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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
This qualitative study examines how 50 professors employed at open access, broad access, or regionally based institutions view their students and the ways in which these views influence their teaching practices. Analysis found that participants fell into one of two categories: (a) those following a nuanced understanding of the prestige model,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Gonzales, Leslie D.; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background: Research shows that the academic profession is largely held together by cultural rules and norms imparted through various socialization processes, all of which are viewed as sensible ways to orient rising professionals. In this paper, a critical perspective is assumed, as we utilized the concept legitimacy and legitimation to better…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; O'Meara, KerryAnn; Campbell, Corbin M. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2014
In this multimethod, qualitative study we examined associate women professors' sense of agency in career advancement from the rank of associate to full. Defining agency as strategic perspectives or actions toward goals that matter to the professor, we explore the perceptions of what helps and/or hinders a sense of agency in career advancement. Our…
Descriptors: Career Development, Women Faculty, Qualitative Research, Academic Rank (Professional)