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Collazo, Andrés A. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2018
A model derived from the theory of planned behavior was empirically assessed for understanding faculty intention to use student ratings for teaching improvement. A sample of 175 professors participated in the study. The model was statistically significant and had a very large explanatory power. Instrumental attitude, affective attitude, perceived…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Behavior Theories, Intention, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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
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Hart, Claudia; Plemmons, Tony; Stulz, Karin; Vroman, Margo – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2017
A regional University in the United States implemented an AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) Action Project with a goal of developing processes for effective leadership communication. An MBA (Masters of Business Administration) class conducted a university-wide communication audit to assist with the AQIP project. Quantitative and…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Feedback (Response), Organizational Communication
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Houser, Marian L.; Waldbuesser, Caroline – College Teaching, 2017
Teachers appreciate nonverbally responsive students, but what is missing is an understanding of the direct influence of teachers' self-perceptions on their perceptions of how engaged their students are in class. Using the emotional contagion theory as a lens, this study examines the premise that satisfied instructors expect students to mirror…
Descriptors: Satisfaction, Emotional Response, Multiple Regression Analysis, Teacher Education
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Boehmer, Devin M.; Wood, William C. – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
This article systematically examines differences between student and faculty perspectives on quality instruction, using local data for a regional university's college of business matched to RateMyProfessors.com evaluations. Particular attention is focused on gender bias, "hotness," and "easiness." In addition to documenting a…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness
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Wang, Sirui; Hartsell, Taralynn – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
As a form of digital content, e-Textbooks make learning content portable, transferable, and searchable. Such technology increases students' engagement in learning and make learning highly interactive. However, the adoption of using e-Textbooks in higher education is far from its confirmation stage. This study examines the relationship between…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Technology Uses in Education
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Bin Jomah, Nouf – World Journal of Education, 2017
Various scholars have identified commitment as one of the major contributors of workplace productivity. Commitment provides the interest and morale for handling tasks which results in organisation progress and growth. Commitment is perceived as either continuance, normative, or continuance commitment. The three commitment categories are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Attitudes
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Li, Kun; Li, Yanju; Franklin, Teresa – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
This study examined four factors that influence preservice teachers' intentions to adopt technology in classrooms based on the Theory of Planned Behavior and Technology Acceptance Model. These four factors--technology self-efficacy, attitudes toward technology, perceived ease of use of technology, and perceived barriers of technology…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Models, Technology Integration, Teacher Attitudes
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Venkatesh, Vivek; Rabah, Jihan; Fusaro, Magda; Couture, Annie; Varela, Wynnpaul; Alexander, Kristopher – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
We are witnessing the integration of increasingly sophisticated information and communication technologies (ICTs) in higher education settings. Understanding learners' and instructors' perceptions of their proficiency and use of ICTs is critical to the success of their integration in universities. Using a theoretical framework grounded in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Undergraduate Students, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Howley, Peter; Reynolds, Ruth; Southgate, Erica – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This paper is one in a series of papers interrogating some of the fundamental bases of what is seen as good professional experience in initial teacher education (ITE). This paper uses the case study of Health/Physical Education (HPE) students' perceptions of their professional experience, compared to other teaching disciplines, in one regional…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies, Case Studies
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Amos, Patricia Mawusi; Acquah, Sakina; Antwi, Theresa; Adzifome, Nixon Saba – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study sought to compare factors influencing male and female lecturers' job satisfaction. Cross-sectional survey designs employing both quantitative and qualitative approaches were adopted for the study. Simple random sampling was used to select 163 lecturers from the four oldest public universities in Ghana. Celep's (2000) Organisational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Southcombe, Amie; Fulop, Liz; Carter, Geoff; Cavanagh, Jillian – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between learning climate congruence and the affective commitment of university academics. The strategy of inquiry for this research is quantitative, involving a non-experimental design for the survey research. A non-probability sample of 900 academics from a large Australian university was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Environment, College Faculty
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Eroglu, Cihan; Unlu, Huseyin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study's main aim was to determine physical education (PE) teacher candidates' self-efficacy levels and attitudes toward the PE teaching profession. Designed on a survey model, this study was conducted during the 2011-2012 academic year. A total of 601 PE teacher candidates studying in the PE and sports teaching programs of six different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Cleveland, Sandra D. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Nurse educators may express a willingness to use educational technology, but they may not have the belief or ability to carry out the technology use in the classroom. The following non-experimental, quantitative study examined factors that predict nurse educators' willingness to accept and use educational technology in the classroom. The sample…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Likert Scales
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Susilo, Adhi – Open Praxis, 2014
Tutors' and students' intentions to use emerging technologies (ETs) in e-learning systems in higher education institutions are a central concern of researchers, academicians, and practitioners. However, tutors' and students' intentions to use ETs in e-learning systems in distance learning are relatively low. The goal of the study, developed in…
Descriptors: Intention, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration
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