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Jha, Shashiranjan; Kumar, Sumit – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
This article analyzes the socio-economic determinants of student mobility in India and evaluates the factors that hinder and promote higher educational mobility. It is argued that despite the mass expansion of higher education in India in recent times, student mobility is directed towards developed educational regions. India is a unique case…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Socioeconomic Influences, Educational Policy, Higher 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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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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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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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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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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