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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
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Bychowski, Brenna K. H.; Caffrey, Carolyn M.; Costa, Mia C.; Moore, Angela D.; Sudhakaran, Jessamyn; Zhang, Yuening – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2010
Job ads are supposed to provide careful descriptions of the positions being advertised. Based on this premise, an analysis of job ads over time should reveal emerging trends and changes in a profession. The existing literature on science librarianship emphasizes that there are fluctuations in the demand for subject expertise and technology skills…
Descriptors: Librarians, Research Libraries, Occupational Information, Advertising
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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
Adams, Matthew J. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The Problem: This study was designed to analyze the evaluation criteria of the instruments used to evaluate superintendents, the job descriptions for those superintendents, and the goals written as part of their Individual Administrator Professional Development Plans (IAPDPs) to determine whether superintendents are being held accountable for…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Sampling, Content Analysis, Instructional Leadership
Gonyea, Jacob Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The city of Las Vegas, Nevada has experienced a slowdown in tourism, a drop in property taxes and consolidated tax revenue used to support the city's operating budget, and a lack of economic diversification. Because of these changes, the ability of displaced workers to learn marketable employment skills continues to be an important issue for the…
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Job Skills, Mixed Methods Research, Comparative Analysis
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Tron, Tetiana – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Nowadays the issue of border protection is vitally important for national security of every country to guarantee protection of citizens. In this regard, it is important to study positive experience of world practices in this field. The current article deals with the comparative analysis of the system of border protection specialists' training in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Security, Security Personnel, Job Training
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LaBelle, Chris; Anderson-Wilk, Mark; Emanuel, Robert – Journal of Extension, 2011
This article looks at how Extension faculty and administrators perceive digital scholarship in relation to their institutions' reward systems. Our survey data suggest that even when land-grant institutions have policies in place to reward alternative or new forms of scholarship, these policies are often unclear or inaccessible, are not reflected…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Rewards, Incentives, Extension Education
Goldring, Ellen; Grissom, Jason A.; Neumerski, Christine M.; Murphy, Joseph; Blissett, Richard; Porter, Andy – Wallace Foundation, 2015
This three-volume report describes the "SAM (School Administration Manager) process," an approach that about 700 schools around the nation are using to direct more of principals' time and effort to improve teaching and learning in classrooms. Research has shown that a principal's instructional leadership is second only to teaching among…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Administrator Role, Educational Improvement
Fels, Deborah I.; Udo, John Patrick; Diamond, Jonas E.; Diamond, Jeremy I. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2006
This study explored the feasibility of using a first-person narrative style for video description of an animated comedy, "Odd Job Jack." It found that viewers who are blind find the first-person style more engaging, entertaining, and preferable but less trustworthy than the more conventional third-person description style.
Descriptors: Comedy, Educational Media, Special Education, Personal Narratives
Parr, Eric Shannon – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Facility managers have the challenge of adhering to community college policies and procedures while fulfilling requirements of administration, students, and teachers concerning specific needs of classroom aesthetics. The role of facility manager and how specific entities affect perceptions of the design and implementation of classroom aesthetics…
Descriptors: Facilities Management, Administrators, Qualitative Research, Administrator Attitudes
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Liu, Xia; Burns, Alvin C. – Marketing Education Review, 2018
Marketing analytics is receiving great attention because of evolving technology and the radical changes in the marketing environment. This study aims to assist the design and implementation of a marketing analytics course. We assembled a rich data set from four sources: business executives, 400 employers' job postings, one million tweets about…
Descriptors: Marketing, Teaching Methods, Data Analysis, College Faculty
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Cinque, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The world of work is changing profoundly, at a time when the global economy is not creating a sufficient number of jobs. Many documents issued by the EU and various researches, carried out by companies and human resources experts, point out that the so-called "soft" skills are closely connected with employability, particularly for young…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Employment Opportunities, Job Skills, Definitions
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Caspersen, Joakim; Raaen, Finn Daniel – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2014
Teachers often describe their first teaching job following graduation as a shocking experience. This description raises several questions: Do novice teachers actually have a lower level of coping than experienced teachers? Are there factors in the work environment that make coping difficult for all teachers at a school? This paper compares the…
Descriptors: Novices, Coping, Beginning Teachers, Work Environment
Ryan, Chris; Sinning, Mathias – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
The training requirements of foreign-born workers may be different from those of native-born workers in similar jobs. Over recent decades Australian immigration policy has focused predominantly on accepting high-skilled migrants. Although this focus has resulted in the successful integration of foreign-born workers into the Australian labour…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Migrant Workers, Foreign Countries, Employment Patterns
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van Dongen, J. M.; Coffeng, J. K.; van Wier, M. F.; Boot, C. R. L.; Hendriksen, I. J. M.; van Mechelen, W.; Bongers, P. M.; van der Beek, A. J.; Bosmans, J. E.; van Tulder, M. W. – Health Education Research, 2017
This study explored the cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment of a combined social and physical environmental worksite health promotion program compared with usual practice, and of both intervention conditions separately. Participants were randomized to the combined intervention (n = 92), social environmental intervention (n = 118), physical…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Intervention, Physical Environment, Employees
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