particular, the relation between education policy ideals and perceptions of the Bologna Process has gone unobserved. Based on a survey at three…
Descriptors: Surveys, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Agasisti, Tommaso; Haelermans, Carla – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This paper analyses the relationship between the public funding systems of higher education in Italy and the Netherlands and their universities' performances. Empirically, an efficiency analysis on 13 Dutch and 58 Italian public universities is conducted. The findings show that the relative efficiency of Italian and Dutch universities is strongly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Comparative Education, Academic Achievement
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Kohoutek, Jan – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
The paper enquires into the implementation of the European Standards and Guidelines for Internal Quality Assurance of Higher Education Institutions (ESG 1). The enquiry uses data from universities in the Czech Republic and compares them against those obtained in the relevant pan-European survey. The aims are to empirically deconstruct ESG 1…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Standards, Guidelines
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Choi, Seungchan – Higher Education Quarterly, 2015
This paper attempts to propose an alternative policy frame for higher education policy by demonstrating the inadequacy of the market approach adopted by the 2011 English higher education policy in addressing the economic and social agenda, and by reframing higher education as a mechanism that selects and distributes talents to vocational sectors…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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