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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This support document contains material that supports the research report, "Higher Apprenticeships in Australia: What Are We Talking About?". It provides more detail on two elements of the research: (1) An overview of publicly available information on international models of higher apprenticeships, both established and under development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Vocational Education
Donnelly, Peter – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"How to Succeed at Interprofessional Education" offers an introduction to the principles and practice of interprofessional education (IPE). By examining the rationale behind IPE, its application, and the frameworks for using it effectively, the author demonstrates that when healthcare professionals learn together and collaborate as a…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
The "2019 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report" is the fourteenth annual report designed to provide the Nebraska Legislature with comparative statistics to monitor and evaluate progress toward achieving three major goals for Nebraska's postsecondary education system: (1) Increase the number of students who enter postsecondary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Progress Monitoring, Academic Persistence
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 2019
Virginia faces a future in which higher education will play an increasingly important role. Virginians will need deeper and broader knowledge and skills to be engaged, productive participants in our evolving Commonwealth and its economy. At the same time, the demographics of the emerging generation are changing, as an increasing share of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Access to Education, Academic Achievement
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2019
In the Woodrow Wilson Foundation's 2018 fiscal year (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018), the Foundation sustained its longstanding emphasis on preparing leaders and institutions for critical national challenges, with a renewed focus on excellence, opportunity, and equity in education. Once again, the Foundation reports the creation of new programs and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Change, Higher Education, Income
Denisov, Victor, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Udmurt, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Languages, Educational Policy, Glossaries
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2019
This annual report provides the details of how some of New Mexico Higher Education Department's (NMHED) accomplishments will improve the lives of New Mexico's students. New for 2018, in addition to NMHED-led programs, this report includes profiles of each of New Mexico's public higher education institutions (HEIs) to the report. Each profile is a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Community Colleges, Enrollment
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2019
The 2020 Budget builds off the foundation of the President's previous budgets and provides an avenue toward spending restraint. The Budget meets the President's directive on spending reductions by agency, proposing over $2.7 trillion in spending reductions--more proposed spending reductions than any previous administration in history--and closing…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Budgets, Expenditures, Public Agencies
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Zamin, Nadia Francine – Across the Disciplines, 2019
Responding to the call for the contemplative teaching of writing initiated by O'Reilley (1993) and extended by Kirsch (2008; 2009), Kroll (2013), Kroll (2008), Wenger (2015), and Harrison (2012), among others, this article explores the theoretical considerations, practical components, challenges, and adaptability involved in teaching a…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Technical Writing, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
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Kinane, Karolyn – Across the Disciplines, 2019
Contemplative pedagogy is part of the larger emerging field of Contemplative Studies. Louis Komjathy (2018) has observed three characteristics shared by various aspects of Contemplative Studies: practice commitment, critical subjectivity, and character development. This paper uses these three characteristics to describe and define a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Metacognition, Perception, Writing Instruction
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Consilio, Jennifer; Kennedy, Sheila M. – Across the Disciplines, 2019
Mindfulness, or present-moment awareness, and its associated qualities of calm/relaxation, nonjudgment, intentionality, concentration, and compassion, are increasingly being used to help cultivate self-awareness, attention, and optimal learning experiences. After defining mindfulness and selecting key concepts, we apply the construct and features…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Perception, Attention, Intention
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Tryon, Elizabeth; Madden, Haley – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Community engagement professionals (CEPs) often must develop and maintain equitable, high-quality relationships with community partners while supporting student learning and civic development through cocurricular community engagement or for-credit community-based learning programs. Lack of alignment between campus goals and values and those of…
Descriptors: Professional Personnel, Persistence, Social Justice, Higher Education
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Weiss, H. Anne; Norris, Kristin E. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
This essay examines the inquiry activities that community engagement professionals (CEPs) can utilize to support organizational learning. We advocate for an inquiry approach that focuses on improvement and informing community-engaged practices and organizational change. By unpacking why inquiry is imperative for CEPs and outlining the tensions…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Inquiry, Organizational Change, Outcomes of Education
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Anderson, Terry – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
Likely the most significant and life changing technologies of the 21st Century is the adoption of social media as major components of commercial, entertainment and educational activities. In this article, I overview the supposed benefits of the application of these tools within formal higher education programs. I then discuss the disadvantages and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Benefits
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Weerts, David J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Creating sustainable revenue streams to support community engagement is critical to building engaged colleges and universities. Drawing on social cognition theories within the organizational science literature, this article explores how community engagement professionals (CEPs) can promote sensemaking and organizational learning in ways that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Professional Personnel, Financial Support, School Community Relationship
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