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    Utilizing the 4 P's Framework for Student Retention in Thai Private Universities 

    Poonpilas Asavisanu (IRED, USA, 2017-09)

    Increased pressure on Thai private universities to retain students in the wake of decreasing enrollment due to changing population demographics and mounting competition from both public and private universities, calls for a more practical approach to the planning and implementation of strategy and action regarding student retention. Most retention research has tended to be based on predominant models and theories of student retention developed from studies on western student populations. Thus, the explanatory or predictive power of these theori...
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    Leadership is skin deep: a new way of being through inside-out effect leadership and its strategies in teaching 

    Shirzad Mansouri; Nathara Mhunpiew (Academic Fora, 2016-03)

    Leadership is a new way of being. Successful organizations and institutions are led by people who have certain qualities which are deeply rooted inside of them and when come into view are leading to solutions which lead to the development of the organization as well as its people. This inside-out effect of self and self- development can be a key of success for the leader to pave the way for more sustainable development in the organization as well as in its individual components. Inside out effect is a transformational change which occurs within...
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    Brain Circulation: the Issue of Brain Drain and Brain Gain 

    Nathara Mhunpiew; Mark Kolenberg (SPR Academic Forum, 2016-08)

    Nowadays in our modern society, globalization and advanced technology have led to new ways of learning. Until the end of the 20th century, learning occurred particularly through traditional way of learning such as in-class education. Students or learners did not have the choice in the way of learning – in-class or online – they had to go to class and learn in the classroom with teachers and other students. Since the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century new ways of learning have emerged: it is now possible in nowadays mo...
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    Student Attrition: A Study of Risk Factors in an International University 

    Poonpilas Asavisanu (Proceedings from the International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Social Sciences 2017, 2017-08)

    Increasing pressure on Thai private universities to retain their students in the wake of decreasing student enrollment, demographic changes, and direct competition from public universities calls for them to address more systematically plans and action for student retention. The purpose of this study was to determine risk factors that affect student retention at an international university in Thailand. First year undergraduate students (N=2,193) were surveyed for factors related to student attrition. The survey was conducted both online and dis...
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    Factors leading to faculty engagement: a comparative study regarding two private universities one in the U.S. and one in Thailand 

    Watana Vinitwatanakhun (2010-01)

    This study examines the factors leading to Faculty Engagement through two private Universities, one in the U.S. and one in Thailand. The underlying focus of this study is to identify related factors that affect Faculty Engagement in order to boost faculty's morale, enhance performance and reduce the turnover to some extent. Winning Faculty Engagement gives universities competitive advantage. Progressive administrators should leverage engagement-enhancing practices as a way to foster faculty performance and, in turn, the overall performance o...
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    Quality assurance standards to promote teacher' development in Thai Universities: Assumtion University case 

    Yan, Ye (2009-11)

    Through analysis of Thai university's quality assurance practices including, the quality standards, quality control, quality audit and assessment based on Assumption University's case; this paper tries to reveal some approaches and practices for teacher development at university level, which might be referred and understood by many of our Chinese Universities.