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Campos, Emmet E.; Van Ryn, Rebekah; Davidson, Ty J. – Voices in Urban Education, 2018
Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the University of Texas's Project MALES began a partnership to design a mentoring system for young men of color in hopes of improving the the matriculation and sustainability of this group in college by addressing the social, economic, and cultural obstacles impacting these young men. This strong…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Mentors, College Students, Hispanic American Students
Onyeneke, James C. E. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Research Focus: The purpose of this study was to explore the role that mentoring played in the professional development of minority faculty in the Texas State higher education system. Research Methods: A phenomenological qualitative research design was employed for this study. Data was collected using open ended in-depth interviews with eight…
Descriptors: Mentors, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers
Swafford, Clark Elliott – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative case study sought understanding of unique mentoring relationships of six faculty ambassadors and nine Hispanic first-generation students (HFGS) as part of a first-year initiative program. The single site was a career college in Texas, Taylor College. There were three research questions to guide inquiry comprised of six faculty…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, First Generation College Students, Mentors
Reinhart, Ruth – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Historically, community colleges have been and continue to be a gateway of opportunity for many students. As Hispanic students continue to engage in community college institutions at accelerated rates, it is important that institutions of higher education make strategic adjustments. In response to the impending shortage of community college…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Hispanic Americans, Women Administrators, Barriers
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Shadduck, Peggy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Despite good career prospects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, persistence of students in STEM fields of study at the community college and transfer to universities to pursue STEM majors is often quite low. Theories of persistence emphasize the importance of engagement, integration, validation, and financial…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, STEM Education
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Menchaca, Velma D.; Mills, Shirley J.; Leo, Filomena – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2016
This qualitative research examined the journey of renowned female leadership in higher education. Two top level Latina administrators of universities were interviewed extensively to discover their journey to leadership. The theoretical framework used was Latina critical race theory, feminist theory, and counter-storytelling. Themes that surfaced…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Women Administrators, Higher Education, Critical Theory
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Rudolph, Bonnie A.; Castillo, Carlos P.; Garcia, Vanessa G.; Martinez, Alina; Navarro, Fernando – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2015
Male and female focus groups at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) discussed mentoring of Hispanic graduate students. Using Thematic Analysis, investigators identified three main themes: Relationship Initiation and Development, Valued Relationship Qualities, and Context and Barriers. Relationship themes included mentor openness, trust,…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Graduate Students, Mentors, Focus Groups
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Jones, Brandolyn; Hwang, Eunjin; Bustamante, Rebecca M. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2015
In their pursuit of tenure and promotion, African American female faculty members continue to prevail over workplace adversities such as ridicule, marginalization, alienation, isolation, and lack of information. In this descriptive phenomenological study, the lived experiences of five African American female professors who successfully navigated…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Tenure, African American Teachers
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Sperandio, Jill – Planning and Changing, 2015
Women aspiring to be principals and superintendents in the U.S. public school system have little information concerning optimum career paths to leadership. This article considers recent research and theory regarding career planning in the context of K-12 schools, and the different approaches adopted by male and female aspirants. The choice of…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Women Administrators, Career Planning, Principals
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Murakami, Elizabeth T.; Núñez, Anne-Marie – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2014
In this article, the authors conducted a research metasynthesis of publications by a group of Latina tenure-track faculty participating in a peer mentoring group, the Research for the Educational Advancement of Latin@s (REAL) collaborative, housed in one Hispanic Serving Institution. Due to the small representation of Latinas in the academy, the…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Barriers, Disproportionate Representation
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Avery, Beth Fuseler; Batman, Cindy – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2014
Far from being dusty old relics who are guardians of the book, embedded librarians need to be proactively leading students through the digital maze of the virtual library. Working with students more than 7,000 miles away changed perceptions of how to teach and learn, and how people interact online. We will share how as embedded librarians we…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Electronic Learning, Electronic Libraries, Library Services
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Klinker, JoAnn Franklin; Hoover, J. Duane; Valle, Fernando; Hardin, Fred – Planning and Changing, 2014
Experience in problem-based learning, authentic experiences, on-the-job decision making, and critical reflection on decisions made formed the conceptual framework of an internship to develop democratic leadership as a professional ethic in interns. Interns in an on-the-job guided internship examined decisions over a 13-week period as they…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Democracy, Leadership, Internship Programs
Diggs, Gwendolyn Smith – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In Texas, there is an increase in the enrollment of men of various ethnicities in nursing schools, especially Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs. As these men strive to complete the nursing education, they face many concerns that center on barriers that are encountered in what is still a predominately Caucasian and female environment. In…
Descriptors: Coping, Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Education
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Sampson, Pauline; Davenport, Marie – Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2010
The superintendent is the highest ranking administrator in a school district (Katz, 2005). Despite increasing trends of women advancing in the fields of business and government, the superintendent position in school districts still has relatively few women (Brunner & Grogan, 2007; Dana & Bourisaw, 2006; Glass, 2000; Grogan & Brunner,…
Descriptors: Females, School Districts, Women Administrators, Superintendents