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Sims, Johnnie M.; Foxley, Cecelia H. – New Directions for Student Services, 1980
Job analysis, job descriptions, and performance appraisal can benefit student services administration in many ways. Involving staff members in the development and implementation of these techniques can increase commitment to and understanding of the overall objectives of the office, as well as communication and cooperation among colleagues.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Job Analysis
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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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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
Hershbein, Brad J.; Hollenbeck, Kevin – W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2015
The Washington legislature has requested the production of a forecast of net job openings for occupations that require higher education and training and the number of individuals who will have the education and training that is required to fill the openings. State agencies have produced to date four studies to meet the legislative mandate. All…
Descriptors: Supply and Demand, Higher Education, Employment Projections, Demand Occupations
Brewer, Charles Mark – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Research shows that faculty, staff, and administrators at institutions of higher learning have a fundamental responsibility to create a safe and effective learning environment for returning military combat veterans. Studies of student veterans have shown that combat veterans have both unique strengths and barriers that must be taken into account…
Descriptors: Interviews, Academic Achievement, Veterans, Military Service
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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
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Argondizzo, Carmen; Jimenez, Jean – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2013
As the number of university students taking part in exchange programs abroad increases, students are becoming more aware of the importance not only of improving their general language skills, but also of developing academic language skills that will prepare them for their stay and study in transnational higher education contexts. Concurrently, the…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, College Students, Language Skills
Hansen, Brett E. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The fast-paced and continual change experienced in the workplace requires graduates to possess knowledge that can immediately transfer to their chosen profession so that they can quickly become productive and successful. Learning in context is known to have positive effects on learning and facilitate the transfer of knowledge from learning…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Internet
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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
Guernsey, Lisa – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Colleges capture a slew of highly sensitive information on everyone on campus. While chief privacy officer has become a recognized title in the corporate world, higher education seems slow to pick up on the trend--a reluctance that could represent either head-in-the-sand thinking or fiscally prudent avoidance of bureaucratic bloat. This article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Management, Information Policy, Confidential Records
Williamson, Myrna Milwee – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Incivility is currently a topic of concern in nursing and higher education. There is a serious and growing concern on college campuses across the United States as many forms of incivility are occurring, ranging from offensive language and rude behavior to hostility and violent behavior. The problem this study addresses is the need for specific…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Violence, Nurses, Associate Degrees
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LeBlanc, Sheila; London, Chad; Huisman, Jeroen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2013
This article provides a detailed description and analysis of how one Canadian institution used groups of department heads as change agents to address their most acute department head role tensions. It is demonstrated that this institution's change initiative aligned very closely to the recommendations proposed, in both the literature pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Organizational Development, Foreign Countries, Change Agents
Williams, Deborah Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The faculty landscape has changed in higher education, particularly with community colleges. It is only through research that we can compare full-time and adjunct community college faculty satisfaction with campus climate. The purpose of this study was to explore the differences between full-time and adjunct community college faculty regarding…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Job Satisfaction
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Koenig, Robert J. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The purpose of this research was to develop, test, and apply a framework for determining cost of alternative educational course delivery modes. This study reviews and analyzes the costs associated with traditional education and compares it to those costs associated with video conference and online distance education at a single institution. The…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Higher Education, Distance Education, Models
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