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Zhu, Xiaotong; Sharp, John G. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
For a large number of Higher Education institutions in the UK, the recruitment of international students remains vital for economic, political, cultural and educational benefits. Increasing competition within the international student market has encouraged many Higher Education institutions to pay closer attention to the quality of their…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students
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Legusov, Oleg; Raby, Rosalind Latiner; Mou, Leping; Gómez-Gajardo, Francisca; Zhou, Yanan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Even though the importance of technical and vocational education is acknowledged in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015, the university sector has dominated the discourse on the role of postsecondary educational institutions in sustainability. This comparative study widens the scope by highlighting…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Schools, Vocational Education, Sustainability
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Kuzhabekova, Aliya – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
The paper provides an overview of the global research on graduate education. The study applied a combination of a bibliometric and social network analysis methods to bibliographic data from Thompson Reuters' Web of Science. More specifically, a keyword search approach was used to retrieve 2,454 articles on graduate education from 1996 until 2020.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Graduate Study, Bibliometrics, Social Networks
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Bahtilla, Marinette; Oben, Awu Isaac – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Due to the internationalisation of higher education, much research has been focused on internationalising the curriculum, while little is known about internationalising research supervision. Research supervision is very pertinent as far as students' acquisition of sustainable research skills is concerned. This study examined the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Social Sciences, Social Science Research
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Singh, Jasvir Kaur Nachatar – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Scholarly articles on the repatriation of international students mainly derive from the United States and the United Kingdom. Little is known as to why Chinese international students studying in Australia repatriate home. This paper closes the gap by employing semi-structured interviews with 19 Chinese graduates who studied at one Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Graduates, Decision Making, Immigration
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Harvey, Marina; Vlachopoulos, Panos – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
A growing body of research supports the learning and teaching of reflective practice in higher education; however, the application of reflective skills beyond the classroom, and specifically in professional development, is underdeveloped. While the value of reflective practice may not be clearly apparent for academic and professional staff,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Reflective Teaching, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Moogan, Y. J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper analyses the student decision-making model for international postgraduate (PG) students with a concentration on consumer service marketing principles. Using a grounded theory approach and exploratory techniques (focus groups), it investigates qualitatively why the UK is the destination choice, the rationale for the programme of study…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Decision Making, Foreign Countries
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Sá, Elisabete; Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The role of the university in society and the economy is evolving. Universities produce knowledge that promotes technological developments, which are, in turn, critical to economic growth and competitiveness in the global economy. Therefore, it is increasingly expected that universities become more entrepreneurial and assume this third mission in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Comparative Analysis
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Zhang, Tao – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
There has been a good deal of research into the problems Chinese postgraduate students studying in English-speaking universities face with regard to critical thinking. This project is an attempt to tackle this issue from a new perspective. It aims to explore how a unique aspect of the university curriculum in China--the so-called "four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Social Values, Cultural Influences
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Xiao, Qian; Zhu, Pinghui; Hsu, Maxwell K.; Zhuang, Weiling; Peltier, James – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to use Chinese MBA students to validate the expanded reflective learning continuum and address the concerns raised in this regard in business education; (2) to determine whether the continuum concept holds true in a non-western culture and whether the reflective learning continuum remains a powerful force…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Degrees, Business Administration Education, Reflection
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Frumkin, Lara A.; Koutsoubou, Maria – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
There is evidence that ethnic minority learners in further education in England either under-achieve or are under-represented because they face various inhibitors connected to their ethnicity. Motivators may be in place, however, which increase attainment specifically for some ethnic groups. This exploratory study intends to examine what works and…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Minority Group Students, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Bai, Li; Hudson, Peter – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2011
This study aims to benchmark Chinese TEFL academics' research productivities to identify and address research productivity issues. Using a literature-based survey, this study examined 182 Chinese TEFL academics' research output, perceptions about research, personal dispositions for conducting research and workplace context for conducting research…
Descriptors: Productivity, English (Second Language), College Faculty, Second Language Learning
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Lai, Manhong – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
In an attempt to raise China's international competitiveness, the Chinese government has instituted a series of sweeping reforms in recent years, all with the aim of rapidly expanding the number of higher education places within tertiary institutions. However, this rapid rate of expansion has led to a new set of problems, most notably a scarcity…
Descriptors: Living Standards, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Liu, Ning Rong; Crossley, Michael – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
This article addresses the limited amount of research in the realm of programme marketing in the Chinese higher education sector. Original field research examines the emergence of marketing principles and strategies with specific reference to the experience of three higher education institutions in China. The development and promotion of executive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Marketing, Foreign Countries, Professional Education
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Jiang, Xiaoping – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2008
This article discusses the concept and the rationales for the internationalisation of higher education. In particular, the impacts of globalisation and the knowledge economy upon the internationalisation of higher education are examined. The study suggests that the internationalisation of higher education is becoming increasingly dominated by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Educational Strategies, Educational Policy
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