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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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Kuriakose, Francis – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
University as an institution has shown structural and functional uniformity across historical periods and cultures, despite distinct evolution in response to local needs. Historically, social norms, political stability and economic concerns were the variables that determined the objectives of higher education. Today, normative concerns about…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Change Agents, Models
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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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Bertolin, Julio – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Engendering well-being, peace and prosperity in a nation is a long-standing critical issue for possibly all countries worldwide. Many earlier hypotheses and formulas on how to generate 'wealth' have proven inadequate or failed. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the consensus was that the concepts of inclusive political institutions and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Economic Development, Knowledge Economy, Integrated Curriculum
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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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Deshpande, Anant – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Online students face numerous challenges in successfully completing doctoral programmes. The aim of this article is to explore the best practices that can be employed by faculty to support students in achieving this. It also seeks to categorize and identify the best practices emerging from literature into themes. An exploratory research method was…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Best Practices, Feedback (Response), Mentors
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Bishaw, Alemayehu; Melesse, Solomon – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
There is a massive higher education expansion in Ethiopia. However, the efforts to expand higher education are characterized by great opportunities and significant challenges. The current higher education policy formulation and practice are the result of long history of traditional education in Ethiopia, the western countries' influence and the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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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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Tharakan, P. K. Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
It was not far back in history when a significant section of society in India preferred public funding over private funding for education. This article attempts to go back to the decisive point when private funding replaced public funding for education. It also investigates the reasons for such a shift in preference. Even after the preference for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Public Support, Private Financial Support
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Chanana, Karuna – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
There is no doubt that until now significant progress has been made to include gender in the Indian education policy. Further, it is also recognized that investment in the education of both boys and girls with focus on equity is consistently the most powerful and important indicator of national development, as well as being a vehicle for the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Gender Issues, Research Reports
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Bhattacharya, Somdatta; Deb, Swarupa; Nair, Hari; Shukla, Tanu; Yadav, Anupam – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
This article brings together critical perspectives on a broad range of issues that emerge from a reading of the National Policy on Education 2016. The issues vary from accountability to transdisciplinarity and from the marginalization of transgender people to value education. Such a complex task of critiquing this policy document cannot be…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Criticism, Accountability, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Tharakan, P. K. Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
The Subramanian Committee Report 2016 and the Some Inputs for Draft National Education Policy 2016 (SIDNEP 2016) are compared with its predecessors, the Kothari Commission Report 1964-1966 and the National Education Policy 1986 along with its Programme for Action 1986 and the revised Programme for Action 1992, to see how well its proposals are…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Planning Commissions, Research Reports
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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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