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Ram, Manulal P.; Ajay, K. K.; Nair A., Gopinathan – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
Learning outcomes are inevitably to be declared by any university and educational institution at every level of their programmes. It should have a general scheme for all programmes regardless of the discipline specificities, individual courses or even independent instructional units. Such outcomes are stated at different levels based on the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Science Curriculum, Taxonomy, Outcome Based Education
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Ram, Manulal P. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are expected to be established in conjunction with the specificities of the regions to which they are supposed to belong. But over the years, the regional necessities based on its resourcefulness and demographic potential are seldom accounted for in their justifiable dissemination across the state. This article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, School Community Relationship, School Location
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Omal, Felix; Ndofirepi, Amasa Philip; Cross, Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
The post-1994 higher education dispensation has witnessed an increase in the number of institutional stakeholder groups striving to become members of university councils within their particular contexts. As such, they are constantly becoming coalitions of powerful constituencies who seek to influence the running of the council to satisfy…
Descriptors: Universities, College Administration, School Councils, Governance
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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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Kunnath, Suja Kurian; Mathew, Samuel N. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Higher education plays a vital role in the employability of people with disability. It promises an independent existence for the person in the society. Understanding this, stakeholders are moving towards an inclusive environment in educational institutions. But the reality is quite alarming in that only a very small number of people with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Students with Disabilities, Access to Education
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Kaur, Irameet; Shri, Charu; Mital, K. M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
The relevance of emotions in teaching is now a widely studied aspect, although contemplation on how the teachers are able to realize, regulate and control their emotions is being deliberated upon. The article attempts to understand the concept of emotional intelligence (EI) in higher education teachers and how it can be incorporated in effective…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Andy-Wali, Hope Adanne; Wali, Andy Fred – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
This study investigates the impact of lecturers' leadership practices on students' experiences of participation within a case university in the UK's HE sector. The qualitative phenomenological research strategy, specifically the focus group interview approach, was used for data collection. Two key focus group interviews were conducted with a total…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Experience, Teacher Leadership
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Isaacs, Albert; Kazembe, Lawrence; Kazondovi, Collins – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
The purpose of this evaluation study was to determine the extent to which the teacher educators in the Faculty of Education at the University of Namibia implemented the national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy for Education. This study employed both the quantitative method in the form of questionnaires and the qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Information Policy, Educational Policy
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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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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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Bennett, Rebecca Iranzo; Egan, Helen; Cook, Amy; Mantzios, Michail – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Higher education students experience heightened levels of stress and anxiety, and report experiencing negative thoughts and emotions, which influence information retention and recall. In a randomized experiment, we assigned participants to either a mindfulness meditation or an audiobook listening condition, and recorded the information recalled…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Relaxation Training, Attention Control, Recall (Psychology)
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Khedhiri, Mohamed – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
A bulk of research on organizational readiness for changes has been focused on continuous empirical analysis in private business organizations. The present study digresses from the status quo by performing discrete analysis in public education. Generalized ordered logit model (GOLM) regressions were performed at individual level, to analyse a…
Descriptors: Readiness, Educational Change, Public Education, Transformational Leadership
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Wadhwa, Rashim – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
In India, the inequality in education from the perspective of first-generation learners has drawn little attention. So there is an urgent need to pay attention on the issue of how robust is the effect of first generation in causing educational inequality as the first-generation students are typically confronted with the dynamics of caste-based…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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Jesa, M.; Nisha, E. V. – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
In the special context of entrepreneurship, employability skill development, Higher Education 2.0 and the Kovalam Declaration 2016, the present article presents a brief review of genres of teaching strategies at higher education level and attempts to bring to the attention of the readers an account of the teaching strategies adopted by teachers at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, College Faculty
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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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