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Pillai, K. R.; Upadhyaya, Pallavi; Balachandran, Asha; Nidadavolu, Janaki – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
This article intends to propose an integrative framework to make learning versatile, comprehensive and more effective, giving due cognizance to the fact that students of the future may require more knowledge and skill sets to thrive in the evolving digital era. The study followed an interpretivist philosophy to accomplish its goal. As a conceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Technology
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Higher Education for the Future, 2019
In this position article, we tackle fungibility, precariousness and separateness in the academia. Speaking as young humanities and social sciences scholar in North America, we argue that the current neoliberal conditions in higher education can be understood as alienation from work in the Marxian sense. Hence, the kind of intervention that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Resistance to Change
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Kaur, Irameet; Shri, Charu; Mital, K. M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
The relevance of emotions in teaching is now a widely studied aspect, although contemplation on how the teachers are able to realize, regulate and control their emotions is being deliberated upon. The article attempts to understand the concept of emotional intelligence (EI) in higher education teachers and how it can be incorporated in effective…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Andy-Wali, Hope Adanne; Wali, Andy Fred – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
This study investigates the impact of lecturers' leadership practices on students' experiences of participation within a case university in the UK's HE sector. The qualitative phenomenological research strategy, specifically the focus group interview approach, was used for data collection. Two key focus group interviews were conducted with a total…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Experience, Teacher Leadership
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Isaacs, Albert; Kazembe, Lawrence; Kazondovi, Collins – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
The purpose of this evaluation study was to determine the extent to which the teacher educators in the Faculty of Education at the University of Namibia implemented the national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy for Education. This study employed both the quantitative method in the form of questionnaires and the qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Information Policy, Educational Policy
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Vivakaran, Mangala Vadivu; Neelamalar, M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Social media tools are observed to play a vital role in the renovation of the conventional teaching and learning practices across the globe. Though primarily developed for online social communication, social media platforms tend to possess suitable tools that can be used for instructional purposes in order to initiate active learning among…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Mass Media Use
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Tsegay, Samson Maekele; Zegergish, Mulgeta Zemuy; Ashraf, Muhammad Azeem – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Using semi-structured interview and review of documents, this study analyzes the pedagogical practices and students' experiences in Eritrean Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The study indicated that pedagogical practices are affected by instructors' pedagogical skills and perceptions, and the teaching-learning environment. Moreover, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Teaching Skills, Semi Structured Interviews
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Kuriakose, Francis – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
University as an institution has shown structural and functional uniformity across historical periods and cultures, despite distinct evolution in response to local needs. Historically, social norms, political stability and economic concerns were the variables that determined the objectives of higher education. Today, normative concerns about…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Change Agents, Models
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Khedhiri, Mohamed – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
A bulk of research on organizational readiness for changes has been focused on continuous empirical analysis in private business organizations. The present study digresses from the status quo by performing discrete analysis in public education. Generalized ordered logit model (GOLM) regressions were performed at individual level, to analyse a…
Descriptors: Readiness, Educational Change, Public Education, Transformational Leadership
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Jesa, M.; Nisha, E. V. – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
In the special context of entrepreneurship, employability skill development, Higher Education 2.0 and the Kovalam Declaration 2016, the present article presents a brief review of genres of teaching strategies at higher education level and attempts to bring to the attention of the readers an account of the teaching strategies adopted by teachers at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Deshpande, Anant – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Online students face numerous challenges in successfully completing doctoral programmes. The aim of this article is to explore the best practices that can be employed by faculty to support students in achieving this. It also seeks to categorize and identify the best practices emerging from literature into themes. An exploratory research method was…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Best Practices, Feedback (Response), Mentors
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Dutta, Bipasha; Islam, Kazi Maruful – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Bangladesh economy has been transforming towards a market-based economy from a state-dominated centrally planned economy since the early 1980s, the pace of transformation has been slow though. The aim of this article is to see how the higher education system responds to the changes in the structure of the economy. The article argues that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Labor Market, Economic Change
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Flint, Emilia S. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
It is no secret that the student attending university classes today is different from the learner of several years ago (Blakefield, 2013). Educators have been recently encouraged to shift the paradigm of traditional lecture-style education to incorporate service-learning and experiential activities involving media and technology whenever possible…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), College Faculty, Social Influences, Curriculum Development
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Prabhu, B. Vittaldasa; Kudva S., Aditya – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Student internship plays a major role in transforming the engineering interns to ready-to-use professionals. Learning at the workplace has become a challenge for the interns due to several issues. A knowledge gap analysis has been depicted considering all stakeholders of the internship, including the intern, faculty, institution and the industrial…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Engineering Education, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Angom, Sangeeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
The Private higher education sector is growing fast in many settings, including India, and there are variations at the national level. Privatization of higher education in India has been the result of changes in the economic policy towards liberalization and privatization by the Government of India. Till 1980, higher education sector was…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Privatization, Economic Factors, Public Policy
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