NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 265 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McGill, Lydia – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
In a competitive sector where the big issues of recruitment, reputation and financial stability are at the forefront of many universities' priorities, it is sometimes easy to overlook seemingly small issues that can nevertheless cause significant harm to both the institution and the individual. Students often begin their higher education journey…
Descriptors: College Role, Friendship, Peer Relationship, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tetrevova, Libena; Vlckova, Vladimira – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
Inter-university cooperation is a source of economic growth and competitiveness in all knowledge societies. Our aim was to evaluate the scope, importance and applied forms of inter-university cooperation from the perspective of a small post-communist economy, the Czech Republic. This study is based on data obtained through a questionnaire survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Knowledge Economy, International Cooperation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gilani, David – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
This thought piece attempts to explore the link between graduate employment and students' social capital within the context of UK higher education. It addresses the importance of social capital and the problems faced by graduates from lower socio-economic backgrounds when applying to graduate roles. It takes a practical approach by looking at…
Descriptors: College Role, College Graduates, Social Capital, Employment Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Veiga, Amélia; Magalhães, António; Videira, Pedro – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
In Europe and beyond, managerialism triggered the rise of "boardism" as a distinctive governance praxis in higher education, involving both normative assumptions and technical and practical elements. In this paper, we examine to what extent strategizing processes in Portuguese higher education institutions reflect the reconfiguration of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Power Structure, Public Colleges
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Garland, Martine – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
The vagaries of market forces are presenting a financially challenging environment for the higher education sector in England. Intense competition is leaving those overly dependent on tuition fee income in an exposed position. Despite a strong narrative for the need to diversify funding in the available higher education literature, empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Finance, Financial Problems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bennett, Dawn; Knight, Elizabeth; Jevons, Colin; Ananthram, Subramaniam – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
The enduring employability of twenty-first-century workers demands explicit and career-long attention. As a result, higher education finds itself tasked with enabling students to negotiate their career-long cognitive and social development as professionals and social citizens. Grounded in social cognitive theory, the study reported here seeks to…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Student Attitudes, Employment Potential, Cognitive Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Healey, Nigel Martin – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
The growth of transnational education has been a major focus of attention for the UK sector since 2010. During a period when international student recruitment has stagnated, transnational education (TNE) has been widely seen as an alternative way of diversifying revenue and building international profile for universities. The UK presently…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Universities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Grinkevich, Yulia; Kuskova, Valentina; Shabanova, Maria – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
Using the case study of HSE University (Russian Federation), this article will focus on how professional development programmes can be used by universities to ensure transformations and achieve their goals. It will focus on the administrative (professional services) staff and how universities can develop and leverage their potential in order to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Universities, Problem Solving, College Administration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Holmes, Alex – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
UK higher education has seen a shift towards greater businesslike operations and accountability, with increasingly specialised support roles and fewer 'generalist' administrators; however, professional training, structured career development and planning, and opportunities for continuing professional development (CPD) have been less well…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Professional Continuing Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
O'Neill, Michael – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
The UK's HE system is mired in public debate around 'grade inflation', and there is substantial pressure to address the perceived devaluation of degrees through blunt policy measures such as modifying classification algorithms. Policy-makers should be aware of the impact of their actions upon students' learning; this article frames some of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Academic Degrees, Classification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Heffernan, Troy A. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
Students at America's most renowned private universities face different acceptance rates, college wealth, class sizes, and potential graduate earnings even in comparison with students at the nation's highest-ranking public institutions. The analyses that led to these findings frequently focused on national or state-wide comparisons of public…
Descriptors: College Students, Institutional Characteristics, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shah, Mahsood; Vu, Hai Yen; Stanford, Sue-Ann – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
The last decade has witnessed a significant growth of private higher education around the world. The growth included the number of private education providers, and also the growing number of students. While some countries are experiencing trend growth, others are witnessing decline. Some of the reasons for the decline include increased regulation…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Outcomes of Education, Ethics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Duvivier, Robbert J. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
This paper examines how digital technologies shape the use of space in universities with a particular focus on the implications on organisational level. In order to maximise the potential of new technologies, I argue that universities will have to reconsider their use of space. This includes addressing the impact of new technologies on pedagogies,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Space Utilization, School Buildings
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Langa, Patrício V.; Swanzy, Patríck; Law, David – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
This article considers how the decisions of the UK government, following the Brexit referendum, may impact on higher education in Africa. Ghana and South Africa are the two countries chosen to exemplify the claim that academic staff in African higher education will lose opportunities to acquire experience in British universities. Academic mobility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Political Issues, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Telling, Kathryn – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
A growing body of literature is encouraging academics to slow down their academic work as a way of managing the acceleration of university life. Little attention, however, has been paid to the important differences in temporalities among different sorts of higher education institutions, and the effect this is likely to have upon the sense of…
Descriptors: Universities, School Culture, College Faculty, Institutional Characteristics
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  18