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Hellstén, Meeri; Ucker Perotto, Lilian – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper concerns research issues on curriculum, pedagogy and the creative use of method in international higher education. It is motivated by the witnessing of a recent shifting in consensus within the global research communities on international education, towards curriculum renewal of shared knowledge within the field. The article enters into…
Descriptors: International Education, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Researchers
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Marini, Giulio – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Individual experiences in dealing with individual evaluations are studied through a national documental analysis and qualitative interviews. The analysis considers three main individual assessments designed to measure individual credentials or performance: "sexenio" (research and third mission), "quinquenio" (teaching) and…
Descriptors: Reputation, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Uslu, Baris – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This research examined strategic actions in European universities through the institutional evaluation reports of the EUA. EUA reports for 21 universities from seven European countries were included in the data set. Qualitative inquiry was carried out and six sub-sections in the reports were used as established themes. The findings were then…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries
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Yokoyama, Keiko – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The objective of the paper is to identify whether the global financial crisis in 2008 re-shaped risk management in the English universities in order to avoid future financial turbulence and manage risk in uncertain and insecure environments. The paper examined changes in the risk management mechanism of the English university system between 2008…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Risk Assessment, Universities, Economic Climate
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Budd, Richard – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper is situated in relation to a critical mass of largely censorious commentary around global policy trends purportedly undermining, or even realigning, universities' 'traditional' ethos, but where the student perspective on this appears to have been largely ignored. Drawing on interviews with German and English undergraduates, it applies…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Misconceptions, Student Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Govekar-Okoliš, Monika – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article describes the characteristics of mentoring higher education students in companies which is a field the least researched, particularly when evaluateing effects of mentoring. This qualitative study is a response to this concern. The purpose of the study is to determine what mentors working with students in companies in certain European…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Students, Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries
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Jensen, Dorthe Høj; Jetten, Jolanda – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
A large body of work shows that the development of students' academic and professional identity positively predicts achievement in higher education. Despite this, there is also evidence that students have great difficulty developing both types of identity. Drawing from Honneth's [2003a. "Behovet for anerkendelse. En tekstsamling"…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research, Barriers
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Hladchenko, Myroslava; Westerheijden, Don F. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article aims to explore the academic identities under the conditions of means-ends decoupling at the nation-state level. For empirical evidence we choose Ukraine. In 2014, after the Revolution of Dignity despite the adoption of the policies aimed to construct academic identities like in the Western universities the intended outcomes were not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Change, Organizational Change
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Hauptman Komotar, Maruša – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Increasing attention devoted to internationalisation and quality assurance of higher education reinforced the need to analyse their interdependent relationship, known as quality assurance of internationalisation and internationalisation of quality assurance in higher education. On this basis, the present article exposes the development and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Global Approach
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Zhu, Chang; Zayim-Kurtay, Merve – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to explore Chinese and European university staff members' perceptions about the challenges and capacity building needs in terms of academic leadership and university governance. A survey questionnaire with open-ended questions was administered to 58 staff members from 7 Chinese universities and 31 staff members…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Morley, Louise; Angervall, Petra; Berggren, Caroline; Dodillet, Susanne – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Fika is the Swedish practice of assembling for a coffee break at work or home. This paper investigates the material, social and temporal investments in fika in accelerated and accountable organizational cultures, and asks what purpose it serves in neoliberalised academic employment regimes today. Analysis of our thirteen interviews with…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Organizational Culture, Universities, Foreign Countries
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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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Seyfried, Markus; Pohlenz, Philipp – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The present article offers a mixed-method perspective on the investigation of determinants of effectiveness in quality assurance at higher education institutions. We collected survey data from German higher education institutions to analyse the degree to which quality managers perceive their approaches to quality assurance as effective. Based on…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Administrator Role
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