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Yao, Christina W.; Collins, Courtney – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Vietnam is emerging as an accelerated economic and political society with an increased global presence; thus, increased attention has been given to producing qualified college graduates who can contribute to the growing global economy. Yet challenges exist due to lack of educational infrastructure and ineffective teaching practices. As a result,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness
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Brachem, Julia-Carolin; Braun, Edith M. P. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
All over the world, universities have to cope with the mission to promote the employability of their graduates, implying that competences should be trained which are relevant for the professional experience. In this context, it is of special interest where graduates work and what they are doing at work. In this study we focus on educational…
Descriptors: Graduate Surveys, Minimum Competencies, Graduation Requirements, Job Skills
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Sá, Elisabete; Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The role of the university in society and the economy is evolving. Universities produce knowledge that promotes technological developments, which are, in turn, critical to economic growth and competitiveness in the global economy. Therefore, it is increasingly expected that universities become more entrepreneurial and assume this third mission in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Comparative Analysis
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Hagenauer, Gerda; Gläser-Zikuda, Michaela; Moschner, Barbara – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Based on self-determination theory, this study seeks to explore whether a study environment that provides relevant conditions for students' basic psychological need-satisfaction can lead to more positive and less negative emotional experiences. It also addresses the question of how emotions experienced in the university context are related to…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Learner Engagement, Affective Behavior, Self Determination
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Kayaoglu, M. Naci; Erbay, Sakire; Flitner, Cristina; Saltas, Dogan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
Plagiarism continues to dominate the academic world as one of its greatest challenges, and the existing literature suggests cross-cultural investigation of this critical issue may help all shareholders who detect, are confronted by and struggle with this issue to address it. Therefore, the present study, drawing upon a cross-cultural investigation…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Plagiarism, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Thoutenhoofd, Ernst D.; Knot-Dickscheit, Jana; Rogge, Jana; van der Meer, Margriet; Schulze, Gisela; Jacobs, Gerold; van den Bogaerde, Beppie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
The students from three universities (Groningen, Oldenburg and the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht) were surveyed on the experience of hearing and listening in their studies. Included in the online survey were established questionnaires on hearing loss, tinnitus, hyperacusis, a subscale on psychosocial strain resulting from impaired…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Listening, Higher Education, Access to Education