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Washington, Michael L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The scope of this study examines the experiences of African American (AA) Black males as they navigate the college environment in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree. The main research questions asked: What is the campus climate of a selected CSU campus that has a critical mass of AA/Black males as they navigate the college environment in the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Undergraduate Students, College Environment
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Machin, Denry – Journal of Research in International Education, 2019
Whereas growth in international school numbers is widely reported, less attention has been given to how these schools have developed as organisations. Drawing on organisational life-cycle models (Greiner, 1972) and the work of DiMaggio and Powell (1983), this paper addresses that gap. As international schools grow individually, and as the field…
Descriptors: International Schools, Educational Development, Organizational Development, Entrepreneurship
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Barringer, Sondra N.; Riffe, Karley A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
Despite the importance of trustees for higher education institutions, few studies address how they influence the institutions they steward. To address this gap, we used a social network approach within a comparative case study design to evaluate how trustees interacted with two private, elite universities: Harvard University and the Massachusetts…
Descriptors: Trustees, Social Networks, Comparative Analysis, Case Studies
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Chandrakar, Chandu Lal; Bentao, Yuan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This exploratory study critically investigates the teaching assistant regulations of higher education institutions of China. On the basis of content analysis of the teaching assistant regulations of five premier universities of China this study analyses the possible discrepancies that might compromise the principles of transparency, equal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Assistants, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
Eckmann, David A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This case study of one comprehensive university's economic-development engagement in its region was designed to better understand perceptions and actions by higher education leaders and economic development professionals. Findings indicated that one regional comprehensive university was an effective economic development partner because its leaders…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Case Studies, Regional Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Jorgensen, Estelle R. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2017
This history traces the roots and development of the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education (1985-2015). Taking a cross-disciplinary approach to historiography based on autobiographical reflection grounded in documentary evidence, it focuses on the people, events, and contributions of the society and the symposia out of which…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Music Education, Educational Philosophy, Conferences (Gatherings)
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
Enrollment in charter public schools has grown by 250,000 students in the 2015-16 school year, and more than 400 new charter public schools have opened their doors, according to, "A Closer Look at the Charter School Movement: Schools, Students, and Management Organizations, 2015-16." The report also estimates that the total number of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Administration, Statistical Distributions
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Ho, Sophia Shi-Huei; Peng, Michael Yao-Ping – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
Changes in social systems demonstrate that various structural disadvantages have jointly led to increasing competition among higher education institutions (HEIs) in many countries, especially Taiwan. Institutional administrators must recognize the need to understand how to improve performance and consistently outperform other institutions.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Foreign Countries, Surveys
Kamwendo, Gregory Hankoni; Dlamini, Nosisi Percis – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2016
The paper discusses language planning at a cross-border university (a Zimbabwean university) that offers academic programmes to the Kingdom of Swaziland in the Southern African region. The paper is situated within the micro-level language planning framework, and discusses language decisions that govern three areas of university business, namely:…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Newspapers, Web Sites, Observation
Wang, Victor C. X.; Bain, Bernice; Hope, John; Hansman, Catherine A. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016
This book is intended for students, leaders and managers who wish to explore the personal relevance and conceptual bases of educational leadership and organizational management and to develop their expertise in this field. It is a book written for both scholars and practitioners. The general public will also appreciate the accessible language in…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Organizational Theories, Institutional Administration, Theory Practice Relationship
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Spooner, Catherine; Lavey, Lisa; Mukuka, Chilandu; Eames-Brown, Rosslyn – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Funding multi-institution centers of research excellence (CREs) has become a common means of supporting collaborative partnerships to address specific research topics. However, there is little guidance for those planning or managing a multi-institution CRE, which faces specific challenges not faced by single-institution research centers. We…
Descriptors: Research and Development Centers, Institutional Cooperation, Institutional Administration, Qualitative Research
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Hachey, Alyse; Conway, Katherine; Wladis, Claire – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2013
Adapting to the 21st century, community colleges are not adding brick and mortar to meet enrollment demands. Instead, they are expanding services through online learning, with at least 61% of all community college students taking online courses today (Pearson, 2011). As online learning is affording alternate pathways to education for students, it…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Electronic Learning, Community Colleges, Online Courses
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Tight, Malcolm – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2013
This article considers how higher education institutions change over time, using the United Kingdom system as an exemplar, and focusing on the 15-year period between 1994/95 and 2009/10. While there are many aspects of institutional change worthy of study, the focus here is on how institutions appear to others. Thus, the article examines the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, School Size
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American Psychologist, 2012
As we have throughout the association's history, we focused in 2011 on multiple initiatives--all designed to further, support, and communicate the important work that psychologists do. This year we had the benefit of APA's first-ever strategic plan as well as funding for the following seven initiatives that are specifically designed to execute the…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Psychology, Psychologists, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gallagher, Chris W. – College English, 2012
Although outcomes assessment (OA) has become "common sense" in higher education, this article shows that the concept of "outcomes" tends to limit and compromise teaching and learning while serving the interests of institutional management. By contrast, the pragmatic concept of consequences tends to expand our view of teaching and learning, and…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Pragmatics, Inquiry, Efficiency
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