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Mir, Afaq Ahmad; Waheed, Abdul – Higher Education for the Future, 2022
Using interpretative phenomenological approach, this article aims to explore the experiences of students with disabilities within the context of their higher education in India. The study aims to understand the question of inclusive education of the disabled students and discusses the challenges and opportunities these students face within…
Descriptors: Indians, Phenomenology, Students with Disabilities, Higher Education
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Rahman, Afzalur – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
The COVID-19 episode has left the institutions worldwide, which were earlier reluctant to change their traditional pedagogical approaches, with no choice than an emergency shift to virtual learning, creating several arguments associated with digital infrastructure, digital divide, digital literacy, technical and pedagogic skills of teachers,…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Instructional Effectiveness, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Kummitha, Harshavardhan Reddy; Kolloju, Naveen; Chittoor, Prakash; Madepalli, Venkatesh – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, most of the higher education institutions (HEIs) across the globe have replaced conventional teaching with online teaching. However, the technological preparedness of countries of varied nature differs significantly. In this context, the purpose of the study is to answer the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Higher Education, School Closing
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Khan, Tanveer Ahmad; Hamid, Wasia; Jahangir, Mohmad Saleem; Maqbool, Tabbasum – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
The present study aimed to understand the experiences of disabled students while gaining higher education in Kashmir. According to the conference on the 'Rights of Persons with Disability', Article 24, 2(a), disabled persons should not be barred from broader education organizations due to their disability. Besides, the 'Millennium Development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Student Experience, College Students
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Singh, Antra; Singh, Seema – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Globalization process and growth of knowledge economy with increasing dependency on innovative information technology necessitated an expansion of higher education institution. With the country counting on its demographic dividend, the increase in number of students seeking university degree is putting pressure on the higher education sector to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Private Colleges, Educational Development, Barriers
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Vivakaran, Mangala Vadivu; Neelamalar, M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Social media tools are observed to play a vital role in the renovation of the conventional teaching and learning practices across the globe. Though primarily developed for online social communication, social media platforms tend to possess suitable tools that can be used for instructional purposes in order to initiate active learning among…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Mass Media Use
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Varughese, Rajan – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has come out with the draft of 'National Education Policy (NEP) 2016' in April 2016. The new NEP 2016 seeks to create conditions to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, and promote transparency in the management of education in the country. The policy prescriptions enunciated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Objectives
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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Developing a pedagogy of teacher education is an enduring concern for teacher educators. Drawing on data from a small study on teacher educators teaching in a secondary teacher education programme in India, this article examines their pedagogic practices. This is a qualitative study that sought to capture the narrations of 30 teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Secondary School Teachers
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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
This article examines the growth of engineering education in India in the post-economic reform period using the secondary data published by Ministry of Human Resource Development, University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education. Particularly, this article has focused on three important dimensions of engineering and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Technical Education, Educational Trends
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Shiji, O. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Today the requirements in higher education are vast and majority of the population in the country cannot afford higher education as their per capita income is very low. Neither the government nor the private sector alone can cater to the requirements of higher education. It is in this context, one should look at the scope, feasibility,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Sector
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Angom, Sangeeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Higher education in India has witnessed tremendous increase in the institutional capacity since independence. There are many issues and challenges of higher education in the country. Among them one is regional disparity. For instance, the North Eastern Region which comprises of eight states has been declared as an economically backward area and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Development