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Liu, Nian Cai – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2016
The first multi-indicator ranking of world universities, "Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)", was published by the Institute of Higher Education of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in June 2003. Although the initial purpose of ARWU was to find the global standing of top Chinese universities, it has been attracting world-wide…
Descriptors: Universities, Reputation, Institutional Evaluation, Educational Quality
Yunus, Aida Suraya Md.; Pang, Vincent – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
In Malaysia, criteria and processes for promotion or even confirmation vary greatly between public universities. However, the use of one remuneration scheme with a common grade and salary system across all public universities may be considered unfair by some academics because it is not commensurate with their effort. The objectives of this paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Promotion, College Faculty, Public Colleges
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
The International Conference on the Changing Academic Profession Project convened in Hiroshima City, Japan, January 24-25, 2014. It was jointly hosted by the Research Institutes of Higher Education at Hiroshima and Kurashiki Sakuyo Universities. The theme of the conference was "The Changing Academic Profession in Asia: The Formation, Work,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Cooperation, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
Arimoto, Akira – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
Active learning is now gradually being adopted in many universities and colleges in Japan. This follows the release of the 2012 Central Council of Education (CCE) report that emphasized the need to introduce active learning and to reinforce educational management in academia. As a result, one of the most important problems in Japan's higher…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Field Studies
Chen, Robin J. – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
Since the 1950s, Taiwan has made great strides in higher education. However, its developmental growth has not been stable. Different studies show different ways to distinguish the stages of higher education development: Chen (2008) stated the stages of development in Taiwan from 1949 to the present can be seen as the following eras: early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
Daizen, Tsukasa – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
The globalization of economic activities progresses worldwide. The internationalization of higher education institutions is required to adapt itself to the situation. Particularly, the top universities of each country are expected to produce very significant research achievements and to recruit and educate excellent students from all over the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, Global Approach, College Faculty
Ho, Kong Chong; Kang, Trivina – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
East Asian higher education has experienced an important shift by it's national universities to pay increasing attention to rankings in the wake of globalization. This critical feature influences inter-university competition for resources, faculty and students. During this process, these universities have restructured their organizations and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Universities, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
Huang, Futao – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
A review of recent literature suggests that, although academics in several countries (such as Japan, Korea and Germany) now allocate more of their time to research, service activities and administration than they had in the early 1990s (Teichler, Arimoto, and Cummings, 2013), the majority of university professors still spend the largest proportion…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Time Management, College Faculty, Curriculum Development
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2014
The Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE), Hiroshima University, hosted an international workshop on December 5, 2013. The theme was "The Internationalization of Higher Education: Realities and Implications." To discuss the theme, three foreign speakers, one Japanese speaker, and one commentator, were invited to speak. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Cooperation, Workshops, Foreign Countries
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2013
In contrast with that basic understanding of university autonomy, in most continental European countries, such as France, and also in Japan, the government has tightly controlled universities, in terms of both their organization and activities. In these countries, the concept of "governance" is often lacking, as institutions were not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Governance, Universities
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2013
The purpose of this conference (organized by the Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, and the Research Institute for Higher Education, Kurashiki Sakuyo University) was to share major findings from each national survey conducted on higher education in selected Asian countries. The following major issues were addressed: (1)…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2012
The Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE) at Hiroshima University, through special funding by the Ministry of Education and Science in 2008, has been implementing a research project on the reform of higher education in the knowledge-based society of the 21st century. Research into the design of the future higher education system,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Governance, Postsecondary Education
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2011
Through special funding by the Ministry of Education and Science in 2008, the Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE) at Hiroshima University has been able to implement a new research project on the reform of higher education in the knowledge-based society of the 21st century. RIHE hosted the third International Workshop on the Higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Workshops, Conferences (Gatherings)
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2011
The Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE) at Hiroshima University established a program of research on the Changing Academic Profession (CAP) in 2005. The first conference of this new project was held in Hiroshima in February 2011. This conference was organized by the Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, Japan in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Higher Education, Educational Change
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2010
The Research Institute for Higher Education in Hiroshima University started a program of research on the Changing Academic Profession (CAP) in 2005. The fourth and final conference was held in Hiroshima in January 2010. The following papers are presented at the conference: (1) Differentiation and Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Higher Education, Comparative Education
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