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Apple, Peggy L.; Whitney, Karen M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
When you become a a college president or chancellor, whether you like it or not, everyone close to you is part of your presidency. There are increasing numbers of presidents who are women, single, single and dating, single with children of various ages, divorced, cohabitating, parents of young/school-aged children, with no children, multiracial,…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Spouses, Family Work Relationship, Role
James, Jewel C. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Aiming to bridge a gap in the psychological literature as it pertains to giving voice to the experiences of mothers enrolled in college with limited financial resources, this qualitative study sought to contribute to research in the area of persistence. Through the lens of a critical-ideological paradigm, this phenomenological study examined the…
Descriptors: Low Income, Undergraduate Students, One Parent Family, Mothers
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Whittington, Anja – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: Working in an outdoor career with extensive travel and long hours away from home can pose challenges for practitioners. For women, motherhood can create constraints and impact one's career trajectory. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of motherhood on the career trajectory of women working in Adventure…
Descriptors: Mothers, Outdoor Education, Career Choice, Family Work Relationship
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Dorenkamp, Isabelle; Ruhle, Sascha – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Based on the job demands-resources model and role conflict theories, we developed and tested hypotheses to elucidate the consequences that work-to-life and life-to-work conflicts have on job satisfaction and how affective, normative, and continuance professional commitment moderate these relationships. Using data collected from German academics,…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Family Work Relationship, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Denson, Nida; Szelényi, Katalin; Bresonis, Kate – Research in Higher Education, 2018
Very few studies have examined issues of work-life balance among faculty of different racial/ethnic backgrounds. Utilizing data from Harvard University's Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education project, this study examined predictors of work-life balance for 2953 faculty members from 69 institutions. The final sample consisted of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Family Work Relationship, Predictor Variables, Ethnicity
Barker, Gary; Levtov, Ruti; Heilman, Brian – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Fathers matter enormously for children and for early childhood development. Yet women around the world still do 3 times as much child care and unpaid domestic work as men do. Research, programs, and advocacy undertaken by Promundo and the MenCare Campaign, including the "State of the World's Fathers" reports, have demonstrated the…
Descriptors: Fathers, Child Rearing, Child Care, Sex Stereotypes
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Ferreira, Tiago; Cadima, Joana; Matias, Marisa; Vieira, Joana Marina; Leal, Teresa; Verschueren, Karine; Matos, Paula Mena – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Parental engagement in positive activities with the child may show significant variation across time, assuming a crucial influence on child development. In dual-earner families, work-family conflict can interfere with parental engagement, with negative consequences for children's behavior. The current study examined the change trajectories of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education
Reed, Sabrina Denise Rohr – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In 1972, Title IX was implemented to provide males and females equal opportunities in public education. However, since this time, the percentage of female collegiate head coaches of female sports has decreased from 90% to 42%. The specific problem examined is the underrepresentation of females in head coaching positions in collegiate athletics,…
Descriptors: Females, Athletic Coaches, Disproportionate Representation, Family Work Relationship
Mendez, Tiffany Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study is to explore the leadership styles of enrollment management leaders in small, private, nonprofit colleges and universities in Southern California. Methodology: This study used a phenomenological approach to understand the leadership styles of enrollment management leaders. The…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Enrollment Management, Small Colleges, Private Colleges
Laster-Loftus, Amanda Sue – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Research on the work-life interface is abundant; however, little is known about individual internal factors that might play a role in how people experience conflict between work and family arenas, specifically in female faculty populations. The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to examine the relationship between self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Conflict, Self Efficacy, Females
Turner, Deborah A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The research topic for this study was how students enrolled in the dual enrollment programs described their perceptions of balancing high school, college, and work--life balance (WLB). The number of dual enrollment programs is growing and research on them continues to build. However, the existing research studies have not yet addressed the WLB…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Dual Enrollment, Student Experience, Difficulty Level
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Sorensen, Tyson J.; Lawver, Rebecca G.; Hopkins, Nicole; Jensen, Beth; Dutton, Cassidy; Warnick, Brian K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The student teaching practicum experience is designed to give preservice teachers practical experience with teaching and is an important step in their development. While literature in agricultural education exists about preservice teacher professional development, little is known about the developmental process of agriculture teachers during the…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Self Concept, Agricultural Education, Practicums
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Solomonson, Jay K.; Retallick, Michael S. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The field of agricultural education has experienced a consistent labor shortage the past several decades. Consequently, many school districts struggle to fill their open positions, while others are forced to shut down their agricultural programs completely due to inadequate staffing. Teacher attrition has been identified as a predominant factor…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Persistence, Labor Turnover
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McGovern, Patricia; Zimmerman, Sheryl – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to identify doctoral administration and education standards, practices, policies, and related gaps in knowledge, and consider them in the context of persistent social work challenges. A literature review was conducted, and focus groups were convened at the 2016 conference of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Academic Standards, Educational Policy, Social Work
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Johari, Johanim; Yean Tan, Fee; Zulkarnain, Zati Iwani Tjik – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of autonomy, workload, and work-life balance on job performance among teachers. A survey was carried out among teachers in public schools in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: This study adopted a quantitative approach to address the research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public School Teachers, Professional Autonomy, Teaching Load
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