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Ashe, Diana L.; TenHuisen, Matthew L. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
While most academic leadership training focuses on department chairs and those already in or identified for those positions, the NextUp Faculty Leadership Development Fellows program includes faculty who are considering academic leadership of any kind in their careers. Sixty faculty members have joined NextUp; forty-one have graduated and 19 are…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teacher Leadership, Fellowships, Program Descriptions
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
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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
Holly, Christen; Dean, Stephanie; Hassel, Emily Ayscue; Hassel, Bryan C. – Public Impact, 2014
This brief estimates the impact of a statewide implementation of Opportunity Culture models, using North Carolina as an example. Impacts estimated include student learning outcomes, gross state product, teacher pay, and other career characteristics, and state income tax revenue. Estimates indicate the potential for a statewide transition to…
Descriptors: Models, State Programs, Program Implementation, Academic Achievement
Sutphen, Molly – Liberal Education, 2014
The Lilly Endowment's Programs for the Theological Exploration of Vocation offered a range of educational activities and opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to reflect on and discern their values, beliefs, and goals across a wide spectrum of collegiate life. Tim Clydesdale has found that these opportunities were of much value to those…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Vocational Education, Career Exploration, College Students
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Pett, Kate; Strahan, David; Gates, Carlye – Journal of Staff Development, 2014
This article provides snapshots of teacher leadership in action as one result of the Asheville (N.C.) City Schools Foundation Innovation Fellows program, an approach to providing high quality professional learning for the district's best teachers. With start-up funding from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, this program was created to retain great…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Persistence, Achievement Gap
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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Bowen, Glenn A.; Kiser, Pamela M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2009
This article analyzes the role of service-learning faculty fellows programs in promoting pedagogical innovation and university-community engagement. The analysis is based on the findings of a study conducted among former fellows at two universities in North Carolina, USA. The faculty fellows programs had a strong influence on participants'…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Collegiality, Instructional Innovation, Fellowships
Bradshaw, Lynn K.; Perreault, George; McDowelle, James O.; Bell, Edwin W. – 1997
North Carolina's legislature mandated changes in principal preparation programs and funded a program for Principal Fellows to receive loans for a full-time, 2-year program toward initial administrator licensure. This paper examines data from three innovative components in one university's program under that mandate: extended internships,…
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Fellowships, Graduate Study
National Policy Board for Educational Administration, Charlottesville, VA. – 1989
In November 1986, the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina accepted a recommendation of its Task Force on the Preparation of Teachers. The Task Force called upon the president to conduct a study for the purpose of designing a rigorous Doctor of Education program as a first professional degree program for senior school…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Curriculum Development, Degrees (Academic)
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Arnold, Genevieve H.; Sumner, Pat – Teacher Educator, 1992
North Carolina business leaders, legislators, and educators are reshaping teacher education by simultaneously recruiting the brightest high school seniors and restructuring teacher education. The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program provides scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who agree to teach for four years in a North Carolina…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Improvement