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Huang, Simin; Xu, Peng; Feng, Lie; Lu, Chunting; Yang, Jing – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
History taking is an extremely important skill for medical students to master. In China, medical students usually have opportunities to practise this skill on real patients after they have learned diagnostics and basic relevant theoretical knowledge. Today, however, several factors, such as increased enrolment of medical students and the need to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Role Playing, Observation
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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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Koonlaboot, Maitree; Kongsilp, Noppadon; Malalat, Anan; Rattanarojanakul, Parkpoom – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to study current conditions and soccer teaching model for elementary school students in the demonstration schools. This study used a qualitative method. Data collection was conducted by interview. Twelve informants involved with soccer instruction were selected by using purposive sampling technique from the…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Manogharan, Melissa Wane; Thivaharan, Thinagaran; Rahman, Radziah Abd – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This case study attempts to identify the reasons for high turnover of academic staff in private higher institutions especially in small colleges. Three small colleges that shared almost the same type of background were being selected to participate in this study. The academic coordinator from these three institutions was interviewed. This case…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, College Faculty, Case Studies, Teacher Persistence
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Bozak, Ahmet; Karadag, Mümtaz; Bolat, Yavuz – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to define the points of view of the schools directors on administratorship CPD training course organized by local educational directorates. A mixed model was used in this study and related data was evaluated both at quantitative and qualitative dimensions. The sample group was formed by 174 participants among 567 school…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Administrator Education, Phenomenology, School Districts
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Çakici, Yilmaz – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to investigate primary student teachers' drawings of the human internal organs, e.g. location, size and presence of organs (heart, lungs, stomach, liver, kidneys, pancreas and intestines etc.) This research was conducted with 104 primary teacher candidates studying in the Faculty of Education at Trakya University during…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Student Teachers, Freehand Drawing
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Huang, Liuli – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Research frequently uses the quantitative approach to explore undergraduate students' anxiety regarding statistics. However, few studies of adults' statistics anxiety use the qualitative method, or a sole focus on graduate students. Moreover, even fewer studies focus on a comparison of adults' anxiety levels before and after an introductory…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Statistics, Mixed Methods Research, Graduate Students
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Saito, Kiyoko – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The goal of this paper was to explore the directions for a Japanese Qualifications Framework (JQF) through the collation of Japanese Government expert viewpoints. This study used a qualitative case study design involving interviews with 15 Japanese government officials. It was found that Japan continues to have problems with academic degrees and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualifications, Role of Education, Higher Education
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Devineau, Sophie; Couvry, Camille; Féliu, François; Renard, Anaïs – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
By 2017, French higher education had undergone a dramatic restructuration following the Bologna process twenty years earlier which impact all the European universities (Rüegg, 2010), and the implementation of the French LRU in 2007 (Stavrou, 2017). Some studies examined this new model's effect on university academics through international or…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Women Faculty, Females, Family Work Relationship
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Demirel, Ihsan Nuri – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the opinions of administrators of National Education Directiorate, School Directors and Vice-school Directors about the in-service activities and the system of in-service training programs related to work security. Moreover, it is investigated the level of the knowledge whether in-service training ignores…
Descriptors: Inservice Education, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Surveys, Interviews
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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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Yimer, Ibrahim; Nega, Rahel; Ganfure, Gemechu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Turnover is a voluntary cessation of membership of an organization by an employee. Employee retention is one of the challenges facing several organizations in both the developed and developing countries of the world. It is profitable to proactively react for possible staff turnover intentions. This research was carried out to determine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, College Faculty
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Hernandez, Jennifer; Abu Rabia, Hazza M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This qualitative study explores the factors contributed to 13 older teen mothers' academic success as very young mothers. The participants were older teen mothers who were pregnant and gave birth at the age of 16 years old or younger, and who have achieved a college degree from an accredited college or university while they raised their…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Early Parenthood, Pregnancy, Pregnant Students
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Yildirim, Ozgur – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Following a qualitative research design, this study aims to explore the differences between international and American graduate students in terms of their class participation. The data for the study were collected from a graduate-level class at a university in upstate New York. There were seven participants in the study, three of the participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Qualitative Research, Student Participation, Class Activities
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Alam, Gazi Mahabubul; Parvin, Morsheda – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Since its inception, Higher Education (HE) has always been playing a critical role for national development through the development of skilled manpower and intellectual civic society. Continuous paradigm shifting in HE in term of institutions' pattern and course delivery mode and method has always been the part of the process of HE transformation.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Higher Education
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