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Hawkes, Denise; Yerrabati, Sridevi – London Review of Education, 2018
Alongside the growing numbers of professional doctorate programmes being offered within universities in the past 20 years, there has been a growth in the academic literature associated with various aspects of these research degrees. This systematic literature review draws on the evidence of 193 academic papers to map out the existing academic…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Literature Reviews, Professional Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Parry, Gareth – London Review of Education, 2016
As a contribution to the history of higher education in English further education colleges, two policy episodes are sketched and compared. Both periods saw attempts to expand courses of higher education outside the universities. In the first, ahead of policies to concentrate non-university higher education in the strongest institutions, efforts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Menghini, Michela – London Review of Education, 2016
This article illustrates the findings on multilingualism related to the educational sphere in the city of Rome, within the scope and theoretical framework of the international project LUCIDE (Languages in Urban Communities--Integration and Diversity for Europe). Particularly, it describes the type of linguistic and cultural support offered to…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Ainley, Patrick – London Review of Education, 2015
England for the foreseeable future is stuck with a one-track government that knows only the crisis measures with which Margaret Thatcher responded to the 1970s crisis of capital accumulation. Deregulation of all public services with privatization of provision on the contracting-out state model is seen as the solution to every problem and is a part…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Outsourcing, Politics of Education
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Lahiff, Ann – London Review of Education, 2015
This paper draws on case-study research that focused on teaching observations conducted as part of vocational teachers' initial teacher training (ITT) in further education (FE) colleges in England. It analyses the post-observation feedback discussion, drawing on a rich sociocultural tradition within work-based learning literature. It argues that…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Case Studies, Feedback (Response)
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Huang, Xian-Han; Adamson, Bob; Lee, John Chi-Kin – London Review of Education, 2014
This paper investigates quality assurance in Chinese higher education by looking at the Evaluation of the University Baccalaureate Programmes Project (EUBPP) conducted in China. It analyses factors that bring about tensions between policy and practice in this area through a study of two contrasting tertiary institutions. The results show that the…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Conflict, Educational Practices
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Pon, Kevin; Ritchie, Caroline – London Review of Education, 2014
This paper is an exploratory study of the benefits that institutions of higher education can gain when entering into partnerships of academic franchising, an international activity which has been increasing in popularity over the past few decades. The paper looks at the current literature on academic franchising and then goes on to study, through…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, International Schools, Partnerships in Education
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Kinchin, Ian M.; Cabot, Lyndon B. – London Review of Education, 2010
This paper explores the developing concept of expertise, taking the Dreyfus and Dreyfus staged model as its starting point. It analyses criticism of the Dreyfus model and considers more recent attempts to resolve the tensions implicit within it. The authors go on to suggest ways some of the later modifications can be improved. The traditional…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Educational Practices, Expertise, Criticism
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Lucas, Ursula; Mladenovic, Rosina – London Review of Education, 2007
This paper explores the notion of a "threshold concept" and discusses its possible implications for higher education research and practice. Using the case of introductory accounting as an illustration, it is argued that the idea of a threshold concept provides an emerging theoretical framework for a "re-view" of educational…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices
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Nixon, Jon – London Review of Education, 2004
This paper argues that universities need to reclaim a public and inclusive language for education that reflects the moral ends and purposes of academic practice. It claims that there are certain moral goods implicit in the activities--of research, scholarship and teaching--that comprise such practice; and it defines these goods in terms of…
Descriptors: Relationship, Research, Scholarship, Instruction