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Merry, Lisa; Jarvis, Kimberly; Kupoluyi, Joseph; Lual, Jomama One Jomama – Journal of Research Practice, 2017
There is very little written regarding developing the skills of doing peer reviews. In this piece we use our own experience as postdoctoral fellows to offer our reflections on how to get the most out of doing peer reviews as a trainee researcher. We touch upon the variety and complexity of peer reviews, the debates concerning the nature and…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Peer Evaluation, Reflection, Fellowships
Appell, Lindsey – Think Global, 2015
In this Thinkpiece, the author, who is a Fulbright Teaching Assistant, examines what it really means to have mutual cultural exchange. She reflects on her experience as an American working in a university in Bucharest. In this paper she describes how some of her assumptions about academic life were challenged, and how being open to these…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Study Abroad, Exchange Programs, Cultural Awareness
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Lockwood, Elise; Knuth, Eric – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2014
In many STEM-related fields, graduating doctoral students are often expected to assume a postdoctoral position as a prerequisite to a faculty position, yet there is no such expectation in mathematics education. This phenomenon is likely due in large part to an abundance of faculty positions; however, it may also result from the field's…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Postdoctoral Education, Fellowships, Employment Opportunities
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
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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Saffold, Felicia – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2006
As the former director of the Compton Fellowship Program, the author has an in-depth knowledge about the program. When she left the position in 1997, she became interested in doing research on the impact of the program. The author knew that she would filter the events and situations that took place through a lens which would influence her…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Fellowships, Mentors, Program Design
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Lockett, Charles T. – Teaching of Psychology, 2003
Charles Lockett is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at James Madison University, where he teaches developmental psychology as well as advanced topic courses in cultural psychology and the psychology of race and racism. A graduate of Howard University, Lockett credits Howard's Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship Program for his…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, Interviews, African Studies
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Stage, Frances K. – Educational Researcher, 2002
Describes one educator's work as a senior fellow at the National Science Foundation, where she learned about the workings of the agency in relation to education and educational research. Presents eight observations to help those in the educational community who interact with colleagues at major federal agencies. (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Fellowships, Higher Education, Mathematics Education
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Walker, Albert – Journalism Educator, 1985
Discusses the benefits of a faculty fellowship with a public relations firm in terms of extra help for the sponsoring organization and improved knowledge and skills for the participating faculty. (HTH)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Education Work Relationship, Faculty Development, Fellowships
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Starr, S. Frederick; And Others – Change, 1980
Financial support for international studies at American campuses has been traditionally provided by external support. A quasi-governmentalization of international education, federal retrenchment, and the need for a commitment of internal resources and leadership are analyzed. Five kinds of international exchanges and how they might affect the…
Descriptors: Exchange Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Fellowships
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Langenberg, Donald N. – New Directions for Higher Education, 1998
There is considerable concern and unease about personnel practices related to part-time and adjunct faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate teaching assistants, but little evidence of an underlying problem, or that its nature is understood, or that academe knows what to do about it. It is suggested that traditional faculty should regard this…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Environment, College Faculty, Educational Trends
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Sheets, Kent J.; Schwenk, Thomas L. – Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 1990
Literature on general, fellowship, and short-term faculty development activities for family medicine educators is reviewed. Suggestions for future activities include initiation of training during residency, fourth year clinical fellow positions and two-year research fellowships supported by clinic revenue and grants, and more rigorous fellowship…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Faculty Development, Family Practice (Medicine), Fellowships
Sharp, Nancy; And Others – Nursing and Health Care, 1991
Provides extensive information on nurse policy internships and learning opportunities and a realistic sense of what it is like to work and learn in the public policy domain. A table provides the following information on 15 fellowship programs: type, purpose, eligibility, financial data, duration, and contact for applications. (JOW)
Descriptors: Fellowships, Health, Internship Programs, Nurses
Raudonis, Barbara M.; Griffith, Hurdis – Nursing and Health Care, 1991
Presents a nursing model for the integration of health service research into policy formation, including doctoral programs and fellowships. Asserts that empowered nurses can change the country's health policy. (JOW)
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Fellowships, Health Services, Higher Education
Pedak-Kari, Maria – 1994
This paper provides background on The National Library of Estonia (NLE), discusses a fellowship project for developing the National Library, and presents the impressions of the author, an Estonian American, who traveled to Estonia. The NLE looks to the West for automation, information, and institutional modeling. The NLE is Estonia's equivalent of…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Background, Depository Libraries, Fellowships
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