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Harrison, Amanda; Phelps, Megan; Nerminathan, Arany; Alexander, Shirley; Scott, Karen M. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
University policies prohibiting use of mobile devices by medical students during clinical placements are contradicted by regular use by physicians. Consequently, many students use their mobile devices, which can be beneficial for learning but may put patient privacy at risk. This study explores the reasons underlying students' decisions about…
Descriptors: College Students, Decision Making, Handheld Devices, Medical Students
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Trower, Holly; Lehmann, Wolfgang – British Educational Research Journal, 2017
Studying abroad is one way in which university students can develop personal capital and distinguish themselves in an increasingly congested graduate labour market. Data show that studying abroad indeed provides employment benefits, with evidence pointing to even greater positive effects for students from low socio-economic status backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Decision Making
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Del Junco, Julio Garcia; Zaballa, Rafael De Reyna; de Perea, Juan Garcia Alvarez – Learning Organization, 2010
Purpose: This paper seeks to present a model based on evidence-based administration (EBA), which aims to facilitate the creation, transformation and diffusion of knowledge in learning organizations. Design/methodology/approach: A theoretical framework is proposed based on EBA and the case method. Accordingly, an empirical study was carried out in…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Knowledge Management, Decision Making, Administration
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Warger, Thomas A. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2011
How can CIOs and IT leaders prepare themselves for the challenge and opportunity of a more central role in strategic decision-making? First, they must make sure they understand the needs and expectations of other campus leaders. For example, they need to closely align with the vision of their presidents, and they need to ally with chief financial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Administrators, Leaders
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Ho, Jeanne; Ong, Monica; Tan, Liang See – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Purpose: This paper presents a study on how professional learning communities (PLC) are developed in an Asian setting, and the nature of leadership that helped to cultivate and sustain PLC in this setting. Research Method: The study adopted a sequential mixed method, starting with a survey followed by qualitative case studies, involving focused…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Asians, Cultural Context, Sustainability
Staisloff, Richard L. – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2011
This publication is part of an Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) series devoted to strengthening the role of key standing committees of governing boards. While there is no optimum committee system for institutions of higher education, certain principles, practices, and procedures prevail. The best practices…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Committees, Higher Education, Administrative Principles
Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge, 2015
This Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) annual performance report for the year 2014 describes New Mexico's accomplishments, lessons learned, challenges, and strategies New Mexico will implement to address those challenges. New Mexico implemented a coordinated governance model that places authority and accountability across the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Federal Legislation
Rosario, Victoria C. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research study investigated the technological perceptions and expectations of community college students, faculty, administrators, and Information Technology (IT) staff. The theoretical framework is based upon two assumptions on the process of technological innovation: it can be explained by diffusion of adoption theory, and by studying the…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes
d'Entremont, Chad – ProQuest LLC, 2012
A major focus of charter school research has been the potential impact of increased school choice on student sorting by race/ethnicity and socio-economic status. Researchers have argued that charter schools may increase segregation by allowing families to separate into more homogeneous school communities. Yet surprisingly, little attention has…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Educational Opportunities, Charter Schools, School Choice
Richards, Amanda; Sipes, Laurel; Studier, Carol; Staklis, Sandra; Farr, Beverly; Horn, Laura J. – MPR Associates, Inc., 2009
With the national spotlight on community colleges, Wyoming is poised to become a leader through its efforts to align the programs of its seven community colleges with defined state interests. As local economies become more globally focused and knowledge-based, community colleges are a critical way for learners to gain access to postsecondary…
Descriptors: Interests, Educational Quality, Literacy, Community Colleges
Mobelini, Deronda Collier – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's (CPE) "Stronger by Degrees" 2011-2015 Strategic Agenda points to additional causes for concern in the slower than projected increase in the rate of transfer from KCTCS colleges to four-year institutions (CPE, 2010). Therefore, it is important for KCTCS to develop a better understanding of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Decision Making
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2015
Interest on the part of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Board of Directors in the development of a set of descriptions of the core competencies for AACRAO professions goes back several years, with more active discussion beginning in 2011 under the leadership of AACRAO President Nora McLaughlin. At…
Descriptors: Competence, Employment Qualifications, Registrars (School), Admissions Officers
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Holt, Dale; Palmer, Stuart; Challis, Di – International Journal for Academic Development, 2011
This article reports on a study of Australian teaching and learning centres to identify factors that contribute to their effective strategic leadership. These centres remain in a state of flux, with seemingly endless reconfiguration. The drivers for such change appear to lie in decision makers' search for their centres to add more strategic value…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Student Experience, Academic Achievement, Higher Education
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Hartman, E.; Houwen, S.; Scherder, E.; Visscher, C. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2010
Background: It has been suggested that children with intellectual disabilities (ID) have motor problems and higher-order cognitive deficits. The aim of this study was to examine the motor skills and executive functions in school-age children with borderline and mild ID. The second aim was to investigate the relationship between the two performance…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Intelligence Quotient, Tests, Motor Development
Hall, Jacqueline Huynh – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In today's modern business world, most organizations use information as a critical business asset to gain competitive advantage and create market value. Increasingly, an organization's ability to protect information assets plays a critical role in its ability to meet regulatory compliance requirements, increase customer trust, preserve brand…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Institutional Characteristics, Information Technology, Computer Security
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