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Mafuba, Kay; Gates, Bob; Cozens, Maria – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore how public health policy in the United Kingdom was reflected in community intellectual disability nurses' (CIDNs)' job descriptions and person's specifications. The role of CIDNs has evolved due to policy changes. As these roles evolve, job descriptions and person specifications are important in highlighting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Nurses, Public Policy
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Carliner, Saul; Castonguay, Chantal; Sheepy, Emily; Ribeiro, Ofelia; Sabri, Hiba; Saylor, Chantal; Valle, Andre – European Journal of Training and Development, 2015
Purpose: This study aims to explore the competencies needed by performance consultants, a particular role identified for training and development professionals. The role was formally named and promoted nearly two decades ago. Two ongoing discussions in the field are the competencies needed by training and development professionals and the role of…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Consultants, Content Analysis, Qualitative Research
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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
Young, Sheri – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to explore how career services administrators at U.S. institutions of higher education perceive and describe their experience of hiring career counselors who advise international students. The perceptions and experiences of eight career services administrators from a mix of private,…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Interviews, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
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Chopra, Shivangi; Golab, Lukasz – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
Work-integrated learning, also known as co-operative education, allows students to alternate between on-campus classes and off-campus work terms. This provides an enhanced learning experience for students and a talent pipeline for employers. We observe that co-operative job postings are a rich source of information about the required skills,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Occupational Information, Data Analysis, Job Skills
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Lee, Yuko Ikegami; Metcalfe, Amy Scott – Journal of International Students, 2017
In this comparative content analysis, job postings for academic advising personnel from U.S. and Canadian higher education institutions were examined to ascertain expectations for job candidates in terms of skills and duties, educational requirements, and compensation. Fifty-three job descriptions from 18 research-intensive, public universities…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Ethics, Global Approach, Comparative Analysis
Conant, Elizabeth Bradford – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Whitehead and Blackburn (2013) reported that the average tenure for a new interscholastic athletic director is three years. While there could be many different factors impacting an individual's decision to leave their position as an athletic director, one possible reason is due to the rapid expansion of roles and expectations for athletic…
Descriptors: Athletics, Administrators, Private Schools, Role Conflict
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Chopra, Shivangi; Golab, Lukasz; Pretti, T. Judene; Toulis, Andrew – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
This paper describes two classes of advanced data mining methods that can obtain actionable insight from cooperative education data: text mining of job descriptions and graph mining of job interview data. While these methods are not new in general, they have not been widely used in co-operative education research. A technical overview of each…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Data Analysis, Research Methodology, Educational Research
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Blair, Erik; Briggs, Georgette – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2019
The unbundling of the higher education sector has led to an increase in the number of academic tribes. One such tribe is that of the 'instructor'. This paper examines how instructors at a university in Trinidad and Tobago are conceptualised at the institutional and individual level. Three data sources were examined: a document review of role…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, College Faculty, Ambiguity (Context), Foreign Countries
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Tamášová, Viola; Barnová, Silvia – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The theoretical-empirical study is based on two particular case studies of families bringing up children from institutional care. It deals with the real needs of foster families, with the foster parents' perception of fostering and their experiences from the time spent with children in foster care, about the children's behaviour in…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Family Needs, Parent Attitudes, Experience
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Waruwu, Binahati – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study is aimed at finding out the significant correlation between: (1) teachers' perceptions about principal's emotional intelligence and job satisfaction of teachers, (2) organizational climate and job satisfaction of teachers, and (3) teachers' perceptions about principal's emotional intelligence and organizational climate and job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Attitudes
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Dahlstedt, Magnus; Vesterberg, Viktor – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
This article focuses on job and career coaching provided by a multinational company, as a means of learning how to become employable. On the basis of a critical discourse analysis informed by Fairclough, we interrogate tips and advice in blog posts written by job and career coaches on the company's website. The aim of the article is to examine the…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Ideology, Job Performance, Employment Potential
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Atali, Levent – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine the diversity of positions occurring in sports job ads and reveal the characteristics requested from applicants for each position. This study examined 103 sports-related job ads obtained from four human resources websites. Using content analysis, job ads were examined in terms of job titles, and the…
Descriptors: Job Application, Job Applicants, Job Analysis, Occupational Information
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Yates, Julia; Cahill, Sharon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Evidence suggests that occupational prototypes have an impact on career decisions, through the mechanism of self-to-prototype matching, yet the literature provides scant information about the nature of these occupational prototypes. This study examines the prototypes of four common occupational choices of psychology students in the UK (social…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Occupational Information, Career Choice
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Sliškovic, Ana; Buric, Irena; Macuka, Ivana – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
With regard to the increase in complex demands on teachers within the current social context, the teachers' perspective on their own profession imposes itself as a very important research question. Given the lack of studies directed towards this issue in transitional countries such as Croatia, the aim of this qualitative study was to gain deeper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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