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Acai, Anita; Ahmad, Arshad; Fenton, Nancy; Graystone, Leah; Phillips, Keegan; Smith, Ron; Stockley, Denise – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2018
The 3M National Teaching Fellowship is a national teaching award program that has recognized over 300 teachers at more than 80 Canadian universities for their teaching excellence and outstanding educational leadership. Despite its rich, 30 plus-year history, its impact has remained largely anecdotal. In this study, we build on Hannah and Lester's…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Communities of Practice, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership
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Smith, R.; Stockley, D.; Ahmad, A.; Hastings, A.; Kinderman, L.; Gauthier, L. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
The 3M National Teaching Fellowship (3MNTF) is the highest award in teaching in Canada and was first awarded in 1986, yet to date there has been no research measuring its impact on individual winners and their institutions. As part of this project, two focus groups were conducted at the 3MNTF Retreat in Banff, with the 2012 cohort, 3M retreat…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, Awards
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Matyas, Marsha Lakes; Ruedi, Elizabeth A.; Engen, Katie; Chang, Amy L. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
The "Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education" reports cite the critical role of professional societies in undergraduate life science education and, since 2008, have called for the increased involvement of professional societies in support of undergraduate education. Our study explored the level of support being provided by…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Biological Sciences, Professional Associations, Surveys
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Rushton, Lia – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2017
When I was appointed fellowships advisor at UAB back in the late 1990s and before the formation of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors, as a first order of business I spoke with the university's few former winners and finalists about their experiences applying for nationally competitive scholarships. One such former applicant, now an…
Descriptors: Colleges, Fellowships, Scholarships, Competition
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)
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Hilton, Nicolette – Teaching Science, 2013
The Churchill Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by awarding overseas research Fellowships known as "Churchill Fellowships". Since its inception, The Churchill Trust has awarded Churchill Fellowships to more than 3,700 Australians who, like Churchill, are innovative, filled with a spirit of…
Descriptors: Trusts (Financial), Fellowships, Research Projects, Learner Engagement
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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Armbruster, Chris – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
The European Research Area and the European Higher Education Area are still under construction. Their foundations, however, are visible and already affect what the next generation of researchers can and cannot do. While it is unclear when, and to what standard, construction will be completed, the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fellowships, Mentors, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
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Frame, Philip; Johnson, Margaret; Rosie, Anthony – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2006
This paper explores the impact on winners of achieving a National Teaching Fellowship. We begin by outlining the genesis and development of the award scheme and touch on the limited literature which is available in this area. Following a description of our methodology, we then present our data. Firstly we focus on who the winners are and then on…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Fellowships, Awards
Burkhalter, Bettye B.; McLean, James E.; Jones, Melaney A. – Science Educator, 2004
As early as 1923, Jean Piaget challenged teachers to reevaluate their goals for students and to promote critical thinking rather than conformity. Piaget described two important educational goals. The first "principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Critical Thinking, Teacher Surveys, Likert Scales
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Skelton, Alan – Studies in Higher Education, 2004
This article reports on a study of the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS), which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. The study undertook a critical evaluation of the NTFS and focused on three main areas: (1) how 'teaching excellence' is understood within the NTFS; (2) the key characteristics of the NTFS as a development…
Descriptors: Criticism, Awards, Fellowships, Higher Education
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1997
This directory contains information on programs open primarily or exclusively to Asian Americans including scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, state sources of educational benefits, and general financial aid directories for minorities. The directory is divided into six sections. Within sections, each entry lists program…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Awards, Eligibility
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
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1999
This reference directory offers information about 1,358 funding opportunities (scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships) open to Americans interested in research, creative, professional, or related activities abroad. Following an introduction describing the purpose and arrangement of the book, there are two main sections.…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Awards, College Students, Continuing Education
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1999
This directory describes nearly 1,400 financial aid sources available to Hispanic American college students. An introduction explains the purpose, compilation, arrangement, and use of the directory. The directory's main body is divided into three sections: individual descriptions of the specific financial aid opportunities, an annotated…
Descriptors: Awards, College Students, Fellowships, Financial Support
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