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Gopinath, B.; Santhi, R. – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
In this article, Fishbone-based advanced computational thinking (FACT) pedagogy is proposed by fusing fishbone pedagogy and computational thinking pedagogy for enhancing teaching-learning process while teaching engineering and science courses, for engineering and science students respectively. The proposed FACT pedagogy has been implemented using…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Computation, Visual Learning
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Kapilan, N.; Vidhya, P.; Gao, Xiao-Zhi – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
The engineering students understand the engineering concepts effectively when they conduct the experiments in the laboratory. Hence, laboratory is as important as theory; however, the ill-equipped laboratory facilities affect the students' learnability. The virtual laboratories may help the students overcome the problems faced by them in the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Simulation, Laboratories, COVID-19
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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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Pillai, K. R.; Upadhyaya, Pallavi; Balachandran, Asha; Nidadavolu, Janaki – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
This article intends to propose an integrative framework to make learning versatile, comprehensive and more effective, giving due cognizance to the fact that students of the future may require more knowledge and skill sets to thrive in the evolving digital era. The study followed an interpretivist philosophy to accomplish its goal. As a conceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Technology
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Belousova, Tatiana – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
The article aims at investigating the current scenario of internationalization of higher education (IoHE) in Kerala, particularly in the area of inbound student mobility. It analyses the issues of foreign students enrolled in different programmes across the state. The study includes the in-depth analysis of the current challenges faced by Kerala…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Tsegay, Samson Maekele; Zegergish, Mulgeta Zemuy; Ashraf, Muhammad Azeem – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Using semi-structured interview and review of documents, this study analyzes the pedagogical practices and students' experiences in Eritrean Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The study indicated that pedagogical practices are affected by instructors' pedagogical skills and perceptions, and the teaching-learning environment. Moreover, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Teaching Skills, Semi Structured Interviews
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Asare-Nuamah, Peter – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Studies have shown that students' satisfaction is an important element that should be given much attention by educators in their policymaking. Students' satisfaction has impact on retention and financial capacity of institutions. With the objective of assessing the factors affecting international students' satisfaction, a descriptive research was…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Needs, Student Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Dutta, Bipasha; Islam, Kazi Maruful – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Bangladesh economy has been transforming towards a market-based economy from a state-dominated centrally planned economy since the early 1980s, the pace of transformation has been slow though. The aim of this article is to see how the higher education system responds to the changes in the structure of the economy. The article argues that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Labor Market, Economic Change
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Singh, Seema – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Globalization has made the market in India very competitive. The lower segment of the workforce is under tremendous pressure to improve their productivity to sustain in the market. Being one of the important stakeholders, universities can play a very significant role in transferring knowledge created by them under their social responsibility. The…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Social Responsibility, Corporations
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Burgraff, Donna L. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
With college textbook prices soaring, acceptable solutions are difficult to find. After going over the controversial past of textbooks, some of the reasons for these skyrocketing costs and the impact they are having on students, professors and higher education institutions are reviewed. This article outlines a solution that is pleasing to all…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Costs, Books, College Instruction
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Rajasenan, D. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The major problem of the engineering entrance examination is the exclusion of certain sections of the society in social, economic, regional and gender dimensions. This has seldom been taken for analysis towards policy correction. To lessen this problem a minor policy shift was prepared in the year 2011 with a 50-50 proportion in academic marks and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Engineering Education, Equal Education
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Wadhwa, Rashim; Jha, Shashiranjan – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
During the last decade education worldwide has experienced massive changes ranging from domestic market inauguration to the internationalization. In due course of time, there has been a great urge for restructuring the education system to make it internationally comparable ensuring economic benefit. The developed countries have dominated through…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change