Higher Education Research

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2020

  • Lethargic Research Projects: Student-supervisor’s Dilemmas in Managing Research Projects

    Kanyesigye Rullonga Monicah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 37-43
    Received: 17 December 2019
    Accepted: 4 January 2020
    Published: 10 March 2020
    Abstract: Starting an academic research project is an exciting journey which students approach with high zeal, excitement and passion. Eventually, the excitement reduces; very few complete on time, a sizable number abandon their studies and others drag on for long beyond the allowable academic time. In fact, most of the students end up applying for extension... Show More
  • Ship to Academe, Seafaring to Teaching: Seafarer Teachers in Maritime Higher Education Institutions in the Philippines

    Emeliza Estimo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 44-51
    Received: 20 February 2020
    Accepted: 6 March 2020
    Published: 23 April 2020
    Abstract: Years of working onboard vessels as marine officers to teaching in maritime schools as full-time instructors entail a big transition and a sharp turn of events in a seafarer’s role and way of life. Translating expertise in the field into a flexible classroom discourse using appropriate pedagogical methods to ensure efficient and effective delivery ... Show More
  • Application of Quality Management Models Aiming Towards Innovation in Management at Vietnamese Universities

    Nguyen Quang Giao, Huynh Ngoc Thanh

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 52-59
    Received: 26 March 2020
    Accepted: 13 April 2020
    Published: 30 April 2020
    Abstract: The quality management models are derived from the manufacturing sector and gradually applied to education in general and higher education in particular. There are many quality management models applied by universities around the world such as Organizational Elements Model, ISO 9000, EFQM, TQM, PDCA, etc. The application of quality management model... Show More
  • Effect of Federal Policy Changes on International Students Pursuing Higher Education Studies in the United States

    James McKivigan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 60-67
    Received: 13 April 2020
    Accepted: 6 May 2020
    Published: 15 May 2020
    Abstract: Background: In 2018, President Donald J. Trump announced that his administration would place restrictions on international students seeking to pursue higher education degrees in the United States. American institutions of higher education protested these policy changes, because international students represent a significant social and cultural cont... Show More