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Ma, Xiaoyan; Han, Zhongdong; Ma, Hua – Higher Education Studies, 2015
This article aims at clarifying the strategic significance of developing medical informatics, conducting SWOT analysis on this discipline and hence establishing the strategic objectives and focal points for its development.
Descriptors: Medical Education, Information Systems, Systems Development, Strategic Planning
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de los Santos, Esmeralda; Zanca, Nürsen A. – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2018
Online education continues its growth trajectory benefitting public four-year institutions of higher education as well as private universities. Recently, private non-profits have experienced double-digit increases despite late entry into online education. Situated within the context of a private nonprofit institution and its recently developed…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Beginning Teachers
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Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Sonnichsen, Tyler – Journal of Geography, 2015
The use of SWOT analysis is a means through which geography students can investigate key concepts in economic geography and essential topics in regional economic development. This article discusses the results of a course project where economic geography students employed SWOT analysis to explore medium-sized metropolitan areas across the southern…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Economic Development, Geography Instruction, Metropolitan Areas
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Jackson, Jerlando F. L.; Charleston, LaVar J.; Gilbert, Juan E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2014
According to the National Science Foundation (NSF; 2006), science and engineering jobs constitute a growing sector of the United States economy. The number of science and engineering degrees has lagged behind this occupational growth. In describing Wisconsin's technology profile, Winters, Strang, and Klus (2000) report that the state is nationally…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Strategic Planning, Research Methodology, Regional Characteristics
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Sanches, Tatiana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In this study, we intend to observe how a strategic plan can be used as a risk management tool, in the scope of academic libraries. Risk is perceived by individuals and institutions when faced with environmental changes that threaten stability or integrity. In libraries, these changes show in structural alterations, that is, in decreasing human,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Organizational Change
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Kovalchuck, Vasyl; Vorotnykova, Iryna – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
The research considers the readiness of teachers and postgraduate pedagogical educational establishments to use e-coaching and e-mentoring which can provide continuous professional development of teachers. The use of theoretical methods of systematization and comparison of scientific statements, experience in implementing e-coaching, e-mentoring…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Mentors, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Ahmed, Hanaa Ouda Khadri – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education has been achieving growing international attention. As the world economy is becoming more diversified and dependent on innovation, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills and expertise are progressively more needed for competition and development. Egyptian students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Higher Education, College Students
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Askarkyzy, Samal; Toibayev, Adlet; Algozhaeva, Nursulu; Rimantas, Zelvys; Iskakova, Guldariya; Arynova, Aigul – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The present article outlines the main principles and peculiarities of the result-oriented university management on the basis of the Development strategy of the Kazakh State Women's Pedagogical University for 2013-2020. The relevance of the investigated issue is conditioned by the fact that in the context of a highly competitive market of research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, College Administration, Womens Education
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Eriksson, Miikka J.; Vuojärvi, Hanna – Higher Education Research and Development, 2014
A multitude of studies has assessed the success of different technology initiatives but rarely has the focus been on special groups. This paper examines whether university students with children and those without have different perceptions of a technology initiative where students were able to acquire university sponsored laptops and were provided…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Parents, Student Attitudes
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Wait, Marius; Govender, Cookie – Africa Education Review, 2019
Work integrated learning (WIL) is an integral part of the curriculum in higher education institutions (HEIs). WIL project leaders require a strategy to evaluate the success of WIL projects. This article reports on the evaluation criteria used in assessing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) identified in WIL projects. This…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Integrated Activities, Higher Education, Delphi Technique
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Suhaemi, Mimin Emi; Aedi, Nur – International Education Studies, 2015
Lecturers are professional educators and scientists whose main job is to transform, develop, and disseminate knowledge, technology, and art through education, research and community services. As professionals, in Indonesia, lecturers are expected to possess pedagogic, personal, social, and professional competences. However, in reality, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Improvement
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Yelken, Tugba Yanpar; Kilic, Figen; Ozdemir, Caner – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
In recent years, strategic planning has become one of the subjects that many institutions work on to ensure the institutions' appropriate management based on realistic results. Therefore, this planning has to be taken into account and should provide planning direction on the bases of its results. Basically, the manager of strategic planning,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Questionnaires, Vocational Schools
Lunday, Elizabeth – APPA: Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (NJ1), 2010
The APPA (Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers) Thought Leaders Series turned five years old this year--a significant event in a momentous time for higher education. Participants in the 2010 symposium looked back at both the achievements and the missteps of higher education over the last half-decade, a period that posed many…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Safety