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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This comparative study modifies Cabrera and La Nasa's model to examine social and class stratification in students' college-choice outcomes in the USA and Taiwan, and compares the mechanisms that perpetuate this stratification between the two systems. Students' college-choice outcomes are defined by both institutional selectivity and control, in…
Descriptors: Social Stratification, Social Class, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Engel, Laura C.; Siczek, Megan M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper examines national-level strategies concerning internationalisation of education and the extent to which global citizenship is deployed in their discourse. We focus on a cross-national comparison of selected internationalisation strategies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK and the USA, all countries with highly developed economies…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Song, Kyoung-oh; Hur, Eun-Jung; Kwon, Bo-Young – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
While professional development has been emphasised in many countries, few comparative studies have examined the degree of teachers' participation in professional development and its effect on teachers. Using the TIMSS 2007 data, this study analyses to what extent teachers participated in professional development in 50 TIMSS countries and examines…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Faculty Development, Teacher Participation, Teacher Attitudes
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MacPherson, Seonaigh – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper contrasts approaches to supporting ethno-cultural diversity in education in Canada, the USA and India through the lens of the experiences of the Tibetan diaspora. All three countries self-identify as linguistic and ethnically diverse states that value multiculturalism. These shared values make them insightful comparative cases to…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Cultural Pluralism, Cross Cultural Studies, Immigrants
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Salajan, Florin D.; Duffield, Stacy K.; Glava, Adina E.; Glava, Catalin C. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This article presents an overall exploratory comparison of two specific pre-service teacher preparation programmes at two research-intensive institutions of higher education in the USA and Romania. The main conclusions suggest that US and Romanian teacher candidates differ very little in their ratings of their respective programmes in terms of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Education Programs, Cooperating Teachers
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Bodovski, Katerina; Byun, Soo-yong; Chykina, Volha; Chung, Hee Jin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
We utilised four waves of TIMSS data in addition to the information we have collected on countries' educational systems to examine whether different degrees of standardisation, differentiation, proportion of students in private schools and governmental spending on education influence students' math achievement, its variation and socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Novelli, Mario – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This paper explores the way education and conflict have become entangled during the post-9/11 "war on terror" response to "radical Islam" at home and abroad. The paper charts the complex ways that education has been deployed to serve Western military and security objectives in multiple locations in the global south and how…
Descriptors: Islam, Violence, Terrorism, Role of Education
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Collet, Bruce A.; Bang, Hyeyoung – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Drawing on data collected in South Korea, Jordan and the USA, this paper examines the degree to which security concerns impact the schooling of North Korean refugees in South Korea and Iraqi refugees in Jordan. Operating from a framework examining the intersection of migration and securitisation, the authors find that accounts of negative images…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Social Systems
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Barnett, George A.; Lee, Moosung; Jiang, Ke; Park, Han Woo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This paper provides a network analysis of the international flow of students among 210 countries and the factors determining the structure of this flow. Among these factors, bilateral hyperlink connections between countries and the number of telephone minutes (communication variables) are the most important predictors of the flow's structure,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Student Mobility, Global Approach
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Shagrir, Leah – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The objective of this research study was to identify the factors affecting the professional characteristics of teacher educators by comparing two models of teacher education. The research findings revealed four major focal points that have an impact on professional characteristics: the operational model adopted by the institution where teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Professional Identity, Models
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Zmas, Aristotelis – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The paper examines the transfer of the Bologna Process (BP) outside Europe, focusing on its "external dimension" and dynamics in global settings. It argues that the BP impacts on the internationalisation activities of universities, especially with regard to cross-border transparency of qualifications, transnational improvement of quality…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Student Mobility, Educational Philosophy
Osipian, Ararat L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
This study analyses the issue of comparative corruption in the national higher education sectors in the United States of America (USA) and the Russian Federation (RF). Corruption in higher education, as well as the way it is addressed in legislation and court cases and reflected in the media, appears to be consistent with the trajectory and pace…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Higher Education
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Obamba, Milton O. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Since the 1990s, the partnership paradigm has become the predominant framework for organising transnational academic ventures and international development. The global-partnership approach embraces a pluralistic perspective to development and dramatically expands the spectrum of actors and activities that constitute international development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Global Approach, International Cooperation
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Padilla-Gonzalez, Laura; Metcalfe, Amy Scott; Galaz-Fontes, Jesus F.; Fisher, Donald; Snee, Iain – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
The present study addresses gender gaps in North American research productivity, which may be influenced by personal and family variables, as well as professional and work-related variables. The study was conducted as part of the "Changing Academic Profession (CAP) International Survey", conducted in 2007-08. Using articles as indicator…
Descriptors: Productivity, Higher Education, Women Faculty, Foreign Countries
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