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Pilkington, Ruth – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
In 2015, over 40% of UK higher education (HE) institutions employed oral assessment when assessing and awarding fellowship on HE Academy-accredited schemes using the UK Professional Standards Framework. This article develops research on assessed 'professional dialogues' for this purpose. Data collected at four UK institutions, in which 12 assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Fellowships, Standards
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Botham, Kathryn Ann – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
A study was undertaken to identify via questionnaire (42) and interview (6) academic staff perceptions of the impact on their practice of engagement with an institutional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme aligned to the UK PSF and leading to HEA Fellowship. This paper focuses on three key themes in relation to teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Participation, Questionnaires
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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
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2018
This year's report provides a statement of the Foundation's activities (year ended June 30, 2017) and an extensive list of donors and funders supporting the Foundation in fiscal year 2017.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Fellowships, Philanthropic Foundations
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Shaw, Rob – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
The professionalisation of teaching in higher education has been increasingly prioritised across the globe in response to changes in the scale and nature of higher education brought about by massification, marketisation and managerialism. The UK experience has been characterised by the application of codified professional standards and this is of…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Higher Education, Professionalism, Foreign Countries
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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
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Boles, Wageeh; Whelan, Karen – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
In the UK, the USA and Australia, there have been calls for an increase in the number of engineering graduates to meet the needs of current global challenges. Universities around the world have been grappling with how to both attract more engineering students and to then retain them. Attrition from engineering programmes is disturbingly high. This…
Descriptors: Barriers, Academic Achievement, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Smith, R.; Stockley, D.; Ahmad, A.; Hastings, A.; Kinderman, L.; Gauthier, L. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
The 3M National Teaching Fellowship (3MNTF) is the highest award in teaching in Canada and was first awarded in 1986, yet to date there has been no research measuring its impact on individual winners and their institutions. As part of this project, two focus groups were conducted at the 3MNTF Retreat in Banff, with the 2012 cohort, 3M retreat…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, Awards
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Ahmad, Arshad; Stockley, Denise; Smith, Ron; Hastings-Truelove, Amber – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2017
In 2016 the 3M National Teaching Fellowship reached a milestone in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first fellowship in 1986. The fellowship is the premier award of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and each year up to 10 fellows are announced. Thus far, there has not been a systematic review or evaluation of the…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Fellowships, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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
Tuttle, William A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Social, economic and political influences are exerting considerable pressure on the development of universities and colleges. Such forces coupled with the growing influence of rankings are exerting a formidable impact upon higher education. The conceptual framework guiding this study was derived from the work of Spence and Signaling Theory (ST).…
Descriptors: Reputation, Periodicals, College Admission, Graduate Study
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
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Bickford, Leslie – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2017
Making writing less scary for students and focusing on the messy, recursive nature of writing helps students use the writing process to bring forth the thoughts that might otherwise not find their way into essays. Students who revisit their writing also revisit their thinking and are empowered to cultivate and articulate that thinking in clearer…
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Writing Skills, Writing Strategies, Writing Improvement
Council on Library and Information Resources, 2016
"Terra Cognita" surveys the current landscape of archival research and the experiences of emerging scholars seeking to navigate it. Drawing on data from the Council on Library and Information Resources' (CLIR's) Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, the report takes an in-depth look at how the conditions and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Archives, Mentors, Reflection
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