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Medina, Cruz – Composition Studies, 2019
Scholars in rhetoric and composition have questioned to what extent the field can be decolonial because of the gatekeeping role that writing plays in the university. This article examines the decolonial potential of implementing multilingual practices in first-year composition (fyc), enacting what Walter Mignolo calls "epistemic…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Postcolonialism, Multilingualism, College Freshmen
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Moulin, Kerry L.; Chung, Chia-Jung – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The purpose of this research study was to explore with what impact evening media use interfered with either schoolwork and/or sufficient healthy sleep. In addition, the study examined with what impact there may be a compromise in students' ability or aptitude for positive academic success, related to either lack of sleep or electronic media use.…
Descriptors: Sleep, Late Adolescents, College Students, High School Students
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Williamson, Ben – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2017
Silicon Valley's high-tech companies, tech-philanthropists, startups, and culture of venture capital are "the centre of a techno-economic revolution" that is "now spreading outwards across the world, with major societal effects and implications" (Duff 2016, 5). In this article, Ben Williamson traces and maps how education is…
Descriptors: Corporate Education, Educational Change, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development
Wilcox, Denise – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore how using technology tools during mentoring impacts the desired outcomes, as defined by the mentor-mentee contract, of the mentoring relationships of technology workers at a private graduate university with the main campus in Southern California. Methodology: This was a single…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Mentors, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
Schwedler, Jennifer Green – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Enterprise software implementations are subject to high failure rates. Organizations of higher education can be particularly resistant to technology implementations as they can be perceived as eroding the traditions of the institution. The California State University (CSU) system is moving into a new phase of data-driven accountability for…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Innovation, Computer Software, Accountability
Ocampo, Roxanne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
"Undermatching" refers to college ready students who select and enroll in colleges with selectivity levels significantly lower than their academic profile, resulting in attending a non-competitive college, a two-year college, or foregoing applying to college altogether. The current research trend examining the topic of Undermatching…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Selective Admission, Low Income, First Generation College Students
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Binder, Amy J.; Davis, Daniel B.; Bloom, Nick – Sociology of Education, 2016
Elite universities are credited as launch points for the widest variety of meaningful careers. Yet, year after year at the most selective universities, nearly half the graduating seniors head to a surprisingly narrow band of professional options. Over the past few decades, this has largely been into the finance and consulting sectors, but…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, College Students, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2016
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) initiated a refereed track for paper submissions to the conference in 2008. In fact, at the 2008 business meeting, the membership approved three different presentation tracks: refereed with 3 blind reviews for each paper, session with paper where the author submits a paper but it is…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Conferences (Gatherings), Computers
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2015
For the thirty-eighth time, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Online Courses
Fraser, James W. – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2014
In this commentary, James W. Fraser, a noted historian of education, cites examples from several teacher education programs at more than 30 universities partnering with the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships in various ways. Additionally, Fraser reviews decades of challenges to traditional teacher preparation, looks at some current reforms, and…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational History, Historians, Teacher Education Programs
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Wang, Jianjun – Grantee Submission, 2014
"Models for Information Assurance Education and Outreach" (MIAEO) is an NSF-funded, three-year project to support hands-on explorations in "network security" and "cryptography" through Research Experience Vitalizing Science-University Program (REVS-UP) at California State University, Bakersfield. In addition, the…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Networks, Curriculum Development, Undergraduate Students
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Hanstein, Andrea – Community College Journal, 2013
For nearly as long as students, teachers, and community members have been adopting social media--more than a decade--community college leaders have sought ways to harness the power of online applications to improve fundraising and advocacy efforts. Dedicated Facebook pages and Twitter feeds were among the most logical starting points--if a college…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Social Networks
Temple, James Christian – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this replication study was to understand job satisfaction factors (work, pay, supervision, people, opportunities for promotion, and job in general) as measured by the abridged Job Descriptive Index (aJDI) and the abridged Job in General (aJIG) scale for information technology (IT) professionals working in California…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Job Satisfaction, Information Technology, Professional Personnel
Flanagin, Jimmie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Students with print disabilities continue to face inaccessible information and information technologies in higher education institutions despite federal and state legislation and local policies. Although most individuals responsible for making their course materials accessible often express support for the egalitarian principles of such policies,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Access to Information
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