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Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M.; Buys, Laurie – World Journal of Education, 2014
This is an interpretive-descriptive analysis of responses to 41 open ended questionnaires returned by academics working beyond normal retirement age. The sample consisted mainly of academics from the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. The research addressed the question of what motivates some academics to continue working beyond the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Questionnaires, Older Adults
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Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung; Kim, Yangson – Studies in Higher Education, 2013
This study analyzed whether research collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems based on maturity of the systems, their language, and their geographical region. This study found that collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems: academics in developed systems are more collaborative than their colleagues in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research, International Cooperation, Cooperation
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Gordon, Sue; Petocz, Peter; Reid, Anna – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2007
In this paper, we report on the results of a series of e-mail interviews with statistics educators around the world, focusing on their views of the nature of teaching statistics as a "service" subject. What do they think are the important aspects of statistics to focus on in such servicing teaching? What do they think are the…
Descriptors: Interviews, Statistics, Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers