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van den Bogaart, Antoine C. M.; Hummel, Hans G. K.; Kirschner, Paul A. – Professional Development in Education, 2018
This article explores how personal professional theories (PPTs) develop. PPT development of nine junior accountants and nine novice teachers was monitored by repeated measurements over a period of 1.5 years, from the last year of vocational education until the second year of their professional careers. Computer-supported construction of PPT…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Higher Education, Theories, Beliefs
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Pauli, Jandir; Chambel, Maria José; Capellari, Márcia Rodrigues; Rissi, Vanessa – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
This research aims to investigate the organisational factors that influence the motivation to work and their consequences on health perception and satisfaction with life for teachers in private Higher Education institutions. The study has emerged as a result of the need to understand the teaching profession in Brazil since the implementation of…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Teacher Attitudes, Quality of Life, Higher Education
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Eckhaus, Eyal; Davidovitch, Nitza – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2018
This pilot study focuses on the impact of academic conferences from a gender-based perspective. What motivates faculty members to attend conferences? Which conferences do they choose? Can differences be found between men and women in their attitude to the effect of the conference and its contribution to their academic work, in light of many…
Descriptors: Natural Language Processing, Conferences (Gatherings), Preferences, Gender Differences
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Zhou, Yuchun – International Education Studies, 2018
Since the 1980s when mixed methods emerged as "the third research methodology", it was widely adopted in Western countries. However, inadequate literature revealed how this methodology was accepted by scholars in Asian countries, such as China. Therefore, this paper used a quantitative survey to investigate Chinese scholars' perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Scholarship
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Cardoso, Sónia; Rosa, Maria J.; Videira, Pedro – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Academics' support for quality assurance (QA) depends on several factors, including their sense of ownership, which seems to be influenced by academics' participation in QA's implementation. This paper aims to understand whether this participation is indeed contributing to academics' ownership of QA. Findings from a survey of Portuguese academics'…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Teacher Participation, Program Implementation, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Poalses, Jacolize; Bezuidenhout, Adéle – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Universities depend on committed efforts of all staff members to function effectively. However, where occupational demands outweigh occupational resources, challenging work becomes stressful, followed by an exhausted, disengaged workforce. It is unlikely that disengaged university staff will provide adequate care and service to geographically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mental Health, Stress Variables
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Brown, Ken; Lally, Vic – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Some students perceive that online assessment does not provide for a true reflection of their work effort. This article reports on a collaborative international project between two higher education institutions with the aim of researching issues relating to engineering student perceptions with respect to online assessment of mathematics. It…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Polo Sánchez, M. Tamara; Fernández-Jiménez, Carolina; Fernández Cabezas, María – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
In this article we analyse the inclusion of students with disabilities in the field of university attendance, emphasising the importance of attitudes of teachers as well as the rest of the university community as a whole for inclusion to be successful. The effect of variables of gender, education and training and contact with students with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Partnerships in Education, Stakeholders
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Päuler-Kuppinger, Lena; Jucks, Regina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Many debates in higher education center around the role of approaches to teaching (measured with ATI-R) and impact of academic disciplines (soft vs. hard) on teaching practice, e.g. advice giving. An online study with N = 70 academic teachers was conducted and the advice given was content analyzed. Regression analyses showed that academics with a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Regression (Statistics)
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Bhat, Shabir Ahmad; Bashir, Makhmoor – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This paper attempts to measure ICT orientation of higher education teachers in Indian context. The study has identified 4 factors of ICT orientation and examined their impact on Job performance. To generate the items, their purification and validation this study has adopted well accepted and renowned scale development procedures by Churchill…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Technology
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Charbonneau-Gowdy, Paula – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2018
Concerned calls for more empirical research in the area of fully or blended online learning approaches have yet to be heeded. The concern is not unwarranted given that most higher learning institutions worldwide are moving increasingly to partial or complete online course offerings. Our own work in this area has been directed at uncovering…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Online Courses
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Annabi, Carrie Amani – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In order to operate effectively and efficiently, most higher education institutions depend on employees performing extra-role behaviours and being committed to staying with the organisation. This study assesses the extent to which organisational identification and employee satisfaction are antecedents of these two important behaviours. Key…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Structural Equation Models, Human Resources, Higher Education
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Brown, Samuel D.; Hallam, Pamela R.; Tang, Huili – Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
This study explored the modern environment in Chinese higher education and trust development with faculty and students within the Chinese educational setting. Qualitative methods were used to conduct semi-structured interviews at two large universities in China. Findings showed that Chinese faculty members viewed trust with their students in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Konijn, W. S.; Essink, D. R.; de Cock Buning, T.; Zweekhorst, M. B. M. – Educational Media International, 2018
Even though the flipped classroom is an increasingly popular method in education, a literature search shows a gap in research on this method in higher education. This article describes an experiment with two central questions: (1) How do students and lecturers assess the effectiveness of the FC method? And (2) What are crucial design elements? To…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Griffioen, Didi M. E.; de Jong, Uulkje – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
During educational change, managers can contribute positively to the professional's sense of coping ability. The question remains as to whether the managers of lecturers can also influence the perception of lecturers on newly formulated organizational aims. Recently, the changes in many European institutes of higher professional education (HPE)…
Descriptors: Educational Change, College Faculty, Higher Education, Professional Education
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