Higher Education

Research Policy Handbook

This Handbook addresses the conduct of research, i.e., systematic investigation designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge, at Stanford.

Developing Research Culture in Philippine Higher Education Institutions: Perspectives of University Faculty

In view of the paucity of research in Philippine higher education institutions (HEIs), the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has provided policies and mandates that are largely geared towards the improvement of research productivity. The HEIs in the co

Critical Factors in Selecting a Course Management System for Higher Education in Ghana

Close consideration of key issues involved in choosing a CMS help universities avoid the typical barriers to successful implementation and adoption. Course management systems (CMSs) currently drive educational delivery in most developed countries. Their ab

Digital Resources for Research: A Review of Access and Use in African Universities

This paper draws on a literature review undertaken by the ACU, as part of a study commissioned by Arcadia (www.arcadiafund.org.uk) on the obstacles to accessing and using digital scholarly information in African universities. It outlines the principal iss

A Rationale for Health OER in Africa - Health Symposium 3rd September, 2008

OER Africa believes that OER can positively support development and capacity of higher education systems and institutions across Africa and is concerned that if the concept and practice of OER evolves predominantly outside and for Africa, we in SSA will n

Advancing Higher Education in Africa Panel Agenda

This panel session is hosted by the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa (PHEA), together with its implementation partners the South African Institute for Distance Education and UCT’s Centre for Educational Technology (CET). The panel session will:

Mainstreaming Higher Education in National and Regional Development in Southern Africa: A Regional Profile

The focus of the study has been to establish a situational analysis of higher education, national governments, and international aid agencies, in relation to the socio-economic development so sorely needed in the SADC region. If higher education and

Global Trends in Higher Education, Adult and Distance Learning

The purpose of this paper is to examine the key global trends in higher education, adult and distance learning. An examination of these trends will facilitate the identification of some of the issues confronting higher education in general, and open and