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Barrett, Sharon Kebschull; Arnett, Thomas – Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, 2018
Research demonstrates that student-centered teaching strategies (tutoring, small-group learning, mastery-based learning, and individualized instruction) can help students excel. Many schools have turned to blended learning--integrating online learning into brick-and-mortar schools--to help implement these strategies sustainably and effectively.…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Blended Learning, Teacher Role, Innovation
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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Gordon, Stephen P.; Oliver, John; Solis, Rachel – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2016
The purpose of this study was to identify and describe successful innovations in educational leadership preparation programs. Professors of educational leadership from across the nation nominated innovations of 12 programs. Based on review of descriptions of the innovations provided by nominees, further documentation on the innovations was…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Leadership Training, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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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
Fraser, James W. – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2014
In this commentary, James W. Fraser, a noted historian of education, cites examples from several teacher education programs at more than 30 universities partnering with the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships in various ways. Additionally, Fraser reviews decades of challenges to traditional teacher preparation, looks at some current reforms, and…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational History, Historians, Teacher Education Programs
Steele, Jennifer L.; Murnane, Richard J.; Willett, John B. – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE (NJ1), 2010
During a two-year period from 2000-2002, California awarded a $20,000 Governor's Teaching Fellowship (GTF) to 1,169 people enrolled in traditional, post-baccalaureate teacher licensure programs who agreed to teach in low-performing public schools for four years after earning their licenses. The GTF was a policy response to longstanding evidence…
Descriptors: Incentives, Fellowships, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Recruitment
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
"Research Library Issues" ("RLI") is a bimonthly report from ARL (Association of Research Libraries), CNI (Coalition of Networked Information), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). This issue includes the following articles: (1) ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Associations, Confidentiality
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Oehler, Valery – New Directions for Higher Education, 2007
This article details the challenges that UC Merced faced in building up the critical areas of student and residence life. The new institution held great promise for achieving the ideal of a student-centered university, but certain bedrock problems proved difficult to overcome. One was that at the beginning, both administration and faculty saw…
Descriptors: College Students, Dormitories, On Campus Students, Student Personnel Services
Oliverez, Paz M., Ed.; Chavez, Maria Lucia, Ed.; Soriano, Mayra, Ed.; Tierney, William G., Ed. – Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, University of Southern California, 2006
Since the passage of California Assembly Bill 540 in 2001, authored by the late Assemblyman, Marco Antonio Firebaugh, more than 5,000 undocumented students in California have had improved financial access to higher education. AB 540 has become a pinnacle in the lives of students, who because of their immigration status, have historically been…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Bound Students, Educational Policy, Undocumented Immigrants
Curtis-Pierce, Ellen – 2001
The California Governor's Teaching Fellowship is a multi-year, statewide initiative designed to recruit more teachers into the profession. It offers competitive, merit-based awards to encourage highly qualified prospective teachers to work in low-performing schools for 4 years after attaining teaching credentials. Administered by California State…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Beginning Teachers, Educational Finance
Flores, Jayni – 1988
Telephone interviews with Chicanas--30 graduates and 20 dropouts from Title VII Bilingual Education Doctoral Fellowship Programs in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas are reported. The study sought information on how the Chicanas' perceptions of racism, sexism, economics, family responsibilities, support networks, role models,…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Bilingual Education, Doctoral Programs, Economic Factors
Solorzano, Daniel G. – 1993
This report addresses the underrepresentation of Mexican-Americans in the faculties of U.S. universities. During the 11-year period from 1980 to 1990, a total of 91,837 women received doctorates from U.S. universities, and of these, 751 (0.7 percent) were Mexican-Americans. Of the 148,352 men who received doctorates during this period, 1,189 (also…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, College Faculty, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Discrimination
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1986
California student financial aid policy, trends in financial aid, and specific state-funded financial aid programs in California are discussed. State policy and planning prior to 1975 and developments in state policy in 1975 and in the early and mid-1980s are considered. Trends in financial aid from 1973-1984 to 1984-1985 are addressed, including…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Financial Policy, Graduate Students, Grants