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Sustainable Education: Institutional and Academic Plans for Student Success

In view of recent efforts to redefine the meaningful role of education on a global scale, this paper will outline some of the latest attempts to overcome struggles related to a decrease in student enrollment and restore a renewed interest in learning by operating on multiple ranges.At an institutional level, a description of the case

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Top Global University Project: Promotion of Around-The-Clock Liberal Arts Education and its Educational Outcomes

This presentation describes the educational outcomes resulted from the implementation of the project “Promotion of around-the-clock liberal arts education.” This project was implemented at Akita International University as part of the Top Global University Project sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) to become ‘Japan’s world-class liberal arts university.’ It

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Improving Online Readiness in Higher Education: A Case Study

eLearning is becoming the sine qua non of higher education due to its increasing popularity and numerous Learning Experience (Lx), sociological and ecological benefits. eLearning can increase self-directed, active, social and personalized learning opportunities and reduce physical limitations, which can lead to higher student enrollment and more diverse, accessible, sustainable and scalable educational opportunities. University

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Factors Influencing Education Students’ Perception of Aggression at a University in South Africa

Short description: A multivariate approach was applied focussing on perceptions of students’ self, relationships and aggression.Long description: The dynamics of learning at a university from undergraduate to post-graduate is complex. Aggression is part and parcel of everyday life and learning. Knowledge management within such a context poses challenges to those involved, i.e. for student-learners, professors

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Decolonizing the Contemporary African University: Towards an Inevitable Alternative

Studies show that many universities in developing countries imitate the Western university model (Chan, Li, & Yang, 2017). In the same line of thought, other researchers contend that African universities are also appendages of the Western University model (Mamdani, 2008). This essay proposes the decolonization of the temporary African University. The paper first depicts that

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Evaluation Research and Development of Strategic Plan for Faculty of Public Health Burapha University

Research Objectives to evaluate and develop a strategic plan of the Faculty of Public Health Burapha University. The source of data are 349 students, 40 Executives and professors of the Faculty of Public Health and 17 Staffs. The result found that: The research summarized assessment strategic plan KPI by 64.29 per cent, KPI by goal

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Factors Related to Administration and Management of Moral Higher Education Institutions

The objectives of this research are to 1) study the opinions of the executives, lecturers, and supporting personnel about the management of moral higher education institution group in (1) the purposes, missions, policies, (2) operational processes and mechanism, and (3) participation of the personnel and 2) study the factors that have a relationship with the

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Overview of Edtech Research Practices and Decision-Making in Higher Education

This session will review the results of a year-long research project looking at the role of efficacy research in educational technology decision making in higher education. This study consisted of 47 interviews with 54 EdTech decision makers across six different types of institutions. The study found that institutions frequently pilot solutions to determine if they

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Analysis of Placement Tests

It was around 2009 that the so-called era of free college admissions began due to a shortage of college applicants. Along with this situation, the introduction of different types of admissions, such as Admission Office Examination (AO) and recommendation-based examinations, which may not require ordinary forms of written examination, raised the issue of widening ability

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A Three-Level Problem Corpus for Introductory Computer Programming Courses

Solving problems is a very important exercising activity for students in an introductory computer programming course. The paper introduces the construction of a three-level problem corpus for training the students’ programming skills.The first level consists of the C programming language syntax problems, including data types, control flow, functions, pointers and arrays, structures, etc. For each

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OBOR: China’s Challenge to Western Hegemony in Higher Education and Implications for Malaysia Universities

The One Belt One Road initiative is seen as China’s challenge to Western hegemony in higher education. The strength of OBOR is that it has no formal institutional structure. Projects are negotiated on a bilateral arrangement between government entities at all levels and also between government and private sectors. OBOR is multifold, encompassing economic, political

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ASEAN Economic Community: An Analysis of Trends and Challenges for Thai Higher Education Institutions

This article seeks to identify key trends and challenges of the AEC for the Thai higher education system by reviewing current research in the AEC and official reports from the Thai Government and relevant international organisations. Demographic change, energy demands and the environment, future employment, decentralization of the country and development of local administrative bodies

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Cultivating Global Citizenship Identity and Engagement in Higher Education

This presentation reports recent findings from doctoral studies research on the cultivation of global citizenship identity and engagement in a case study of Soka education’s university setting in Japan. Building upon prior research conducted in the U.S.A. that theorizes antecedents and outcomes of global citizenship identification, this study explores how Soka University addresses global citizenship

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A Comparison of the Use of Social Media for Blended Learning in China and UK Higher Education

Purpose–The purpose of this paper is to compare the use of Wechat in China vs. Facebook/ Twitter/ Blog/ Instagram/ Google+ in the UK in higher education practice, based on a case study in art and design subjects between a Chinese and a British university(Ningbo University and University of Huddersfield). Methodology –A combination of literature reviews, action

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The Development of Teachers Desirable Characteristics of Student Teachers in Thepsatri Rajabhat University by Using Behavioral Record Sheet

This research aimed at developing teachers’ desirable characteristics of student teachers who currently have enrolled in ‘Self-actualization for teachers’ subject in 2016 academic year of Thepsatri Rajabhat University by using behavioral record sheet. The sample for this studying were 57 student teachers in English education major. The instrument of this research was a behavioral record

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The Effect of Project Based Learning to Enhance Problem Solving Ability in Distance Learning Media Subject of Student Teachers

The research aimed to study the effect of the project based learning which focused on enhancing problem solving ability of the student teachers who are currently enrolled in ‘Distance learning media’ subject in 2016 academic year of Thepsatri Rajabhat University through instructional media service activities by using project based learning for enhancing problem solving ability

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Ethical Leadership Competencies for Revitalizing Moral Learning in Higher Education

Moral and ethics courses are widely provided in higher education institutions; yet, they are taught by ineffective teaching methods. So, this paper is mainly to explore ideal practices of ethical leaders for revitalizing moral learning in higher education. The research method was based on a qualitative approach. The researcher reviewed books and articles on education

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Developing an Instrument for Self-Evaluation of Teaching and Learning Competencies: A Review of Faculty Professional Development and the Changing Higher Education Landscape in Singapore

The rapid expansion and development of the higher education sector in Singapore calls for new approaches to university teaching that are adjusted to modern, more student centered, and technologically enabled learning contexts. Increasingly, higher education has been called on to prepare students to become capable of dealing with volatility, uncertainty, ambiguity as well as complexity

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Using Social Network Analysis As a Tool for Improving Teaching Effectiveness

Social network analysis (SNA) is an excellent observational tool for understanding community formation in the classroom. Students engaged in the classroom community might be more likely to persist in a major or discipline. Classroom community structure, therefore, could be an indication of effective teaching practices that help retain students. However, SNA is largely untested as

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Improving Student Learning by Growing a Teaching and Learning Culture in an Engineering School

The problem addressed in this presentation is that lecturers in schools of professional education such as engineering schools are typically disciplinary experts first, researchers second, and teachers third; they typically have limited knowledge about good educational practice unless the school provides measures to develop such knowledge and practice. To address this problem in a School