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McClanahan, Wendy S.; Hartmann, Tracey A. – Wallace Foundation, 2018
A 2013 Wallace-commissioned report pointed to 10 principles that small, high-quality, arts-focused youth organizations appear to share. Four years later, an investigation into Wallace's Youth Arts Initiative showed that the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), a multi-faceted federation of more than 4,000 clubhouses around the country, could…
Descriptors: Youth Clubs, Youth Programs, National Programs, Art Education
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2018
At the request of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) conducted a review of Oklahoma's Promise program between August 2017 and February 2018. This report summarizes findings and observations from the review and provides recommendations. The review is organized around five areas of interest…
Descriptors: College Programs, State Programs, Educational Finance, Student Financial Aid
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Thompson, Hilary H.; Cotton, Jennifer E. M. – Journal of Access Services, 2017
In Fall 2014 the University of Maryland Libraries launched a textbook reserves program to help relieve the burden of high textbook costs on students. Although its initial performance was lackluster, workflow refinements and expanded promotion greatly improved usage, resulting in a tenfold increase in circulation and expansion of the program. This…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Library Services, Textbooks, Library Materials
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Preedy, Sarah; Jones, Paul – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
This study considers the phenomenon of student-led enterprise groups in UK higher education institutions with regard to their role and activities and their potential to enhance entrepreneurial learning. The researchers adopted a case study methodology, acknowledging that a multiplicity of variables influences pedagogical development and therefore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies
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Benedetti, Allison R. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
As libraries respond to new teaching and research practices in the twenty-first century, it is important to consider how to advertise library services. Users are often surprised to learn about the varied expertise of library staff and the many services the staff provides. To investigate this issue, the author designed a study to identify a more…
Descriptors: Library Services, Library Development, Institutional Advancement, Publicity
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Gharis, Laurie W.; Hightower, Mary F. – Journal of Extension, 2017
Today's Extension professionals are tasked with more work and fewer resources. Integrating social media campaigns into outreach efforts can be an efficient way to meet work demands. If resources go toward social media, a practical method for collecting metrics is needed. Collecting metrics adds one more task to the workloads of Extension…
Descriptors: Social Media, Data Collection, Extension Education, Outreach Programs
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McArthur, Ellen; Kubacki, Krzysztof; Pang, Bo; Alcaraz, Celeste – Journal of Marketing Education, 2017
This study of job advertisements extends our understanding of how employers, rather than researchers, describe the specific skills and attributes sought in candidates for employment in graduate marketing roles in Australia. The article presents the findings of a content analysis of 359 marketing job advertisements downloaded in 2016, in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employer Attitudes, Marketing, Publicity
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Liu, Peng – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2017
This article reviews the literature on how Chinese turnaround schools are improved in practice. It starts by defining turnaround schools in the Chinese context, and then discusses the essential reasons why such schools exist. Approaches to improving turnaround schools, successful experiences of transforming turnaround schools, and the challenges…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Turnaround, Educational Change, Literature Reviews
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Ajilore, Kolade; Atakiti, Ifeoluwa; Onyenankeya, Kevin – Health Education Journal, 2017
Introduction: Apprehension over a possible recurrence of Ebola remains pervasive among college students in Nigeria. Prevention education continues to be carried out through public service announcements (PSAs) on radio, television and in the social media. However, little is known about college students' knowledge, attitudes and adherence to PSAs on…
Descriptors: Public Service, Health Promotion, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes
Australian Government Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, 2017
This report informs Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, the Parliament of Australia, the Australian higher education community and the general public about the performance of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA or the agency) during the financial year ending 30 June 2017. Prepared according…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Annual Reports, Academic Standards, Accountability
Data Quality Campaign, 2017
When students, parents, educators, and partners have the right information to make decisions, students excel. By forming research partnerships, state education agencies (SEAs), policymakers, practitioners, and education researchers at universities and other research institutes can work together to use research to provide the best education…
Descriptors: Data, Information Utilization, Partnerships in Education, Educational Research
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Cucchiara, Maia – Peabody Journal of Education, 2016
A generation ago, billboards, flyers, or radio spots advertising a public school would have been unusual and surprising. Now they are an increasingly regular feature of the educational landscape. As schools compete for students and resources in the new educational marketplace, they increasingly look to market themselves to prospective parents (and…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Student Recruitment, Public Education, Advertising
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Brooks, Ann K.; Anumudu, Chinedu – Adult Learning, 2016
Increased technology, integration of the global economy, and the shift from investing in long-term employees to hiring temporary contract workers have spawned pervasive employment insecurity. This trend has led to a growing industry of career and marketing professionals, who have found a career niche in helping job seekers create personal brands…
Descriptors: Self Actualization, Personality Development, Professional Identity, Instructional Materials
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Iles, Irina A.; Seate, Anita Atwell; Waks, Leah – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: Previous studies have documented that exposure to stereotypical information about certain social groups leads to unfavorable perceptions and feelings toward that group. Integrating insights from the mental illness stigma and the social identity perspective literatures, the purpose of this paper is to explore the effects of eating disorder…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Public Service, Advertising, Information Dissemination
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Pitt, Rachael; Mewburn, Inger – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
For over a decade, debate has raged about the nature and purpose of the PhD, including its role as preparation for working in academia. Academic work has changed a great deal in the last 60 years, yet our doctoral curriculum has remained relatively static. While there is increasing interest in matching PhD programmes to "real world"…
Descriptors: Occupational Information, Content Analysis, Doctoral Degrees, College Faculty
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