International Journal of Higher Education (IJHE) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published by Sciedu Press. The journal seeks to publish original research articles that are hypothetical and theoretical in its nature and that provide exploratory insights in the fields of educational theory, teaching method, instructional design, students management, case studies etc. in both undergraduate and graduate levels. The editorial board welcomes high-quality research or review papers focusing on teaching, researching, training and applied work in the field of higher education. The journal is published in both printed and online version. The online version is free access and download.
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2015 Q2: Articles Received: 32; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 10; Published: 14; Retracted: 0
2015 Q1: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 17; Rejected: 12; Published: 9; Retracted: 0
2014: Articles Received: 120; Accepted: 78; Rejected: 39; Published: 58; Retracted: 0
2013: Articles Received: 127; Accepted: 79; Rejected: 39; Published: 71; Retracted: 0
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Call for Papers-International Journal of Higher Education
International Journal of Higher Education, which is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published quarterly by Sciedu Press.
We are seeking submissions for forthcoming issue published in November 2015. The paper should be written in professional English. The length of 3000-8000 words is preferred. All manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online: http://www.sciedupress.com/ijhe or sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For any further information about the journal, please log on its website: http://www.sciedupress.com/ijhe
Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2015
Vol 4, No 3 (2015)
Table of Contents
|Internationalization, Deregulation and the Expansion of Higher Education in Korea: An Historical Overview|
|Curriculum Politics in Higher Education: What Educators need to do to Survive|
|Evaluation of a Voluntary Tutoring Program in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics for First-year Undergraduates at Universidad Andres Bello, Chile|
|Veronica A Jimenez, Fabiola C. Acuna, Felipe J. Quiero, Margarita Lopez, Carmen I. Zahn||p21|
|Evaluation of Critical Thinking in Higher Education in Oman|
|Renjith Kumar.R, Rajani James||p33|
|Reliability-Related Issues in the Context of Student Evaluations of Teaching in Higher Education|
|The Portrait of "Good University Teacher" as Perceived by Tunisian Students|
|Amira Nouri Belhaj, Mohamed Lamine Ben Abderrahman||p57|
|Squaring Circles: The gap for Interdisciplinary Trainees in a Discipline-Driven Academy|
|Shannon L Sibbald, Leslea Peirson, Jennifer Boyko||p63|
|What Online Networks Offer: Online Network Compositions and Online Learning Experiences of Three Ethnic Groups|
|Suzanne Elisabeth Lecluijze, Mariëtte de Haan, Asli Ünlüsoy||p68|
|Analysis of Factors Enhancing Pitfall in Research and Teaching of the Nigerian University System|
|Tafida Ahmed, Kasim Umar, Chima Paul||p82|
|Investigation of Pre-Service Science Teachers’ Academic Self-Efficacy and Academic Motivation toward Biology|
|Huseyin Ates, Asli Saylan||p90|
|Research and Evaluation in Medical Education|
|Helena A. Ferris, Mary E. Collins||p104|
|Integrating an Interprofessional Education Model at a Private University|
|Ramona Ann Parker, Helmut Gottlieb, Daniel G Dominguez, Patricia Sanchez-Diaz, Mary Elaine Jones||p112|
|Technology in ELT: English Teachers Investigate Animoto and Fotobabble|
|Abdullah Coskun, Zoe Marlowe||p119|
|Real World Projects with Companies Supporting Competence Development in Higher Education|
|Thomas Baaken, Bert Kiel, Thorsten Kliewe||p129|
|Academic Programmes in Universities in East Africa: A Catalyst to Development|
|Florah Katanu Karimi||p140|
|Internationalization, Deregulation and the Extension of Higher Education in Korea: A Further Note|
|Jang C. Jin||p156|
|Investigation on the Development of Preschool Education Informationization of Ethnic Region in Gansu, China|
|The Research on the Construction of Teaching Resources in Ethnic University in China|
|A “New” Thematic, Integrated Curriculum for Primary Schools of Trinidad and Tobago: A Paradigm Shift|
|Yvonne J. John||p172|
|A Longitudinal Study of the Effectiveness of a K-12 Engagement Program on Graduate Student Learning Outcomes|
|Faith Weeks, Ruiyang Gong, Jonathan Harbor||p188|
|Does Curriculum Practical Training Affect Engineers’ Workplace Outcomes? Evidence from an Engineer Survey in China|
|Jing Li, Yu Zhang, Mun Tsang, Manli Li||p199|
|Innovations in Nigerian Universities: Perspectives of An Insider from A “Fourth Generation” University|
|Grace Koko Etuk||p218|
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International Journal of Higher Education
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