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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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Gozali, Charlina; Claassen Thrush, Elizabeth; Soto-Peña, Michelle; Whang, Christine; Luschei, Thomas F. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
Despite public commitments internationally and nationally to include the voices of all stakeholders, the voices of teachers have continued to be marginalized in the literature and in policy-making related to global educational development. The purpose of the current study is to examine the process of invoking teacher voice using a sample of…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teacher Attitudes, Access to Education, Equal Education
Gafney, Leo; Bynum, R. David; Sheppard, Keith – Online Submission, 2015
This report describes the origin and development of CESAME (The Center for Science and Mathematics Education) at Stony Brook University. The analysis identifies key ingredients in areas of personnel, funding, organizational structures, educational priorities, collaboration, and institutionalization. After a discussion of relevant issues in…
Descriptors: Science Teaching Centers, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Position Papers
Streitwieser, Bernhard, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2014
Continuous and rapid developments in global higher education today more than ever before present new questions, greater challenges, and vast new opportunities for institutions, policy makers, scholars and students alike. This book is a collection of studies and essays by many of the leading experts in international higher education who share their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Student Mobility, Comparative Education
Council on Social Work Education, 2013
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 2,500 individual members as well as 685 graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies, and private citizens is…
Descriptors: Social Work, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Accreditation (Institutions)
US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
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Keppell, Mike; O'Dwyer, Carolyn; Lyon, Betsy; Childs, Merilyn – ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 2010
This paper examines a core leadership strategy for transforming learning and teaching in distance education through flexible and blended learning. It focuses on a project centred on distributive leadership that involves collaboration, shared purpose, responsibility and recognition of leadership irrespective of role or position within an…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Transformational Leadership, Participative Decision Making, Blended Learning
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
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This biennial directory of educational services for the disabled and their families lists 1,052 programs, services, and directories designed primarily or exclusively for persons with disabilities and members of their families, sources of state benefits, and other financial aid directories. An introductory section explains the purpose of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Categorical Aid, Dependents, Disabilities
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This directory lists 1,207 student financial aid programs or other services designed primarily or exclusively for veterans, military personnel, and their dependents. An introduction provides a sample entry and explains how to use the directory. The section on financial aid programs is organized, first, by type of aid scholarship, fellowship or…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Awards, Categorical Aid, Dependents
Weeg, Carol, Ed. – 1989
This reference book responds to the continuing demand from students, overseas educational advisors, U.S. academic advisors, and librarians for an informal resource on grants and fellowships available to foreign nationals from public and private sector organizations. Information from about 5000 surveyed organizations focuses on 600 appropriate…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Finance, Fellowships, Foreign Countries
Hall, Roberta M.; Sandler, Bernice Resnick – 1982
Guidelines are presented to help institutions ensure women's full participation in campus-based and sponsored merit awards and prizes programs. Over 100 recommendations are designed to: explain why such awards and prizes can be particularly important for women students and women faculty; identify overt and inadvertent barriers to women's full…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Awards, College Students, Competition
Young, William C., Comp. – 1985
Information on opportunities for minorities and women who wish to pursue higher education and career goals is provided in this annotated bibliography. The resource materials cover information on how and where to seek assistance to pursue higher education, including information on loans, scholarships, and fellowships. For each entry, information is…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Annotated Bibliographies, College Programs, Educational Opportunities
Kent, Laura – 1982
The status of Puerto Ricans in U.S. higher education was studied as part of an investigation of four disadvantaged racial/ethnic groups. Attention was directed to: rates of educational access and attainment and factors influencing educational outcomes; trends in choice of majors and careers; representation in various fields; perspectives and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Career Choice, College Faculty
Williams, Melanie Reeves; Kent, Laura – 1982
The status of blacks in U.S. higher education was studied as part of an investigation of four disadvantaged minority/ethnic groups. Attention was directed to: rates of educational access and attainment and factors influencing educational outcomes; trends in choice of college majors and careers; representation in various fields; personal and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Black Students, Black Teachers
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