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Kiselova, Mariia M.; Hudovsek, Oksana A.; Bykova, Svitlana V.; Tsybanyk, Oleksandra O.; Chagovets, Alla I. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Within the conditions of rapid development of internationalization processes, the scale of international cooperation between tertiary educational institutions is growing at a quick rate. Currently, the practice of international cooperation between tertiary educational institutions is the most commonly encountered in the form of: international…
Descriptors: International Education, International Cooperation, Institutional Cooperation, Higher Education
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Shevchenko, Yuliia M.; Dubiaha, Svitlana M.; Melash, Valentyna D.; Fefilova, Tetyana V.; Saenko, Yulia O. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The article highlights the models of inclusive education of Italy, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and Great Britain. Inclusion models can be classified into three basic ones, according to the ratio of the number of primary school-aged children at general and specialized schools, namely: full inclusion, partial inclusion with a predominance of pupils at…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Inclusion, Elementary School Students, Models
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Pahlin, Torbjörn; Mattsson, Janet – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study examines and describe the ambulance nurse's experience of nursing documentation in single responder and the transfer of the documentation to other care levels. A qualitative design was used with focus group interviews as data collection method to enhance knowledge of the everyday experience of nursing documentation. The ambulance…
Descriptors: Nursing, Documentation, Foreign Countries, Nurses
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Christie, Michael; Penn-Edwards, Sorrel; Donnison, Sharn; Greenaway, Ruth – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Literature on the support of the First Year Experience (FYE) in institutions of Higher Education provides a range of modelled approaches. However, we argue that institutions still need to selectively plan which approach/es and attendant strategies are best suited to their particular contexts and institutional policy and practice frameworks and how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, College Freshmen
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Sandoff, Mette; Nilsson, Kerstin; Apelgren, Britt-Marie; Frisk, Sylva; Booth, Shirley – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Higher education teaching demands theoretical and practical knowledge. It goes without saying, a strong knowledge of one's subject is essential. But while teaching principles are generally gleaned from short courses, it is one's own teaching that offer the main ground for gaining practical teaching knowledge. To examine this claim we have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries
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Södergren, Ulrika; Benjaminson, Carin; Mattsson, Janet – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Background: Specialist nurse students are upon graduation certified to have increased their professional competence to an advanced level. But how do specialist nurse students themselves experience and understand their professional competence and its development upon graduation? This is what this study aims at describing. Method: This study has a…
Descriptors: Nurses, Specialists, Writing (Composition), Competence
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Amhag, Lisbeth – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Among online learning factors stated in the research literature, it is argued that online activities is the strongest factor which contributes to online learning. This article illuminates mobile-assisted seamless learning activities by using laptops, tablets, or smart phones. Two conditions are compared, a) face-to-face (F2F) online webinars…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Nyroos, Mikaela; Schéle, Ingrid; Wiklund-Hörnqvist, Carola – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Given previous findings on test enhanced learning, the present study examined the implementation of this practice in terms of quizzing, during the progress of a course. After completing the university course, 88 Swedish teacher students were asked to answer an adapted Retrieval Practice and Test Anxiety Survey. The results showed that students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teacher Attitudes, Testing, Test Anxiety
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Mattsson, Janet – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Background: At a specialist nursing education in intensive care, located at a University college in Sweden, there was a desire among the faculty to develop their ability to support specialist nursing students in their academic development, as well as in their academic writing, to improve the overall quality of the master theses. A quality…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Academic Discourse, Writing Improvement, Content Area Writing
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Kormi-Nouri, Reza; MacDonald, Shane; Farahani, Mohammad-Naghy; Trost, Kari; Shokri, Omid – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The present study investigates academic stress in two different cultures, the Iranian as a collectivist culture, and the Swedish as an individualist culture. A total of 616 university students (312 Iranian and 304 Swedish) participated in the study. The results show that Swedish students experience more academic stress than Iranian students.…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Collectivism, Individualism, Stress Variables
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Boström, Lena; Hallin, Karin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The teaching profession has been continually challenged to provide evidence of the effectiveness of teaching and learning methods. Teacher education, as well as nursing education, is currently undergoing reforms in Sweden. At the university where the research was conducted, teaching and nursing programs are two priority educational programs and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Nursing Education, Productivity, Foreign Countries