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Martinez, Alina; Epstein, Carter; Parsad, Amanda; Whittaker, Karla – Abt Associates, 2012
Over a decade ago, the National Science Board (NSB) highlighted the importance of international collaboration in its call for increased government commitment to promoting international science and engineering (S&E) research and education. The NSB also identified the National Science Foundation (NSF) as having an important leadership role in…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Postdoctoral Education, International Programs, Scientific Research
Martinez, Alina; Epstein, Carter; Parsad, Amanda; Whittaker, Karla – Abt Associates, 2012
Among the National Science Foundation's (NSF) postdoctoral programs, the International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) is unique in its emphasis on providing postdoctoral fellows with international research experiences. Established in 1992, IRFP provides financial support to postdoctoral scientists for a research experience abroad lasting…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Postdoctoral Education, Scientists, International Programs
Farrell, Brenda S. – US Government Accountability Office, 2012
The Department of Defense (DOD), which includes the military services, selects mid- to upper-career-level military officers to participate in fellowship and training-with-industry programs conducted at non-DOD organizations such as universities, think tanks, private corporations, federal agencies, and Congress. For some fellowships, the military…
Descriptors: Military Service, Military Schools, Public Agencies, Fellowships
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
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Rait, Douglas Samuel – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: This study describes the current state of family therapy training in a sample of child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship programs. Method: Child and adolescent psychiatry fellows (N = 66) from seven training programs completed a questionnaire assessing demographics, family therapy training experiences, common models of treatment and…
Descriptors: Therapy, Fellowships, Psychiatry, Patients
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DeMoss, Wendelyn L.; Clem, Becky C.; Wilson, Kathryn – Volta Review, 2012
Presently, there is a world-wide shortage of professionals qualified to serve children who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families who are seeking a listening and spoken language outcome. To address the crisis of capacity, it is anticipated that an increasing number of professionals not currently serving as mentors will need to engage in…
Descriptors: Mentors, Allied Health Personnel, Speech Language Pathology, Listening
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Lindner, James R.; Rayfield, John; Briers, Gary; Johnson, Larry – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe the effects of a graduate student fellowship program on middle school students' attitude toward science and their interest in science. Using a descriptive and correlational research design, data were collected from 588 middle school students (grades 6, 7, and 8). Participants completed a pretest and a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Science Interests
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Hamel-Lambert, Jane M.; Millesen, Judith L.; Slovak, Karen; Harter, Lynn M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Ohio University was one of six campuses funded in 2009-2010 as part of the Faculty for the Engaged Campus initiative. Following a self-assessment, a faculty development program to increase faculty competency in community-based participatory research (CBPR) was designed and implemented. The program included three major components designed to…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Faculty Development, Institutional Characteristics, Reflection
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Lindsay, Beverly – Comparative Education, 2012
At the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual conference, a featured invited session focused on "How professors think: inside the curious world of academic judgment." Harvard University professor and author, Michele Lamont, articulated a thoughtful precis of her book. Her material concentrates on the "curious" world of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Educational Quality, Fellowships
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Johnston, Linda M. – Journal of Peace Education, 2012
Dr Elise Boulding served for five years as the Director of the International Peace Research Association Foundation. During that time, she worked tirelessly to promote peace research. One of the projects she was most instrumental in starting was the Senesh Fellowship. The Senesh Fellowship Program was begun in 1990 with a generous donation from Dr…
Descriptors: Peace, Fellowships, Biographies, Activism
Haynes, Sandra; Krebs, Paula M.; Buehler, Julie; Phillips, Clarenda M. – Metropolitan Universities, 2012
Four members of the ACE Fellows Program class of 2010-2011 share the results of their fellowship projects, all of which were based at urban universities. The projects addressed partnerships between the universities and their urban communities in different contexts, including the creation of college-town developments, establishing a center for…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Fellowships, School Community Relationship, School Business Relationship
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students to conduct research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. This program holds an annual competition. Institutions of higher education in the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Area Studies, Fellowships, Grants
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund faculty to maintain and improve their area studies and foreign language skills by conducting research in other countries for periods of three to 12 months. This program holds an annual competition. Institutions of higher education in the United…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Second Language Learning, Language Skills, Fellowships
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The International Education Programs Service (IEPS) administers 14 education programs. These programs are complementary in nature and designed to benefit a variety of audiences through training programs, research, start-up or enhancement projects, and fellowships. This paper provides brief descriptions of these programs.
Descriptors: Audiences, International Education, Second Language Learning, Program Descriptions
Olson, Cathy Applefeld – Teaching Music, 2012
The most ambitious of music teachers seek not only to educate their students about notes and chords, but also to instill in them the transcendent joy of making music. That joy is abundant in Venezuela, where the El Sistema national music education program has been a boon to the country's cultural growth and has created a climate of positive social…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Fellowships, Social Change
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