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Vincenthio, Audrie Gabriella; Renardi, Adama; Gunadi, Willy – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
As the master's education market continues to expand, Indonesia will be amongst the key markets, especially for the MBA program. Universities are faced with challenges and opportunities in acquiring the increasing MBA market. The present study uses conjoint analysis to explore Indonesia's MBA market preferences in choosing a university by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education
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Lewis, Emily – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
For over 20 years, I have worked for various types of organizations as a higher education administrator, consultant, and Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. Some of my responsibilities consisted of leading the instructional, design, development, delivery, and maintenance of all online courses. The purpose of this article is to present some of the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Quality, Online Courses, Instructional Design
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Remenick, Lauren; Bergman, Matt – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The majority of students enrolled in college today work at least part-time. Although the benefits of working have been noted for years, institutions of higher education tend to operate under the assumption that students should prioritize their academic careers over their employment. First we review literature examining why students work, the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Employment, Part Time Employment, Nontraditional Students
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Yeager, Jenna; Rennie, Miranda – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
This phenomenological qualitative study employed Photovoice to investigate the experiences of college student service members and veterans (SSM/V) in relation to the transition from the military to higher education. Twelve participants took three photographs per day for seven days that reflected their everyday experiences as SSM/V. Individual…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Veterans, Resource Centers, Socialization
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Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne; Liu, Tingting; Murray, Kayon; Niu, Yuanlu; Suprise, Malinda – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The study's purpose is twofold and examines (a) major challenges veterans may encounter while enrolled in higher education, and (b) veterans' perceptions of utilizing higher education as a transitional tool to the civilian workforce. A qualitative design was employed in this study. Data were collected utilizing three focus groups (N = 11). The…
Descriptors: College Students, Veterans, Veterans Education, Student Attitudes
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Perun, Stefan Austin – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Developmental English in urban-serving community colleges was considered as the site where racial and ethnic minority students who are deemed underprepared for college must learn the white, middle-class literacy conventions valued in higher education. The idea of symbolic violence--the systematic devaluation of one's culture--was used as a…
Descriptors: Violence, Remedial Instruction, English Instruction, Community Colleges
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Wanjohi, Lucy – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Much development has happened in the education sector in African countries. In Kenya, there has been a proliferation of institutions of higher learning. Severe cuts in government funding for public higher education have resulted in the privatization of higher education and the need for adjunct faculty as a way to cut costs. Research suggests that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjunct Faculty, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Covelli, Bonnie J.; Morrissette, Stephen G.; Lindee, Carol A.; Mercier, Ryan – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
The University of St. Francis's College of Business and Health Administration operates a campus business incubator for student and community entrepreneurs. The business incubator is an innovative use of space that supports the economic development of the region and entrepreneurial education that includes for-credit and non-credit programming.…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses, Business Administration Education, School Business Relationship
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Stevenson, Cari; Le Buhn, Michael – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Faculty, administration, and student veterans at a small midwestern community college collaborated to develop a Veterans Resource Center, a physical space in which veterans can congregate to build camaraderie and find resources specific to their needs as veterans. A needs analysis was first conducted to prioritize the needs of the student veteran…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Veterans, Veterans Education
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Morris, Pamela D.; Rust, Dianna Z. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) has been available at the undergraduate level for decades. This article provides information to encourage institutions to consider implementing graduate-level PLA. It provides an analysis of the increasing demand for graduate education in the U.S. and shows the growing number of non-traditional graduate students who…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Graduate Study, Graduate Students, College Credits
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Machado, Cristiane Tolentino; Carvalho, Ana Amélia – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Undergraduates need to develop critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and deep understanding of concepts. Concept maps are considered an educational tool that promotes meaningful learning and that has demonstrated potential effects in the learning process. Based on studies carried out in adult/higher education, the aim of this review is to…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Educational Benefits, Undergraduate Students, Adult Education
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Bengo, Nadia Marilia de Abreu – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Based on self-concept, role experience, and readiness to learn andragogy's assumptions, this phenomenological research identifies the types of instructional strategies that professors use in a mixed undergraduate classroom to benefit traditional students' and adult learners' active participation in the classroom. The majority of studies emphasize…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Faculty, Undergraduate Students, Student Centered Learning
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Stewart-Wells, A. Gillian; Keenan, K. Mallery – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Comprehensive exams, or "comps," are a staple of doctoral programs as a way for students to express their understanding of material, synthesize their learning, and apply that learning to their fields of study; further, comps are deemed a rite of passage prior to advancing to the dissertation stage of the doctoral degree. Literature…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Performance Based Assessment, Student Evaluation, High Stakes Tests
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Aquino, Katherine C.; BuShell, Shawna – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
For blended and fully online learning environments, the appropriate device usage and application, as well as students' perceived comfort with technology, may influence their success within the e-Learning setting. Additionally, institutional awareness of student technology needs--including student support needs as they relate to accessible…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Assistive Technology, Inclusion
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Page, Lesley; Hullett, Elizabeth Millea; Boysen, Sheila – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Engagement and motivation of online students have been explored by many online instructors and researchers. This article presents the rationale that online engagement is best achieved when both students and instructors are actively motivated by course learning and objectives. Modern learners enjoy interactive and practical exercises to demonstrate…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Change, Discussion Groups
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