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Daichendt, Horst; Magdas, Ioana – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2009
The most of the long distance courses are mainly based on two or three face to face meetings and printed courses or courses available on the online course web site. In this case the individual students study has attached an important amount of time. Usually the students do not receive a feed-back of their progress and do not receive answers to…
Descriptors: Distance Education, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Courses
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Rosa, Maria Joao; Cardoso, Sonia; Dias, Diana; Amaral, Alberto – Quality in Higher Education, 2011
When evaluating the EUA Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP), Nilsson "et al." emphasised the interest in creating a data bank on good practices derived from its reports that would contribute to disseminating examples of effective quality management practices and to supporting mutual learning among universities. In IEP, evaluated…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Institutional Evaluation, Total Quality Management, Best Practices
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Pilli, Olga; Admiraal, Wilfried; Salli, Aysegul – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Issues of the phenomenon of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and its integration into current online and campus education to enhance higher education quality in universities is gaining importance. This large scale form of online education has the potential to escalate the reputations of universities and increase the global access to their…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Innovation, Educational Benefits
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Raven, Neil – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2016
Whilst published data sources exist for evaluating interventions aimed at widening higher education access, there is value for practitioners in conducting their own research. However, recognition of the contribution afforded by generating new data raises questions over which research methods to utilise. One method relatively new to widening…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Feedback (Response), Intervention, Higher Education
Sharma, Manoj – International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 2005
The purpose of this study was to conduct a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis of the health education profession and discipline in India. Materials from CINAHL, ERIC, MEDLINE, and Internet were collected to conduct the open coding of the SWOT analysis. Strengths of health education in India include an elaborate…
Descriptors: Printed Materials, Physicians, Quality Control, Marketing
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Schroeder, A.; Minocha, S.; Schneider, C. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2010
Social software is increasingly being used in higher and further education to support teaching and learning processes. These applications provide students with social and cognitive stimulation and also add to the interaction between students and educators. However, in addition to the benefits the introduction of social software into a course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Social Networks, Computer Uses in Education
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Thinesse-Demel, Jutta – European Journal of Education, 2010
In 2000, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launched the programme "Learning Regions--Providing Support for Networks'" in cooperation with the Lander. It was co-financed by the European Social Fund (ESF). Some 90 regions were selected and financially supported. After one year, 71 regions continued to build-up…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Regional Cooperation, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Stoecker, Randy; Ambler, Susan H.; Cutforth, Nick; Donohue, Patrick; Dougherty, Dan; Marullo, Sam; Nelson, Kris S.; Stutts, Nancy B. – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2003
Compares seven multi-institutional community-based research networks in Appalachia; Colorado; District of Columbia; Minneapolis-St. Paul; Philadelphia; Richmond, Virginia; and Trenton, New Jersey. After reviewing the histories of the networks, conducts a comparative SWOT analysis, showing their common and unique strengths, weaknesses,…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Participatory Research
Jones-McNeil, Anissa – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 established the basis for the mandate to provide all children with disabilities a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) and aligned the state and school districts ability to receive federal funding. The most recent legislation, Individuals with…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Disabilities, Program Effectiveness, School Districts
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Setiawati, Cut Irna; Wahyono, Agatha Christy – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017
This research aims to purpose the division strategy for a pharmaceutical producer in Kalimantan area, named Dexa Medica Samarinda. Currently, this firm is facing a competitive market condition and evolving a decline position in the market. This research uses qualitative research method by organising intensive interview to important informants so…
Descriptors: Pharmacy, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Chowdhury, Ataharul Huq; Odame, Helen Hambly; Hauser, Michael – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2010
Recent experiences in participatory video-making raise the question of how best to use this medium for enhancing local seed innovation systems. Embedded in a mini-process of participatory action research, two styles of participatory video--scripted and scriptless--were tested and assessed together with farmers and facilitators in Bogra District,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Indigenous Knowledge, Action Research, Participant Observation
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
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Towndrow, Phillip A.; Vaish, Viniti – Educational Media International, 2009
This paper presents illustrative findings from a one-year pilot study undertaken in the English department of a high school in Singapore that was in the first year of implementing a one-to-one wireless laptop programme. The findings show that learning was often constrained by lecture-style presentations and overt test preparation. Despite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers
Griswold, John S., Jr. – Trusteeship, 2001
Suggests that college governing board investment committees should respond to the current economic and terrorism-related crisis by using SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) to examine factors that can crystallize money-management decision points. (EV)
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Educational Finance, Higher Education, Investment
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De Alba, Baikune; Díaz-Gómez, Maravillas – Education Sciences, 2018
Music schools, centres of non-formal music education, bring music to people of all ages as they work to achieve their main objective of offering practical musical training, for both instruments and voice. Their activities are centred in the town or city in which they are located, and their impact extends beyond the educational sphere: music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Social Environment
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