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Brown, Rebecca D.; Geesa, Rachel Louise; McConnel, Kat R. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
Supporting the proficiencies scholar-practitioners need to be successful in Doctor of Education (EdD) programs typically differ from the needs of traditional doctoral students in other types of programs; however, EdD students may benefit from participating in a mentoring program during the progression of their academic career. Several theoretical…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Mentors, Education Majors, Models
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Strong, Mark H.; Burkholder, Gary J.; Solberg, Emily G.; Stellmack, Amy; Presson, William D.; Seitz, Jean-Bernard – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
Objectives: The current objectives include the development of a global competency model applicable across a wide range of jobs, industries, and geographies for university graduates entering the workplace. Method: The competency model was developed utilizing a global panel of subject matter experts and a validation survey of over 25,000 students,…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Entry Workers, Competence, Job Skills
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Johnston, Elizabeth; Burleigh, Cheryl; Wilson, Andrea – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
Although faculties are more diverse, decentralized, and increasingly isolated in technology-supported modern universities, effective technology use can also foster faculty professional academic development and collegiality. This scoping literature review applied Cooper's systemic review model and a categorical content analysis technique targeting…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Cooperation
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Charbonneau-Gowdy, Paula A.; Magaña, Héctor A. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
Despite conclusive evidence from high performing higher education (HE) institutions worldwide demonstrating the benefits of strong alumni relations, institutions in many evolving countries often neglect their graduates. And this, despite rapid advances in technology that can support ongoing relations. The objective of our year-long project was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outreach Programs, Lifelong Learning, Alumni
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Tseng, Hungwei; Hill, Lori – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
This study evaluated the effect of high-fidelity simulation with both mannequins and live actors on flexible and reflective thinking of nursing students. Students enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program were recruited to participate in this study. Ninety students, all female, completed both pre- and post-surveys. The researchers conducted a…
Descriptors: Simulation, Nursing Students, Thinking Skills, Nursing Education
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Stadtlander, Lee M.; Sickel, Amy; Salter, Daniel – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
The present project proposed to develop a publishing internship program and evaluate its effect on doctoral student participants. A key assumption was that direct experience with the publishing process as a doctoral student would help build some of the necessary skills and self-efficacy to be successful as authors/scholars in the future. Because…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Doctoral Students, Student Research, Self Efficacy
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Krauskopf, Erwin – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
From a bibliometric perspective, scholarly inbreeding has been identified in journals through the excessive use of both author and journal self-citations. However, editorial bias toward researchers from the same institution as the editorial management team has seldom been considered. According to the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Periodicals, Bias
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Bu, Xin; McCaw, Bill; Kero, Patty – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
Universities in China and the United States have been engaged in cross-border education through partnerships establishing international branch campuses (IBCs). This qualitative study used Moustakas's (1994) strategy of inquiry as a framework and explored Western faculty members' cross-border lived experiences at IBCs in China. IBCs in this study…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Experience, Foreign Countries, Multicampus Colleges
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Boswell, Stefanie S. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
This study investigated effects of Ratemyprofessors.com and university student evaluations of teaching on students' course decision-making and self-efficacy in an ethnically diverse undergraduate sample. It also investigated if these effects were impacted by evaluation positivity. Additionally, the study explored if attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, Teacher Evaluation
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Nabaho, Lazarus; Turyasingura, Wilberforce; Kiiza, Alfred Kenneth; Andama, Felix; Beinebyabo, Adrian – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
In 2018, as part of the African higher education harmonisation drive, the African Union Commission (AUC) issued the African Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASG-QA). Within the ASG-QA, the AUC commits to promoting good governance and management in higher education institutions and provides governance and…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Standards, Educational Quality
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Ward, Kim Y.; Larose, Chantal D. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2019
Objectives: This study examines the effectiveness of interventions in first-year math courses in higher education. Our goal is to investigate the efficacy of a supplemental support requirement on the passing rates of students in their first-year math courses. Method: We gathered and analyzed data on 3,249 students using descriptive statistics and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Brand, Brittany D.; Brascia, Kara; Sass, Margaret – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2019
The popularity of service learning is increasing, especially at a time when college students want to make a greater impact in their communities. However, service learning has not been extensively assessed in courses based in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This article provides a case study of how incorporating service learning…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Outreach Programs, Active Learning, Natural Disasters
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Gómez-Espina, Roberto; Rodriguez-Oroz, Delia; Chávez, Manuel; Saavedra, Cristian; Bravo, María Jesús – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2019
This manuscript collects and analyzes students' academic results related to the change in teaching methodologies used in different subjects of different science and engineering university courses between 2013 and 2016 from traditional to active methodologies. Socrative, a platform that has been designed for the educational field, was introduced,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Improvement, College Students, College Instruction
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Nabaho, Lazarus; Turyasingura, Wilberforce – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2019
The post-1980s changes in the global higher education landscape have triggered a burgeoning of incidents of academic corruption in higher education institutions. Since 2000, the discourse on how to combat academic corruption has gained traction in higher education and quality assurance is advanced as one of the strategies for fighting corruption…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Antisocial Behavior, Integrity
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Tejeiro, Ricardo; Vlachopoulos, Dimitrios; Edwards, Anthony; Campos, Estefania – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2019
Although there is consensus in the current literature that feedback plays a fundamental role to student performance and learning, there is debate about what makes it effective. Particularly, some assessment instruments, like the National Student Survey in the United Kingdom, reveal that evaluation and feedback are systematically among the areas…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, College Students, Foreign Countries
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