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Fleming, Susan S.; Goldman, Alyssa W.; Correll, Shelley J.; Taylor, Catherine J. – Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Network formation is a key element of newcomer socialization; however, little is understood about how newcomer networks are formed in higher education. Drawing on a series of interviews with 34 new pre-tenure faculty members, we propose that just as individual and organizational socialization tactics interactively influence newcomer adjustment…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interviews, Tenure, College Faculty
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Maadad, Nina, Ed.; Tight, Malcolm, Ed. – International Perspectives on Higher Education Research, 2014
Academic mobility promotes the development of joint research activities, broadens the horizons of researchers, lecturers and professors, and promotes knowledge flows between institutions. This book offers a contemporary perspective on the mobility of academics across the globe with contributions by authors based in Australia, Germany, Ireland,…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Foreign Countries, Foreign Workers, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Doe, Sue; Doe, William W., III – Composition Forum, 2013
Despite widespread interest in the reintegration of Post-9/11 military veterans into civilian life, the literacies of Post-9/11 veterans, both academic and professional, remain largely untheorized. This paper addresses this dearth of information by examining the induction processes and resulting workplace literacies of soldiers, airmen/women,…
Descriptors: Workplace Literacy, Veterans, Veterans Education, Models
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Locke, William – London Review of Education, 2010
"The Academic Life: Small Worlds, Different Worlds" represented an impressive investigation of the largest and most complex national academic community in the world, which seriously attempted a detailed representation of the variations in its form. Its ethnographic orientation to understanding the internal academic life through exploratory…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interviews, Case Studies, National Surveys
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McArdle, Michele – Visions, 2010
Teng's (2007) article entitled "Lessons Learned from Initiating a Community College Learning Community Program" provided a foundation for community college leaders who are interested in working with faculty in creating a learning community on campus. Teng (2007) listed the five lessons that may be useful guidelines to other colleges who…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Social Support Groups, Program Development, Community Colleges
Gilbert, Juan E. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Although the author is a computer scientist, he has been involved with issues of diversity for many years. He developed an online gamelike environment to teach inner-city kids algebra, using culturally relevant learning technologies, and he has applied data-mining techniques to help universities admit diverse classes without relying on just one…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Disproportionate Representation, Computer Science
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Keengwe, Jared – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2007
There has been a remarkable improvement in access and rate of adoption of technology in higher education. Even so, reports indicate that faculty members are not integrating technology into instruction in ways that make a difference in student learning (Cuban, 2001; McCannon & Crews, 2000). To help faculty make informed decisions on student…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Computers
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Locke, William – Higher Education Quarterly, 2007
Research evidence indicates that an unusually broad range of issues take on strategic significance in a merger and that organisational cultures are critical to the successful integration of staff, students and other stakeholders within a newly combined higher education institution (HEI). This study was based on two specialist higher education (HE)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Organizational Change, Organizational Culture, Personnel Integration
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Wayman, Jeffrey C.; Stringfield, Sam – American Journal of Education, 2006
Student data are gaining increased attention in education, spurred by accountability policies such as those contained in the federal No Child Left Behind legislation. Student data are useful for informing classroom practice, and user-friendly technologies for organizing and accessing data are enabling access by all teachers. In this study, we…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Educational Change, Evaluation Research, Technology Integration
Henderson, Natalie – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
In this article, the author describes her experience with the damaging effects of the rigid division of the university environment in two mutually exclusive camps: faculty and staff. That separation is becoming increasingly untenable as the academic work force changes. With full-time, tenure-track faculty jobs becoming scarcer, a large contingent…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Personnel Integration, Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture
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Misencik, Karen E.; O'Connor, John S.; Young, James – About Campus, 2005
When George Mason University's Johnson Center opened a decade ago, it was on the leading edge of architectural design and innovative thinking about spaces for learning. Over time, the building has retained many of its revolutionary aspects even as it has accepted encroachments of conventionality. With its four floors and central atrium, twenty-two…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Building Design, Informal Education, Interaction
Bittner, Mark T.; Cooney, Margaret H. – Child Care Information Exchange, 2003
Discusses three benefits of recruiting male early childhood teachers: creating a gender fair classroom, offering positive male role models, and improving wages for early childhood educators. Discusses institutional barriers to hiring male teachers and considers changes that must be made to overcome them. (JPB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Employment Practices, Gender Issues
Thomas, Kecia M.; Landau, Harriet I. – 2002
This document is in semi-outline form and served as the basis of a conference presentation on how the discipline of industrial/organizational psychology addresses issues of fairness and justice. The paper begins with a comparison of personnel and organizational psychology (their application to job analysis, job selection systems, and performance…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Institutional), Employer Employee Relationship
Bond, Meg A.; Pyle, Jean L. – 1994
Labor force participation rates, pay inequities, occupational segregation, positions in the hierarchy, interactions between diverse groups, and organizational culture all demonstrate that diversity in the workplace has not been fully achieved. Existing approaches to supporting workplace diversity have not worked, and, in many cases, have resulted…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Corporate Education, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Institutional)
Jensen, Jytte Juul – 1996
For some years, the European Commission on Childcare and Other Measures to Reconcile Employment and Family Responsibilities has given priority to the role of men as caregivers. Work in child care services remains one of the most gender-segregated occupations in the entire labor force, and this discussion paper adopts a clear position that more men…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Caregiver Training, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers
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