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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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McCrohon, Mark; Tran, Ly Thi – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
This article discussed the development of a framework that visualizes the ontological reality of educational research participants that is incumbent on existing grounded and positioning theories. The proposed framework constructs the ontological reality of participants from qualitative data collected in semi-structured interviews. This framework…
Descriptors: Visualization, Educational Research, Participation, Grounded Theory
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Higher Education for the Future, 2019
In this position article, we tackle fungibility, precariousness and separateness in the academia. Speaking as young humanities and social sciences scholar in North America, we argue that the current neoliberal conditions in higher education can be understood as alienation from work in the Marxian sense. Hence, the kind of intervention that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Resistance to Change
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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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Mathew, A. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Kerala State higher education policy is a narrative of the government's perpetual engagement to safeguard its regional and social equity, evolved consciously since its erstwhile princely rule. With more than three-fourths of colleges under private managements, only Kerala, in India, manages to keep at bay the pressure by the unaided private…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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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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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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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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Panigrahi, Jinusha – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
With the onset of new public management, there is a shift in the methods of financing of higher education institutions across the countries of the world, particularly emerging market economies, from public financing to private financing of higher education. Many countries adopted this shift very quickly while others have moved towards a gradual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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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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