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Karram, Grace – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
Higher education has become a key strategy for the economic development of certain city-states that are positioning themselves as higher education hubs, recruiting both students and foreign providers. This article presents the findings of a research study that examined the online messages of foreign branch-campuses in education hubs (Dubai, Hong…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicampus Colleges, Marketing, Student Recruitment
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Delaney, Jennifer A.; Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
This study extends Trow's theory of higher education development to examine changes in national-level tertiary education graduation rates. Applying Trow's framework we arrive at three stages: (1) elite systems with gross tertiary graduation rates less than 15%, (2) massified systems with gross tertiary graduation rates between 15% and 50%, and (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Development, Graduation Rate
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Maringe, F.; Foskett, N.; Woodfield, S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
We know little about how internationalisation processes are understood, rationalised and prioritised in different parts of the world. A global survey of internationalisation in universities was undertaken at the University of Southampton to fill this gap. Its purpose was to discover how strategic leaders in universities in different parts of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Studies, Models, Questionnaires
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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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Holmarsdottir, Halla B.; Desai, Zubeida; Botha, Louis Royce; Breidlid, Anders; Bastien, Sheri; Mukoma, Wanjiru; Ezekiel, Mangi J.; Helleve, Arnfinn; Farag, Alawia I.; Nomlomo, Vuyokazi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
The idea of having a "Compare" Forum focusing on the above title was first discussed with one of the Editors of "Compare" during a PhD defence in Oslo in 2011. The PhD dissertation itself was linked to a larger project in which researchers from the North (Norway) and the South (South Africa) had been collaborating in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Researchers
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Mercer, Justine; Pogosian, Victoria – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
This paper analyzes the Head of Department (HoD) role at an elite State university in Russia. It draws upon documentary analysis of government texts and focus groups with both HoDs and lecturers. It concludes that most HoDs are invited to apply for the role by more senior university colleagues. Once in post, they are offered a range of helpful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Department Heads, College Faculty
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Aerden, Axel; De Decker, Frederik; Divis, Jindra; Frederiks, Mark; de Wit, Hans – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Internationalisation has transformed into mainstream strategy in higher education and is increasingly seen as adding value to the life of universities through improving its quality. But how do we assess the quality of internationalisation? This article evaluates a pilot project that aimed to qualitatively assess the internationalisation of…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Outcomes of Education
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Warwick, Philip; Moogan, Yvonne J. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Using an exploratory methodology, this paper compares the internationalisation strategies of two groups of UK universities and the views of staff groups at those institutions. It moves beyond an examination of teaching and learning initiatives developed by enthusiastic supporters of internationalisation. Instead it aims to throw some light on what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Colleges, Program Implementation
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Kadiwal, Laila; Rind, Irfan A. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
As the offshore mobility of higher education has increased in recent times, the question of how it interacts with the recipient cultures has become ever more significant. Using ethnographic methods, this empirical study examined the adaptation of the UK teacher education model--the Postgraduate Certificate in Education--to the context of Dubai.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, Student Mobility
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Ng, Shun Wing – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2012
This article adopts the critical theory approach to reflect and analyse the impacts of globalization on the internationalization process of higher education in the Asia-Pacific region. It argues that globalization forces many of the higher education institutions in the region to follow global practices and ideologies of the Anglo-American paradigm…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Critical Theory, Global Approach, Educational Demand
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Maca, Mark; Morris, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2012
After WWII, the economic prospects of the Philippines, then the second-largest economy in Asia, were viewed positively, but by the mid-1970s it had become Asia's developmental puzzle for its failure to sustain economic growth. In contrast during the same period, regional neighbours, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore, achieved previously…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Lebeau, Yann; Stumpf, Rolf; Brown, Roger; Lucchesi, Martha Abrahao Saad; Kwiek, Marek – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2012
The aftermath of the international financial crisis of 2008/2009 and current economic downturn in the world economy has unsurprisingly put publicly-funded higher education (HE) systems under immense pressure in most parts of the world. Added to measures of the past 20 years, aiming at introducing cost effective management approaches imported from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Universities, Student Participation, Educational Change
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Singh, Mala – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
A familiar discourse about higher education and social change today relates to higher education's socio-economic role within knowledge societies in a globalizing world. This paper addresses how issues of social justice feature in such discourses; whether social justice in higher education has been appropriated into a neo-liberal strategy for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Social Change, Discourse Analysis
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Abu-Rabia-Queder, Sarab; Arar, Khaled – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
This study examines the higher education experience among Palestinian Arab females in two national spaces and seeks to determine whether studying at an Arab institution of higher learning in a nearby Arab country can alleviate the emotional and economic difficulties that affect Palestinian women at Israeli universities. What can institutions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Muslims, Jews, Activism
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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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