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McCune, T. John – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With privacy settings on social networking sites (SNS) perceived as complex and difficult to use and maintain, young adults can be left vulnerable to others accessing and using their personal information. Consequences of not regulating the boundaries their information on SNS include the ability for current and future employers to make…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Social Media, Social Networks, Privacy
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
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Hennings, Robert D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the attitudes and beliefs of doctorate holders who are working in advanced K-12 administration in order to determine their perception of the possessing of a doctorate as a value-added tool in K-12 administration and/or for career advancement. The purpose of this study was to gain insight from doctorate degree…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Belzer, Alisa; Ryan, Sharon – Planning and Changing, 2013
This article describes the evolution of the conceptualization of the "problem of practice" dissertation in the new EdD Program at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Our definition and conceptualization of the professional practice dissertation is grounded in a review of relevant literature…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Practices, Doctoral Dissertations, Research Needs
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Mail, Abdul; Pratikto; Suparman, Sudjito; Purnomo; Santoso, Budi – International Education Studies, 2014
The study aims to find out the influence of internal quality process on the growth of quality culture in private college. This study is treated toward 178 lecturers of 25 private colleges in Sulawesi, Indonesia by means of questionnaire. Confirmatory factor analysis applied to assess the reliability of validity and measurement model. Relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Educational Quality, College Faculty
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Vávra, Jaroslav – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2014
In general, geographical education is closed into two strands. First, in geographical content (knowledge), there are geographical facts on the one hand and on the other hand there is geographical thinking. Second, in geographical cognition there is rote learning in behavioral strategy on the one hand and on the other hand meaningful learning in…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Student Teachers
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Mirchandani, Kiran – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to focus on the communications skills training given to transnational call center workers in India whose jobs involve providing customer service to Western customers. Emotion work is a key component of customer service jobs, and this work is constructed as an important soft skill. Design/methodology/approach: Between 2002…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Communication Skills, Telecommunications
Sommers, Dixie – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2012
In an uncertain economy, reliable information about tomorrow's labor market can be a valuable tool in career planning. Understanding the future workforce helps an individual prepare for his/her place in it. When choosing among careers--or assisting others who are making such choices--it helps to know a few basics: the types and number of jobs…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Employment Patterns, Labor Market, Occupational Information
Eley, Ela Kaye – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The use of social networks and other forms of social media have grown exponentially in America over the span of a few years. Using social media can help to promote communication, collaboration, and creativity--all skills that are highly valued in the 21st Century. Since today's children and teens are already avid users of social media in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Networks, Qualitative Research, Student Surveys
Repinski, Marilyn; Bartsch, Maryjo – Performance and Instruction, 1996
Describes a five-step approach to performance management which includes (1) redefining tasks; (2) identifying skills; (3) determining what development tools are necessary; (4) prioritizing skills development; and (5) developing an action plan. Presents a hiring model that includes job analysis, job description, selection, goal setting, evaluation,…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Job Analysis, Job Development, Job Performance
White, Bradford R.; Brown, Kathleen S.; Hunt, Erika; Klostermann, Brenda K. – Illinois Education Research Council, 2011
This report, the third in an IERC series on public school principals in Illinois, summarizes the results of a survey of 877 Illinois public school principals conducted by the IERC in November 2010. The purpose of the survey, and of this report, is to provide policymakers and the public with a better understanding of the important role principals…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Evaluation, Job Satisfaction, Principals
Luckett, W. K., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This investigation focused on identifying model foundational strategies to assist Canton Public School District (CPSD) officials in recruiting new teachers, successfully hiring them, and then retaining them the district. Located within the boundaries of the city of Canton, Mississippi, CSPD is geographically located in the central portion of the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Selection, Teacher Persistence
James, Diann C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this multi-method qualitative study was to collect data for a future development of an in-service training program for new teachers employed by Lake Forest Academy (pseudonym). New teachers of children with special educational needs faced challenges teaching in this Middle East country in addition to those faced by the new general…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Qualitative Research, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement
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Bidyuk, Natalya; Oleskova, Halyna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
This article deals with the study of current status and prospects for development of nursing professions in Germany. It outlines the classification of "Healthcare Professions" and "Healthcare and Nursing Professions", which are also identified with "Nursing Professions". Besides, such concepts as "nursing",…
Descriptors: Nursing, Foreign Countries, Classification, Employment Qualifications
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