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Bôas Fávero, Cláudio Vilas; Moran, Shannon; Eniola-Adefeso, Omolola – Chemical Engineering Education, 2018
The Chemical Engineering graduate program at the University of Michigan implemented a peer mentoring program for PhD students, with the goal of fostering department inclusivity and improved academic outcomes through facilitated social and academic activities in diverse, small groups. In this article, we detail the peer mentoring program…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Chemical Engineering, Peer Teaching, Mentors
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Dillingham, Reginald T.; Breffle, William S.; Kelly, Matthew C. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2018
Increasing enrollment in undergraduate and graduate economics courses that focus on the natural world (natural resource, environmental, energy, and mineral economics) is important for preparing a work force capable of addressing complex environmental issues. This is especially challenging for smaller universities that want to offer diverse…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Multivariate Analysis, Models, Case Studies
Azar, Nawal – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation examined the effects of the inferencing reading strategy using a emotionally charged instruction for students from countries who do not speak English as their first language. A quasi-experimental study applying quantitative research methods to collect data from the two sections of Level four Reading classes during a ten week…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Reading Improvement, Reading Comprehension, Adult Students
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Fitzgerald, Sarah Rose; Gardner, Alexander C.; Amey, Marilyn J.; Farrell-Cole, Patricia L. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
To illuminate barriers to collaboration, this study examines who participates in cross-boundary scholarly collaboration most often and which types of boundary crossing (disciplinary, institutional, role) are engaged in most often. The data of this study came from an interdisciplinary consortium with five partner institutions, including one…
Descriptors: Consortia, Interdisciplinary Approach, Black Colleges, STEM Education
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Kamimura-Jimenez, Mark; Gonzalez, John – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2018
This study explored the career outcomes for Latinx doctoral students and the contextual factors of their educational experience influencing these outcomes. A case-study approach is taken to examine the cases of doctoral students at the University of Michigan. These students were tracked each year, for 10 years post-graduation. Furthermore, an…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Hispanic American Students, Doctoral Programs, Outcomes of Education
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Mathur, Ambika; Wood, Mary E.; Cano, Annmarie – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Ph.D. recipients across disciplines pursue careers in a variety of sectors, including academia, for profit, government, not-for-profit, and other areas. Alumni also change career paths, navigating between the sectors and job types over time. While these careers require distinctive disciplinary skills and knowledge, employers also seek to hire…
Descriptors: Mastery Learning, Transfer of Training, Visualization, Recognition (Achievement)
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Turner, Heather Noel; Nguyen, Minh-Tam; Keller, Beth; Sackey, Donnie Johnson; Ridolfo, Jim; Pigg, Stacey; Lauren, Benjamin; Potts, Liza; Hart-Davidson, Bill; Grabill, Jeff – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2017
This article describes graduate mentorship experiences at the Writing, Information, and Digital Experience (WIDE) research center at Michigan State University and offers a stance on graduate student mentorship. It describes WIDE's mentorship model as feminist and inclusive and as a means to invite researchers with different backgrounds to engage…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Graduate Students, Research Skills, Research and Development Centers
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Posselt, Julie Renee; Reyes, Kimberly A.; Slay, Kelly E.; Kamimura, Aurora; Porter, Kamaria B. – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background/Context: Education scholars have examined how state policy and informal practice can widen or reproduce racial and gender inequalities in graduate education. Just one empirical study, which focused on psychology programs, has identified organizational practice that supports recruitment and retention of graduate students of color. Focus…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, African American Students, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Brandenburg, Marci D.; Cordell, Sigrid Anderson; Joque, Justin; MacEachern, Mark P.; Song, Jean – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Librarians are excellent research collaborators, although librarian participation is not usually considered, thereby making access to research funds difficult. The University of Michigan Library became involved in the university's novel funding program, MCubed, which supported innovative interdisciplinary research on campus, primarily by funding…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Librarians, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries
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Thielen, Joanna; Samuel, Sara M.; Carlson, Jake; Moldwin, Mark – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
Engineering researchers face increasing pressure to manage, share, and preserve their data, but these subjects are not typically a part of the curricula of engineering graduate programs. To address this situation, librarians at the University of Michigan, in partnership with the Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Department, developed a…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Data, Information Management, Climate
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Doberneck, Diane M.; Bargerstock, Burton A.; McNall, Miles; Van Egeren, Laurie; Zientek, Renee – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2017
Increasingly, graduate and professional students arrive at institutions of higher education with personal and professional commitments to make the world a better place through community engagement; however, departments often do not incorporate outreach and engagement into graduate curricula (Austin & McDaniels, 2006; O'Meara & Jaeger,…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Graduate Students, Professional Development, Community Involvement
Seaman, Julia E.; Seaman, Jeff – Babson Survey Research Group, 2017
This brief report uses data collected under the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Fall Enrollment survey to highlight distance education data in the state of Michigan. The sample for this analysis is comprised of all active, degree-granting…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Enrollment, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Bista, Krishna; Gaulee, Uttam – Journal of International Students, 2017
This section shares recent dissertations and theses with the "Journal of International Students" readers. There were about 139 graduate dissertations and theses related to the issues and challenges of international students in 2016. The complete versions of these selected dissertations are available in the ProQuest, Michigan-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Content Analysis
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Meier, Heidi Hylton; Smith, Deborah Drummond – Accounting Education, 2016
This paper is motivated by recommendations from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Pathways Commission, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators to increase global exposure in the accounting curriculum. Some schools have responded to these demands by offering short-duration, faculty-led, study abroad…
Descriptors: Accounting, Global Approach, Business Administration Education, Study Abroad
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Barbour, Michael K.; Harrison, Kelly Unger – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
While K-12 online learning in the United States has increased exponentially, the ability of teacher education programs to adequately prepare teachers to design, deliver, and support has been deficient. A small number of universities have begun to address this deficit through the introduction of graduate certificates in online teaching. This…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Curriculum Design
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