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Nash, Julie A.; Wright, Dianne A. – Journal of Research Administration, 2013
A study to construct a profile of the Chief Research Officer (CRO) was conducted through aggregation of data through a survey instrument distributed to CROs at 240 Carnegie Classified research institutions. Resumes of CROs were voluntarily submitted and job descriptions were obtained and content analyzed. The career pathways and the profile of the…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Research Administration, Database Management Systems, Administrator Attitudes
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Hadromi; Rachman, Maman; Soesanto; Kartana, Tri Jaka – International Education Studies, 2015
The purpose of this research is to develop automotive Mechanical Technology Skill Program (TMO) in Vocational School. The Research and Development (R&D) object was done in SMK 1, 4 and 7 Semarang, Indonesia. The result was achieved productivity Practical Management Final Model at TMO skill Program in Vocational school named momanticproter.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Auto Mechanics
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Al-Alawi, Adel Ismail; Abdulmohsen, Muna; Al-Malki, Fatema Mohamed; Mehrotra, Arpita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore barriers to the change management in the public sector of educational institutions such as public schools of the Ministry of Education in the GCC countries. The exploration of the research is based on the ADKAR change management model that consists of five key elements, which are awareness, desire,…
Descriptors: Barriers, Educational Change, Public Schools, Networks
Vashko, Irina; Ermsone, Daiga – European Training Foundation, 2018
In Belarus, youth policy is acknowledged as an important part of state policy on social, economic and cultural development, and the country has a well-developed legal framework covering all spheres of young people's lives. However, the fact that the youth unemployment rate is higher than the unemployment rate for the adult working-age population…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Employment, Skill Development, Public Policy
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Muldrow, Lycurgus; Chambers, Brittany; Newell, Mi'Kayla; Salter, Amy – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
A critical challenge facing institutions of higher education is the integration of a sustainable energy curriculum into interdisciplinary education. This case study evaluates the campus-wide development and adoption of an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary sustainability education minor at a small, minority-serving institution. Forty faculty…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Liberal Arts, Case Studies, Institutional Characteristics
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
Carlson, Christina V. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to address a gap in the research literature by describing the perceptions of Special Education teachers of students with intellectual disabilities (ID), regarding the paradigm shift required in their teaching practices as they strove to implement current educational reform legislation. Knowledge of the lived…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Intellectual Disability
Brady, Travis Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2014
As an important symbolic figure and embodiment of the traditions and character of the school, the position of principal in Japan is crucial. Yet societal pressures and an undefined job description are serving to increase pressures of the position. The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine school administrative leadership at a private…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Leadership Role, Principals, Job Analysis
Garrard, John Christian Timothy – ProQuest LLC, 2013
To identify how high school assistant principals in large suburban schools serve as instructional leaders and how they develop these skills, this research utilized a multiple-case study design, followed by a cross-case analysis of the data. This research explores the instructional leadership of three female comprehensive high school assistant…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, High Schools, Assistant Principals, Rating Scales
Aspen Institute, 2013
Never before has the link between a college education and postgraduate job prospects been more important. College graduates are employed more often and, on average, earn significantly more than those without college degrees. During recent years, as students have moved into a challenging job market, a college education has remained the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Information Utilization, Guidelines
Schonfeld, Irvin Sam; Farrell, Edwin – Online Submission, 2010
The chapter examines the ways in which qualitative and quantitative methods support each other in research on occupational stress. Qualitative methods include eliciting from workers unconstrained descriptions of work experiences, careful first-hand observations of the workplace, and participant-observers describing "from the inside" a…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Quality of Working Life, Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology
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Seikkula-Leino, Jaana; Satuvuori, Timo; Ruskovaara, Elena; Hannula, Heikki – Education & Training, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to ascertain how the people who train Finnish teachers implement entrepreneurship education in the guidance they provide. The authors show how learning through, for and about entrepreneurship manifests in the self-evaluations of Finnish teacher educators. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
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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
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