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de Maio, Carmela; Dixon, Kathryn; Yeo, Shelley – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
Maintaining academic integrity is an area of major importance for today's institutions of higher learning. Despite universities having in place academic integrity policies and procedures, findings from semi-structured interviews with 26 academics from four, public Western Australian universities suggest that responses to incidences of student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Plagiarism, College Students, Public Colleges
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Li, Ian W.; Carroll, David R. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
There has been increasing access to higher education enrolment for disadvantaged individuals following the Bradley Review of Australian higher education. While progress has been made, students from equity groups are still found to lag behind their privileged counterparts in completing higher education. This study examines higher education academic…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Dropouts, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Bentley, Peter James; Graham, Carroll – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
This paper reviews the fourth decade of the "Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management," including author analyses and thematic insights from articles published from 2009 to 2018. In addition to an increase in the number of articles published, the "Journal" now publishes more articles by authors from outside Australia,…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Policy
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Barnett, Ronald; Labraña, Julio – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
In this paper, the public dimension of universities in Chile is examined. Interviews were held with academics at both public and private well-established universities and new private universities. The analysis shows a consensus regarding the production of certain public goods such as knowledge, wider access and the promotion of a public sphere. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Commercialization, Public Colleges
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Cheng, Michelle W. T.; Chan, Cecilia K. Y. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
Can residential experiences help undergraduates develop holistic competencies? To answer this question, a study was conducted based on the insights of 211 residents in Hong Kong. Deductive and inductive content analyses were respectively used to examine residence life outcomes, particularly in holistic competencies, and to categorise the types of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Dormitories, College Housing, Foreign Countries
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Liu, Xu – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
The relationship between the state and the university is predominantly shaped at a national level which tends to reflect the specific traditions and circumstances of individual countries. In China the Communist Party has played a crucial role in university governance making it different from any other country. However the role of the Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Governance, Social Systems
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Nicholls, Karen – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
Language development is integral to learning, teaching and assessment. In higher education language is usually only discussed when it becomes visible through errors or unexpected uses. Occasionally, national or institutional policies support the fundamental role of language development. More often, language development provision is sporadic.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Language, Foreign Countries, Language Usage
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Jing, Xiaoli; Liu, Qiang; Ghosh, Ratna; Wang, Lu; Sun, Zhaohui – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
The study investigates the practices of the McGill MBA Japan Program in dealing with the issue of adapting to the host country while providing education comparable to that of the home institution. Based on semi-structured interviews with academic directors, academic staffs, administrators, students and other stakeholders of the McGill MBA Japan…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Global Approach, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education
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Thornton, Kate – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
The role of heads of schools or departments in universities has been described as complex and challenging. Despite growing calls for greater support for those in middle leadership roles, there has been little research on what effective preparation or support programmes look like. This article reports on an evaluation of a professional learning and…
Descriptors: Universities, Communities of Practice, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Role
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Mok, Ka-Ho; Welch, Anthony; Kang, Yuyang – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
Set against broader theoretical debates regarding the role of the developmental state in driving social and economic developments in Asia, particularly in higher education and research, the present article critically examines the synergies between government, enterprise and universities in China, in promoting innovation-centric entrepreneurship.…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Government Role, Higher Education, Government School Relationship
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Chan, Sheng-Ju; Yang, Chia-Yu; Tai, Hung-Chun – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
A major evolution of the research system has taken place in the Asian region. Taiwan, as an emerging economy, has systematically upgraded its knowledge production and international academic collaboration during recent decades. Within this broader context, this research aims mainly to investigate the contemporary development of knowledge production…
Descriptors: Research, Economic Development, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi; Hammond, Christopher D.; Brotherhood, Thomas; Kitamura, Miwako; Kitagawa, Fumi – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
This paper examines shifts in the knowledge production policy agenda at Japanese research universities -- a transition from discipline-based academic tradition towards interdisciplinary forms of knowledge production -- through a case study of a leading interdisciplinary research institute. We examine this transition through the case of Tohoku…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Natural Disasters, Research Universities
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Horta, Hugo; Shen, Wenqin – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
This paper assesses the evolution and current situation of the Chinese research system, mainly the academic research system from 1996 to 2017, using trend analysis and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA) index. Despite the impressive growth of China's knowledge capability, as measured by the number of publications in the international indexed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Publications, Productivity
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Lo, William Yat Wai; Tang, Hei-Hang Hayes – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
This paper provides a critical account of the role of universities in the development of innovation and technology in Hong Kong.To do so, the paper examines the political economy of Hong Kong's innovation and technology development. It outlines a finance-led regime, under which the vision of long-term innovation initiatives is transformed into…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Technological Advancement, Innovation
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Jung, Jisun – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
Recent discourse about the fourth industrial revolution has revealed several issues in Korea, suggesting the need for fundamental changes in the industrial structure and higher education systems, which can prepare Korea for potential periods of technological unemployment. For example, labour expenses in Korea are predicted to be rapidly reduced if…
Descriptors: Industrialization, Higher Education, Educational Change, Unemployment
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