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Ustun, Ferhat; Tasgin, Erdal – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
In this research, Muay Thai athletes who are university students have been examined by evaluating trait anger and anger expressions in terms of some variables. One hundred and ninety-five Muay Thai Athletes from Turkey Muay Thai Championship between universities volunteered for the study. "The Trait Anger and Anger Expression Scales" by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Psychological Patterns, College Students
Saclarides, Evthokia Stephanie; Lubienski, Sarah Theule – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
Little attention has been given to better understanding how to effectively evaluate the work of instructional coaches. This study by Evthokia Stephanie Saclarides and Sarah Theule Lubienski illustrates how a new evaluation system for coaches was implemented in one mid-size, urban district. They describe two ways in which the Evaluation Tool…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Evaluation Methods, School Districts, Teacher Improvement
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Francis, Mary Anne – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2020
This article notes that while there is a large literature lamenting increasing assaults on academic freedom, there is little literature to address ways in which it might be preserved. Sampling that writing, it finds some concern with protecting academic freedom in extreme scenarios, via discrete programmes, and generalised dissidence, but no…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Humanities, Research, College Faculty
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Egorov, Aleksei; Leshukov, Oleg; Froumin, Isak – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
This study seeks to explore the incentive factors that serve to instigate university engagement in the third-mission agenda based on evidence drawn from the Russian system of higher education. We pay special attention to how the split of natural and externally induced drivers of the third mission has changed from the Soviet era and up until the…
Descriptors: Models, Universities, Institutional Mission, Educational Change
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Opoku, Maxwell Peprah; Asare-Nuamah, Peter; Nketsia, William; Asibey, Benedict Osei; Arinaitwe, Gilbert – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2020
Access to education for children living in rural communities is widely known to be hampered by inequitable teacher deployment to rural schools. While much is known about the barriers encountered by teachers in Ghana, little is known about the factors that enhance teacher retention in rural schools. In this study, the four-capital teacher retention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Persistence, Rural Schools, Social Capital
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Zancajo, Adrián – Educational Policy, 2020
This article presents the findings of research focused on schools' responses to competitive environments. Using the Chilean education market as a case study, the article analyzes not only the responses developed by schools in different domains in the face of competitive incentives but also their diversity, as well as motivations, rationalities,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Competition, Foreign Countries, Incentives
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Faulk, Lewis; Pandey, Sheela; Pandey, Sanjay K.; Scott Kennedy, Kristen – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020
This study uses an online survey experiment to test whether the pairing of profit-seeking with mission-related programs in the social sector attracts or deters donations from individual donors. We test individuals' response to three types of profit incentives allowed under current U.S. public policy: (1) non-distributed profit to an organization,…
Descriptors: Donors, Theories, Cost Effectiveness, Incentives
Pechota, Damion; Scott, Deven – Education Commission of the States, 2020
Research demonstrates that strong leadership has a positive impact on school quality. School and district leadership is second to classroom instruction, in terms of its influence on student learning. In addition, effective leaders are an important factor in the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers. Because of this, states are…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Educational Quality, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Education
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Lahcen, Rachid Ait Maalem; Mohapatra, Ram – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2020
Requiring that students enrolled in college algebra to spend hours in a computer lab has been a practice in colleges and universities to improve success and retention. In part, because students come with different backgrounds, skills, and the computer lab environment allows for personalized supplemental instruction and tutoring. However, the way…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, College Mathematics, Algebra
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Yang, Rui – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Globalisation and the shift towards a knowledge economy have made researchers among the most sought-after resources. International research mobility has been encouraged at policy levels and has remarkably increased in the past decade. Meanwhile, concerns of policy makers about the possible loss of such human capital are also rapidly growing. This…
Descriptors: Researchers, Foreign Countries, Brain Drain, Global Approach
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Littenberg-Tobias, Joshua; Ruiperez Valiente, Jose; Reich, Justin – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2020
The relationship between pricing and learning behavior is an important topic in research on massive open online courses (MOOCs). We report on two case studies where cohorts of learners were offered coupons for free certificates to explore how price reductions might influence behavior in MOOC-based online learning settings. In Case Study 1, we…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Online Courses, Student Costs, Student Participation
Misko, Josie – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2020
This report is the first component of a larger study investigating training practices relating to traditional trade apprenticeships, with a view to developing policy directions on how to maintain their relevance and usefulness. This first phase of the study explores data on trends in training activity and completions, provides details on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Educational Trends, Incentives
Li, Cher Hsuehhsiang; Zafar, Basit – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2020
Using administrative data from a large 4-year public university, we show that male students are 18.6 percent more likely than female students to receive favorable grade changes initiated by instructors. These gender differences cannot be explained by observable characteristics of the students, instructors, and the classes. To understand the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Students, Grades (Scholastic), Incidence
Jobs for the Future, 2020
The future of work--resulting from fast- paced changes in technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, and fluctuations in the way we perform work--will create economic growth and new jobs across the country, but only for communities that are prepared and for workers with the necessary skills. This report outlines Jobs for the Future's policy…
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Unemployment, Youth Employment, Futures (of Society)
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Gobena, Gemechu Abera – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2020
The study was aimed to explore Examination Stress and School Administrative Policies on Inservice Teachers' Motivation: Its Implication to Quality-education. Correlational research design was employed. The target population for this study was one higher learning institution's three colleges. 358 in-service teachers were sampled out of 1078 through…
Descriptors: School Policy, Test Anxiety, Teacher Motivation, Educational Quality
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