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Lourenço, Mónica; Pinto, Susana – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
English-medium instruction (EMI) has been growing rapidly in higher education institutions worldwide as one of the chief language policy initiatives related to internationalisation. Acknowledging the centrality of teachers in EMI implementation and their role as micro-level actors in language policy and planning, this paper sets out to identify,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Hartwell, Laura M.; Ounoughi, Samia – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Host and international students evolve side-by side within the expanding internationalization of higher education. This study takes the complementary perspective of analysing 1,900 host and international students' experiences at a high-ranking research university in France. We analyse and compare the mobility, language practices and practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Peer Relationship
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Teelken, Christine – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
European institutions of higher education have increasingly sought to improve the accountability and transparency of teaching and research with formal procedures and performance criteria. In a longitudinal analysis conducted in faculties of social sciences and economics at universities in the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom, we examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty
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Leiber, Theodor; Stensaker, Bjørn; Harvey, Lee Colin – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The last two decades have witnessed an increasing intensity of quality management in higher education institutions and quality discourses which were followed by debates about and attempts of evaluating the efficacy of quality management in the sector. Accordingly, the article presents a SWOT analysis of impact evaluation of quality management in…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Leiber, Theodor; Moutafidou, Nana; Welker, Bertram – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The article reports on a case study of impact evaluation of internal quality assurance, i.e. Programme Reviews, which was carried out by the Evaluation Agency Baden-Wuerttemberg and the Staff Unit of Quality Development at University of Stuttgart (Germany) in the form of a methodological before-after comparison. The impact evaluation exhibits that…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Universities, Feedback (Response), Educational Quality
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Leiber, Theodor; Prades, Anna; Alvarez del Castillo, Maripaz – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The article reports on a case study of impact evaluation of external quality assurance, i.e. programme accreditation, which was carried out by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency at Autonomous University of Barcelona in the form of a methodological before-after comparison. The impact evaluation exhibits a marked stability of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Program Evaluation, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality
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Jurvelin, Jouni Antero; Kajaste, Matti; Malinen, Heikki – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The article reports on a case study of impact evaluation of external quality assurance, i.e. EUR-ACE programme accreditation, which was carried out by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre at Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences in the form of a methodological before-after comparison. The results show mainly positive and stable attitudes of…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Accreditation (Institutions), Case Studies, Educational Quality
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Bejan, Andrei-Stelian; Damian, Radu Mircea; Leiber, Theodor; Neuner, Iohan; Niculita, Lidia; Vacareanu, Radu – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The article reports on a case study of impact evaluation of external quality assurance, i.e. institutional evaluation including programme accreditation, which was carried out by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education at Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest in the form of a methodological before-after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality
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Teichler, Ulrich – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Information on the international mobility of persons in charge of teaching and/or research at institutions of higher education is by no means abundant. Most official statistics provide only information on their current citizenship. A closer look reveals that international mobility can be enormously varied--for example, migration initiated by their…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Mobility, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
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Zhu, Chang; Cai, Yuzhuo; François, Karen – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study investigates perceptions of European and Chinese stakeholders on doctoral education (DE) in China and Europe, particularly the cooperation between the two sides. Data were collected through online and paper survey from both European and Chinese stakeholders (N = 946). The results provide insights for policy-makers, university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stakeholders, Doctoral Programs, Models
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Qin, Lin – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Taking the establishment of structured doctoral programmes in Germany as an example, this paper focuses on how knowledge production in certain academic fields reshapes their doctoral education in a widely changing policy context. Based on case studies of eight graduate schools in three research fields, namely economics, life sciences, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Programs, Case Studies
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Sabzalieva, Emma – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Although the idea of the world-class university is not a new one, it has become increasingly commonplace in public policies around the globe, also gaining traction in states outside the global "core". Kazakhstan, the only Central Asian member of the European Higher Education Area, is no exception as it too aspires to have a world-class…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Economy, Educational Development, Institutional Advancement
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Cai, Yuzhuo; Pinheiro, Rómulo; Geschwind, Lars; Aarrevaara, Timo – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This paper tries to develop a conceptual framework for a comprehensive understanding of the merger process, which is regarded as a matter of institutionalization of organizational innovation. In the framework, a number of factors affecting merger process or institutionalization of merger are identified, such as those related to environmental…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Higher Education, Innovation, Models
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Denisova-Schmidt, Elena; Huber, Martin; Leontyeva, Elvira – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Based on empirical data from selected public universities in Khabarovsk, Russia, this paper compares first- and fifth-year students regarding their attitudes towards corruption in general and university corruption in particular. Even after making both groups of students comparable with respect to a range of socio-economic characteristics by a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cheating, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Aydede, Yigit; Orbay, Benan Zeki – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This paper aims to develop a better understanding about the labour market dynamics behind the unparalleled demand in higher education and dragging growth rates in vocational high school (VHS) education in Turkey. While estimating labour market outcomes of fields of study has been the subject of many studies in the West, such studies are lacking in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Majors (Students), Labor Market, Educational Policy
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