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Walburn, H. Lincoln – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Each year the number of individuals who join the military is around 150,000, and many only spend four to eight years in the military before leaving to find their next career as a civilian. Many of these veterans enroll in higher education and begin to utilize the educational benefits they earned through their military service. Student veterans…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterans, Educational Benefits, Military Service
Kjaer, Jorgen Bagger – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Sports coaching education and research in higher education have received increased attention lately, especially in English-speaking countries such as the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK (Potrac, Gilbert, & Denison, 2013). Although research on sports coaching education is on the rise, very few studies have explored formal…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Higher Education, Program Development, Curriculum
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Robinson, Shannon Marie – College & Research Libraries, 2016
The research behaviors and library use of dance scholars are widely unknown, particularly in regard to issues of access to historical materials and new technology preferences. In the past thirty years, college and university dance departments in the United States have developed into independent, research-based programs. Despite the lack of current…
Descriptors: Dance, College Faculty, Academic Libraries, Artists
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Broido, Ellen M.; Brown, Kirsten R.; Stygles, Katherine N.; Bronkema, Ryan H. – Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In this feminist, constructivist case study we explored how 28 classified, administrative, and faculty women's experiences working at one university for 25-40 years have changed. Participants ranged from 45- to 70-years-old at the time of their interview, with more than half older than 60, and 84% identified as White. Women with extended history…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Feminism, Women Faculty, Women Administrators
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Begalla, Rose – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2013
When U.S. colleges and universities internationalize, there are policy implications branching out of the change process and affecting nearly all higher education areas within the university or college. Government, state, and local entities all have a vested interest in internationalizing in the 21st century because of the growing…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, International Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
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Wheland, Ethel R.; Butler, Kevin A.; Qammar, Helen; Katz, Karyn Bobkoff; Harris, Rose – NACADA Journal, 2012
In this mixed-methods study we identify situations that impact students' decisions to withdraw from a course and examine their affective reasoning and attitudes toward course withdrawal. Exploring students' decision-making processes through the lens of self-authorship, we show that students frequently seek information from people with whom they…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Withdrawal (Education), Decision Making, Intellectual Development
Breckenridge, James Garvin – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study is to explore intelligence processes and procedures as they apply to organizational learning in higher education settings. This exploration seeks to identify key components and processes in higher education institutions that were previously identified in the research as important and integral to the discipline of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intelligence, Learning, Organizational Culture
Uden, Jayme – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The overall purpose of this study is to explore the creation and implementation of competency models in higher education masters level preparation programs. The study answers five research questions. Why and how did two higher education preparation programs create a professional competency model for the graduate students in the program and what…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Competence, Models
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Orange, Amy; Heinecke, Walter; Berger, Edward; Krousgrill, Charles; Mikic, Borjana; Quinn, Dane – Advances in Engineering Education, 2012
Between 2006 and 2010, sophomore engineering students at four universities were exposed to technologies designed to increase their learning in undergraduate engineering courses. Our findings suggest that students at all sites found the technologies integrated into their courses useful to their learning. Video solutions received the most positive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students, Technology Integration
Calizo, Lee Scherer Hawthorne – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this case study was to explore a model of leadership development for women faculty and staff in higher education. This study is significant because it explored the only identified campus-based program open to both faculty and staff. The campus-based Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) program at the University of…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Archives, College Faculty
Brown, David W., Ed.; Witte, Deborah, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2011
"Higher Education Exchange" publishes case studies, analyses, news, and ideas about efforts within higher education to develop more democratic societies. Contributors to this issue of the "Higher Education Exchange" examine whether institutions of higher learning are doing anything to increase the capacity of citizens to shape…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Humanities
Cohen, Jennifer – New America Foundation, 2011
By late 2008, the United States was in the midst of its most severe economic recession since the 1930s, brought on by a collapse in real estate prices and exacerbated by the failure of many large banks and financial institutions. Heeding calls from economists, Congress and the Obama administration passed an historic law in early 2009 to stimulate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Case Studies, Institutional Characteristics
Howton, Amy Johnson – ProQuest LLC, 2011
As an insider-action research project, there are really two projects at work in this study (Coghlan & Brannick, 2010)--the core project and the dissertation project. The aim of the core project is to promote organizational change for my organization, the Women's Center, by facilitating the first iteration of a participatory evaluation with our…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Grounded Theory, Action Research, Females
Farkas, Steve – Committee for Economic Development, 2011
The Committee for Economic Development (CED), in collaboration with Public Agenda, launched this qualitative research effort to explore the attitudes of business leaders toward higher education. The goal is to understand the starting point of business executives: What are their views on the purposes, importance, strengths and weaknesses of the…
Descriptors: Administrators, Administrator Attitudes, Higher Education, Educational Attitudes
Oliver, Shawn L.; Hyun, Eunsook – Journal of Case Studies in Education, 2011
This case study explored the phenomenon of a four-year collaborative curriculum review process between administration and faculty at a higher education institution. Two research questions from a higher education administrator's perspective were explored: How did the curriculum review team experience the comprehensive curriculum review process? How…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Curriculum, Interviews
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