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Ghasemy, Majid; Elwood, James A. – Higher Education Forum, 2023
This international comparative study focuses on examining the impacts of Education for Sustainability (EfS) expertise and self-organization, as two aspects of EfS skills and knowledge, on personal and interpersonal outcomes, which is one of the EfS effective in-role performance dimensions. We collected data from 664 academics in Malaysia and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Skill Development, College Faculty
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Ouzia, Julia; Wong, Keri Ka-Yee; Dommett, Eleanor J. – Higher Education Forum, 2023
COVID-19 changed university life worldwide as campuses closed or offered restricted inperson teaching. Whilst early evidence suggests that educational experiences were satisfactory, concerns were raised about the impact of COVID-19 on social and psychological elements of university including student loneliness. We conducted a UK-wide…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Psychological Patterns, College Students
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Demissie, Mesfin Molla – Higher Education Forum, 2023
This study examined the economic benefits of higher education in Ethiopia. It utilized a quantitative research approach. The study revealed that the benefit-cost ratio (BCR) for secondary and higher education is 1.97 and 1.84 respectively. This implies that both levels of education provide benefits outweighing their costs. Regarding the private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cost Effectiveness, Higher Education, Secondary Education
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David, Solomon Arulraj – Higher Education Forum, 2023
The higher education sector in the UAE has expanded exponentially with due attention to quality assurance supported by CAA. Internationalisation dynamics has added to quality enhancement efforts in the country. This study explores the impacts of internationalisation for quality assurance in higher education and it particularly accounts…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Best Practices
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Marini, Giulio – Higher Education Forum, 2023
The purpose of the paper is to understand why academics' main association and trade union in England (University and College Union-UCU) is not stronger in its representation capacity, deepening knowledge regarding its role in the wider higher education sector. UCU operates in an adversarial context, claiming itself to be academics' main voice.…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Unions, Role
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Pan, Qiujing; Miyoshi, Noboru – Higher Education Forum, 2023
Self-learning outside of class is an essential part of Japanese university education. With the drastic changes to university classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, self-learning became all the more important. In this study, we used surveys to investigate the changes in self-learning from 2019 to 2020, as reported by 5,861 third-year students at 15…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Undergraduate Students
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Hirao, Tomotaka – Higher Education Forum, 2023
This paper replicates models developed by previous research to study the effects of graduate education on new graduates' initial employment in the Japanese labor market. If education is the best investment for an individual's economic success, then graduate degrees are expected to provide an individual with higher-earning job opportunities.…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities
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Miyoshi, Noboru; Pan, Qiujing; Kimura, Takuya; Nakaseko, Takahiko – Higher Education Forum, 2023
The coronavirus pandemic has instituted mandatory online education across Japan and many parts of the world. Using a semi-structured interview, we collected and analyzed students' reactions to online education across high-rank, mid-rank, and low-rank universities in Japan to determine learning outcomes among undergraduates with different…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Outcomes of Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Enkhtur, Ariunaa; Li, Ming; Zhang, Xixi – Higher Education Forum, 2023
International student exchange is integral to internationalization at higher education institutions and global human resource development in Japan. However, border closures and restrictions on physical mobility since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic forced universities to adopt virtual mobility models to deliver international exchange programs.…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Distance Education
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Berríos, Paulina; Montiel, Braulio; Aguilera, Fernanda; Gutiérrez, Karen; Álvarez, Estefanía; Robaldo, Marcelo; Pino, Fabian; Fuentes, Javier; Olea, Claudio – Higher Education Forum, 2022
This article addresses issues related to academics' perception on how well their institutions support and accompany them during their academic career. The main questions addressed in the article are: How accessible is mentoring for academics? Do academics perceive they are well supported in their academic careers? What strategies do higher…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Mentors, Gender Differences
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Walz, Kristina; Braun, Edith – Higher Education Forum, 2022
This paper examines a communication model based on six theoretical facets. Each facet was operationalised according to two aspects of Habermas' theory of communicative action: strategic and understanding-oriented action. The aim of the empirical analyses was to ascertain whether the postulated model could be used to measure different levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Competence, Communication Skills
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Lin, Warangkana – Higher Education Forum, 2022
The approaches to governance employed by various societies have become increasingly similar, following a pattern of reforms that move away from the control mode to the supervisory mode. To this end, direct central involvement is being replaced by a model that relies on more sophisticated forms of funding, monitoring, and performance review. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Gundsambuu, Sainbayar – Higher Education Forum, 2022
This study explored the rationales for English medium instruction in private universities in Mongolia and investigated the challenges they face. Through a qualitative case study design, this study examined the programs taught in English in two private universities. Data were generated via 20 interviews with senior and junior administrators and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, English, Private Colleges
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Berg, Laila Nordstrand; Avramovic, Aleksandar; Geschwind, Lars; Pekkola, Elias; Pinheiro, Rómulo – Higher Education Forum, 2022
Managerialism in higher education has gained prominence in recent decades. One of the crucial elements of this approach is the steering of the higher education sector, including the introduction of multiple forms of evaluation of academic work. Little is known about how academics evaluate themselves in comparison to their colleagues. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Concept
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Hammond, Christopher D.; Radjai, Leyla – Higher Education Forum, 2022
The objective of this research was to understand the current situation and challenges associated with the internationalization of the curriculum (IoC) in English-medium instruction (EMI) programs at Japanese universities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Utilizing a conceptual framework and ideas of 'enablers' and 'blockers' of IoC, we…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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