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Adriansen, Hanne Kirstine; Madsen, Lene Møller – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2019
This article studies issues of coloniality in so-called capacity-building projects between universities in Africa and Scandinavia. Even fifty years after independence, the African higher education landscape is a product of the colonial powers and subsequent uneven power relations, as argued by a number of researchers. The uneven geography and…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Foreign Policy
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Zgaga, Pavel – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2018
This article addresses why and how mobility has become central to the EU's idea of doctoral education, aiming to reconstruct, in a historical perspective, the gradual conceptualisation of mobility as a policy idea. This process began with the discussion of academic mobility in the 1970s, when the European Communities had as yet no responsibility…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Graduate Students, Student Mobility
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Caruana, Viv; Montgomery, Catherine – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2015
This article presents a comprehensive review of research on transnational higher education published between 2006 and 2014. It aims to provide an overview of a highly complex field that is both nascent and shifting, with research developing unevenly and concentrated in particular areas. This overview will enable academics working in transnational…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Higher Education
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Sidhu, Ravinder – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2015
This article uses postcolonial scholarship to understand the knowledge and cultural politics that underpin Australian-provided transnational higher education (TNHE) programmes in Singapore and Malaysia. A case is made for TNHE practices to develop an "engaged pedagogy" and "ethics of care" as it relates to transnational…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, Teaching Methods
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Boyer, Patricia G.; Holtman, Lorna; Murphy, Carole H.; Thaver, Beverley – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2014
The downturn of the global economy requires universities worldwide to do more with fewer resources. These conditions have presented an opportunity for two universities, the University of the Western Cape and the University of Missouri-St. Louis, to collaborate on a research course offered to postgraduate students. The purpose of this article is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Cooperation, International Cooperation, Graduate Study
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Viczko, Melody – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2013
Internationalisation of higher education has been overwhelmingly embraced by Canadian universities (Beck 2009). Yet, the decentralised nature of higher education institutions, coupled with the absence of a national governing body with responsibility for higher education, creates an interesting terrain for internationalisation. In this paper, I…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Greenwood, Davydd J. – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2009
This article summarises/analyses the higher education reforms proposed by the "Spellings Commission" in the United States on quality assurance and accountability, and draws attention to the links I see between these reform proposals and the Bologna Process. I trace a brief history of the Spellings Commission and analyse it in order to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Control, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Dahl, Bettina; Lien, Eirik; Lindberg-Sand, Asa – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2009
The aim of the Bologna Process is to make higher education systems across Europe more transparent. It is crucial for this purpose that confusion concerning the characteristics of the systems should be replaced by conformity. But, as we will show, conformity brought about at one level may create confusion at another. The curricular aspect of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Grades (Scholastic), Measures (Individuals), Grading
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Mangset, Marte – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2008
British universities are known among the other Bologna countries not to have adjusted fully to the new common three-tier degree structure. Is it the case that British higher educational concerns are different from Continental concerns? A study of recent developments in two British graduate schools of history shows that a three-tier study structure…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Bachelors Degrees