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Beecher, Bradley; Streitwieser, Bernhard; Zhou, Joy – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article presents a comparative analysis of national policies, implementation strategies, and regional and global aspirations to establish education hubs in Hong Kong and South Korea. The authors argue that existing definitions of education hubs do not yet sufficiently consider whether a hub's orientation is global or regional and how its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Knowledge Economy
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Lee, June Y.; Patel, Sheetal J. – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
With a changing landscape of higher education institutions (HEIs), the authors explore the concepts of a platform business model in the context of university career services. Through an inductive, multiyear case study of an HEI, this study analyzes how university career services can innovate and transform by operating as a platform. This…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Career Centers, Models, Innovation
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Pearl, Alastair O.; Orlando, Laurence; Larson, Ian; Rayner, Gerry M. – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
The last decade has seen a shrinking of degree-level employment opportunities for young people (aged under 24 years) in Australia and globally. This research aims to better understand the job advertisements to which our graduates are exposed. This article presents a universal method to collect and process advertisements from an online job board.…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Recruitment, STEM Education, Foreign Countries
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Chadwick, Ken; Cashen, Luke – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
In the fall of 2013, the College of Business at Nicholls State University, in collaboration with industry, launched a 4-year Bachelor's program in management specifically designed to train graduates for employment in firms competing in the oil and gas sector of the maritime industry. The development and implementation of this maritime management…
Descriptors: Marine Education, School Business Relationship, Program Development, Career Readiness
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Sörensson, Anna; Bogren, Maria – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
Research in entrepreneurship and learning has focused on education about, for and within enterprises. The purpose of this article is to analyse and discuss the importance of organizing for entrepreneurial learning. The research design included a case study of a newly established 1-year programme at a university in Sweden. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, College Students
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Hack-Polay, Dieu; Igwe, Paul Agu; Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
The experiment tested overconfidence in number skills among British graduates and non-graduates. The data were collected at a residential management training programme for part-time professional students. The aim of the research was to test whether graduate professionals, due to their higher qualifications, overstated their numeracy abilities…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Numeracy, Part Time Students, Management Development
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Moghadam-Saman, Saeed – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article proposes a heuristic theoretical framework for identifying the main areas of policy improvement needed to enhance the engagement of doctoral researchers with industry. A critical realist approach is adopted in order to identify the factors underlying collaborations of doctoral researchers with industry. Following the initial three…
Descriptors: Researchers, Doctoral Students, School Business Relationship, Cooperation
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Gallagher, Padraig; Stephens, Simon – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article explores the workplace experience of seven science, engineering and technology graduates. The research design and methodology used in the study are exploratory, in-depth and qualitative in nature. The case study companies are located in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and employ the graduates under the FUSION project. The…
Descriptors: College Graduates, STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Competence
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Wang, Longlong – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
Entrepreneurship education (EE) is facing a tension between practical valence and academic institutionalization. As a consequence, we know very little about how story-based pedagogy is implemented in the classroom, though various entrepreneurial narratives have been institutionalized into EE programs. This article examines how one Chinese teacher…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Concept Teaching, Teaching Methods, Personal Narratives
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Haneberg, Dag Håkon; Aadland, Torgeir – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article explores how students learn from venture creation in higher education by using a novel empirical approach: the Zaltman metaphor elicitation technique (ZMET). This inductive research approach provides extraordinarily rich data that enable a thorough and holistic understanding of students' learning processes. The participant selection…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, College Students, Communities of Practice
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Uctu, Ramazan; Essop, Hassan; Jafta, Rachel – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
Policymakers in many countries have lit on tech-entrepreneurship as an essential element for economic development. To this end, South Africa's Technology Innovation Agency, with co-sponsorship from the Swiss-South African Joint Research Programme, has run a cross-country tech-entrepreneurial training programme for local tech-entrepreneurs since…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Innovation
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Wieser, Desiree – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
Previous studies have attempted to examine and explain the integration of technology into the learning process. Most of these studies are related to the disciplines of pedagogy and informatics. The rest of the relevant literature cannot be definitively assigned to one discipline, but is often located at the intersection with the field of…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Organizational Culture
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Bagiatis, Christos; Saiti, Anna; Chletsos, Michael – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article, through an empirical investigation, examines (a) the attitudes toward entrepreneurship among those of a productive age, and (b) the effect of the economic and political characteristics of a country on an individual's tendency toward entrepreneurship. An anonymous questionnaire was designed and administered to a random sample of 180…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Economic Climate, Foreign Countries, Adults
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Matricano, Diego – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article investigates the influence that attending university classes can have on entrepreneurial processes leading to the creation of start-ups. In particular, attention is focused on the three main components of intellectual capital (IC) -- human, relational and structural capital -- that individuals can develop in university classes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Entrepreneurship, Intention
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Valka, Kristine; Roseira, Catarina; Campos, Pedro – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
As the ongoing evolution in the higher education sector changes the roles of universities, entrepreneurial practices become more prominent in their agendas. The literature on academic entrepreneurship focuses predominantly on the commercialization of research and less on other intrapreneurial activities--namely those performed by non-academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Entrepreneurship, School Personnel
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