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Serna, Gabriel R. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Relying on a multitude of studies from the college choice literature, I propose an updated model of college going and choice that draws on four conceptual, theoretical, and analytic approaches. With guidance from the economic, sociological, information processing, and combined theories of college choice, I situate my proposed framework within this…
Descriptors: College Choice, Access to Education, College Bound Students, Self Concept
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Andreadakis, Zacharias – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Relying upon the heuristic presuppositions of behavioral economics, this study seeks to offer an expanded analysis of the public mission mandate of the Greek higher education sector. The examination outlines and parses qualitative evidence issued from the Greek Ministry of Education, and in particular from the hitherto untranslated document…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Opinion, Social Environment
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Ndibuuza, Florence; Langa, Patricio – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
This paper is based on a study conducted to establish if academic practice in a university designated as Azania is aligning or diverting from the expectations of the rising knowledge society in South Africa. The paper is motivated by the emerging national needs specific to the production, dissemination and application of knowledge as the country…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Foreign Countries, Universities, Discourse Analysis
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Shawa, Lester Brian – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Community engagement as a public mission of higher education is widely accepted in South Africa. This is articulated in White Paper 3 on the transformation of higher education and in institutional policies that promote different forms of community engagement. However, compared to the traditional roles of teaching and research, community engagement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Mission, Universities, College Faculty
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Egorov, Aleksei; Leshukov, Oleg; Froumin, Isak – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
This study seeks to explore the incentive factors that serve to instigate university engagement in the third-mission agenda based on evidence drawn from the Russian system of higher education. We pay special attention to how the split of natural and externally induced drivers of the third mission has changed from the Soviet era and up until the…
Descriptors: Models, Universities, Institutional Mission, Educational Change
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Borkoski, Carey; Prosser, Sherri K. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Community engagement has been defined as a collaborative enterprise between higher education institutes and external communities where stakeholders can experience and benefit from a mutually beneficial knowledge exchange. A researcher examined a Research 1 university faculty's perception of community engagement in the form of service-learning and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Institutional Mission
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Oravec, Jo Ann – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Community engagement has played central roles in tertiary education, expanding the potentials for academic as well as civic enhancement. Such efforts are often undertaken in part with the use of metrics, as tertiary education institutions attempt to reach various community audiences with quantitatively-supported defenses of their missions, through…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Postsecondary Education, Games, Deception
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Berghaeuser, Hendrik; Hoelscher, Michael – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Higher education systems are changing due to trends of funding pressures, increasing social demands and growing numbers of students. Even though teaching and research are still considered as the pivotal functions of universities, other activities such as technology transfer, lifelong learning or social engagement have broadened the scope of their…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Iosava, Lela; Roxå, Torgny – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
The policy making in internationalisation of higher education is shaped at the national level, and influenced by regional policy debates and globalisation trends, but it tends to obscure the perspectives of academics. Much of what has been written in the scholarly literature in this area has focused on institutional strategies and national…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Ripoll-Soler, Carlos; de-Miguel-Molina, María – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
The aim of this study is to compare the results of successful mergers in terms of ranking performance of the so called 'world-class' universities in a European Union context, with a view to identifying the challenges these universities face in their post-merger situation and strategies. After a content analysis, four themes emerged: crucial…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Reputation, Comparative Education, Universities
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Murphy, Tony – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
This literature review proposes a mechanism for assessing the extent to which the processes involved in developing blended learning courses are managed. A review of the literature on the development of blended learning courses reveals a wide disparity in how these processes are managed. Emerging from the review is a set of criteria that constitute…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Case Studies, Classification, Comparative Analysis
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Bélanger, Charles; Longden, Bernard; Orozco Quijano, E. Patricia; Razmak, Jamil – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
What relationships exist between Mexican students and their professors? This paper compares student expectations with their experiences. This comparison is done by analyzing which elements of personality, teaching style and learning environment are valued by Mexican students in the course of their formal university education. The study was…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Educational Environment
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Al-Zawahreh, Abdelghafour; Khasawneh, Samer; Al-Jaradat, Mahmoud – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
The present study investigated the level of sustainable leadership among a random sample of 170 faculty members employed by one public university in Jordan. The sustainable leadership questionnaire with 15 items was used to carry out the study. The results of the study indicated that the sustainable leadership questionnaire is composed of three…
Descriptors: State Universities, Sustainability, Reputation, Gender Differences
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Pizzuto, Daria – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
Contemplative faculty are higher education professors who regularly implement contemplative approaches in their teaching to address their students' social and emotional needs, promote creativity and nurture stable behavior. Through an analysis of contemplative faculty narratives this study explored contemplative higher education faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Mental Health, Emotional Development
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McNaughtan, Jon; García, Hugo A.; Garza, Tiberio; Harwood, Yvonne R. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
The rising cost of higher education has driven researchers and practitioners alike to identify areas of waste and search for practices associated with increasing efficiency. One area commonly targeted is human resources, where the dominant narrative focuses on the role of downsizing as a way to decrease cost. In contrast to workforce reduction,…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Human Resources, College Administration
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