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Elitok Kesici, Ayse; Çavus, Baris – Online Submission, 2019
University life quality is a concept that affects students' self-perceptions, sense of belonging, attitudes towards the profession, alienation levels, motivations, democratic attitudes, communication skills and academic achievements in their education processes. It is affected by the open and hidden curriculum and influences these programs.…
Descriptors: College Environment, Quality of Life, Outcomes of Education, Hidden Curriculum
Hoang, Thinh – Online Submission, 2018
Teacher self-efficacy beliefs (TSE) are recognised as a key component of successful learning and teaching. However, this construct seems to be under-investigated in the field of language teaching. This systematic review aims to examine the state of English as a foreign language (EFL) TSE research published from 2002 to 2017. Twenty seven studies…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Abdalla, Sarah – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this literature review is to examine the experiences and representation of minority women in United States higher education faculty positions. There are a multitude of issues that derive from the lack of diversification in the workforce: unequal representation, a lack of cultural-social understanding and insufficient relationship…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty, Diversity (Faculty)
Burgess-Wilkerson, Barbara; Hamilton, Clovia; Garrison, Chlotia; Robbins, Keith – Online Submission, 2018
As of 2015, millennials (born in the 1990's) became the largest population in the workplace -- and are still growing. Studies indicate millennials are tech savvy but are lagging in the exercise of digital responsibility. In addition, they are passive towards environmental sustainability and fail to grasp the importance of social responsibility.…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Business Communication, Age Differences
Jenson, Kim – Online Submission, 2018
A teacher is essential in implementing inclusive policy practices into the classroom. Teacher attitudes towards inclusion, be it positive, negative or indifferent, can determine the success of an inclusive classroom and how it influences students with special educational needs and their school life. This literature review reports on information…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Inclusion, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities
Koçyigit, Mehmet; Erdem, Cahit – Online Submission, 2018
This study examines master's and doctoral theses on English preparatory classes at tertiary level in Turkey in terms of completion year, thesis type, subject areas, data types, research design, sample groups, problem statements and recommendations. This study is a systematic review of literature and the data was collected through document analysis…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Hamilton, Clovia – Online Submission, 2018
Since 1980 universities have been able to commercialize inventions that their faculty researchers create as per the 1980 Bayh-Dole Act (P.L. 96-517). Research universities can now own and license these inventions to small and well established companies. Since 1980, research universities have used tech commercialization to support their regional…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Intellectual Property, Innovation, Technological Advancement
Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III – Online Submission, 2018
This review is a compilation of studies and literature that focuses on the existence of depression among graduate students. It has been an alarming predicament that needs to be addressed by institutions, universities and educational management. Depression brought by stress and anxiety from studying graduate school is a case that research should…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Depression (Psychology), Stress Variables, Anxiety
Rigler, Kenneth L., Jr.; Bowlin, Linda K.; Sweat, Karen; Watts, Stephen; Throne, Robin – Online Submission, 2017
Almost universally, residential doctoral programs have reported attrition rates of up to 50% for face-to-face programs and 50-70% for online doctoral programs. The purpose of this critical review was to explore current literature for doctoral attrition and persistence to explore reasons and attributes for improved persistence to completion. We…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Student Attrition, Academic Persistence
Arendale, David R., Comp. – Online Submission, 2017
This 2017 annotated bibliography reviews seven postsecondary peer cooperative learning programs that have been implemented nationally to increase student achievement. An extensive literature search was conducted of published journal articles, newspaper accounts, book chapters, books, ERIC documents, thesis and dissertations, online documents, and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Annotated Bibliographies, Academic Achievement, Peer Groups
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Arslantas, Süleyman; Kurnaz, Ahmet – Online Submission, 2017
Independent and original thinking are the concepts which define critical thinking. A critical thinker doesn't passively accept other people's views and thoughts, on the contrary he constitutes his own thoughts by analyzing them. This independence liberates his mind, heart and actions (Doganay and Ünal, 2006). In this context, the definition of…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Doctoral Dissertations, Masters Theses, Classification
Laurent, Jeff; Runia, Elizabeth – Online Submission, 2016
The scholarly productivity of school psychology faculty members in specialist-level only programs was examined. Information was gathered from the School Psychology Program Information portion of the website for the National Association of School Psychologists. A total of 137 specialist-level only school psychology programs were identified.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Productivity, School Psychologists, School Psychology
Arendale, David R., Comp. – Online Submission, 2016
Purpose: This 2016 annotated bibliography reviews seven postsecondary peer cooperative learning programs that have been implemented nationally to increase student achievement. Methodology: An extensive literature search was conducted of published journal articles, newspaper accounts, book chapters, books, ERIC documents, thesis and dissertations,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cooperative Learning, College Students, College Programs
Tobias, Robert Michael – Online Submission, 2016
This monograph aims to provide a brief but critical history of adult and community education in Aotearoa over the past fifty years. It draws on primary and secondary sources as well as a substantial body of previous research much of which has yet to be published. The focus of this work is on changing policy environments and their impact on adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Community Education
Crook, Stephanie – Online Submission, 2016
This paper explores the phenomenon of "patchwriting," a term which Howard (1992) coined to refer to the practice of "copying from a source text and then deleting some words, altering grammatical structures, or plugging in one-for-one synonym substitutes" (p. 233). Although patchwriting in universities is often labeled simply as…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Ethics, College Students, Writing Skills
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