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Bendermacher, G. W. G.; oude Egbrink, M. G. A.; Wolfhagen, H. A. P.; Leppink, J.; Dolmans, D. H. J. M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
To this date, research on the interplay between organisational structure/managerial and organisational value/psychological elements which impact on educational quality is scarce and fragmented. As a consequence of a lack of knowledge in this area, institutions often address these elements in isolation, moving past integral approaches, which…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Administrative Organization, Educational Quality, Path Analysis
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Cheung, Kevin Yet Fong; Elander, James; Stupple, Edward James Nairn; Flay, Michael – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Research on authorial identity has focused almost exclusively on the attitudes and beliefs of students. This paper explores how academics understand authorial identity in higher education. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with professional academics and analysed using thematic analysis, identifying themes at two levels. At the semantic…
Descriptors: Authors, Teaching Methods, Semantics, Student Attitudes
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Su, Sophia; Baird, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This study provides an insight into the collegiality of Australian accounting academics and the association of collegiality with their work-related attitudes and academic performance. Data were collected by a survey questionnaire from a random sample of 267 accounting academics within Australian universities. The results suggest a moderate level…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Collegiality
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Bystydzienski, Jill; Thomas, Nicole; Howe, Samantha; Desai, Anand – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Although it has been decades since gender inequality in academe was first highlighted, institutions around the world continue to struggle with how best to address the problem. Policies and procedures intended to increase women's representation appear to have had limited impact in many departments, especially those in science, technology,…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Deans, Department Heads, College Administration
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Osman, Ruksana; Hornsby, David J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
The present paper reports on early-career academics' (ECAs) experiences of support for teaching in a research-intensive university in Africa. Through conducting a questionnaire and follow up in-depth interviews greater insight into how ECAs perceive and experience support for developing their teaching practice, is gained. Our analysis suggests…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Questionnaires
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Stupnisky, Robert H.; Pekrun, Reinhard; Lichtenfeld, Stephanie – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
The current study developed when new faculty members spontaneously reported discrete emotions during focus groups exploring the factors affecting their success. Qualitative analysis using the framework of Pekrun's control-value theory of emotions revealed 18 different emotions with varying frequencies. A follow-up survey of 79 new faculty members…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Surveys, Beginning Teachers, Emotional Response
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Scott, G. W.; Furnell, J.; Murphy, C. M.; Goulder, R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Biology teachers in a UK university expressed a majority view that student learning autonomy increases with progression through university. A minority suggested that pre-existing diversity in learning autonomy was more important and that individuals not cohorts differ in their learning autonomy. They suggested that personal experience prior to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Independent Study, Biology, Foreign Countries