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Acai, Anita; Ahmad, Arshad; Fenton, Nancy; Graystone, Leah; Phillips, Keegan; Smith, Ron; Stockley, Denise – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2018
The 3M National Teaching Fellowship is a national teaching award program that has recognized over 300 teachers at more than 80 Canadian universities for their teaching excellence and outstanding educational leadership. Despite its rich, 30 plus-year history, its impact has remained largely anecdotal. In this study, we build on Hannah and Lester's…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Communities of Practice, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership
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Barney, Katelyn – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are still grossly under-represented in Higher Degrees by Research (HDRs) when compared to non-Indigenous students. Developing the pipeline of Indigenous students from undergraduate to postgraduate study remains key to increasing the number of Indigenous students undertaking HDRs. While much of the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Higher Education, Fellowships, Graduate Students
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2017
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2017 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 39th year of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Full Time Equivalency
Premdas, Leisa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this mixed method study was to determine the perceived impact of learning about technology via action research as a professional development activity on faculty and students in higher education. Nine faculty members--also Teaching and Technology Fellows representing various disciplines at St. John's University--were selected based…
Descriptors: Action Research, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Case Studies
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Marquis, Elizabeth; Holmes, Trevor; Apostolou, Konstantinos; Centea, Dan; Cockcroft, Robert; Knorr, Kris; Maclachlan, John C.; Monteiro, Sandra D.; Karamanis, Theomary – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
From 2014-2016, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Research Fellows at a mid-sized Canadian research-intensive, medical-doctoral university undertook to study their own formation as scholars of teaching and learning, as well as benefits and challenges of their cross-appointment to our central teaching and learning institute from their…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Foreign Countries
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2016
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2016 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 38th year of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Full Time Equivalency, Enrollment Trends
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Espino, Michelle M. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2015
This article focuses on the extent to which affirmative action policies and practices as remedies for racial injustice in higher education reflect a silent covenant that sacrifices the cultivation and presence of Latina/o faculty. Drawing upon the lived experiences of 22 Mexican American faculty and post-doctoral fellows, the author argues that,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Higher Education, Mexican Americans, College Faculty
Smiley, Azure Dee; Drake, Jennifer; Sheehy, Colleen – Online Yearbook of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2010
This study utilized qualitative means to gain a better understanding of the experiences of faculty members from a school of education, college of arts and sciences, and K-12 urban educators as they worked across academic disciplines to create and implement a collaborative secondary urban teacher fellowship program. This study is meant to inform…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Urban Education
Hoffman, Roald – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Even though the author and his colleagues are part of a major research university, they agonize, in meeting after meeting, over the 5 to 10-percent yearly cuts they need to make in their chemistry department's budget. By and large, those end up coming from education, not research, especially in faculty replacements and teaching assistants. The…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Research Universities, Professional Training
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Trautmann, Nancy M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2008
The traditional presumption in higher education that subject-matter knowledge is sufficient for effective teaching is breaking down. One cause of this change is the growing knowledge about how people learn, a consequence of which is a heightened focus on student-centered teaching practices. Another is the increasing diversity of students seeking…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Rote Learning
Universities UK, 2007
The higher education pay and prices index (HEPPI) measures the general price level facing higher education institutions in the UK. It was produced at six-monthly intervals since it was started in 1956 but from the July 2006 edition it has been published annually, reflecting the fact that we are in a period of (relatively) low inflation in the UK…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Intervals, Economic Factors
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Thomson, Alexander – Community College Enterprise, 2007
Learning communities are a growing tool in use at colleges and universities around the country. In large part, these communities have been created in the hope that they will increase interaction among students and teach them to apply knowledge in meaningful ways. In addition to generating student interaction, learning communities should strive to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration
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Strathe, Marlene I.; Wilson, Vicki W. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2006
The chapter examines the characteristics of effective academic administrators and the pathways to and from an academic administrative position from the faculty member's perspective.
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Administration, Administrator Effectiveness, Higher Education
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Skelton, Alan – Studies in Higher Education, 2004
This article reports on a study of the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS), which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. The study undertook a critical evaluation of the NTFS and focused on three main areas: (1) how 'teaching excellence' is understood within the NTFS; (2) the key characteristics of the NTFS as a development…
Descriptors: Criticism, Awards, Fellowships, Higher Education
Zook, George F. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
This document contains and discusses the following topics: (1) College Entrance Examination Board; (2) New England College Entrance Certificate Board; (3) North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; (4) Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States; (5) Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Secondary Schools, African American Education, War