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Mekonnen, Geberew Tulu; Kilpatrick, Sue; Kenny, John – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
This study explored academics' and institutional leaders' perception of the empowerment of various actors in Ethiopian higher education institutions. Little is known about university autonomy in Ethiopian higher education in the context of the Bologna Process. Three public universities were selected from the 31 public universities using a…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, College Faculty, Administrator Attitudes, Higher Education
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Matos, Mayara da Mota; Iaochite, Roberto T.; Sharp, John G. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
This article reviews available research literature in the field of lecturer self-efficacy beliefs produced between 1988 and 2020. Given the growing interest in lecturer self-efficacy beliefs in recent years, and the global challenges the Higher Education sector will face following the current COVID-19 pandemic, the time to conduct such a review…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Self Efficacy, Literature Reviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Mohamad Nasri, Nurfaradilla; Nasri, Nurfarahin; Abd Talib, Mohamad Asyraf – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Assessment and feedback have been intensively studied to promote effective learning. However, less attention is given on its role in self-directed learning (SDL) context. Despite being recognised as a powerful educational tool, critical examination of SDL and assessment and feedback literature reveals that these bodies of literature rarely…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Teacher Educators, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Dodo-Balu, Andrea – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
This article draws on findings from a qualitative case study of a first-year online unit (subject) offered by a large public university through Open Universities Australia. It includes the student voice, taken from formal evaluation surveys, and the voice of casual academic tutors, provided through first-hand interviews and questionnaires. What…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Online Courses
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Cook, Caryn; Jones, Joanna; Al-Twal, Arwa – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
In a super-saturated world of academia, the real power has slowly moved from academics' ownership of their own means of production to a more managerial ethos, with all the accompanying control systems, surveillance, bureaucracy, performance audits and judgements that that entails. Student evaluation of teaching (SET) has become a significant…
Descriptors: Validity, Justice, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Evaluation
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Hulme, Moira; Wood, Jeffrey – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Across the UK and internationally high rates of attrition among recently qualified teachers has focused attention on strengthening early career support. Policy attention has shifted from recruitment to the issue of sustainability. While the importance of induction is widely recognised, few studies investigate the components of early career support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education
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Menendez Alvarez-Hevia, David; Lord, Janet; Naylor, Steven – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper explores the factors that influence attendance to taught sessions in higher education. Absenteeism is approached as a complex phenomenon that is problematic when considering how students, lecturers and universities relate to it. Our study is conducted as a case study based on a large post-92 university in England, focusing on the…
Descriptors: College Attendance, Undergraduate Students, Influences, Foreign Countries
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Dias, Gonçalo Paiva; Barbosa, Belem; Santos, Claudia Amaral; Pinheiro, Margarida M.; Simões, Dora; Filipe, Sandra – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The study presented in this article aims at understanding the relevance of mobility initiatives to the internationalisation efforts of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). By building upon relevant literature, 17 propositions related to this contribution were identified. Empirical evidence from a concrete case of a European university was then…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Tran, Ly Thi; Pasura, Rinos – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Together with Canada, the UK and the US, Australia is one of the most active countries in promoting education export and recruiting international students with international education as the country's biggest and most successful services export 'industry'. However, staff capacity building in international education has not been adequately…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, International Education, Capacity Building
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Bailey, Wayne; Bordogna, Claudia M.; Harvey, Halina; Jones, Glynn; Walton, Sean – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Using a bi-dimensional, fourfold model as a thinking tool to contemplate acculturation strategies we analyse the intercultural experience of international academic staff (IAS) in the United Kingdom higher education. The literature suggests that IAS feel undervalued as a professional group and that institutions do not capitalise on their diverse…
Descriptors: Acculturation, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Higher Education
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Khathayut, Phanlapa; Walker-Gleaves, Caroline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Plagiarism incidents within higher education have increased significantly in the last decade, and have persistently occupied academics and administrators in institutions worldwide. Research demonstrates that in many national contexts such behaviours are increasing or are significantly threatening the integrity of scholarship. In the country that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Misconceptions
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Wilkinson, Catherine; Silverio, Sergio A.; Wilkinson, Samantha – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Through a textual analysis of four episodes comprising the ITV 1 psychological thriller "Cheat," this paper explores depictions of the English Higher Education [HE] landscape and of the lived experiences of being an academic in the television drama. We achieve this through a focus on the fictional HE institution where the drama is set --…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Higher Education, Television, Programming (Broadcast)
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Ito, Hiroshi; Takeuchi, Shinichi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The case method (CM) is a powerful instructional tool for promoting active learning and has been encouraged by a number of universities and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan. In this context, the current research examined Japanese university instructors' understanding of this method, their practices in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Active Learning
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Eardley, Alison F.; Banister, Emma; Fletcher, Marie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Research and academic writing are increasingly difficult to prioritise in Higher Education. Academic writing retreats are growing in popularity as means to help academics to write. However, while they have been shown to enhance productivity their potential as wellbeing interventions has received less attention. We explore the experiences of…
Descriptors: Writing Workshops, Well Being, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Esteves, Luciana; Hemingway, Ann – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
In March 2020 virtually all UK universities were suddenly thrown into an unprecedented and sudden closure of campus and facilities owing to the British Government's COVID-19 pandemic lockdown policies. Further evidence suggests that this exacerbated existing gendered differences. This paper reports on UK academic responses from an international…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, COVID-19
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