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Lee, Hugo Yu-Hsiu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
In this study, the researcher strives to build on earlier work in which the roles of motivation and identity in language learning in adult higher education were examined. In the present connection, the focus falls on the roles played by a seldom researched group consisting of staff members in an intergovernmental organization. This group is…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Self Concept, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Broiakovskyi, Oleksandr V.; Ilchuk, Vita V.; Mas, Nataliia M.; Kapinus, Oleksandr S.; Okaievych, Anastasiia V. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The article reflects the relevant factors of introducing specialized education. The first group of factors relates to the specifics of adolescent development. The second group of factors relates to the development of a network of educational institutions in the education system of modern Ukraine. Small towns and rural areas suffer from scarcity of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Specialization, Lifelong Learning, Educational Quality
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Klieba, Anna I.; Bludova, Yuliia O.; Galushko, Nataliia A.; Pavlova, Olena H.; Pylypenko, Nataliia V. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The construction of an individual educational trajectory changes due to a change in approaches to the personal and professional potential of the future teacher. Provided that the acquisition of professional skills by a teacher has not required constant training throughout life, then the modern environment requires a systematic updating of skills…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Mobility
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Khilukha, Oksana; Lipych, Lubov; Kushnir, Myroslava; Fatenok-Tkachuk, Alla – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Ukraine has created a competitive market of educational services, the supply of which has made a tremendous surge in the last 10 years. Trends in the development of higher education indicate that the decline in the number of student leads to a reduction in the number of higher education institutions, yet there is still a need to maintain highly…
Descriptors: Competition, Marketing, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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Panchenko, Olga Lvovna; Volov, Vyacheslav Theodorovich; Volokhin, Yevgeny Arkadyevich; Mirasrarov, Mirsaid Pulat ugli; Khisamutdinova, Diana Rinatovna – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The article presents the concept of development and modernisation of the model of multi-level continuing vocational education for the oil and gas industry of the Udmurt Republic under the conditions of its reform. The relevance of continuing education research in the context of its modernisation and reform stems from the need for highly qualified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Fuels
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Vovk, Myroslava P.; Sotska, Halyna I.; Trynus, Olena V.; Muzyka, Olga Ja. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to test the model of diagnostic assessment of the level of formedness of the competency of pedagogical staff to use teaching technologies when applied in the settings of formal and non-formal education and to see whether the model creates opportunities for designing a strategy for professional lifelong development of…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Competencies, Technological Literacy, Nonformal Education
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Ha, Sha – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
According to the 'International Standard Classification of Education' (ISCED), 'Continuing Education' is composed of the 'Continuing Primary and Lower Secondary Adult Education' (ISCED1, ISCED2), followed by the 'Adult Education and Training' System (ISCED3), including an 'Upper Secondary Education System' (ISCED4 and finally, the 'Tertiary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Continuing Education, Adult Education, Secondary Education
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Enwerem, Nkechi M.; Okunji, Priscilla O. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The effect of medication errors on patient quality care and safety is a critical ongoing concern requiring solutions. Although medication safety has been a concern of all healthcare professions, registered nurses play an important role in medication safety as patients' advocates. A cross sectional study with structured questionnaire on common FDI…
Descriptors: Nurses, Continuing Education, Case Studies, Allied Health Personnel
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Claes, Neree; Brabanders, Valérie – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Today healthcare is facing many challenges in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment. There is a need to develop strong leaders who can cope with these challenges. This article describes the process of a leadership training program for healthcare professionals in Belgium (named "Clinical Leadership Program" or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Physicians, Nurses
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Liu, Xiaoqin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The paper finds out poor engagement in business English training program prevents adult learners at College of Continuing Education of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies from improving their communication skills. PBL (Project-Based Learning) is proposed to motivate adult learners to get involved with learning a lot. Based on the perspective…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Active Learning, Student Projects, Business English
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Shaketange, Lydia; Kanyimba, Alex – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The 21st century has witnessed the emergence of a framework for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as a supplementary assessment strategy. The aim of this study is to report on the research that explored the knowledge assessed through Mature Age Entry (MAE) admission tests in Namibian institutions of higher learning. The transformative model was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Adult Students, Prior Learning
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Sogunro, Olusegun Agboola – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
All learners learn best when they are motivated; so do adults. Hence, the way to ensure success of students in higher education is first to know what motivates and sustains them in the learning process. Based on a study of 203 university students, this paper presents eight top most motivating factors for adult learners in higher education. These…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Learning, Learning Processes, Achievement Need
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Qandile, Yasine A.; Al-Qasim, Wajeeh Q. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to construct a clear instructional philosophy for Salman bin Abdulaziz University as a fundamental basis for teaching and training as well as a theoretical framework for curriculum design and development. The study attempts to answer the main questions about pertaining to the basic structure of contemporary higher…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Tsai, Kuan Chen – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
In today's postmodern world, change is the only thing for sure. As a result, creative capacity is the key. Learning creative thinking in fact is a useful vehicle for adult learners to polish their abilities and orientate the world around them. This article attempts to review creativity-related literature and to provide some salient considerations…
Descriptors: Creativity, Cognitive Style, Self Efficacy, Personality Traits