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Lili Yang; Yusuf Ikbal Oldac; Jacob Oppong Nkansah – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
Global science is more networked and connected than ever before. The rise of research collaborations occurs not only in the established Euro-American science systems that hold 'central' nodes in the globally networked science, but also in other parts of the world as science systems pluralise and multipolarise. Yet, research collaborations between…
Descriptors: Research Universities, International Cooperation, Researchers, Foreign Countries
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Kondakci, Yasar; Zayim Kurtay, Merve; Kaya Kasikci, Sevgi; Senay, Hanife Hilal; Kulakoglu, Busra – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Higher education (HE) provides a unique opportunity to accomplish social and economic integration and mitigate the impact of displacement for forcibly displaced migrants (FDMs) in the long run. Against this backdrop, the purpose of the study is to explore the HE experiences of Syrian FDMs in Turkey. Utilizing snowball sampling, 24 FDMs in Turkey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Migrants, Refugees
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Heron, Marion; Baker, Sally; Gravett, Karen; Irwin, Evonne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Although the importance of developing students' academic literacies has been well-established, academic oracy has been forgotten. There is a paucity of attention to oracy in higher education, despite the key role played by students' oral communication in academic achievement and graduate employability. This study offers a scoping review of the…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Communication Skills, Literacy, Higher Education
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Bozgeyikli, Hasan; Görgülü, Zeynep; Bogazliyan, Emre Emrullah – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Socioeconomic and gender-bound barriers may be considered risk factors for the youth, barring them from a hopeful future. This study aims to investigate how university students' motivation for higher education and perceived employability are related to the interaction with these barriers. Therefore, this study examined the interaction between…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Employment Potential
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Sahin, Betul Bulut; Brooks, Rachel – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Internationalization of higher education (IHE) has become one of the most prominent strategies in national policies and universities' agendas during the past three decades. IHE provides numerous benefits to nations, institutions, and higher education stakeholders and plays a vital role in improving the quality of education and research. However,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
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Sever, Melih; Ozdemir, Seyhan; Jobson, Kate – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
The aim of this study is to explore and analyze metaphors constructed around academics, in both the contexts of the UK and Turkey, to see if general opinion on academics seems to be shifting from the well-known 'ivory-tower' reputation, and if the perception differs amongst sub-groups based on their varying amounts of exposure to the reality of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Figurative Language, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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O'Connor, Pat; O'Hagan, Clare; Myers, Eva Sophia; Baisner, Liv; Apostolov, Georgi; Topuzova, Irina; Saglamer, Gulsun; Tan, Mine G.; Caglayan, Hulya – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
This article is concerned with the source of men's invisible advantage in the male-dominated disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It is suggested that this advantage has been obscured by combining sponsorship and mentoring. The research asks: Are men or women most likely to be mentored? Is it possible to…
Descriptors: College Students, Males, Advantaged, STEM Education
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Köse, Mehmet Fatih; Korkmaz, Mehmet – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationships between organizational culture and academic performance among higher education institutions. The sample was composed of 647 faculty members working in the colleges of education, health, engineering, law, economics, and administrative sciences in four central research universities in…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Culture, College Faculty, Performance
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Mertkan, Sefika; Bayrakli, Hatice – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This article is about being and becoming a qualitative researcher in Turkey, a context with a distinctive quantitative tradition shaped by the post-positivist paradigm where qualitative research has not yet reached the mature stage it enjoys elsewhere. Exploring the challenges of swimming against the tide unattended and keeping going, it argues…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Researchers, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research
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Erdogan, Tolga; Senemoglu, Nuray – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
Problem-based learning (PBL) as an educational practice continues to have great impact on all levels of education and across different disciplines. The aim of this experimental study is to examine the effects of PBL on prospective teachers' academic achievements and self-regulation. The treatment group (n = 36) and the control group (n = 21)…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Control Groups, Pretests Posttests, Experimental Groups
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Efe, Ibrahim; Ozer, Omer – Higher Education Research and Development, 2015
This article presents findings from a corpus-assisted discourse analysis of mission and vision statements of 105 state and 66 private/foundation universities in Turkey. The paper combines a corpus-based approach with critical discourse analysis to interpret the data in relation to its institutional as well as socio-political context. It argues…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Position Papers, Discourse Analysis, Institutional Mission
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Grotkowska, Gabriela; Wincenciak, Leszek; Gajderowicz, Tomasz – Higher Education Research and Development, 2015
This article researches higher education (HE) managers' perception of graduate professional success and higher education institutions' (HEI) activity aimed at enhancing graduate employability. The issue is worth examining not only because of growing relative unemployment rates among HE graduates but also because it is a part of a heated discussion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Managerial Occupations, Administrator Attitudes
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Morley, Louise – Higher Education Research and Development, 2014
Drawing on data gathered from British Council seminars in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Dubai on "Absent Talent: Women in Research and Academic Leadership" (2012-2013), this paper discusses academic women's experiences and explanations for women's under-representation as knowledge leaders and producers in the global academy. Participants from…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Women Faculty, Instructional Leadership, Females