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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
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
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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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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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
Pentland, Steven James – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The human body provides a wealth of information that, when captured and analyzed, offers deep insight into the mind and its processes. At no other point in history has this information been as accessible as it is today. Using various sensor systems, researchers can now efficiently capture fine-grain behavioral data and leverage it for scientific…
Descriptors: Human Body, Information Systems, Personnel Selection, Models
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Polat, Deniz Demir; Iskender, Murat – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2018
This study is a descriptive research study investigating the relationship of teachers' resilience levels with job satisfaction, burnout, organizational commitment and perception of organizational climate. Within the scope of the study, teachers' resilience level was also investigated with regard to its relationship with gender, age, experience and…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Correlation, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Burnout
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Wenstrom, Sanna; Uusiautti, Satu; Maatta, Kaarina – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2018
Context: Enthusiasm has been noted to increase productivity and quality at work. In teachers' work, this has a connection to student learning and motivation, as well as teaching quality. In the context of Finnish vocational education and training (VET), research on enthusiasm appears especially topical and relevant because of the ongoing wide…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Productivity
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Sotirin, Patty; Goltz, Sonia M. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We employ a feminist phenomenological methodology to explore the lived meaningfulness of the academic dual career. We contend that university approaches to resolving the "problem" of dual career fail to address partners' long-term commitments and shared challenges. Following an analysis of focus group interviews with dual career academic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Institutional Role, Teacher Persistence, Ethics
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Preuss, Michael; Eck, Kimberly; Fechner, Mary; Walker, Loren – Research Management Review, 2018
Research development is increasingly recognized as a distinct field of employment. Practitioners currently self-identify as research development professionals based on their responsibilities or move into roles that have already been defined as being part of this field. The only professional organization in the United States for persons whose…
Descriptors: Research, Professional Personnel, Occupational Information, Development
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Leonard, Lori N. K.; Jones, Kiku; Lang, Guido – Information Systems Education Journal, 2019
Information systems (IS) curriculum review is a continuous process. Universities seek to offer content that they believe will be most beneficial to students as they begin their career. However, that content may or may not satisfy employer needs. This paper, which is part of a larger study, seeks to determine if required course content matches the…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Employer Attitudes, Curriculum Evaluation, Education Work Relationship
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