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Sneyers, Eline; De Witte, Kristof – Educational Review, 2018
This article provides a meta-analysis on the effect of academic probation, student-faculty mentoring and need-based grants on various student outcomes. Using 25 (quasi-) experimental studies, we find that academic probation has a significant negative effect on retention (d = -0.17), while it does not have an effect on graduation. Student-faculty…
Descriptors: Intervention, Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Sabagh, Zaynab; Hall, Nathan C.; Saroyan, Alenoush – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Over the past few decades, higher education institutions worldwide have experienced substantial changes, including: massification, internationalisation and increasing demands for exceptional instructional quality and research quantity in environments that have also seen heightened competition for students, faculty and resources.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Burnout, Labor Demands, College Faculty
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Linvill, Darren L.; Boatwright, Brandon C.; Grant, Will J. – Communication Education, 2018
In this content analysis, we explored how students address instructor ideology in the university classroom through the social media platform Twitter. We employed Boolean search operators through Salesforce Marketing Cloud Radian6 software to gather tweets and identified English language tweets by how students referenced their instructor's…
Descriptors: Dissent, Ideology, Mass Media Use, Content Analysis
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Alzahrani, Abdulaziz A. – World Journal of Education, 2018
In recent decades, the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has changed according to the different goals and studies that have been applied. Therefore, it is very important to explore and examine these changes and identify the development of use and conception of MOOCs. This research is considered empirical in nature and focuses on studies…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stuart, Andrew; Faucette, Sarah P.; Thomas, William Joseph – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2017
Purpose: The purpose was to examine author-level impact metrics for faculty in the communication sciences and disorder research field across a variety of databases. Method: Author-level impact metrics were collected for faculty from 257 accredited universities in the United States and Canada. Three databases (i.e., Google Scholar, ResearchGate,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Communication Disorders, Communication Research, Databases
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Stigmar, Martin – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2016
The aim of my critical literature review is to identify studies where students are engaged as partners in teaching in higher education and to analyze how tutors and tutees benefit from peer teaching. Thirty studies were included for review. Thirteen countries are represented and two thirds of the studies conducted in the United States of America…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews
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Bernardi, Richard A.; Zamojcin, Kimberly A.; Delande, Taylor L. – Accounting Education, 2016
This research tests whether Holderness Jr., D. K., Myers, N., Summers, S. L., & Wood, D. A. [(2014). "Accounting education research: Ranking institutions and individual scholars." "Issues in Accounting Education," 29(1), 87-115] accounting-education rankings are sensitive to a change in the set of journals used. It provides…
Descriptors: Accounting, Authors, Departments, Business Administration Education
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Yamada, Shoko – Comparative Education Review, 2015
This article, with the aim of identifying elements that constitute the characteristics of an academic space within comparative education, analyzes how comparative education has been discussed and practiced in Japan, based on a questionnaire completed by 264 members of the Japan Comparative Education Society and classification of articles published…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Classification
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Lupton, Joshua R.; Townsend, Joy L. – Journal of American College Health, 2015
Objective: Systematically review studies of support for, and effectiveness of, university campuses' smoke-free policies. Participants/Methods: A search was carried out for studies in English related to campus smoking bans through June 2013. Eligible studies had outcomes for student or faculty attitudes, or measures of smoking prevalence or…
Descriptors: Smoking, School Policy, Health Promotion, Meta Analysis
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Kilbane, Clare; Theroux, James; Sulej, Julian; Bisson, Barry; Hay, David; Boyer, Dennis – Innovative Higher Education, 2004
This article describes the first implementation of the "Real-time Case Method" (RTCM)--a new instructional practice that makes use of various technologies to create a new type of case study. Data obtained from five instructors at four business schools in the U.S. and Canada were analyzed using analytic induction. Analysis suggests RTCM…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Business Administration Education
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Currie, Jan – Comparative Education Review, 1998
Globalization has brought market and business practices into universities, but with serious negative ramifications. Interviews with 253 U.S. and Australian faculty, plus additional data drawn from New Zealand and Canadian studies, focused on the rise of performance-based accountability and corporate managerialism and their effects on faculty…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Environment, College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship
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Detlefsen, Ellen Gay – Library Trends, 1993
Reviews factors that are changing ways in which medical librarians and health information specialists are educated. Employment sites for medical librarians are listed; current faculty and coursework at library and information science programs in the United States and Canada are discussed; doctoral research is described; and medical informatics is…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Course Content, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Change
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Moses, Ingrid – Higher Education, 1987
The institutionalization of faculty development policy and activities is compared for Australia, Great Britain, the United States, West Germany, and Sweden. The factors that precipitated the trend in each country are examined, and it is concluded that the reward systems in each country favor faculty research performance over teaching. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Comparative Education, Educational Change
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Schauder, Don – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1994
Discusses the impact of electronic publishing of professional articles on scholarly and research communication. A survey of academics in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States is described that investigated publishing via commercial databases, the Internet, and other networks; document supply and interlending; and universities as…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Electronic Journals, Electronic Publishing, Foreign Countries