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van der Haert, Margaux; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Emplit, Philippe; Halloin, Véronique; Dehon, Catherine – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
In this article, the determinants of "time to dropout" from doctoral studies and "time to PhD completion" are studied using a discrete-time competing risks survival analysis for a sample of 3092 doctoral candidates from the Université libre de Bruxelles. Not surprisingly, results show that students supported with research…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Graduate Students, Time to Degree, Financial Support
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Thomas, Sandra P.; Drake-Clark, Donna; Grasso, Maureen; Banta, Trudy – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2014
In an era where campus environments were often unwelcoming to women, and there were few women role models, an innovative program funded by the National Institute of Education produced 100% completion by female and minority doctoral students. At a 25-year reunion, the graduates reflected on their program experiences and careers. Reflections were…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Doctoral Degrees, Womens Education
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Pett, Kate; Strahan, David; Gates, Carlye – Journal of Staff Development, 2014
This article provides snapshots of teacher leadership in action as one result of the Asheville (N.C.) City Schools Foundation Innovation Fellows program, an approach to providing high quality professional learning for the district's best teachers. With start-up funding from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, this program was created to retain great…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Persistence, Achievement Gap
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Noda, Ayaka; Kim, Mikyong Minsun – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
This study aims to understand the perceived learning experiences and gains for Japanese government officials from US and Japanese graduate and professional schools, and how applicable their continuing professional education (CPE) is to professional performance. Interview participants were drawn from long-term overseas and domestic fellowship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education, Learning Experience, Education Work Relationship
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Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the context of the international exchange of school reform ideas and concepts, the new schools in Hamburg were recognised as exemplary instances of a revolutionary and forceful reform in the public elementary school systems. Based on studies of transfer and their premise that the transnational transfer of ideas, practices and objects does not…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Fellowships
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Braster, Sjaak – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the period 1919-1933 the experimental and community schools in Hamburg tried to put into practice a new model of schooling without a set curriculum that was based on providing a considerable amount of freedom for pupils and teachers. These experiences were introduced in the Netherlands by way of magazines published by the New Education…
Descriptors: Experimental Schools, Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Periodicals
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Brandon, Paul R.; Smith, Nick L.; Ofir, Zenda; Noordeloos, Marco – American Journal of Evaluation, 2014
In this Exemplars case, the fifth and final under the direction of the current coeditors, the authors present a reflective account of an ongoing, complex, multiyear, multinational monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system conducted for African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), an international development program. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Agriculture, Research and 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
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Terry, Helen; Liller, Karen D. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
The purpose of this article is to describe the Doctoral Student Leadership Institute, an initiative developed to hone the leadership skills of doctoral students from a wide range of disciplines. The components of the Institute and preliminary assessment measures with findings are discussed. We particularly were pleased with the outcomes of the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Leadership, Leadership Training, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Semali, Ladislaus M.; Buchko, Olga V. – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2014
This article presents a case study that examines the link between leadership's competencies and exemplary performance of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program's leaders by analyzing opinions and perceptions of fellows who attended U.S. universities from 2005 to 2012. Since 1979, fellows have participated in the program sponsored by the U.S.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Opinions, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Effectiveness
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
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Stiles, Jennifer; McCulloch, Catherine – Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), 2017
The Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE) Early Career Guide offers advice on becoming a successful researcher in the field of STEM education and a portrait of an early career researcher support program. The advice offered throughout the guide comes from experienced researchers who are part of the National Science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Graduate Students
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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Frank, Gail C.; Beaudoin, Jessica; Rascon, Mayra; Garcia-Vega, Melawhy; Rios-Ellis, Britt – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
The health of Hispanics is greatly influenced by level of education, socioeconomic status, and access to healthcare (United States Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], 2011). To address this issue and to reduce health disparities among all ethnic groups, community based interventions with culturally appropriate and linguistically…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Culturally Relevant Education, Hispanic Americans
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Tan, Adrienne; Hawa, Raed; Sockalingam, Sanjeev; Abbey, Susan E. – Academic Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: The Teaching for Learning and Collaboration (TLC) Program is a teaching-skills program focusing on methods to improve student learning. This program was adopted to address the professional and personal challenges faced by International Medical Graduates (IMGs) completing a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine. Method: The authors…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Medical Education
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