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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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Duraisamy, P.; Duraisamy, Malathy – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Privatization of higher education in India is the outcome of increased demand, especially from the growing middle-income families, and the inability of state governments to step up public funding for higher education. This has resulted in rising enrolment in private unaided institutions, which increased from 25 percent in 2000-2001 to 58 percent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Higher Education, Private Colleges
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Tilak, Jandhyala B. G. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Global university rankings and world-class universities have become buzzwords almost in every country. Both exercise positive and not-so-positive impact on higher education systems. Universities everywhere are trying hard to improve their status and global rankings. The article reviews some of the important issues related to these two strongly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reputation, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Wadhwa, Rashim – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
In recent years, the overall context of global mobility has significantly changed, so has the strategies to attract international students. What we observe now is the changes in strategies and the emergence of new host countries and increased opportunities for studying abroad. In an intense competitive environment of global higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Student Mobility, Global Approach
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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Developing a pedagogy of teacher education is an enduring concern for teacher educators. Drawing on data from a small study on teacher educators teaching in a secondary teacher education programme in India, this article examines their pedagogic practices. This is a qualitative study that sought to capture the narrations of 30 teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Secondary School Teachers
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Kuriakose, Francis; Iyer, Deepa Kylasam – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
The problems, policies and debates on the quality and access of research cannot be decoupled from higher education in an educational system like that of India where the impact of primary, secondary and higher education is sequential. The article traces the idea of education from the early Greek and Indian philosophers, the university tradition of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Access to Education
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Rajasenan, D.; Bijith, G. A.; Rajeev, B. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Education and education exclusion are two mammoth social and political challenges in a society characterized by diverse social groups. Although "self-financing regime" helped to barricade the outflow of money from the state, it also hampered the "social equity" in education and hence germinated the seed of education exclusion…
Descriptors: Social Class, Inquiry, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes
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Ahmed, Jashim Uddin – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Massification of higher education is a contemporary phenomenon, and Bangladesh is an excellent example of massification in the sector. With increased alertness worldwide among nations, policy-makers and development bodies, massification of higher education is a requirement of time. Increasing number of youth also contribute to the phenomenon…
Descriptors: Mass Instruction, Higher Education, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
This article examines the growth of engineering education in India in the post-economic reform period using the secondary data published by Ministry of Human Resource Development, University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education. Particularly, this article has focused on three important dimensions of engineering and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Technical Education, Educational Trends
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Moccia, Salvatore – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Being the leader of a university is a unique and diverse challenge ever since universities have been described by Cohen and Marchin (1974) as "organized anarchies" with high inertia, unclear technologies and problematic goals. This could be in part due to the fact of the temporary status of their roles amplifying a sort of conflict of…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Educational Change, Universities, College Administration
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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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Flint, Emilia S. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
It is no secret that the student attending university classes today is different from the learner of several years ago (Blakefield, 2013). Educators have been recently encouraged to shift the paradigm of traditional lecture-style education to incorporate service-learning and experiential activities involving media and technology whenever possible…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), College Faculty, Social Influences, Curriculum Development
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Wadhwa, Rashim – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Internationalization of higher education has undergone significant change in the current scenario. The approach to traditional internationalization which was based on international co-operation and rarely a profit making activity were at the center of traditional internationalization has changed significantly from the last two decades. Emergence…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Governance, Comparative Analysis
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Prabhu, B. Vittaldasa; Kudva S., Aditya – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Student internship plays a major role in transforming the engineering interns to ready-to-use professionals. Learning at the workplace has become a challenge for the interns due to several issues. A knowledge gap analysis has been depicted considering all stakeholders of the internship, including the intern, faculty, institution and the industrial…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Engineering Education, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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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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