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Zabel, Robert H.; Kaff, Marilyn; Teagarden, James – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Dr. Sharon Maroney's career has focused on children and youth with significant behavior and emotional challenges. Her career has spanned experiences from sibling, special education teacher, and university professor. She has had the good fortune to study with some the most well-known names in the field. Dr. Maroney shared her reflections with…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Special Education Teachers, College Faculty
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Shriberg, David; Baker, Blair A. – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2019
This article is a commentary on a theme issue of "Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation" entitled "Consultation to Increase Educational Access and Improve Conditions for LGBTQ Youth." Writing from the perspective of researchers who have focused on social justice, the authors both provide a critique of the theme…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Research, Homosexuality, Research Problems
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Seiboldt, Cassandra R.; Males, Lorraine M.; Males, Joshua R. – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
Beginning a teaching career and working to prepare and support beginning teachers is a roller-coaster of successes and puzzling moments. In this article, author Cassandra (Cassie) Seiboldt shares how she learned to manage her first years of teaching by purposefully planning through anticipating student thinking and solutions, and the positive…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Educators, Mathematics Instruction, Beginning Teachers
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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Borgford-Parnell, Jim; Turns, Jennifer; Atman, Cynthia J.; Yasuhara, Ken; Fryhle, Lauren – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Although engineering educational endeavours are often described with regard to how well they prepare students to meet national or global engineering concerns, the purpose of this paper is to show how those efforts can also serve the larger educational goals of the educators themselves as they develop learning experiences for their students. This…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Experience, Engineering Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Oates, Chris – Management in Education, 2019
John Widdowson CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) is principal and chief executive of New College Durham. He chairs the Mixed Economy Group (a working group of 40 colleges that offer higher education courses in addition to their FE provision) and was a member of the HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Administration, Colleges
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2019
This article offers interview responses from Thomas Hébert, a professor of gifted and talented education in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina. Hébert was previously a faculty member at the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. He has more than a decade of K-12 classroom experiences working with gifted…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education
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Ambrose, Don – Roeper Review, 2019
This article provides responses from academic neurologist Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad to questions posed by Don Ambrose. After moving from Iran to the United States in 1984, Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad attended The Roeper School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for high school. He studied physics as an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. After…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Medical Research, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty
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Harris, Tina M.; Lee, Celeste N. – Communication Education, 2019
The data on race and representation in post baccalaureate education reveal two dominant trends: (1) higher education remains a predominantly white institution within society, and (2) there are not enough faculty of color (FOC) in academia to serve as role models, mentors, and advocates for graduate students of color (SOC); therefore, it is…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, Advocacy, Graduate Students
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Waldeck, Jennifer H. – Communication Education, 2019
Author Jennifer Waldeck writes that her earliest research exposed her to the difficulty that students appear to encounter in accessing potential mentors and building productive relationships with them. In fact, the lack of student mentees available to serve as research participants was one of the drivers behind a decision to explore communication…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Mentors, Advocacy, Higher Education
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Aveni, Maria – College and University, 2019
In today's financially strained higher education landscape, the student services infrastructure is often supported by fewer staff, less money, less experience, and less knowledge. Gone are the days when higher education staff professionals acquired the necessary education pieces, apprenticed in positions, and waited patiently for promotions. Most…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Economic Climate, Retrenchment
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Goodwin, Kristy – College and University, 2019
Being a woman leader in higher education has many challenges. The author often reflects on the careers she has attained and the advice she has given to students and colleagues only to realize she has always been an advocate for improvement, advancement, and fairness. She gives advice on how women can lead authentically: (1) Take care of your body;…
Descriptors: College Administration, Women Administrators, Higher Education, Self Management
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Martin, Brian – Australian Universities' Review, 2019
Speech at Australian universities is restricted in various ways. A few of them, such as student protests against visiting speakers, receive lots of attention. Others seldom do, such as defamation threats and cyber harassment. Self-censorship may be more significant than overt censorship. Those who want to raise awareness of hidden limitations on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech, Academic Freedom, Barriers
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Boyd, Bill; Grant, Aidre – Australian Universities' Review, 2019
The paper reflects whether it is too much to ask for a 'compassionate' university. It is an opinion piece as a response about how to make a shift against narratives that oppress, and how to respond positively to the 'compelling need for compassionate academic leadership in our universities' (Waddington, 2018, p.87). The authors draw on writers…
Descriptors: Universities, Institutional Characteristics, Politics of Education, Empathy
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Hil, Richard – Australian Universities' Review, 2019
What sorts of skills and training will graduates need for the jobs of the future? Are universities equipped to deliver job-ready graduates? Where will the necessary funds come from? What role will academics play, and what sort of workplace conditions will they face? The paper reflects the role of the university sector to do its mandated duty as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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