ERIC Number: EJ620709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Riding the Crest of a Trough: The Commitment of Academics in Mass Higher Education.
Teacher Development, v4 n1 p145-60 2000
Argues that commitment to teaching remains strong, even as the conditions for teaching worsen, highlighting a small-scale study of the attitudes of college faculty from two British institutions of higher education. Data from faculty interviews indicated that though both groups had negative responses to many aspects of their jobs, they were firmly committed to teaching. (SM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Conditions
Teacher Development; Triangle Journals Ltd., P.O. Box 65, Wallingford, Oxford OX10 0YG, United Kingdom; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.triangle.co.uk.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom