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Shah, Mahsood; Whannell, Robert – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Open access enabling courses have experienced growth in Australia. The growth is evidenced in student enrolments and the number of public and private institutions offering such courses. Traditionally these courses have provided a second chance to many students from various equity groups who have been unable to access tertiary education due to poor…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Publishing, Academic Standards, Foreign Countries
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Childs, Ruth A.; Hanson, Mark D.; Carnegie-Douglas, Sandra; Archbold, Alexis – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Efforts to increase access for and participation of groups that are underrepresented in postsecondary education (PSE) have included encouraging members of underrepresented groups to apply to PSE programmes, revising admission requirements to reduce barriers to attendance, providing assistance in completing applications for admission, and providing…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Admission Criteria
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Harrison, Neil; Waller, Richard – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Practitioners are being placed under increasing pressure to evaluate the success of their outreach activities, both by government and by their own universities. Based in a reductionist doctrine of "evidence-based practice", there is a desire to demonstrate the effectiveness and value-for-money across activities that now account for…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Program Evaluation, Evidence Based Practice, Evaluation Problems
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Click, Kevin A.; Huang, Leesa V.; Kline, Linda – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Concern for the academic performance and persistence to graduation among university students is well-warranted. Numerous studies have tied performance to overall positive affect in professional settings and to individual internal concepts, indicating an expectation for similar ties in demanding academic settings. For students at increased risk for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Attainment, Well Being, At Risk Students
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Farmer, Julie – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Since the late 1970s, the Access to Higher Education (Access to HE) Diploma (the Diploma) and its predecessor Access to HE certificates and courses have provided opportunities for adults to undertake the preparation they need to progress to higher education (HE). The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has been collecting data…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Adult Students, Student Certification
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Handley, Fiona J. L.; Read, Ann – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
In 2011, Southampton Solent University, a post-1992 university in southern England, introduced a new marking scheme with the aims of changing marking practice to achieve greater transparency and consistency in marking, and to ensure that the full range of marks was being awarded to students. This paper discusses the strategic background to the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Grading, Strategic Planning, Evaluation Methods
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Johnson Morgan, Melissa; Finkelstein, Joanne – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Getting a good and relevant education is difficult enough to achieve within a context where social and economic needs are constantly unsettled by political policy. The public funding of the education sector has become a contested arena irrespective of a government's ideology. Recent graduates from various disciplines from Town Planning to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Education Work Relationship, Student Educational Objectives
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Grimwood, Michelle E. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Little is known about the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) university students in the UK. One of the main reasons for this seems to be that the monitoring of sexual orientation and gender identity is not routinely undertaken and is not consistent across all Higher Education establishments. This can mean…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Homosexuality, Student Attitudes
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Shepherd, Sue – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Pre-1992 English universities are changing the way they appoint their deputy and pro-vice-chancellors (PVCs). Traditionally, PVC posts were filled by internal secondment from within the professoriate, but these days an increasing number are appointed by means of external open competition involving advertisement and/or executive search. So has this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Credibility
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Healey, Nigel M. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
For many universities around the world, internationalisation means the recruitment of fee-paying international students (so-called export education) for primarily commercial reasons. For UK universities, international (non-European Union) students account for approximately 13% of their annual revenues, making them highly dependent on international…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Student Interests, Student Needs, Foreign Students
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Yemini, Miri; Sagie, Netta – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
Research on internationalisation in higher education has dramatically expanded over the last several decades. This study aims to provide an overview of the research developments undertaken between 1980 and 2014, on internationalisation in higher education. Explorative, systematic literature screening and analysis were undertaken, encompassing over…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research, Literature Reviews
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Hoey, Michael – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
All the papers included in this volume implicitly adopt an ethical stance towards the aspect of internationalisation that they investigate or discuss, but necessarily these stances only occasionally become explicit. In this paper, therefore, I look at the impact of internationalisation on universities and at their impact in turn on the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Ethics, Universities
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Dunbar, D. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
What inherent personal leader qualities or dispositions do senior staff in universities say are necessary? What assumptions do we make about leadership in our universities and are they helpful? Are university staff surveys useful in giving both the leadership and staff a clear understanding of staff satisfaction levels related to how they are…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Administrator Attitudes, Talent, Administrative Principles
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Law, David – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
This article outlines some of the policy issues currently faced by research-based universities in the Netherlands. The focus is on four leading universities (University of Amsterdam: UvA; Free University of Amsterdam: VU; Leiden University; and Delft University of Technology: TUD). The author visited these institutions as part of a Study Tour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Research Universities, Educational Policy
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Lewis, Vicky – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
This paper provides recommendations for embedding a market- and marketing-informed approach within the development process for a new international campus. It includes a brief outline of the current global profile of international campuses (as one form of transnational education) before highlighting the role of marketing at key stages of campus…
Descriptors: Marketing, International Education, Foreign Countries, Universities
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