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Cripps, Michael J.; Hall, Jonathan; Robinson, Heather M. – Across the Disciplines, 2016
The teaching assistantship is a venerable model for funding graduate studies, staffing undergraduate courses, and providing pedagogical support for emerging college and university instructors. In this article, we present a variation of this model of graduate student support: the WAC Fellowship at the City University of New York. Using survey data…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Fellowships, Graduate Students, Professional Development
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Rock, JoAnn Leah; Adler, Rachel M. – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways in which universities use the "GRE"® General Test scores to award merit-based fellowships to first-year graduate students in doctoral programs. While GRE use in fellowship award decisions is a common practice, there is very little validity evidence to support its use in this context.…
Descriptors: Scores, Decision Making, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study
Martinez, Alina; Neishi, Kristen; Parsad, Amanda; Whittaker, Karla; Epstein, Carter – Abt Associates, 2012
Students in science and engineering (S&E) are preparing for careers in fields where international partnerships are increasingly important to advancing knowledge and discoveries. It has been over a decade since the National Science Board (NSB) highlighted the importance of international collaboration and called for increased government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Graduate Students, Student Exchange Programs
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
Kraus, Lewis E.; Henke, Robin R.; Nevill, Stephanie; Linnard, David; Pflueger, Jeff; Mattox, Tiffany – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2008
The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) sponsors four graduate fellowship programs: the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) fellowship program, the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program, the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) fellowship …
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Expertise
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Halasz, Judith; Brinckner, Maria – Across the Disciplines, 2006
Faculty resistance to Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) is an issue that has been recognized by WAC program directors and practitioners for decades, yet it remains unresolved. Perhaps the problem is not resistance per se, but how we interpret and react to it. Faculty resistance is typically viewed as an impediment to the pedagogical change WAC…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, College Faculty, Resistance (Psychology), Teacher Attitudes
Border, Charles B.; Barba, William C. – 1998
This study examined the relationship between the type, amount, and sequencing of institutional funding for graduate students and students' perceptions of the impact of such financial assistance in their persisting to the completion of degree requirements. A total of 295 Ph.D. recipients from the University of Buffalo in New York who received their…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Assistantships, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Experience
Brewer, Julie, Comp. – 1992
Over the years academic libraries have developed various field experience models to supplement traditional library education and provide career development and advancement. To assess the availability of internship, residency, and fellowship programs among its members, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) conducted a survey of its membership…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Career Development, Fellowships, Field Experience Programs
Willie, Charles V.; And Others – 1991
The proportion of blacks in graduate school during the 1980s decreased from the proportion in post-college educational programs during the previous decade. To shed light on this phenomenon, a highly motivated group of 146 black scholars who were in graduate school between 1977 and 1985 was studied. All of the subjects were college faculty members…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Faculty, Doctoral Programs