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Seymour, Nicole – 2002
This document describes business plan competitions sponsored by universities. The idea began in the early 1980s at the University of Texas when Masters in Business Administration (MBA) students created a friendly competitive activity along the lines of the law schools Moot Court competition. Later the competition became national, and then…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Education, Competition, Graduate Students
ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 2002
This collection serves as a quick guide to Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) tools graduate students may find useful. The guide contains example screens and information on each of these: (1) ACCESS ERIC Home Page, the hub of the ERIC system, which links to all Clearinghouses and support components; (2) the ERIC system slide show home…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Information Dissemination, Resources
ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 2002
Collective bargaining has become a more visible issue within higher education as the number of part-time and adjunct faculty members grows and as campuses engage in restructuring and program discontinuation. This Critical Issue Bibliography (CRIB) Sheet highlights a few general resources about collective bargaining and draws attention to…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Contracts
Weidman, John C.; Twale, Darla J.; Stein, Elizabeth Leahy – 2001
This report on the process of graduate and professional student socialization provides information that can be of use to graduate program faculty and administrators, professional associations, state legislatures, and professional licensing bodies charged with assuring clients that well qualified professional practitioners are being prepared in the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Models
ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 2001
This CRitical Issue Bibliography (CRIB) Sheet contains selected citations for research related to graduate fellowships and a listing of some of the many tools available to aid students in identifying and applying for graduate fellowships. The citations are grouped into these categories: (1) History of Fellowships; (2) Research on Graduate…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Fellowships, Financial Support, Graduate Students
Schwartz, Wendy – 2000
Professional development schools (PDSs) were developed to provide a new model for teacher education that enables graduate students to have meaningful classroom experiences while they earn their degrees. This digest describes some of the ways that PDSs can improve the school experiences of urban students. It also describes some of the pitfalls of…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education
Cohen, Marvin; Brunner, Cornelia – 2000
This paper examines the Bank Street College of Education's efforts to infuse technology into all aspects of graduate teacher education. Entitled Project EXPERT (Expanding Educational Repertoire through Technology), the effort called for graduate school faculty to learn to use technology in their own classrooms and to redesign their courses,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Technology
Cavell, Lori J. – 2000
This digest addresses the history, motives, key players, potential effects, and future of the graduate student unionization movement. The course of faulty unionization efforts is intricately tied to that of graduate student unions. Graduate student employees have attempted to unionize at both public and private college and universities. There has…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Part Time Faculty
Brown, Carolyn – 1999
The rapid rise in entrepreneurship programs and centers has been fueled by unprecedented student demand, and the popularity of entrepreneurship courses is outstripping the supply in programs across the United States. Entrepreneurship education has been criticized as a fad by some, but it appears to have established a firm beachhead in higher…
Descriptors: Business Education, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Graduate Students
Smith, Rosslyn M.; And Others – 1992
Despite complaints from undergraduate students concerning language and pedagogical skills of international teaching assistants (ITAs), institutions of higher education continue to appoint ITAs to teach. Legislative mandates have appeared to assess and improve language and pedagogical skills of ITAs, and the academies have likewise responded with…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Educational Legislation, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Students
Whitman, Neal A.; And Others – 1984
Stresses experienced by college students at different educational levels are considered, along with ways that colleges can help reduce destructive forms of stress. After discussing how stress and coping are related, problems in defining stress and coping are considered, and models are proposed for understanding stress. Following an overview on the…
Descriptors: College Environment, Coping, Graduate Medical Students, Graduate Students
Eddy, Peter A.; And Others – 1980
A study was undertaken in order to provide current data and comprehensive information about Chinese language instruction in United States higher education. This report is based on the responses to a survey in 1979. In addition to the discussion of the survey responses, an examination of changes that have taken place since a previous report in 1969…
Descriptors: Chinese, College Second Language Programs, Enrollment Trends, Financial Support
Smith, Rosslyn M.; And Others – 1992
This digest summarizes a longer document with the same title that discusses the problem of using, training, and assessing international teaching assistants (ITAs) in undergraduate education. Legislative mandates have appeared to assess and improve language and pedagogical skills of ITAs, and academies have likewise responded with workshops and…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Educational Legislation, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Students
Whitman, Neal A.; And Others – 1985
Stress is experienced by college students at different educational levels, but colleges can help reduce its destructive forms. There are explanations of why students perform badly under stress, such as "hypervigilance" (i.e., overstudying for an exam) and "premature closure" (i.e., rushing through an exam). Situations that are…
Descriptors: College Students, Coping, Feedback, Graduate Students
Garcia-Barbosa, Tamara J.; Mascazine, John R. – 1998
Graduate students are often assigned teaching responsibilities as part of an assistantship, but most have had very little or no formal teaching experience. This digest summarizes some of the literature and resources available to support graduate assistants in their teaching roles. Sections include: (1) "Attention to How Students Learn";…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Resource Materials
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