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Editors: Magnus E. Poulsen
Book Description:
This new book reviews research relating to higher education teaching, internationalization and student issues in higher education. Some of the topics discussed include connecting higher education and the labor market; the impact of different entry characteristics and learning styles on academic achievement in first-year higher education students; college adjustment among White and Hispanic students; moving from academia to work life; Japan's internationalization and discriminatory attitudes; academic resilience among poor minority college students; student's intercultural learning experiences at Saharawi refugee camps; e-learning and its relationship with internationalization and early career academics focus on research and publishing.

Table of Contents:
Preface

The Impact of E-Learning Programs on the Internationalization of the University, pp. 1-34
(Ray J. Amirault, Yusra L. Visser, Florida Atlantic University, Florida)

Connecting Higher Education and the Labor Market: The European Graduates’ Views, pp. 35-79
(Manuel Salas Velasco, Department of Applied Economics, University of Granada, Spain)

Obligation Beyond Consent: Freedom, Higher Education, and Globalisation, pp. 81-106
(Steven Loomis, Jacob Rodriguez, Paul Egeland, Christina Jennings, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois)

The Academic and Psychosocial Impact of Labor Unions and Strikes on University Campuses, pp. 107-133
(Christine M. Wickens, Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto Ontario, Canada)

Understanding the Exceptional: How Protective Factors Mitigate Risk and Facilitate Academic Resilience among Poor Minority College Students, pp. 135-156
(Erik E. Morales, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey)

Alternative Views of Internationalization: Students’ Intercultural Learning Experiences at Saharawi Refugee Camps, pp. 157-176
(J.M. Coronel, M.J. Carrasco, R.I. Correa, I. Gómez, Department of Education, School of Education, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain)

Regulative Feedback in an Online Environment in Higher Education: Students' Perceptions and Design Considerations, pp. 177-194
(Anna Espasa, Elena Barberà, e-Learn Center, Department of Psychology and Education, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain)

Personal and Interpersonal Factors as Predictors of College Success among White and Hispanic Students: An Overview, pp. 195-207
(Michelle L. Toews, Ani Yazedjian, Texas State University-San Marcos, Texas)

Japan’s Internationalization and Students’ Discriminatory Attitudes toward Intercultural Contact, pp. 209-221
(Yoko Kobayashi, Iwate University, Japan)

On the Effects and Impacts of Japanese University Reform, pp. 223-250
(Tatsuo Oyama, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 106-8677)

Higher Education, Bologna Process and New Demands of Flexible Workers in European Countries, pp. 251-264
(Marta Rahona, Carmen Pérez-Esparrells, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, and others)

Moving from Academia to Work Life, pp. 265-275
(K. Johansson, University West, Trollhatten, Sweden)

The Relationship between Entry Characteristics, Learning Style and Academic Achievement of College Freshmen, pp. 277-288
(Vincent Donche, Peter Van Petegem, Institute of Education and Information Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium)

How Early Career Academics Gain Confidence to Publish, pp. 289-297
(Brian Hemmings, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia)

Index

   Series:
      Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-875-3
   Status: AV
  
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