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Price, Monica Hatfield – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study expands our understanding of how groups influence the higher education policy process through strategic policy narratives. As the number and diversity of interest groups attempting to influence the policy making process in higher education increases, the importance of considering how those interest groups strategically construct and use…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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LePeau, Lucy A.; Hurtado, Sarah Socorro; Williams, Latosha – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2019
Researchers examined the potential of Presidents' Councils on Diversity (PCDs) to position advancing diversity and inclusion agendas at 11 higher education institutions. Researchers investigated strategies and the degree that PCDs set up agendas through the mobilization (i.e., creating vision and setting priorities), implementation (i.e., creating…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, College Governing Councils, College Presidents, Change Strategies
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Bordt, Rebecca L. – College Teaching, 2019
Based on a qualitative analysis of 38 interviews with midcareer professors at liberal arts colleges in the Midwest, this paper describes the teaching experiences of professors after 20-some years in the classroom. As a result of getting older and becoming more seasoned instructors, individuals cited an increase in their skill and efficiency in the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Experienced Teachers, Age Differences, Teaching Skills
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Clark, Joe C.; Sauceda, Jonathan; Stormes, Sheridan – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Resources for teaching in higher education have undergone a tremendous evolution during the past several decades. The Internet and commercial services, such as YouTube and Google, have revolutionized the manner by which students and faculty access information to both conduct research and meet course requirements. This mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, College Faculty, Library Materials, Library Services
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Mattern, Sarah – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
In February of this year, music educators from around the state of Ohio gathered once again for the annual Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Professional Development Conference held in Cleveland. The research track of the conference commenced with the Graduate Research Forum featuring music education scholar Dr. Regina Carlow of the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Inclusion, Music Teachers, Conferences (Gatherings)
Cohen, Marjorie D. – Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2018
Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an essential strategy for transforming the country's education system. Unfortunately, most learners lack sufficient access to knowledgeable industry experts who can link what is taught in the classroom to what is applied in the real world. To support states in addressing this lack of access, the Center on…
Descriptors: High Schools, School Business Relationship, Vocational Education, Expertise
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Baim, Susan A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article describes an early-stage collaborative partnership between a local community foundation and a regional campus of a major university to increase dialogue on the strategic importance and practical execution of advanced social media best practices for small- to medium-sized businesses. Started through a grant won by the author, an…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cooperative Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Partnerships in Education
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Díaz, José O.; Mandernach, Meris A. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
Building strong relationships between academic librarians and teaching faculty is paramount for promoting services and resources. While librarians face challenges ranging from new technologies to heightened expectations and fiscal difficulties, the key work remains in solid relationship building. Drawing on the experience of a group of subject…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Case Studies, College Faculty, Librarians
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Ramlo, Susan – Journal of Research in Education, 2017
Instructors in higher education are very familiar with the Likert scale Students' Evaluation of Teaching (SET) used to evaluate teaching. Researchers have raised concerns about biases affecting the results of SET surveys, as well as their validity and reliability and use in high-stakes decision making. Here, we demonstrate that Q methodology,…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Mathematics Teachers, Q Methodology, Mixed Methods Research
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Ridgway, Judith S.; Ligocki, Isaac Y.; Horn, Jonathan D.; Szeyller, Erica; Breitenberger, Caroline A. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2017
Professional development (PD) for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) has been repeatedly emphasized as an essential component of future faculty training. Nonetheless, attempts to integrate PD programs into graduate curriculum are met with resistance from some stakeholders. The authors investigated stakeholders' perceptions of a novel GTA PD…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Individualized Instruction
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2017
A community college's success hinges in large part on the effectiveness of its teaching faculty, no more so than in times of major organizational change. However, any large-scale foundational shift requires institutional buy-in, with the onus on leadership to create an environment where everyone is working together toward the same endpoint.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Time to Degree, Educational Change
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2017
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and its companion projects serve bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities committed to assessing and improving the quality of the undergraduate experience. While each participating institution receives a detailed, customized "Institutional Report," the "Annual…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Seniors, Learner Engagement, Student Surveys
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Alexander, Jackson C.; Rucker, K. Jill; Graham, Donna L.; Miller, Jefferson D.; Apple, Jason K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
This study characterized perceptions of agricultural leadership programs in colleges of agriculture, food, life, human, or environmental sciences at 1,862 land-grant institutions. Objectives included describing the need for programs, studying evolution within the discipline, discussing faculty recommendations for future development, and examining…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Agricultural Education, Leadership Training, Agricultural Colleges
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Foster, Daniel D.; Whittington, M. Susie – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to measure the frequency of utilization of the Principles of Teaching and Learning (Newcomb, McCracken, Warmbrod, & Whittington, 2004) during college class sessions. Process-product research was implemented (Gage, 1972; Rosenshine & Furst, 1973) using the Principles of Teaching and Learning Assessment (PTLA)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Teaching Methods, Educational Principles
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Bradley, Evan D.; Bata, Michelle; Gibbon, Heather M. Fitz; Ketcham, Caroline J.; Nicholson, Brittany A.; Pollock, Meagen – Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 2017
Mentoring research and development often uses a mentor-protégé model, but research often takes place in teams. In this exploratory study, the authors identify the structures and prevalence of multi-mentoring teams by surveying undergraduate researchers about the people who helped them and the support they received. Research teams were common, and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Research Projects
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