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2014 Q2: Articles Received: 38; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 17; Published: 14; Retracted: 0
2014 Q1: Articles Received: 27; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 12; Published: 11; Retracted: 0
2013: Articles Received: 127; Accepted: 79; Rejected: 39; Published: 71; Retracted: 0
2013 Q4: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 17; Published: 23; Retracted: 0
2013 Q3: Articles Received: 36; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 11; Published: 15; Retracted: 0
2013 Q2: Articles Received: 27; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 6; Published: 21; Retracted: 0
2013 Q1: Articles Received: 33; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 5; Published: 12; Retracted: 0
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Vol 3, No 3 (2014)
Table of Contents
|Shaping the First-Year Experience: Assessment of the Vision Planning Seminar at Nagoya University of Commerce and Business in Japan|
|Factors Contributing to Research Team Effectiveness: Testing a Model of Team Effectiveness in an Academic Setting|
|Zoharah Omar, Aminah Ahmad||p10|
|Assessing Graduate Attributes: Building a Criteria-Based Competency Model|
|Donald Ipperciel, Samira ElAtia||p27|
|Research on Affective Teaching Strategy in China's College English Classroom|
|Prospects for Policy Advances in Science and Technology in the Gulf Arab States: The Role for International Partnerships|
|David P. Hajjar, George W. Moran, Afreen Siddiqi, Joshua E. Richardson, Laura D. Anadon, Venkatesh Narayanamurti||p45|
|Toward an Instructional Philosophy: A Theoretical Framework for Teaching and Training at Salman Bin Abdulaziz University (SAU)|
|Yasine Qandile, Wajeeh Al-Qasim||p58|
|Teachers’ Accounts of Their Perceptions and Practices of Providing Written Feedback to Nursing Students on Their Assignments|
|Sajid iqbal, Raisa Gul, Arusa Lakhani, Nusrat Fatima Rizvi||p70|
|Do You Want Your Students to Be Job-Ready with 21st Century Skills? Change Pedagogies: A Pedagogical Paradigm Shift from Vygotskyian Social Constructivism to Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Siemens’ Digital Connectivism|
|Learning from Success: How Original Research on Academic Resilience Informs what College Faculty Can do to Increase the Retention of Low Socioeconomic Status Students|
|Erik E. Morales||p92|
|Doctoral Education in a Successful Ecological Niche: A Qualitative Exploratory Case Study of the Relationship between the Microclimate and Doctoral Students’ Learning to Become a Researcher|
|Mette Krogh Christensen, Ole Lund||p103|
|How to Construct Curricula for Finance Professional under Credit System in China|
|Self- and Peer Assessment in Massive Open Online Courses|
|Wilfried Admiraal, Bart Huisman, Maarten Van de Ven||p119|
|Greek Educational Policy: From the Collaborative Model of the School Counselor Institution of the A. Papandreou’s (1981) Educational Policy towards the Model of Superintendence and Supervision of the Period 2008-2013|
|Use of Personal Response Systems in Higher Education – A Case Study|
|The Impact of Desegregation on College Choices of Elite Black Athletes|
|George R. La Noue, Mark Bennett Bennett||p142|
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International Journal of Higher Education
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