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Jenkins, China; Alfred, Mary – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the motivation for White professors in higher education to become culturally inclusive in their teaching practices and the transformational experiences that created this motivation and shaped their development. The findings revealed personal convictions that centred on moral obligations towards teaching was…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Whites, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Motivation
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Rowlands, Julie – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article presents comparative empirical data from England, the US and Australia on academic boards (also known as faculty senates or academic senates) to highlight ways in which changes within contemporary academic governance effect a diminution of academic voice within decision-making about and that affects teaching and research. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Human Capital, Social Capital
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Kosnik, Clare; Menna, Lydia; Dharamshi, Pooja; Beck, Clive – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper presents findings from the large-scale study "Literacy Teacher Educators: Their Backgrounds, Visions, and Practices" that includes 28 literacy/English teacher educators (LTEs) from four countries. The participants were interviewed three times and shared their course outlines. Six pre-service LTEs who use a constructivist…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods
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Ovens, Alan; Flory, Sara B.; Sutherland, Sue; Philpot, Rod; Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Hill, Joanne; Phillips, Sharon; Flemons, Michelle – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: For over four decades, there have been calls for physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) to address social inequality and foster social justice. Yet, as numerous studies demonstrate, attempts to educate for social justice in PETE are infrequent and rarely comprehensive. This raises the question why it…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Social Justice
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Maxwell, Bruce – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2017
This paper argues that the way future teachers are being initiated into the ethical dimensions of their future profession is largely out of step with the movement to professionalize teaching. After recalling the role that codes of professional conduct play in the ecology of professional self-regulation, and arguing that familiarizing students with…
Descriptors: Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Standards, Metacognition
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Cameron, Erin – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Given that postsecondary institutions are increasingly seen as sites to promote health, critical scholars are calling attention to how the contemporary Western weight-centred health paradigm reinforces a "size matters" message that is fueling harmful attitudes towards and judgments of bodies. As such, research that highlights strategies…
Descriptors: Obesity, Scholarship, Health Promotion, Higher Education
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Kuo, Ming-Sung – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
The relationship between research and teaching has long been at the core of the unsettled debate over the development and distribution of human knowledge. Recently ways to bridge teaching and research has come to the fore in higher education reform again. Partly pushed by the adoption of national academic assessment regimes, most of which are…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Research, College Instruction, Relationship
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Online Surveys, Music Teachers
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Simmons, Nicola; Abrahamson, Earle; Deshler, Jessica M.; Kensington-Miller, Barbara; Manarin, Karen; Morón-García, Sue; Oliver, Carolyn; Renc-Roe, Joanna – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2013
Although academic identity has received attention in the literature, there have been few attempts to understand the influence on identity from engagement with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). In this paper, we (a group of eight scholars from five different countries) describe how our interactions with SoTL have impacted the shaping…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Identification (Psychology)
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DaCosta, Jacqui Weetman – College & Research Libraries, 2010
Surveys of faculty were conducted at two higher education institutions in England and the United States to ascertain their perceptions of information literacy. Faculty were also asked about the extent to which they incorporated information literacy skills into their courses. Similarities were found across the two institutions both in the…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Information Skills
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Jing, Xiao – Chinese Education and Society, 2007
Academic corruption is a hot issue in today's society. "Academic corruption" means that certain individuals in academic circles, driven by the desire for personal gain, resort to various kinds of nonnormative and unethical behavior in academic research activities. These include: academic self-piracy, academic piracy, copying and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Faculty Publishing, Ethics
Bollag, Burton – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
As tuition is being introduced--or raised--at publicly supported university systems around the world, more people are embracing the idea that rankings can help consumers get the best value. Jamie P. Merisotis, president of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, a Washington-based research group, says that in the last few years, national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Universities, College Faculty
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Lockett, Charles T. – Teaching of Psychology, 2003
Charles Lockett is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at James Madison University, where he teaches developmental psychology as well as advanced topic courses in cultural psychology and the psychology of race and racism. A graduate of Howard University, Lockett credits Howard's Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship Program for his…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, Interviews, African Studies
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Altbach, Philip G. – Higher Education in Europe, 1984
The responses of higher education institutions in the United States, England, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the rest of Western Europe to declining enrollments, changing financial support, fiscal problems, and changes in the professoriate and academic careers are compared. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Planning, Comparative Analysis
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Enders, Jurgen; Teichler, Ulrich – Higher Education, 1997
A study compared employment patterns, working conditions, and workload among college and university faculty in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, England, Japan, and the United States, based on data from an international faculty survey. Results indicate considerable differences across academic rank, particularly in the European countries. However,…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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