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Neill, Colin J.; DeFranco, Joanna F.; Sangwan, Raghvinder S. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
Team projects are commonplace in software engineering education. They address a key educational objective, provide students critical experience relevant to their future careers, allow instructors to set problems of greater scale and complexity than could be tackled individually, and are a vehicle for socially constructed learning. While all…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Software, Cooperative Learning, Educational Strategies
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Moran, James D., III.; Wells, Marilyn J.; Smith-Aumen, Angela – New Directions for Higher Education, 2015
This chapter describes undergraduate research expansion in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) in the context of both fiscal and student enrollment challenges.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Research, Research Projects, Educational Change
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2014
Lynette Brown-Snow, vice president of marketing and government relations for the Community College of Philadelphia, is one of several community college leaders across the country who have taken up one of the challenges proffered by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in its 2012 report, "Reclaiming the American Dream:…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Two Year Colleges, Leaders
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Collett, Stacy – Community College Journal, 2014
Building relationships is the essence of the community college. Higher education administrators learned long ago that building rapport with businesses, state and local government, and constituents is the best way to represent the interests of the community. But that does not make it easy. Board members come and go and the shifting dynamics of…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Stakeholders, Educational Change
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Williams, Robert L., Jr.; Omar, Maktoba – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2014
Within an increasingly more competitive landscape, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are becoming more marketized and promotionalized. Brand building is becoming a strategic administrative goal, yet clear brand management models are lacking. This paper utilizes the Brand Flux Model™ to assist in tracking the fluxing nature or historical…
Descriptors: Marketing, Competition, Higher Education, Student Recruitment
Pulley, John – CURRENTS, 2013
The alumni relations profession has undergone profound changes in the past century. Alumni officers have responded to opportunities and threats presented by advancing technologies, shifting cultural norms, and unstable world economies. Innovations such as Facebook and smartphones have changed everything, and in a flat world, alumni relations…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Alumni Associations, Administrators
Trotta, Melissa K. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The field of higher education attracts many talented, ambitious professionals who are inspired to work in this sector because of opportunities to support the academic, personal, and professional development of students. It is an irony that more attention is not paid to the professional and leadership development of administrative talent in…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Talent, Educational Administration, Higher Education
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Mandviwalla, Munir; Schuff, David; Chacko, Manoj; Miller, Laurel – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
Higher education in the United States faces major challenges: increased competition from non-traditional players, online programs that are eroding regional monopolies, shifting demographics, the perceived irrelevance of some degrees, and the development of low-cost certification alternatives to those degrees. In other industries, information…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Educational Technology, Educational Change
Trusteeship, 2012
Controversies over higher education governance are in the news these days. The most recent occurred this summer when several members of the board of the University of Virginia asked the president, Teresa A. Sullivan, to resign, only to be forced to reinstate her after protests from students, faculty, donors, alumni, and others. That situation…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Expertise, Power Structure
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Vernon-Dotson, Lisa J.; Floyd, Loury O. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2012
Universities and schools are struggling with the critical issues surrounding teacher quality, student learning, and the gap between research and practice. This study employed a collective case-study design to explore the impact of leadership teams and school-university partnerships on teacher leadership, professional development, and overall…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Focus Groups, Teacher Role, College School Cooperation
Miao, Kysie – Center for American Progress, 2012
Performance-based funding is a system based on allocating a portion of a state's higher education budget according to specific performance measures such as course completion, credit attainment, and degree completion, instead of allocating funding based entirely on enrollment. It is a model that provides a fuller picture of how successfully…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Best Practices, Budgets
Trombley, William H., Ed.; Sallo, Todd, Ed. – National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2012
In the first decade of the 21st century, the nation, the states, and colleges and universities began to grapple with the challenges of globalization, changing demography, the implications of the digital era, and of a less expansive public sector. Although not a transformative period for higher education, the decade saw significant innovations in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Community Colleges
Lumina Foundation for Education, 2011
The lingering economic downturn has affected virtually every American institution--perhaps none more significantly than the nation's higher education system. These days, facing significant revenue shortfalls that are widely recognized as the "new normal," state-supported colleges and universities are looking, sometimes desperately, for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Productivity, State Colleges, State Universities
MacTaggart, Terrence – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2011
In a time of transformation in higher education, "Leading Change: How Boards and Presidents Build Exceptional Institutions" fills a significant void in leadership literature and focuses on the changing level of board engagement. This book examines 18 institutions, across the spectrum of higher education, at which the board played a…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Governing Boards, Trustees, Higher Education
Basie, John D. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
From the founding of Harvard in 1636 until the end of nineteenth century, the old-time college model of higher education was pervasive throughout the fledgling American republic. Christian morality was foundational to the curriculum as was the formation of virtuous citizens who would consistently contribute to the common good of American society…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Models, Educational Philosophy, Christianity
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