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Matranga, Anthony V.; Koku, Emmanuel – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2015
This study is part of a larger research design project that aims to cultivate an online community of mathematics educators. The purpose of this smaller study is to suggest interventions that will further support community cultivation efforts. Social network analytical methods are used to study project participants' interactions in virtual spaces.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Communities of Practice, Social Networks
Raddatz, Mikaela M.; Royal, Kenneth D.; Pennington, Jessica – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine if the construct of a medical subspecialty examination, as defined by the hierarchy of item difficulties, is stable across physicians who completed a fellowship and recertifiers as compared to non-fellows. Three comparisons of groups are made: 1) Practice pathway board candidates compared to members of all…
Descriptors: Evidence, Fellowships, Board Candidates, Test Bias
Barry, Melissa; Mathies, Charles – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2011
This study was conducted at a research-extensive public university in the southeastern United States. It examined the retention and completion of master's degree students across numerous disciplines. Results were derived from a series of descriptive statistics, T-tests, and a series of binary logistic regression models. The findings from binary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Graduate Study, Role
Hughes, Kent H., Ed.; Byers, Elizabeth A., Ed. – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars was delighted to host a group of current and former Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows as they celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fellowship program. Outstanding math and science teachers in America's K-12 schools, the Einstein Fellows spend a year (or sometimes two) working on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Standards, Educational Change, Science Teachers
Denton, Jon; Davis, Trina; Strader, Arlen; Clark, Frank; Jolly, Deborah – 2003
The Technology mentor Fellowship Program (TMFP) matched technologically proficient preservice teachers with K-12 teachers and university faculty to model technology as an instructional tool in K-12 classrooms and college classes. A consortium consisting of seven participating independent school districts and Texas A&M University designed an…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Mitchell, Julia; Levine, Roger; Gonzalez, Raquel; Bitter, Catherine; Webb, Norman; White, Paul – 2003
The GK-12 program of the National Science Foundation is an innovative program for enriching the value of graduate and advanced undergraduate students' education while simultaneously enriching science and mathematics teaching at the K-12 level. GK-12 is a fellowship program that offers graduate students and advanced undergraduates the opportunity…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Fellowships, Graduate Students
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
De Mott, John – 1980
College and university involvement in programs of continuing education or inservice training for practicing journalists is reviewed in this paper. Continued and increased involvement is forecast for the 1980s. Surveys addressing the need for continued education and surveys conducted to discover in-house newspaper training programs are reviewed.…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Fellowships, Inservice Education, Journalism
Sutton, Francis X. – 1975
Ford Foundation support of international studies is assessed with the general trend displayed in tabular form. The figures show that slightly over 70 percent of the funds for support of international studies in the U. S. were supplied in this first two-thirds of the last decade. It is noted that it is normal for a foundation to enter heavily into…
Descriptors: Conferences, Educational Finance, Fellowships, Financial Needs
Bailey, Stephen K. – 1974
Four areas of concern to American higher education are discussed: (1) The impact of the federal government on our national capacity to deliver educational services. (2) The unfinished agenda of higher education responsibilities. (3) Uneven capacities and performances of our 50 states that must be taken into account in devising federal policy in…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Federal Government
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McGaghie, William C.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1990
Data for this study were collected during a comparative, longitudinal evaluation of a family medicine fellowship program covering the years 1979-87. The physician sample included 90 family physicians who had received fellowship training and 113 control physicians who have not participated in a fellowship training program. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Family Practice (Medicine), 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
Smith, Daryl G.; And Others – 1996
This study examined the academic labor market experiences of 393 recipients of Ford Minority Fellows, Mellon Fellows, and certain Spencer Fellows who had recently completed doctoral degrees. Of the original 393 individuals, 78 percent responded to telephone interviews that focused on their hiring experiences relative to eight prototypes, which…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, Employment Opportunities
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
Goldberg, Julie L.; Sedlacek, William E. – 1995
This paper summarizes the initiatives taken by the Women in Engineering Program at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. Two programs are described - the Research Fellows Program and the Teaching Fellows Program. Both are designed to expose women undergraduate students in engineering to the challenges and rewards…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Change Agents, College Instruction, College Students
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