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Jain, Divya – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This program evaluation explored whether the transitional vocational rehabilitation program at a non-profit organization in Tennessee, named Thistle Farms, was effective in improving trauma-related mental health symptoms and in increasing the sense of empowerment among female survivors of intimate partner violence. The study additionally evaluated…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Nonprofit Organizations, Program Effectiveness, Trauma
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Olsen, Trude Høgvold; Glad, Tone; Filstad, Cathrine – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate whether the formal and informal learning patterns of community health-care nurses changed in the wake of a reform that altered their work by introducing new patient groups, and to explore whether conditions in the new workplaces facilitated or impeded shifts in learning patterns. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Nurses, Community Health Services, Informal Education, Workplace Learning
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Dahlvig, Jolyn E. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This paper argues that higher education should exist for society's common good, a focus that has been lost in recent years (Dorn, 2011; Eagan et al., 2015; Ford 2016; Habley, Bloom & Robbins, 2012). To explore how Christian higher education can provide leadership in returning to a focus on the common good, this paper traces the movement of…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Leadership
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Frey, Lisa L. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2018
This chapter explores the institutional context of higher education and its impact on faculty and professional staff's well-being, functioning, and emotions. Suggestions for dealing with academic workplace violations or betrayals are offered.
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Well Being, Psychological Patterns
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Blöchliger, Olivia R.; Bauer, Georg F. – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2018
Burnout is a widespread occupational stress outcome among child care teachers, jeopardizing the quality of care and children's development. This study aimed at exploring the relationships between individual and organizational level characteristics (representing the six work-life areas control, reward, workload, community, fairness, and values) and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Caregivers, Teacher Burnout, Preschool Teachers
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Reisner, Carrie – Journal of College and Character, 2018
Institutions of higher education are perceived to be welcoming to individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and religion. Is this true for those who identify as atheist as well? This phenomenological study explored how the atheist identity manifests for those who are employed as professional staff in…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Christianity, Beliefs, Self Concept
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Price, Heather E.; Weatherby, Kristen – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
To better understand the status of the teaching profession, we present a conceptual framework outlining the 4 domains of knowledge-worker professionals: professional benchmarks, professional discretion, room for promotion, and workplace conditions and use the TALIS 2013 survey data to show that these domains exist globally and vary within…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Employees, Professional Services, Knowledge Management
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Wieland, Stacey M. B. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Organizational Communication, Advanced Organizational Communication, Organizing Work, Management/Organizational History. Objectives: This activity will help students to understand major shifts in the organization of work and creatively represent changing work structures and practices. An optional follow-up assignment is included. A…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Expression, Work Environment, Performance Technology
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Schweizer, Angélick; Miserez, Sébastien; del Rio Carral, Maria; Santiago-Delefosse, Marie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to deepen the authors' understanding of higher education students' perceptions about sustainability issues by focusing on their motivations to adopt (or not to adopt) sustainable practices in their lives. It mobilized the notion of "health" and the potential impacts of climate change on health.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Intention, Behavior Change
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Sampson, Pauline M. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
This paper describes a qualitative research study of the experiences of Texas female superintendents with longevity. Specifically, five superintendents with tenure of at least six years in one school district were interviewed to hear their voices. Findings show that a strong working relationship with their boards, a solid connection with their…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Females, Superintendents, Qualitative Research
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Yang, Yang; Carroll, Doris Wright – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
Women remain underrepresented in both science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce and academia. In this quantitative study, we focused on female faculty across STEM disciplines and their experiences in higher educational institutions through the lens of microaggressions theory. Two questions were addressed: (a) whether and…
Descriptors: Aggression, STEM Education, Gender Differences, Women Faculty
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Shore, Kevin; Walshaw, Margaret – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
The roles and aspirations of Assistant/Deputy Principals (AP/DPs) have received attention for a number of decades. In contrast to much of the reported research that either highlights the administrative and management tasks or foregrounds principal succession, we explore levels of satisfaction that play into DP/APs' interpretations of the realities…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Measures
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Kim, Hyejeong; Billington, Rosey – Applied Linguistics, 2018
This article explores the issues of pronunciation and comprehension in the English as a lingua franca (ELF) context of pilot--air traffic controller radiotelephony communication, and how these are handled in the proficiency rating scale globally used to assess pilots and air traffic controllers engaging in international flight and air traffic…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Air Transportation
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Nguyen, Hanh Thi – Applied Linguistics, 2018
This article investigates how learned interactional practices from an instructional setting may be utilized in the workplace setting. I examine how the same novice in a pharmacy employed the practices of sequential organization in role-played patient consultations in the classroom and in subsequent actual patient consultations in a clerkship. I…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Patients, Discourse Analysis, Teaching Methods
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Moran, Eamonn; Misra, Debananda – London Review of Education, 2018
This article discusses the current challenges faced by the two authors--both participants on a professional doctorate (PD) programme in education at a leading UK university--in gaining legitimacy as higher education (HE) professionals. By: (1) reflecting upon their own professional experiences in HE and as PD students; (2) utilizing…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students
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