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Gratz, Erin Faraone – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between faculty trust and readiness for change at mid-sized private non-profit universities. This quantitative study examined the independent variables of faculty trust in colleagues, trust in their Deans, and trust in their institution, and the dependent variable of readiness for…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires
Ginorio-Martinez, Angel M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Globalization and internationalization are topics frequently discussed in the literature and their importance has been growing between higher education institutions around the world. In fact, the number of students seeking study abroad programs were 4.5 million in 2012 and is expected to rise to 7 million in 2020, representing $13.5 billion to US…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correlation, International Education, Statistical Analysis
Huang, Xiangyun – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Social media has been increasingly used in education to facilitate innovative instruction. Mainland Chinese people could not use popular social media platforms such as Facebook™ because the government blocked them. Little research studied social media use by Mainland Chinese students and teachers in the isolated network environment. This…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Faculty, Instructional Innovation, Statistical Analysis
Aranda, Jennifer L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Everyone, at some time in their life, has been a target of or witnessed bullying; Think of the grade school bully on the playground taunting a classmate or the high school bully humiliating a peer through name-calling, isolation, or mobbing. It is difficult to believe incivility continues into adulthood and even into the workplace. With higher…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prosocial Behavior, Work Environment, College Faculty
Gabbard, Billie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Without intervention, higher education will continue to struggle with measuring student learning, thus creating challenges associated with accrediting body standards to prove that students learn. Although there is much literature on learning in higher education and accreditation struggles, the problem of clarity and effectiveness of communication…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Outcomes of Education, State Universities, Accreditation (Institutions)
Thompson, Gerene M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Approximately 30% of Florida's college system (FCS) students are enrolled in distance learning courses (FLDOE, 2015). As FCS institutions continue to grow their online programs to meet demand, a lack of support from, and consensus among administrator and faculty stakeholders could undermine institutional efforts to sustain growth and quality…
Descriptors: College Students, Distance Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Fecenko, Anne Deidre – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The role of teacher assistants has paralleled the changes in education over the years. The teacher assistants, who numbered 1.3 million in 2008 and are projected to increase by 10 percent by 2018 (Office of Labor Statistics, 2012) are valuable members of our educational communities providing support to students with special needs. These teacher…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role, Supervision
Alfawzan, Norah Saad – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Despite opportunities for female leadership in the field of higher education made available through gender-segregation policies, women leaders are underrepresented in Saudi Arabia (Jamjoom & Kelly, 2013). There are obstacles that Saudi women face when seeking leadership positions in higher education, including societal attitudes on gender. Due…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Foreign Countries, College Administration, Disproportionate Representation
Ramirez, Dulce M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The increasing use of online pedagogy in higher education has revealed a need to analyze factors contributing to student engagement in online courses. Throughout the past decade, social media has been a growing influence in higher education. This quantitative cross-sectional study examined the attitudes of students and faculty towards computer…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Abahussain, Mohammed Mansour – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative study examined the gender-based difference toward the adoption of online learning based on constructs of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). It is also aimed to predict the Behavioral Intention of the adoption of online learning based on the predicting variables of the TPB, Attitude, Subjective Norm, and Perceived Behavioral…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
Magtoto, Ronaldo Lising – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A comparative study was conducted to explore faculty perceptions regarding the infusion of global perspectives into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) curriculum at Iowa State University. King (1991) provided the original base for the study which enabled a comparison with data recently collected. This study may fill a void in the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Biological Sciences, Agricultural Education, Global Approach
Alharbi, Eman – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Institutional accreditation in the last decades has been studies as an important assessment that ensures the quality of higher education institutions. The growth of the economy around the world has placed value on evaluating universities' accountability and effectiveness. Therefore, one of the most significant current discussions in higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Accreditation (Institutions), Governance
Vance Aguiar, Alicia – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Online higher education courses continue to attract students across the U.S. However, online student persistence, particularly in community colleges, continues to lag traditional delivery. It is well known that student engagement may lead to improved academic performance and persistence. Previous research has identified how faculty communication…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Web Based Instruction
Barry, James Patrick, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined physical education teachers' perceptions of their knowledge, skills, and dispositions, who received federal funding and training from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in Adapted Physical Education (APE). The OSEP offers grant opportunities to institutions of higher education, non-profits, and other educational…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level
Alamri, Mona – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Self-determination is related to the desirable transition outcomes of an individual. It has gained an increasing amount of attention in numerous fields, including education, sociology, psychology, and other fields related to human behavior. However, there are no measures originally written in Arabic that accurately measure an individual's…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Semitic Languages, Translation, Measures (Individuals)
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