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.
ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING:
2016 Q1: Articles Received: 40; Accepted: 28; Rejected: 15; Published: 24; Retracted: 0
2015: Articles Received: 145; Accepted: 88; Rejected: 43; Published: 72; 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 August 2016. 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: July 10, 2016
Vol 5, No 3 (2016)
Table of Contents
|Student Perceptions of Justification in Two Disparate Domains: Education and Biology|
|Christi Lea Dawson, Maeghan N Hennessey, Kelli Higley||p1|
|Stress in Medical Students in a Problem-Based Learning Curriculum|
|Ahmad Dagistani, Fawwaz Al Hejaili, Salih Binsalih, Hamdan Al Jahdali, Abdulla Al Sayyari||p12|
|The Effect of Mobile Learning on Students' Achievement and Conversational Skills|
|Abdellah Ibrahim Mohammed Elfeky, Thouqan Saleem Yakoub Masadeh||p20|
|Student Self-Efficacy and Gender-Personality Interactions|
|Lars Fallan, Leiv Opstad||p32|
|Pedagogical Implications, Possibilities, and Pitfalls of Offering a Semester 3 Credit Course in Nine Consecutive Days|
|Porter E. Coggins, Victoria Hays, Kate Larson||p45|
|Students’ Perceptions and Faculty Measured Competencies in Higher Education|
|J. Muthiani Malechwanzi, Hongde Lei, Lu Wang||p56|
|Scientific Skills in Graduate Mexican Students: Curriculum, Mentoring and Institutional Support|
|Angel Alberto Valdés Cuervo, Pedro Antonio Sánchez Escobedo, Etty Haydeé Estévez Nenninger, Silvia Patricia Aquino Zuñiga||p70|
|Feel the Progress: Second-year Students’ Reflections on Their First-year Experience|
|Telle Hailikari, Robert Kordts-Freudinger, Liisa Postareff||p79|
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International Journal of Higher Education
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