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Jeon, Lieny; Buettner, Cynthia K.; Grant, Ashley A. – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: Early childhood teachers' psychological well-being influences the nurturing and learning classroom climate in early care and education as well as children's development. However, less is known about predictors of teachers' psychological well-being in preschool. The purpose of this study was to explore associations between…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Well Being, Correlation
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Christensen, Erin; Rossi, Tony; lisahunter; Tinning, Richard – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Little is known about beginning teachers' political positioning experiences of the staffroom. This paper employs Bourdieu's conceptual tools of field, habitus and capital to explore beginning health and physical education teachers' positioning experiences and learning in staffrooms, the place in which teachers spend the majority of their…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Political Attitudes, Personal Narratives
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Robins, Tamara G.; Roberts, Rachel M.; Sarris, Aspa – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Burnout is a significant problem in the workplace and recent research suggests burnout is also a growing concern for students. This study aimed to explore the transition from study to work, including exploring the impact of student burnout on work burnout. Australian health profession students (T1, n = 86; T2, n = 86; T3, n = 57) from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Burnout, Predictor Variables, College Graduates
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Ali, Takbir – Teacher Development, 2018
This study documented in detail teachers' voices about their working conditions, professional development needs and opportunities to cater to these needs. The study reported in this paper was conducted as part of a large-scale study that used mixed methods to assess teachers' professional development needs. The qualitative data reported in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Empowerment, Qualitative Research, Work Environment
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Grierson, Elizabeth Mary – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
This paper examines trust as a fundamental aspect of fiduciary relationships in education. The specific relationship under examination is that of academic employee and university employer. Both have the value of trust assigned to them as an implicit part of their social and professional contract. The setting is Australia, but the principles apply…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Cameron, Craig; Freudenberg, Brett; Giddings, Jeff; Klopper, Christopher – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a risky business in higher education. The strategic opportunities that WIL presents for universities cannot be achieved without taking on unavoidable legal risks. University lawyers are involved with managing the legal risks as part of their internal delivery of legal services to universities. It is important to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience Programs, Risk Assessment, Higher Education
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Ammentorp, Louise; Madden, Lauren – Educational Forum, 2018
Being a teacher requires the ability to work with difficult behaviors--not just of students and parents but also of colleagues. Preservice teachers need the opportunity to develop and practice collaboration and communication skills in school settings. This essay draws on research from organizational psychology to offer a framework for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Skill Development, Work Environment, Peer Relationship
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Conley, Mark W. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
The policy reforms over the past 15 years have placed all the responsibility for reading achievement on teachers, with little, if any, support. What many have achieved is declining achievement in comparison with other countries. Moreover, there are increasing teacher shortages, as promising individuals choose other careers and teachers leave the…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Achievement Gap, Teacher Shortage, Literacy Education
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Akkerman, Alma; Kef, Sabina; Meininger, Herman P. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
To obtain an understanding of factors associated with job satisfaction of people with intellectual disability (ID), this study investigates the associations of job satisfaction with job characteristics (i.e., job demands, job resources) and personality, using the job demands-resources model. Data were gathered from 117 people and their employment…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Intellectual Disability, Work Environment, Personality Traits
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Allen, Summer; Marquart-Pyatt, Sandra T. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This research contributes to the literature on workplace energy conservation by examining the predictors of individual employee behaviors and policy support in a university. The purpose of this research is to better understand what factors influence energy conservation behaviors in this setting to inform programs and interventions.…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Energy Conservation, Universities, Self Efficacy
Fuller, Edward J.; Pendola, Andrew; Young, Michelle D. – Online Submission, 2018
New research has identified teacher working conditions as having a greater effect on teacher turnover than most other factors, including student achievement and student characteristics. Importantly, research has debunked the conventional wisdom that teachers often leave schools because of student characteristics. This brief discusses how teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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Carpenter, Daniel – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore shared workspace and professional learning community (PLC) interactions in schools. The collaborative culture and PLCs were parts of the school culture. The collaborative culture of each school was designed to ensure teachers share intellectual and physical contributions in learning to investigate…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Learning Activities, Communities of Practice, Grounded Theory
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Anasiz, Burcu Türkkas; Püsküllüoglu, Elif Iliman – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to analyze organizational deviance experiences of teachers. The study was in phenomenological design among qualitative research methods. In the research convenience sampling technique was used. The research was conducted in a rural primary school in Mugla province in Turkey. Nine teachers participated in the study,…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers
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Taylor, Saul; Youngs, Howard – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2018
The challenges in deaf education illustrate the requirement and importance of leadership in this specialized field. The significant and impending talent depletion unfolding as baby-boomers retire, positions leadership succession planning as a strategic issue. This mixed methods study is the first of its kind in New Zealand. The aim is to…
Descriptors: Leadership, Administrative Change, Deafness, Mixed Methods Research
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Rodriguez-Andara, Alejandro; Río-Belver, Rosa María; Rodríguez-Salvador, Marisela; Lezama-Nicolás, René – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to deliver a roadmap that displays pathways to develop sustainability skills in the engineering curricula. Design/methodology/approach: The selected approach to enrich engineering students with sustainability skills was active learning methodologies. First, a survey was carried out on a sample of 189 students…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Literacy, Active Learning
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