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Douglass, Anne L. – SAGE Open, 2019
Professional standards increasingly call for early childhood educators to hold a bachelor's degree as one measure of educator quality. This has prompted many educators to return to college, creating both a need and an opportunity to better understand the factors that support educators to complete their degree and apply what they learn to their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Zhai, Keyu; Gao, Xing; Wang, Geng – SAGE Open, 2019
Under the third wave of international student mobility, Australia has become the third largest country receiving international students. Compared with the United States and the United Kingdom, Australia can still maintain a stable increase in terms of hosting Chinese students. For Australia, attracting international students becomes an important…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Motivation, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Tolstenko, Andrew; Baltovskij, Leonid; Radikov, Ivan – SAGE Open, 2019
This article shows how education, which is the most important form of activity in the social medium, changes the cultural image and awareness of individuals, and shapes and transforms their political attitude toward the surrounding day-to-day realities. A comparison analysis is used to explore a civic education system that forms the national and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Civics, Political Issues
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Sheikh, Adnan Ahmed; Inam, Aneeq; Rubab, Anila; Najam, Usama; Rana, Naeem Ahmad; Awan, Hayat Muhammad – SAGE Open, 2019
Work engagement is arguably one of the key challenges confronted by the higher education sector of Pakistan. Therefore, it is important to understand the diverse perspectives of work engagement in this sector. This study examines the effect of job demand and spiritual leadership on work engagement in public universities of Pakistan through the…
Descriptors: Work Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Nurcahyo, Rahmat; Apriliani, Fany; Muslim, Erlinda; Wibowo, Alan Dwi – SAGE Open, 2019
Indonesia, as a country with intensive skill positions, needs to pay attention to the management of colleges. Standardization and development are essential processes in higher education. These can be achieved through the implementation of total quality management (TQM). The initial steps to achieve TQM in higher education are the 5-S kaizen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, College Administration
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Holmes, Colin; Lindsay, David – SAGE Open, 2018
Public universities, as the predominant source of nurse education, serve an instrumental role as pressure mounts to produce large numbers of workready graduates to meet the needs of the labor market. Neoliberalism is recognized as the dominant political and economic philosophy across the globe, and new managerialist, corporatized practices, as its…
Descriptors: Commercialization, Nursing Education, Higher Education, Neoliberalism
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Arshad, Kamaruddin; Lean, Qi Ying; Ming, Long Chiau; Mahalingam, Sundara Rajan; Tiong, Chua Say; Abdullah, Amir Heberd; Shafie, Farah Ayuni – SAGE Open, 2018
Environmental health (EH) is the study of environment and environmental factors affecting the health of human. Identifying the most relevant and up-to-date and updated teaching topics of EH programs is vital to ensure competent practitioners are nurtured. Thus, this study aimed to attain the view of current content of EH programs for EH…
Descriptors: Environment, Public Health, Health Conditions, Environmental Influences
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Ghasemy, Majid; Hussin, Sufean Bin; Abdul Razak, Ahmad Zabidi Bin; Maah, Mohd Jamil Bin; Ghavifekr, Simin – SAGE Open, 2018
The study was undertaken to identify the essential leadership capabilities and managerial competencies as the key leadership performance drivers in Malaysian focused universities. To collect data, the previously developed scales of capabilities, competencies, and leadership performance in the context of Malaysian Higher Education (HE) were…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Reyes-Ruiz, Gerardo; Barragán-Ocaña, Alejandro; Olmos-Peña, Samuel; González-Ávila, María Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2018
Mexican high school students have a strong inclination to deem scientific and technological college-level education as overly challenging. The purpose of this study was to present firsthand information to learn the following: (a) current problems associated with scientific and technological human capital training in the Mexico City metropolitan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Science Education, Technology Education
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Ghasemy, Majid; Hussin, Sufean; Megat Daud, Megat Ahmad Kamaluddin; Md Nor, Mariani; Ghavifekr, Simin; Kenayathulla, Husaina Banu – SAGE Open, 2018
This qualitative inquiry aims at identifying the main issues in Malaysian higher education (HE) system and its sectors from the perspectives of Malaysian academic leaders. For this purpose, four open-ended questions were distributed among 2,786 academic leaders in 25 universities. More than 235 completed questionnaires were collected, containing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Lynch, Siobhán; Gander, Marie-Louise; Nahar, Ananda; Kohls, Niko; Walach, Harald – SAGE Open, 2018
The benefits of mindfulness for a variety of clinical and nonclinical populations are well established and there is growing interest in the potential of mindfulness in higher education. This article reports on the results from a randomized wait-list controlled study of Mindfulness-Based Coping With University Life (MBCUL), an adaption of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Randomized Controlled Trials, Higher Education
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Abubakar, Ahmed; Hilman, Haim; Kaliappen, Narentheren – SAGE Open, 2018
The study is on performance measurement in academia. It aims at developing and validating the measurement scale for the performance of higher institutions. The items were developed based on the extant literature. Data were collected via an online survey in which a questionnaire link was sent to 269 vice chancellors/presidents of the sampled…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Abduh, Amirullah; Rosmaladewi, Rosmaladewi – SAGE Open, 2018
Most studies of intercultural competence in bilingual programs have been conducted in non-Asian contexts resulting in little information on how Indonesian educators promote intercultural values within bilingual programs. This research contributes to the body of literature that examines the promotion of intercultural values within bilingual higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Values, Higher Education
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Tapia-Fonllem, César; Fraijo-Sing, Blanca; Corral-Verdugo, Víctor; Ortiz Valdez, Anais – SAGE Open, 2017
The role that higher education plays in the promotion of sustainable development outstands in the declarations on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), besides being a research priority in higher education. However, few studies exist that evaluate sustainable lifestyles among university students. The aim of this study was to analyze the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Role of Education, Life Style
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Kaplan, Carolyn Shemwell; Brownstein, Erica M.; Graham-Day, Kristall J. – SAGE Open, 2017
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards requires educator preparation programs (EPPs) to ensure instruments used to assess their candidates are both valid and reliable. Due to size and limited financial resources, this task may be challenging for some EPPs. In an effort to address CAEP's expectations, 26 EPPs in…
Descriptors: Institutional Cooperation, Accreditation (Institutions), Standards, Teacher Education Programs
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