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Macfarlane, Bruce; Burg, Damon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The core themes of research into higher education studies (HES) have previously been identified through quantitative approaches focused on publication patterns, but there is a lack of fine-grained, qualitative analysis about the development of the field. This paper provides an intergenerational analysis of the emergence of HES in the UK since the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Schreiber, Brooke R.; Worden, Dorothy – Composition Studies, 2019
As second language (L2) writing teacher educators and researchers, we have seen how powerful the image of an unsympathetic future audience for students' writing is in teachers' responses to language difference. In this essay, we trace how beliefs about these future audiences influence the pedagogical decision-making of two L2 writing instructors:…
Descriptors: Audiences, Decision Making, Teacher Attitudes, Writing Teachers
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Crimmins, Gail – Educational Action Research, 2017
This article discusses how a performed drama based on a narrative inquiry into the lived experience of women casual academics in Australian universities is understood by an audience. The audience, principally comprised of casual and ongoing academics, described the drama as authentic and personally recognised many of the main scenarios and…
Descriptors: Drama, Females, Personal Narratives, Women Faculty
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Zare, Javad; Tavakoli, Mansoor – Discourse Processes: A multidisciplinary journal, 2017
This study was an attempt to investigate the functions of personal metadiscursive expressions found in academic monologues and dialogues. The analysis was based on verbal data of 16 academic lectures and discussions. Based on Ädel's (2010) taxonomy of the subtypes and discourse functions of metadiscourse, the two data sets were compared in terms…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Dialogs (Language), Discourse Analysis, Lecture Method
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Cole, Eddie R.; Harper, Shaun R. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
For decades, racial incidents have routinely occurred on college campuses. But today, news about them is more quickly and widely shared because of the public's access to technology. In response, it is common for senior-level administrators to release statements about racial incidents after an institution receives widespread negative publicity.…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Race, Discourse Analysis, Racial Bias
Wilderman, Melanie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This case study research explored options for improving trust between journalists and their communities within the boundaries of collegiate community journalism education. Data collected from students who completed a community journalism class, the instructor of that class, and journalism professionals who engaged with the class was analyzed using…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Trust (Psychology), Journalism
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Chikoore, Lesley; Probets, Steve; Fry, Jenny; Creaser, Claire – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This paper takes a cross-disciplinary perspective in examining the views and practices of public engagement with research by UK academics. Using a mixed method approach consisting of a survey questionnaire and interviews, the paper identifies the range of audience groups that can potentially be engaged with by academics, and shows that some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mixed Methods Research, Surveys
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Rauch, Karen L.; Slack, Dawn – Hispania, 2016
In this article, we outline ways that language pedagogy intersects with best practices in entrepreneurial education. By highlighting two courses, one in translation studies for a polyglot audience and another in entrepreneurship for Spanish-speaking students, we show how to infuse basic business principles into language curricula. Course…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Literacy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Bell, Stephanie; Lewis, J. P. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
In recent years, the pressure for educators to cultivate civic participation among Canada's apathetic youth voters has been mounting. Between 1998 and 2007, a national wave of curriculum reform introducing or enhancing civic engagement education occurred at the secondary level. In this study, we explore the role and place of civic engagement in…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Course Descriptions, Assignments, Curriculum
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Rautman, Alison E. – College Teaching, 2014
The concept of smart phone apps forms a mnemonic device and checklist for students who are learning critical thinking and reading skills. "Use your apps" reminds students to consider the importance of Author, Audience, Assumptions, Point of View, Perspective, and Scale when reading any text. "APPS" also lends itself to class…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, College Students, Introductory Courses, College Faculty
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Gobbo, Ken; Shmulsky, Solvegi – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2014
This article reports the findings of a qualitative inquiry involving two focus groups made up of experienced faculty who met to discuss academic concerns faced by college students with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's disorder. Analysis of group meeting transcripts indicated that student concerns fell into categories related to…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Focus Groups, College Students, College Faculty
Hess, Jeffrey Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Leadership theory routinely focuses on the relationships of leaders within the context of the work environment; however, culture and, specifically, films are a pervasive influence on both individuals and work environments. The literature review revealed that the relationships between higher-education faculty and administrators are strained. A…
Descriptors: Films, Work Environment, Administrators, Educational Administration
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Rodrigo, Rochelle – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2012
Although not everyone needs textbooks, they still actively serve four audiences within the discipline. The four audiences that benefit from textbooks are students, instructors, the textbook sales force, and the textbook authors themselves. With a growing number of online classes where students have less and less, or even no, face time with their…
Descriptors: Audiences, Textbooks, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction
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Smith, Katherine – Higher Education Quarterly, 2012
Employing the interdisciplinary field of health inequalities as a case study, this paper draws on interviews to explore subjective accounts of academic identities. It finds widespread acceptance that academia is a market place in which research-active careers require academics to function as entrepreneurs marketing ideas to funders. Beyond this,…
Descriptors: Audiences, Educational Change, College Faculty, College Environment
Fernandez, Kim – CURRENTS, 2012
This article discusses how good faculty blogs can help institutions facilitate communication with some of the audiences they most want to reach. The blogs can be a resource for prospective students and parents and an easy way for alumni and friends to keep up with or reconnect with an institution. They're popular among those who write for them,…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, College Faculty, Journal Writing
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