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Franco, Amanda – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Critical thinking is the kind of 'good' thinking used in everyday life to increase the chances of success. A critical thinker combines skill and will when working the odds in one's advantage. Nevertheless, thinking is very often far from rational. Since people are built to believe, since living is all about choosing and since education liberates,…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Role of Education, Lifelong Learning
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Sharma, Lalit – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Lee, Chang & Lim (2005) state that the impact of entrepreneurship education in each country is different because of each country's unique culture with regard to entrepreneurship. Going by the above argument, this research paper intends to make a formal enquiry on whether the above effect holds true for different regions within a particular…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Youth Opportunities, Regional Characteristics, Performance Factors
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Khodabandelou, Rouhollah; Karimi, Leila; Ehsani, Maryam – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Over the last several years, the number of international students attending colleges and universities in Malaysia has increased substantially. While the number of international students pursuing undergraduate and post graduate studies in Malaysian higher education institutions has increased, it is curious that some limitations and challenges exist…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Students, Barriers, Graduate Surveys
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Rahman, M. Abdul; Unnikrishnan, Ramesh – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Technical education contributes a major share to the overall education system and plays a vital role in the social and economic development of our nation. Since independence, the technical education system in our country has grown into a fairly large-sized system, offering opportunities for education and training in a wide variety of trades and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Access to Education, Educational Quality
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Angom, Sangeeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
The Private higher education sector is growing fast in many settings, including India, and there are variations at the national level. Privatization of higher education in India has been the result of changes in the economic policy towards liberalization and privatization by the Government of India. Till 1980, higher education sector was…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Privatization, Economic Factors, Public Policy
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Dresser, Rocío; Mathur, Ravisha – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
This article deals with the importance of building partnerships between legislators and educators in order to impact educational legislation. To this end, the faculty in the college of education at a large, urban university made institutional changes to establish a proactive relationship amongst stakeholders. As a result of this exchange, we were…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Legislators, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Mitra, Anuneeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
This article is an attempt to build an empirical ground for supporting the increased role of public funding in higher education. The rationale for the same becomes pertinent in the current scenario when "public good" nature of higher education is rapidly eroding. Various measures like the proportion of GDP/GSDP spent and the trend of per…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Zubair Haider, Syed; Dilshad, Muhammad – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
In the present era, education has emerged as a countrywide mission in developed and developing countries. Countries are utilizing their energies to deal with the transformations forthcoming in higher education. The research under investigation, reviews the global developments in the area of higher education (HE) all over the world and surveys the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Qualitative Research, Cross Cultural Studies
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Degefa, Demoze – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
The perennial debate about academic freedom engages with assessing the extent to which academic freedom has been exercised by academics by using some normative and quantitative approaches. Often studies on academic freedom deal with the extent to which institutions comply with norms in terms of the rights of the academics on some international…
Descriptors: Mass Instruction, Higher Education, College Faculty, Social Sciences
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Bhutia, Yodida; Subba, Nar Maya – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
University and colleges have adopted semester system in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Sikkim since 2008. Semester system facilitates intense academic period and also prompt evaluation. The system is also very useful to track and maintain an individual performance record of all the students through an intensive interactive process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semester System, Universities, Student Evaluation
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Ahmed, Jashim Uddin; Ahmed, Kamal Uddin; Shimul, Md. Anwar Sadat; Zuñiga, Roy – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
This article deals with strategic management issues in the higher education sector in the UK. The core idea is presented here with the argument that the principle and practice of strategic management are not only the concerns of senior management, but also an essential requirement at all levels of management of higher education. It shows that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Colleges
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Pramanik, Shaswati – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Family characteristics in terms of parental education and income are an important influence on individual's participation in higher education. In India it could be found that categorically those who are out of the higher education system belong to marginalized groups due to their economic class, caste, gender, religion etc. despite massive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Characteristics, College Attendance, Family Influence
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Metzger, Angela M.; Petit, Angela; Sieber, Sharon – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
In 2009, the "Chronicle of Higher Education" defined "academic mobbing" as "a form of bullying in which members of a department gang up to isolate or humiliate a colleague". In their call for a special issue on mobbing for "Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor", editors Stephen Petrina and E. Wayne Ross…
Descriptors: Bullying, College Faculty, Work Environment, Humanities
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Correa, Maite – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Since the foundation of the Khan Academy (2006), a great deal of attention has been generated to the term "flipped classrooms" (also known as "reverse" or "backwards" classrooms), which is a (new) pedagogical movement that reverses the traditional paradigm of class lecture and homework. This approach subordinates…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology, Lecture Method
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Najeeb, P. M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
In India, most of the deliberations on social inclusion in higher education focus on enhancing the gross enrollment ratio (GER) among socially disadvantaged people. New colleges and universities are started in backward areas which are diagnosed with low GER and more deprived students get access to higher learning. A quantitative approach which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Higher Education, Disadvantaged
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