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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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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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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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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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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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