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Author: Christa Bucklin

K. P. Zepeda and E. Mayock (eds.), Forging a Rewarding Career in the Humanities, 161–167. © 2014 Sense Publishers. All rights reserved. CHRISTA BUCKLIN FINDING FULFILMENT THROUGH SELF, PURPOSE AND COMMUNITY I am currently in a period of transition. I am uprooting my life and moving to a new

In: Forging a Rewarding Career in the Humanities

M. E. Menon et al. (eds.), Using Data to Improve Higher Education, 93–118. © 2014 Sense Publishers. All rights reserved. EUGÉNIA PEDRO, HELENA ALVES AND JOÃO LEITÃO EVALUATING STUDENTS’ QUALITY OF ACADEMIC LIFE Using Data in a Structural Model Approach INTRODUCTION In a context of

In: Using Data to Improve Higher Education

transform such knowledge into practical and ethical action. – A liberal arts and sciences education enhances their personal development as well as their academic and career development, and provides them with a range of skills that they will be able to use throughout their life. – In addition, the

In: Building World-Class Universities

  competency   and   confidence   to   be   an   independent  researcher  and  a  prospective  knowledge  creator.  I  can  now  be  a   motivator  whose  experiences  and   reflections  motivate  other  young   lecturers   to  be  potential   researchers  and  knowledge  creators   like  my  own  supervisors

In: Publishing Higher Degree Research
Author: Bojana Ćulum

by offering its various resources and educational opportunities to the local community – to sum up by paraphrasing Benjamin Barber (1996), by being a 'good neighbour' that cares about and supports the improvement of (civic) life in local communities. The idea of civic mission and university

In: Global Challenges, Local Responses in Higher Education
Author: Johannes Balve

this important point when I am talking about Asian traditions. At this point I want to emphasize that the implementation of the copy right law in China was mainly an act motivated by international pressure6 and that the implementation in Japan was a minimal concession to internationalization.7 We

In: The Creative University
Author: Susan Albertine

experience of life, living of itself, offers signs, signposts, and directions for our actions. A person can perceive the prompts; the signs are there. One may or may not heed. A love of language urges me to interpret, and a commitment to hope drives interpretation. Stewardship can be one’s calling as an

In: The Stewardship of Higher Education

deeper qualitative understanding of how “life in the new modern Academe” has changed. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF OPPORTUNITY: A PLAY IN ONE ACT Setting: The campus of a major, graduate degree granting, research university (i.e., new modern Academe) in North America in the not too distant future. List

In: The War Against the Professions
Author: Tony Strike

three year undergraduate degree and a separate one year taught Master’s degree with a dissertation. UK and EU students wishing to study in England can obtain government loans for their undergraduate fees and living costs but not for postgraduate study. For many EU countries, the creation of a

In: Diversity and Excellence in Higher Education
Author: Fauzia Ahmad

sensationalised and fetishised (cf. Malik, 2005, ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’; Coleman, 2005, ‘Amazing double life a growing trend among Muslim girls’) thus replicating stereotyped notions of ‘culture clash’ and ‘double lives’. Here, these articles aim to show that Muslim women, once ‘liberated’ from their

In: Islam and Higher Education in Transitional Societies