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van den Hende, Franka; Riezebos, Jan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Studies about curriculum internationalisation in higher education frequently report poor academic staff engagement hindering implementation in practice. However, such research does not consider the organisational context in which academics operate. This research applies an organisational change perspective to explore how the "context"…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Organizational Change, Comparative Analysis
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Knight, Eric; Mitchell, Vincent – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Recent discourse about the impact of university research has focused on "what" research impact is and less on "how" it manifests. To explore these two questions, we draw on knowledge theory and build on the distinction between explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge. We propose that tacit knowledge and knowing are necessary…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Higher Education, Universities, Epistemology
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Sigurdardottir, Margret Sigrun; Rafnsdottir, Gudbjorg Linda; Jónsdóttir, Anna Helga; Kristofersson, Dadi Mar – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Research on gender equality in Higher Education indicates that female academics might not have the same opportunities for promotion as male academics. One of the are as in Higher Education where gender bias has been reported is in Student Evaluations of Teaching (SET). The aim of this article is to analyse possible gendered characteristics of…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Gender Bias, Teacher Student Relationship, Gender Differences
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Holbrook, Allyson; Burke, Rachel; Fairbairn, Hedy – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Overseas students who have learned English as a second or foreign language (L2) form a prominent subgroup of research students in Australian universities. However, there is a paucity of research exploring the linguistic experiences of this population in connection with thesis examination and in comparison with first language users of English (L1).…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Students, Second Language Learning, Native Language
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Etomaru, Irene; Bisaso, Ronald; Nakayiwa-Mayega, Florence – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Universities are increasingly expected to produce scientifically robust research that has the propensity to deliver societal benefits. However, disconnect between the production of research in universities and its real-world application is apparent in Africa. Knowledge translation (KT) unlocks the potential of academic research to yield the widest…
Descriptors: Universities, Case Studies, Administrator Attitudes, College Faculty
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Thomsen, Patrick; Leenen-Young, Marcia; Naepi, Sereana; Müller, Karamia; Manuela, Sam; Sisifa, Sisikula; Baice, Tim – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Limited attention has been paid to the experiences of Pacific Early Career Academics (PECA) in utilising their culture-specific systems of knowledge in their pedagogical practice. As a cross-section of PECA employed in a variety of disciplines and faculties, we explore how our Pacific identities infuse our pedagogical approaches in a way that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Pacific Islanders, Beginning Teachers
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Xu, Xing; Sit, Helena; Chen, Shen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
This study addresses the issue of international education through a human development lens. Using a group of Chinese doctoral students in Australia as a case study, it adopts volunteer-employed photography (VEP) to tease out the negative and positive forces that influence students' developmental trajectories during their doctoral education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Doctoral Students, Asians, Foreign Countries
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Quardokus Fisher, Kathleen; Koretsky, Milo D. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
There have been calls for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) faculty in higher education to transition from traditional lecturing to instructional practices that are supported by empirical evidence. Administrators can coordinate such transitions through organized change initiatives. At the same time, there has been a shift…
Descriptors: College Faculty, STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Change
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Hains-Wesson, Rachael; Ji, Kaiying – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
For higher education graduates to be effective in the workplace, they require strong technical skills and the capability to operate across diverse knowledge landscapes to solve real world problems. At an Australian university, an interdisciplinary, short-term study tour programme was utilised to enhance students' inexplicit employability skills…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Employment Potential, Teamwork, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Baumber, Alex; Kligyte, Giedre; van der Bijl-Brouwer, Mieke; Pratt, Susanne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Partnership in higher education has gained prominence over recent decades, but recent studies have identified a lack of research exploring how partnership practices unfold in specific disciplinary contexts. This article explores how a transdisciplinary approach can be used to better understand and facilitate student-staff partnerships where staff…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Processes, College Faculty
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Zou, Tracy X. P.; Geertsema, Johan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Academic development (AD) is increasingly being oriented towards an integrated approach to academic practice (AP), given arguments for the importance of integrating research, learning, and teaching. Given the complex and evolving character of AD as a profession, it is important to understand the conceptions of AD held by academic developers, who…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Knight, Elizabeth – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
This study investigates the changing discourses of the value of degrees in prospectuses between 1976 and 2013, chosen due to the massification of higher education and use of the particular marketing tool of prospectuses. This research analysed the messages in prospectuses through the period in four English higher education institutions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational History, Reputation, Foreign Countries
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Mampaey, Jelle; Schtemberg, Vanja; Schijns, Jos; Huisman, Jeroen; Waeraas, Arild – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Most studies on branding in higher education focus on external branding or image-building towards external stakeholders such as students. Internal branding is an underexplored topic, even though it should be considered as important as external branding. Internal branding is about achieving the necessary internal support for the external brand.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Marketing, Institutional Characteristics
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Venegas-Muggli, Juan I. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This research evaluated the impact on students' academic achievements of a pre-college outreach programme implemented by a Chilean higher education institution. This programme benefits students in their last year of secondary education so they can better adapt to post-secondary education. Specifically, we assessed whether freshmen enrolled in 2017…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, College Freshmen, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis
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Kember, David; Douglas, Tracy; Muir, Tracey; Salter, Susan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Umbrella action research projects link together a number of small action research projects under a common organizational and thematic umbrella. This article provides an example of an umbrella action research project, which aimed for teaching quality enhancement. There are two mechanisms by which teaching quality can be enhanced. The first of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Research Projects, Educational Quality
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