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Bowen, Mariya – ProQuest LLC, 2018
New graduate advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) face multiple challenges when entering an autonomous practice, including challenges acquiring clinical competency, gaining clinical knowledge regarding their specialty area, and expanding their clinical skills to perform the new job effectively. Some of this clinical knowledge and exposure…
Descriptors: Nurses, Fellowships, Pediatrics, Emergency Programs
Kodama, Christie; DiScala, Jeffrey; Weeks, Ann Carlson; Barlow, Diane L.; Jacobs, Leah; Hall, Rosemary – Knowledge Quest, 2016
In this article, the authors discuss the Lilead Fellows Program, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This innovative approach to professional development (PD) is for school district library supervisors. It is based upon widely accepted principles of quality PD, and is in its second year of operation with an…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Professional Development, School Libraries, Leaders
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Fernandez, Claudia S. P.; Noble, Cheryl C.; Jensen, Elizabeth T.; Martin, Linda; Stewart, Marshall – Journal of Leadership Education, 2016
The Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) is a 2-year leadership development program consisting of 3 intensive in-person immersion retreats, and a robust and customizable distance-based program. Participants come primarily from land-grant and public universities and learn about personal, organizational and system leadership with a focus on food…
Descriptors: Food, Leadership Training, Distance Education, Seminars
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Hillier, Yvonne; Gregson, Maggie – International Journal of Training Research, 2015
Vocational education and training (VET) systems differ internationally regarding how practitioners are required to hold qualifications to teach, or undertake continuing professional development. Few require the undertaking of research into professional practice, although in some cases there are strategies to encourage and enhance this. This…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Adult Education, Scholarships, Educational Research
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Noda, Ayaka; Kim, Mikyong Minsun – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
This study aims to understand the perceived learning experiences and gains for Japanese government officials from US and Japanese graduate and professional schools, and how applicable their continuing professional education (CPE) is to professional performance. Interview participants were drawn from long-term overseas and domestic fellowship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education, Learning Experience, Education Work Relationship
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Yelon, Stephen L.; Ford, J. Kevin; Golden, Simon – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative study is to form a grounded theory of the process of long-term transfer. Eight physicians were interviewed to discover if, years later, they had used what they were taught in a faculty development training program. We found that these autonomous professionals continued to apply the teaching ideas they learned. Each,…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Physicians, Faculty Development, Fellowships
Farrell, Brenda S. – US Government Accountability Office, 2012
The Department of Defense (DOD), which includes the military services, selects mid- to upper-career-level military officers to participate in fellowship and training-with-industry programs conducted at non-DOD organizations such as universities, think tanks, private corporations, federal agencies, and Congress. For some fellowships, the military…
Descriptors: Military Service, Military Schools, Public Agencies, Fellowships
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Fischer, Robert L.; Craven, Monica A. G.; Heilbron, Patricia – New Directions for Youth Development, 2011
Professionals who work with youth can have a tremendous impact on the development and life trajectory of these young people. This article reports on an effort to provide support and professional development for those who work with youth during nonschool hours in a youth development fellowship program. Combining intensive residency workshops and a…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Fellowships, Educational Innovation, Adolescent Development
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Christie, Christina A.; Vo, Anne T. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2011
In this paper we describe an evaluation training program sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and led by Duquesne University and OMG Center for Collaborative Learning designed to meet the challenge of developing a cadre of diverse evaluation professionals, specifically those from traditionally underrepresented or underserved…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Professional Training, Fellowships, School Community Programs
Dant, William Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This qualitative study looks at the leadership perceptions and practices of career professionals in the public sector across three countries of sub-Saharan Africa (Ethiopia, Ghana and Madagascar). All participants were alumni of the Humphrey Fellowship program, a year-long mid-career fellowship in the United States for professional development and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grounded Theory, Focus Groups, Leadership Training
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Johnsson, Mary C.; Hager, Paul – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2008
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the nature of learning discovered by recent graduates participating in a symphony orchestra-initiated development program that is designed to nurture them through the transition to becoming professional orchestral musicians. Design/methodology/approach: Using a qualitative case study approach, the authors…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Young Adults, Transitional Programs
Monaghan, Peter – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
In this article, the author describes Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities in Bogliasco, Italy, which offers a stately perch from which a few lucky scholars and artists can gaze at the Mediterranean and gather their thoughts making it so conducive to the study of arts and letters. The center provides scholars and artists midcareer and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Centers, Fellowships, Aesthetic Education
Freeman, Richard B. – Hamilton Project, 2006
There is widespread concern that the United States faces a problem in maintaining its position as the scientific and technological leader in the world and that loss of leadership threatens future economic well-being and national security. Business, science, and education groups have issued reports that highlight the value to the country of…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Employment Opportunities, Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Achievement
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Gilles, Carol; Wilson, Jennifer – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2004
Although many studies examine benefits to the mentees, this study examined the growth and development of the mentors in the context of a particular teacher induction program, the University of Missouri Teaching Fellowship Program. This program is unique in that mentors are released from classroom duties to mentor two fellows, conduct professional…
Descriptors: Mentors, Focus Groups, Fellowships, Professional Development
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Hyson, Marilou – Young Children, 2003
Hyson briefly describes a number of national fellowships sponsored by professional associations, foundations, and government agencies-some intended for early career professionals, others for mid-career professionals, and still others for graduate students.
Descriptors: Fellowships, Program Descriptions, Grantsmanship, Professional Development
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