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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
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Xia, Jingfeng; Wang, Minglu – College & Research Libraries, 2014
This study examines job announcements for social science data librarians and professionals to identify trends in the profession. A collection of 167 job postings in 2005-2012 from the International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology website was analyzed on the frequencies of term occurrence and co-occurrence in…
Descriptors: Librarians, Social Sciences, Data, Competence
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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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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
Jin, Yanhong H.; Mjelde, James W.; Litzenberg, Kerry K. – Education Economics, 2014
Economic tradeoffs students place on location, salary, distances to natural resource amenities, size of the city where the job is located, and commuting times for their first college graduate job are estimated using a mixed logit model for a sample of Texas A&M University students. The Midwest is the least preferred area having a mean salary…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Salaries, Geographic Location, College Graduates
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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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Simplicio, Joseph – Education, 2010
This article discusses work inequalities that currently exist within many of the nation's colleges. It does so by identifying two distinct groups of individuals who possess unique qualities that make them stand apart from one another. Each practice a special type of work ethic philosophy that helps define it as employees and as people. Through the…
Descriptors: Employees, Work Ethic, College Environment, Work Environment
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Staton, Mark G. – Marketing Education Review, 2016
The area of digital marketing is a difficult one for course development. Not only is it a relatively new topic area--having become popular after many marketing faculty completed their academic training--it is a constantly changing one wherein "innovative" tools are continuously being replaced within the industry. After uncovering what…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Certification, Marketing, Social Media
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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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Moradkhani, Shahab – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2017
The aim of the current study was twofold: identifying the constituent components of language teacher educators' pedagogical knowledge, and investigating possible differences among teachers, teacher educators, and university professors' opinions about these components. Data were collected from 436 participants using a questionnaire. The results of…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ladousa, Chaise – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2013
This article explores representations emergent in discourse about service learning in an effort to understand what gives the notion special value. A job presentation of a candidate for dean of faculty, articles published in a college newspaper, descriptions posted on a college website and commentary offered in an interview with a student…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Service Learning, Higher Education, Student Attitudes
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Hoffman, John L.; Bresciani, Marilee J. – Research & Practice in Assessment, 2012
This mixed method study explored the professional competencies that administrators expect from entry-, mid-, and senior-level professionals as reflected in 1,759 job openings posted in 2008. Knowledge, skill, and dispositional competencies were identified during the qualitative phase of the study. Statistical analysis of the prevalence of…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Occupational Information, Competence, Mixed Methods Research
Machajewski, Szymon Tomasz – Online Submission, 2017
Between 2000 and 2016, the STEM industry reportedly added jobs at the rate of 28% while all jobs were growing at only 6%. However, 48% of bachelor's degree students and 69% of associate's degree students in STEM majors left their program of study between 2003 and 2009. The high attrition rate is often attributed to low student engagement, boredom,…
Descriptors: College Science, STEM Education, Introductory Courses, Case Studies
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Mackie, Paul Force-Emery – Journal of Social Work Education, 2013
An 11-month long analysis of social work faculty position advertisements examined differences in job descriptions between past and present findings, rural- and urban-located social work programs, doctorate and nondoctorate conferring institutions, and public and private institutions. Additionally, this investigation addressed 2008 Educational…
Descriptors: Social Work, College Faculty, Teacher Selection, Rural Urban Differences
Manzi, P. A.; Roe, J.; Pierre-Louis, D. – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of this three part article is to illustrate to career development professionals and students who are graduates of higher education MS and Ed.D/Ph.D programs, how to use the O*NET to develop an effective resume. The O*NET provides detailed information about work tasks, knowledge and skills, and in some titles, tools and technology where…
Descriptors: Occupational Information, Job Search Methods, Resumes (Personal), Higher Education
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