(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...
Factors leading to faculty engagement: a comparative study regarding two private universities one in the U.S. and one in Thailand
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...
Quality assurance standards to promote teacher' development in Thai Universities: Assumption University case
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.