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Parkes, Kelly A.; Rawlings, Jared R. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how, and to what extent, music teacher educators (MTEs) are educated about…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Moore, Paula Hearn; Griffin, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
This paper describes and compares the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by "U.S. News and World Report" in 2004 with the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by the "Accounting Degree Review" in 2014. The "Accounting Degree Review"'s list…
Descriptors: Accounting, Course Evaluation, Undergraduate Study, Bayesian Statistics
Zumeta, William; Huntington-Klein, Nick – Council of Independent Colleges, 2017
America's diverse higher education landscape includes more than 700 four-year nonprofit colleges and universities that focus on baccalaureate education. These private nondoctoral (PND) institutions are located in almost every state and collectively enroll about 1.6 million students and award nearly 150,000 degrees annually, with the majority of…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Universities, Educational Policy, State Policy
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Alexander, Jackson C.; Rucker, K. Jill; Graham, Donna L.; Miller, Jefferson D.; Apple, Jason K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
This study characterized perceptions of agricultural leadership programs in colleges of agriculture, food, life, human, or environmental sciences at 1,862 land-grant institutions. Objectives included describing the need for programs, studying evolution within the discipline, discussing faculty recommendations for future development, and examining…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Agricultural Education, Leadership Training, Agricultural Colleges
Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2016
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) initiated a refereed track for paper submissions to the conference in 2008. In fact, at the 2008 business meeting, the membership approved three different presentation tracks: refereed with 3 blind reviews for each paper, session with paper where the author submits a paper but it is…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Conferences (Gatherings), Computers
Kelly, Andrew P.; James, Kevin J.; Lautzenheiser, Daniel K.; Deane, KC; Columbus, Rooney – American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 2015
There is currently more focus than ever on the importance of earning a college degree. At the same time, many students and parents are dubious that America's expensive, one-size-fits-all higher education system can adequately educate students for an ever more diverse and sophisticated world of work. There are other educational options that are…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Case Studies, Job Training, Program Effectiveness
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Fry, Sara W.; O'Brien, Jason – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2015
Teacher educators have an obligation to prepare preservice teachers with the skills and dispositions necessary to promote a socially just world. Yet the results of this study uncovered that the majority of elementary preservice teachers in a national sample (N = 846) have a simplistic perception of good citizenship consistent with what Westheimer…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Citizenship Education, Social Justice
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Crawford, Jerry, II – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had the ability to recruit African-American students since the 1860s by stressing a sense of inclusion and family through their mission statements and community outreach. There was little to no competition for African-American students from predominantly white institutions until integration…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Journalism Education, Internet, Student Recruitment
Farbman, David – Education Commission of the States (NJ3), 2011
The National Center on Time & Learning (NCTL), an organization dedicated to redesigning and expanding school time to improve opportunities and outcomes for high poverty students, and the Education Commission of the States (ECS), with a mission to foster both the exchange of ideas on education issues among the states and long range strategic…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Extended School Day, Extended School Year, Educational Change
Foster, Andrea – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
Tucked away in a 1,200-page bill now in Congress is a small paragraph that could lead distance-education institutions to require spy cameras in their students' homes. It sounds Orwellian, but the paragraph--part of legislation renewing the Higher Education Act--is all but assured of becoming law. No one in Congress objects to it. The paragraph is…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Distance Education, Vendors, Educational Policy
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Christakis, Michael N. – Review of Higher Education, 2009
State governors have the potential to impact their states' public higher education systems in a variety of very significant ways. The findings for the 33 governors included in this study suggest a great deal of variation in the extent of their authority and influence. Governors' composite ratings of formal authority and informal influence are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Education, State Officials, Influences
Brumfield, Randall W.; Miller, Michael T.; Miles, Jennifer M. – Online Submission, 2009
With soaring uncertainty surrounding the financing of public higher education, institutions are faced with developing strategies that will enable them to effectively compete for state funding. One component to cultivating resources and relationships for colleges and universities are through government relations organizations. Utilized for…
Descriptors: State Aid, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Public Education
Hamilton, Kendra – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2005
This article presents the results of "The Status of Race Equity and Diversity in Public Higher Education in the South," an analysis of trends in admissions, enrollment and completion at public colleges and universities in the 19 Southern and border states that maintained segregated systems of higher education in 1954. While work on the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Public Colleges, Racial Composition, Equal Education
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Reichgelt, Han; Lunt, Barry; Ashford, Tina; Phelps, Andy; Slazinski, Erick; Willis, Cheryl – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2004
A number of universities have recently started to add baccalaureate programs in Information Technology (IT) to their existing programs in Computer Science (CS) and (Management) Information Systems (IS). While some have welcomed this development, others have argued that (a) there are significant differences between the baccalaureate programs in IT…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Definitions, Information Technology, Computer Science