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Al Qunayeer, Huda Suleiman – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The process of developing a research proposal is challenging for many postgraduates, especially with the restricted time for supervision and the dominance of supervisory unidirectional written feedback on postgraduates' academic texts that leave almost no or limited space for students to negotiate and clarify their work with supervisors.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Proposals, Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation
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Adi Badiozaman, Ida Fatimawati binti; Leong, Hugh; Jikus, Olivia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Often, student engagement in higher education (HE) is viewed from a structural perspective, which reduces the role of student agency. This mixed methods study thus focuses on investigating what engages students in HE through the lens of self-determination theory (SDT), in order to better understand the internal processes of engagement in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Self Determination, Personal Autonomy, Competence
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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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Chan, Shirley – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article is predominantly concerned with the global challenges associated with managing an academic workforce in an era characterised by increased demand for higher education. In scrutinising global trends in higher education and academic workforce management, the article will address two research questions. First, what are the global trends…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Trend Analysis, Personnel Management
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Krauss, Steven Eric; Hamid, Jamaliah Abdul – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
Despite the number of studies investigating the perceived effectiveness of campus-based leadership development programming among undergraduates, most have focused on programme outcomes and few have investigated the role of the campus environment in enhancing students' motivation to lead, particularly in non-Western contexts. To address these gaps,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Campuses, Undergraduate Students, Leadership Training
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Mohd. Deni, Ann Rosnida; Zainal, Zainor Izat; Malakolunthu, Suseela – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014
Various initiatives at national and faculty levels are carried out to improve teaching quality at Malaysian universities. Measures such as auditing and accrediting university programs and obtaining certification for quality management help improve program management and standardize students' learning experiences. However, these do not guarantee…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Program Administration, Communities of Practice