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Published on Apr 9, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Achinto Roy2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Deakin University),
Alexander Newman21
Estimated H-index: 21
(Deakin University)
+ 1 AuthorsAmanda Pyman9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Deakin University)
ABSTRACTScholarly studies of international student mobility programs have increased during the last two decades, particularly following the Bologna Declaration. Nevertheless, a systematic review of international student mobility programs and the outcomes and benefits derived from participation in such programs has not been undertaken. This paper provides a comprehensive review of studies examining the various outcomes of student participation in short-term international mobility programs and ide...
Published on Apr 9, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Ajnesh Prasad12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Royal Roads University),
Paulina Segarra2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Tec: Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education),
Cristian E. Villanueva2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Universidad Anáhuac México Norte)
ABSTRACTScholars have increasingly recognized how efforts among business schools to attain or maintain accreditation from external agencies (i.e. Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business [AACSB]) have engendered myriad consequences on the experiences of academic faculty members. Extant research that has investigated this phenomenon empirically has focused on business schools in advanced economy contexts, where such institutions are relatively better endowed – in terms of structural ...
Published on Mar 29, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Pallavi Upadhyaya (Manipal University), K. Rajasekharan Pillai1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Manipal University)
ABSTRACTThe role of research-embedded higher education is regarded as one of the driving forces of any growing economy. Higher education institutions (HEIs) are recognized, among their peers, for their quality of research outcome. Hence, with growing emphasis on research worldwide, HEIs strive hard to improve their research output. The proposed study endeavors to make a longitudinal comparison of research outcome of HEIs from the BRICS Nations, with special emphasis on management and its allied ...
Published on Apr 9, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Casey E. George1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Louisville),
Erin L. Castro4
Estimated H-index: 4
(UofU: University of Utah),
Blanca Rincon (UNLV: University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
ABSTRACTIn recent decades, efforts to diversify Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields have relied on a variety of recruitment and retention programs designed to improve access and outcomes of traditionally underrepresented populations. Examining how such programs emerge within institutions of higher education in the United States – including original motivations, sources of funding, and institutional agents involved in the development and stages of implementation of the...
Published on Mar 26, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Emma Jeanes8
Estimated H-index: 8
(University of Exeter),
Bernadette Loacker5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Lancaster University),
Martyna Śliwa8
Estimated H-index: 8
(University of Essex)
ABSTRACTThe current demands on higher education institutions (HEIs) to become more efficient and effective have led to increasing performance pressures on researchers, and consequently on the practices and outcomes of researcher collaborations. In this paper, based on a qualitative study of collaborative experiences of management and organisation studies scholars, we explore the complexities and challenges of researcher collaborations under the current regime of academic performance measurement....
Published on Mar 26, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Richard Watermeyer10
Estimated H-index: 10
(University of Bath),
Jennifer Chubb3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Ebor: University of York)
ABSTRACTLittle is known about the process of evaluating the economic and societal impact of research undertaken in university settings. In this paper, we explore the accounts of senior academics and user-assessors, populating disciplinary sub-panels spanning the humanities and social sciences, convened to judge and ‘score’ the impact claims of researchers from UK universities as a new component of research evaluation within the specific context of the UK’s performance-based research funding syst...
Published on Jul 5, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Danae Manika8
Estimated H-index: 8
(QMUL: Queen Mary University of London),
Diana Gregory-Smith6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of Birmingham)
+ 1 AuthorsEmma Trombetti
ABSTRACTSponsorship in pro-environmental social marketing campaigns has received limited academic attention within a higher education (HEI) context. This study examines how multi-level variables, i.e. individual (general environmental attitudes), organisational (scepticism toward the HEI’s environmental corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives; perceived HEI behaviour) and campaign-related (attitudes toward the advertisement; attitudes toward the corporate sponsor) factors, influence un...
Published on Apr 2, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Berry O’Donovan4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Oxford Brookes University)
ABSTRACTThis paper explores assessment experiences of undergraduates studying across disciplines. Within a participatory research design, students as researchers were involved in data collection and interpretation. The student lens is brought to bear on the experiences of academically successful final-year students and their strategies for negotiating assessment across disciplinary departments. Findings highlight perceptions of invisibility, academic homelessness and disadvantage despite partici...
Published on Apr 19, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Katriona O’Sullivan1
Estimated H-index: 1
(MU: Maynooth University),
James Robson3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Oxford),
Niall Winters15
Estimated H-index: 15
(University of Oxford)
ABSTRACTThis paper presents findings from an interpretative phenomenological analysis with 20 students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who were accepted onto a Foundation Year in Oxford University. It explores the factors that impacted on their decision to apply to a prestigious university and student’s views on their transition to the prestigious university. The analysis highlighted four key factors:(1) The complex relationship students had with their schools and the wider edu...
Published on Apr 3, 2018in Studies in Higher Education2.85
Nurit Novis Deutsch1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Haifa),
Osnat Rubin1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Haifa)
ABSTRACTHighly religious students from fundamentalist or sectarian religious communities face unique challenges in pursuing higher education, directly bearing on their educational opportunities. This study reports findings on ultra-Orthodox Jewish female students in Israel, a group which only recently began pursuing higher education. Using a mixed-methods design, we surveyed 469 students and conducted in-depth interviews with 61 additional students in order to explore their motivations, concerns...
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