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Mandleco, Barbara – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
Women are not tenured at the same rate they are receiving PhDs, and less likely to be tenured when compared to their male counterparts. Reasons women have difficulty achieving tenure include not discussing important information about an academic appointment with colleagues, working part time or as adjunct faculty, being involved in "pastoral or…
Descriptors: Job Sharing, Mentors, Tenure, Search Committees (Personnel)
Coley, David C. – Principal Leadership, 2009
School administrators are facing the perfect storm: a growing number of baby boomers retiring each year, an absence of experienced teachers to take their place, and high turnover among young teachers. The need to hire and retain a new generation of teachers is one of the biggest challenges facing school administrators. To fill these vacancies,…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Baby Boomers, Beginning Teachers, Administrators
Coley, David C. – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
School administrators are facing the perfect storm: a growing number of baby boomers retiring each year, an absence of experienced teachers to take their place, and high turnover among young teachers. The need to hire and retain a new generation of teachers is one of the biggest challenges facing school administrators. To fill these vacancies,…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Administrators
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Freeman, Brenda J.; Coll, Kenneth M. – Career Development Quarterly, 2009
This study investigated the opinions of a national sample of counselor education chairs and college of education deans regarding the advantages and disadvantages of faculty job sharing. Results showed favorable responses toward faculty job sharing from approximately half the sample, despite limited experience with job sharing. The study found few…
Descriptors: Job Sharing, Counselor Training, Counseling, Deans
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Eisner, Shanna L.; Kretzer, James; Bruhn, Allison L.; Crnobori, Mary; Funke, Laura; Lerner, Tara; Casey, Amy – Education and Treatment of Children, 2009
In this article, we describe a systematic approach to designing, implementing, and evaluating functional assessment-based interventions developed by Umbreit, Ferro, Liaupsin, and Lane (2007), implemented in a job-share classroom with two first-grade students. One student was at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) according to…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Job Sharing
Braunstein, Leslie – Exceptional Parent, 2009
It started as an "experiment" three years ago, designed to answer the question: can a person with an intellectual disability (ID) or developmental disability (DD), with the right supports in place, take on a highly visible leadership position as Co-Executive Director of a major nonprofit organization? The "experiment" of…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Job Sharing, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities
Schmidt, Peter – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
At a time when colleges are under increasing financial pressure to rely more on part-time instructors, three new studies suggest that doing so erodes the quality of education many students receive. Part-timers' inability or unwillingness to devote more time to students outside the classroom, the research suggests, results in the denial of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Tenure
Dixon-Krausse, Pamela Marie – Online Submission, 2007
This paper explores the forces that support the proliferation of the flexible work arrangement called job sharing. Moreover, the paper will illuminate the need for integrating learning and practice as a way to develop and support job sharing partners, or "Partners in Practice" (PiPs). The author puts forth a model derived from learning in…
Descriptors: Job Sharing, Communities of Practice, Models
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McLaughlin, Frost – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2005
This article discusses employment of part-time faculty at the community college level, including historical reasons for their current status, alternatives to this status, and specific steps to change it.
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty, College Faculty, Community Colleges
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2005
In October of 2002, Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) announced that it would participate in a $246.5 million Government of Canada initiative to support workers and communities in regions of high unemployment. The $71 million HRSDC portion was composed of three primary components: (1) Work Sharing While Learning (WSWL)--This new program…
Descriptors: Evidence, Job Sharing, Summative Evaluation, Program Evaluation
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Lobel, Sharon – Academe, 2004
Much of the dialogue about part-time faculty on the tenure track has focused on individuals who have not yet earned tenure and whose chances of obtaining it may be affected by the challenges of bearing or raising children. As a pretenure faculty member with young children, the author pursued the path of many colleagues in academia: she found…
Descriptors: Tenure, College Faculty, Personal Narratives, Part Time Faculty
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This February 6, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "The Academic Job Forum"; (2) "Should Your Private Life Be Public…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Higher Education, Teaching (Occupation), Volunteers
2002
This document contains three papers on challenges facing human resource development today. "In Difficult Times: Influences of Attitudes and Expectations Towards Training and Redeployment Opportunities in a Hospital Retraction Programme" (Sandra Watson, Jeff Hyman) presents reasons behind the low uptake of training and redeployment…
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Blue Collar Occupations, Career Development, Developed Nations
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Eick, Charles J. – Teaching and Teacher Education, 2002
Examines the induction of two middle school science teachers as partners in a job sharing arrangement in lieu of student teaching, describing how they worked together and supported each other's attempts to implement student-centered practices and likening their mutual support to a marriage partnerships. The two teachers mentored each other through…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Higher Education, Inquiry, Job Sharing
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Parsons, Marsha B.; Reid, Dennis H.; Green, Carolyn W.; Browning, Leah B.; Hensley, Mary B. – Research in Developmental Disabilities, 2002
Evaluation of a shared-work program found that job coach assistance to three workers with severe multiple disabilities could be reduced by assigning each worker only those job tasks able to be performed with minimal assistance while ensuring that entire tasks were still completed by combining steps performed by all three workers. (Contains…
Descriptors: Adults, Job Sharing, Multiple Disabilities, Program Effectiveness
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