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Alsulami, Naif Daifullah Z. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this research is to describe the characteristics of the re-entry experiences of Saudis returning to Saudi Arabia after studying abroad. The total number of participants in the study was 21, consisting of 13 male and 8 female participants returning from studying in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. By conducting semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Study Abroad, Reentry Students
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Zdanevych, Larysa V.; Kruty, Kateryna L.; Tsehelnyk, Tetian? M.; Pisotska, Leonida S.; Kazakova, Nataliia V. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The article outlines the main prerequisites for the transformation of modern competences in the training process of preschool education specialists (experience of the United Kingdom, Germany, Ukraine). Differences in the training of future preschool education specialists are found in the structure and content of educational programs (curriculums),…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
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Toro-Troconis, Maria; Alexander, Jesse; Frutos-Perez, Manuel – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This paper presents the learning design framework used in the design of the Online MA in Photography at Falmouth University. It discusses the importance of evaluating the success of online learning programmes by analysing learning analytics and student feedback within the overall pedagogic context and design of the programme. Linear regression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Instructional Design, Curriculum Design
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Bordovskaia, Nina V.; Anderson, Charles; Bochkina, Natalia; Petanova, Elena I. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article presents a comparative study of the personal adaptive capabilities of Chinese students studying in Chinese, British and Russian universities. The study involved 224 Chinese first-year students who formed 3 groups: Group 1, 96 first-year students studying in China; Group 2, 100 Chinese first-year students studying in Russia; Group 3,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, Cross Cultural Studies, Personality Measures
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Chipchase, Lucy; Davidson, Megan; Blackstock, Felicity; Bye, Ros; Clothier, Peter; Klupp, Nerida; Nickson, Wendy; Turner, Deborah; Williams, Mark – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Much has been written about why students engage in academic studies at university, with less attention given to the concept of disengagement. Understanding the risks and factors associated with student disengagement from learning provides opportunities for targeted remediation. The aims of this review were to (i) explore how student disengagement…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Alienation, Higher Education, College Students
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Pond, Keith – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This paper describes a long term project using bespoke video case studies designed and produced as the basis (variously) for formative in-class and on-line forum activity and assessment of group coursework and via case based exam. The research sought to observe student engagement behaviours when faced with innovative teaching methods using:…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Instructional Innovation, Blended Learning
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Ellefsen, Lasse – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This paper reports the complete process for and findings resulting from an individual-led research project entitled "An Investigation into Perceptions of Facebook-use in Higher Education." The aim of the research project was primarily to investigate current perceptions of using Facebook as a means for interaction between students and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Higher Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Aziato, Lydia – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Introduction: Nurses globally have strived to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) especially those in academia. Few publications have focused on lived experiences of nurses especially those reporting failed attempts. Thus, this paper presents how lessons learnt from a failed attempt of a PhD in Nursing was used to achieve an outstanding…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Phenomenology, Doctoral Programs, Nursing Education
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Lichy, Jessica; Enström, Rickard – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The late 20th century was an era of social, economic, technological, and political change, resulting in significant shifts in the perception of enlightenment, knowledge, and education. The impact of these changes have become quite apparent in higher education where there is now mounting pressure for faculty to deliver high quality education to an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Cox, Andrew; Chiles, Prue; Care, Leo – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
While UK universities see group work as essential to building higher order intellectual and team skills, many international students are unfamiliar with this way of studying. Group work is also a focus of home students' concerns. Cultural differences in the interpretation of space for learning or how spatial issues affect group work processes has…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Differences, Asians, Qualitative Research
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Pérez-Esparrells, Carmen; Torre, Eva M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
The current financial context constitutes a challenge to European Higher Education Institutions in the sense that they must look to increasing their budgets with new activities. This context has led governments and European universities to promote not only the traditional private funding sources (such as transfer of knowledge or tuition fees), but…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Foreign Countries, Tuition, Case Studies
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Smith, Julian; Groves, Mark; Bowd, Belinda; Barber, Alison – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This study examined the effectiveness of a Blended Learning (BL) environment designed to facilitate the learning of study skills with a large (over 200) and diverse undergraduate student cohort in a Higher Education (HE) institution in the UK. A BL environment was designed using the model provided by Kerres & De Witt (2003), and was also…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Blended Learning, Skill Development, Learning Strategies
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Willmot, Peter; Pond, Keith – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
Self and peer assessment offers benefits for enhancing student learning. Peer moderation provides a convenient solution for awarding individual marks in group assignments. This paper provides a significant review of peer-mark moderation, and describes an award winning, web-based tool that was developed in the UK and is now spreading across the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Evaluation (Groups), Peer Evaluation, Group Activities