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Redecker, Christine; Johannessen, Oystein – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article discusses how Information and Communication Technologies can support 21st century assessment strategies and what needs to be done to ensure that technological advances support and foster pedagogical innovation. Based on an extensive review of the literature, it provides an overview of current ICT-enabled assessment practices, with a…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Alternative Assessment, Technology Uses in Education, Evaluation Methods
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Adelman, Clifford – European Journal of Education, 2010
The roads of incoming information to the US higher education system about the Bologna Process are varied and numerous. They include not only the on-line and traditional trade press, but also conferences of national organisations. Whether anyone remembers much of that information, on the other hand, is an open question, as a limited survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Philanthropic Foundations, Information Dissemination
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MOGUEROU, PHILIPPE – European Journal of Education, 2005
In this article, we discuss the recent evolutions of science and engineering doctoral and postdoctoral education in Europe. Indeed, Ph.Ds are crucial to the conduct of research and innovation in the national innovation systems, as they provide a large amount of input into creating the competitive advantage, notably through basic research. First,…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Doctoral Programs, Competition, Natural Sciences
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Kramsch, Claire – European Journal of Education, 1993
A cross-cultural training seminar involving French, German, and American language teachers is described. The program was designed to examine the influence of teachers' cultural perceptions on selection of authentic instructional materials, sources of linguistic misunderstandings, and teachers' strategies for resolving cultural conflict. (MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Differences
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Neave, Guy – European Journal of Education, 1989
The emergence of interest in the quantitative, structural, and administrative aspects of higher education as a field of study is chronicled, and comparisons are made in the ways the institutional research field developed in the United States and Western Europe. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Comparative Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Trow, Martin – European Journal of Education, 1985
The meaning and dimensions of "leadership" in universities are examined, the role of the American college president is contrasted with that of his European counterparts, and the historical sources of the American university president's unique role are traced. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, College Faculty, College Presidents
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Tight, Malcolm – European Journal of Education, 1991
The paper looks at part-time higher educational services for students in the educational systems of Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A comparative examination of the nature and importance of part-time higher education is then presented. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Hufner, Klaus – European Journal of Education, 1987
The West German debate over state-controlled higher education planning versus market-oriented competition is examined in the context of recent West German educational history, actions taken by the federal government and science council, institutional reactions, and research on the use of performance indicators. (MSE)
Descriptors: Accountability, Comparative Analysis, Competition, Educational Demand