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Karimi, Sirvan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The tension emanated from deeply polarized socio-cultural values has found its way into the Canadian university campuses. In their endeavour to strike a balance between promoting diversity, inclusion and respecting free speech, the Canadian higher educational institutions have encountered formidable challenges. Central to the contention revolving…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Diversity, Freedom of Speech, Foreign Countries
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Matarirano, Obert; Yeboah, Abor; Gqokonqana, Onke – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The closures of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that face to face classes had to be put on hold. However, the growth in information and communication technologies (ICT) made it possible for HEIs to continue with their core activities remotely, primarily using learning management systems (LMSs). The overuse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Ahmed, Danish; Nayeemuddin, Mohammed; Ayadat, Tahar; Asiz, Andi – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
This paper discusses recent updates and developments of computing-based courses in the civil engineering discipline. Competency in computing is one of the most important capabilities for university graduates to obtain given the rapid development of computer technology in professional work. Civil engineering is no exception. In fact, many…
Descriptors: Competence, Civil Engineering, Engineering Education, College Graduates
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Olawale, B. E.; Mncube, V. S.; Harber, C. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
There is no how-to recipe for implementing pedagogical approaches, as each school, learner and teacher has a unique perception of the nature of critical mathematics education. It is therefore the duty of educators and school administrators to cultivate critical teaching and learning experiences that can connect the standardised school curriculum…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
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Ma, Huarong – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
This study was undertaken to assess the critical thinking dispositions of undergraduate college students in a comprehensive university of mainland China and examine the roles of gender and major in the subjects' critical thinking dispositions. An adapted Chinese version of the California Critical Thinking Dispositions Inventory (CCTDI) was used to…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries
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Ponce, Juan; Cedeño, Nilo M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The National Secretary for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation in Ecuador (locally SENESCYT) started an ambitious grants program in 2011. The main objective of the program was to send Ecuadorian students to undertake postgraduate studies at universities overseas. This article evaluates the impact of this grant policy on the labor…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Grants, Educational Policy, Graduate Students
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Amoke, Chijioke Virgilus; Ede, Moses Onyemaechi; Umeano, Chizua Elsie; Okeke, Chinedu Ifedi; Onah, Sebastian Okechukwu; Ezeah, Malachy Anselm; Nwaogaidu, John Chidubem – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The study investigated the interaction effect gender on academic procrastination and achievement orientation among in-school adolescents. The study adopted a pretest posttest non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design with a population of 804 SS II students (518 female and 286 males). The sample size of 129 SS II students from Udenu…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Adolescents, Student Behavior, Academic Achievement
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Phunaploy, Sathiya; Chatwattana, Pinanta; Piriyasurawong, Pallop – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
This study, is aimed at 1) synthesizing the conceptual framework of the problem-based learning process with a cloud learning environment (PBL-CLE process), 2) developing the PBL-CLE process, and 3) studying the result of the development of the PBL-CLE process. The research instruments include 1) the conceptual framework, 2) the PBL-CLE process to…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Educational Technology, Information Storage
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Naidoo-Chetty, Mineshree; du Plessis, Marieta – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The Higher Education sector has been through an array of changes, such as globalisation, massification, lack of job security, decolonisation and a number of technological advancements. These changes have impacted academic workload and have increased work pressure with resultant effects on family and work life balance. A review of the existing…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Workload, Job Security, Higher Education
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Rodriguez-Macayo, Emilio; Vidal-Espinoza, Rubén; Gómez-Campos, Rossana; Cossio-Bolaños, Marco – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The development of social skills (SS) at various stages of life provides the basis for social and academic success throughout life. This cross-sectional study validates and verifies the reliability of the SS checklist proposed by Goldstein et al 1983. The checklist was administered, which is composed of 6 dimensions and 50 SS questions. 671…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Check Lists
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Alfermann, Dorothee; Holl, Christopher; Reimann, Swantje – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Evidence in the literature indicates that doctoral candidates may experience increased levels of stress and worry about successfully completing their doctorate degrees. As a result, a significant number of doctoral candidates drop out. In our study with 424 doctoral students in computer science (113 women, 311 men), we ask about the frequency of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Doctoral Programs, Dropout Characteristics, Computer Science Education
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Shvay, Roksolyana; Morska, Nataliya; Kalynyak, Bohdan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
This investigation proposes to apply the methods of training creativity in the natural sciences to teaching a foreign language for specific purposes. This approach is based on the testing of foreign language competencies in different countries, on the task of training higher education specialists, including foreign language training, on the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Personality Traits, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Muftahu, Muhammad – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Private higher education is experiencing a rapid considerable growth for decades globally, particularly in Africa. In Nigeria, the history and the development of private higher education precisely universities which is the focus of this paper started 20 years ago with the establishment of Igbinedion University in Okada, Edo State in 1999, followed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Higher Education, Universities
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Sweidan, Nader S.; Areiqat, Ahmad – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The study aimed to identify the Impact of digital divide in its dimensions (Technological dimension, Knowledge dimension, and Legislation & laws dimension) on the quality of education (University presidency's commitment to quality, Academic reputation and published scientific research) at Al-Ahliyya Amman University. To achieve this goal, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, Educational Quality
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Alhaj, Ali Albashir Mohammed; Albahiri, Mohammed H. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The present paper aimed at exploring the effectiveness of using the translation techniques, namely, Cooperative Work Procedure. (Gerding- Salas, 2000) on teaching translation courses for the students of translation at King Khalid University. The researcher used two tools to collect data, a translation test, and a questionnaire which were designed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Translation, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods
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