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Eckhaus, Eyal; Davidovitch, Nitza – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2018
This pilot study focuses on the impact of academic conferences from a gender-based perspective. What motivates faculty members to attend conferences? Which conferences do they choose? Can differences be found between men and women in their attitude to the effect of the conference and its contribution to their academic work, in light of many…
Descriptors: Natural Language Processing, Conferences (Gatherings), Preferences, Gender Differences
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Fearon, Colm; Nachmias, Stefanos; McLaughlin, Heather; Jackson, Stephen – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study investigates the role of personal values as motivational antecedents for understanding higher education (HE) student career decidedness among university business school (UBS) students. We propose a new "protean"-informed HE student career decidedness model for theorizing how both personal values and social capital mediators…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Career Choice, Higher Education, Focus Groups
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Malmström, Malin; Öqvist, Anna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Little empirical evidence is available on what drives young people to engage in higher education. Such knowledge is crucial in order to motivate students to make the most of their potential. This study surveyed a total of 294 Swedish high school students. The result shows that intentions play a mediating role between students' attitudes and the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intention, Higher Education, Models
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Cherry, Brian D.; Grasse, Nathan; Kapla, Dale; Hamel, Brad – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
This article examines academic administrators' attitudes towards the academic evaluation process in the US and those factors that are utilised to improve teaching. We use path regressions to examine satisfaction with evaluation procedures, as well as the direct and indirect effects of these factors on perceptions of whether the evaluation process…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Path Analysis, Educational Quality, Instructional Improvement
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Balakrishnan, Vimala; Teoh, Kung Keat; Pourshafie, Tahereh; Liew, Teik Kooi – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study is an investigation into factors that encourage and/or inhibit the use of social media in the academic learning process between Australian and Malaysian students at higher learning institutions. Push-pull-mooring theory was used as a guide, resulting in seven independent variables ("convenience", "social influence",…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cross Cultural Studies, Path Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Ash, Allison N.; Schreiner, Laurie A. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This study explored the predictors of success among 1,536 students of color from 12 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) member institutions. Student success was measured by examining students' intent to graduate along with the degree to which they were thriving intellectually, socially, and psychologically. The study utilized…
Descriptors: Christianity, Predictor Variables, Spiritual Development, Minority Group Students
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Nichols, Timothy; Ailts, Jacob; Chang, Kuo-Liang – Honors in Practice, 2016
This study gathered, analyzed, and compared perspectives of students who were honors-eligible but never began the program, students who began in honors and discontinued their enrollment, and those who were persisting in honors. Broadly speaking (and not surprisingly), the responses of students persisting in honors reflected the most positive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, School Holding Power, Honors Curriculum
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Horne, Andre Leonard; du Plessis, Yvonne; Nkomo, Stella – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This article examines the role of leadership in the development of academic talent in higher education from a social exchange and organizational support perspective. Drawing from a sample of academic staff at a large South African university, the study investigates the extent to which a quality leader-member exchange relationship versus a formal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Department Heads, Administrator Role
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Carlos Garibay, Juan; Ong, Paul; Vincent, Shirley – Environmental Education Research, 2016
Environmental justice (EJ) issues and perspectives, which emphasize the disproportionate environmental hazards experienced by low-income communities and communities of color, are often excluded from higher education sustainability discourses and curriculum. Utilizing a national sample of 297 interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability (IES)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Environmental Education, Course Content, Justice
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Sahney, Sangeeta – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: Educational institutes must embrace the principles of total quality management (TQM) if they seek to remain competitive, and survive and succeed in the long run. An educational institution must embrace the principles of quality management and incorporate them into all of their activities. Starting with a theoretical background, the paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Total Quality Management, Models, Foreign Countries
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Shahijan, Milad Kalantari; Rezaei, Sajad; Amin, Muslim – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of perceived brand orientation, intercultural friendship, and university reputation on international students' course satisfaction and continuance behavioral intention towards the higher education in Malaysia. A total of 348 questionnaires, administered on international students, were collected to…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Path Analysis, Structural Equation Models, Least Squares Statistics
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Reichenberg, Monica – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2016
Media promotes to what extent immigrants learn the host language and cultural values. Consequently, the overall aim of this paper is to identify predictors among adult immigrants in language training and its effect on host language training. The participants (n = 186)-- many of them refugees--were recruited purposefully for the study from one…
Descriptors: Adults, Immigrants, Second Language Learning, Path Analysis
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Salajan, Florin D.; Welch, Anita G.; Ray, Chris M.; Peterson, Claudette – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This study's primary investigation is the impact of "peer influence" and "perceived quality of teaching" on faculty members' usage of web-based learning management systems within the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) framework. These factors are entered into an extended TAM as external variables impacting on the core constructs…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
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Quimbo, Maria Ana T.; Sulabo, Evangeline C. – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
Responding to the Commission on Higher Education's development plan of enhancing research culture among higher education institutions, this study was conducted to analyze the research productivity of selected higher education institutions. It covered five state universities in the Philippines where a total of 377 randomly selected faculty members…
Descriptors: Productivity, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Researchers
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Macharia, Jimmy K. N.; Pelser, Theunis G. – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
Previous studies have shown that in the higher education sector, information and communication technology (ICT) provides the impetus for change from the traditional concepts of teaching and learning, as well as prime motivation behind the change in scholarly and professional activities. This underscores the importance of ICT in higher education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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