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Allard, Elaine C.; Sellman, Jonathan Hamel; Torres, Brandon; Schwarz, Sydnie; Bernardino, Freddy; Castillo, Rebecca – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
This exploratory study examines the experiences of undocumented students at Hawthorne College, an elite, liberal arts institution with sanctuary status. Drawing primarily on a questionnaire and qualitative interviews, it considers 1) whether undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students on a sanctuary campus experience…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Barriers, Public Policy
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Cipriani, Giam Pietro – Journal of Economic Education, 2018
A considerable literature in economics and psychology observes substantial gender differences in risk aversion, confidence, and responses to high pressure. In the educational measurement literature, it has been argued that these differences could disadvantage female students when taking multiple-choice tests, especially if there is a penalty for…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Guessing (Tests), Academic Failure, Multiple Choice Tests
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Marcus, Jon – Education Next, 2019
This century has been a dramatic era for the for-profit higher-education industry. Enrollment at for-profit schools more than quadrupled between 2000 and 2010, but the sector was bruised and battered during years of clashes with the Obama administration, which sought to rein in abuses such as inflating job-placement rates and using high-pressure…
Descriptors: Proprietary Schools, Colleges, Educational Innovation, Federal Regulation
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Yasué, Maï; Jeno, Lucas M.; Langdon, Jody L. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
We extended the research on autonomy-supportive teaching to universities and examined the relationships between autonomous motivation to teach and autonomy-supportive teaching. Autonomously motivated university instructors were more autonomy-supportive instructors. The freedom to make pedagogical decisions was negatively correlated with external…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, College Faculty, Class Size, Faculty Workload
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Wolk, Joseph – College and University, 2019
Transitioning to a new role can be challenging whether at one's current institution or at a new one. Often, the resources that are meant to help with the transition are written by those who have been in the field for many years and who are far removed from the excitement, trepidation, and, at times, uncertainty that may attend a new role. As a…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Universities, Daily Living Skills, Registrars (School)
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Nuñez, Roland – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
College preparation programs are ubiquitous among secondary schools, ranging from bridge programs and summer camps to STEM competitions. High school students have many options in preparing for the academic pressures of higher education. However, an area often neglected in college preparation programs is the teaching of interpersonal customs and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, High School Students, Social Development, College Environment
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Roland-Jenkins, Takeesha – Journal of Instructional Research, 2019
Own-group conformity pressure refers to experiencing pressure to conform to standards that a specific ethnic group established. The own-group conformity pressure theory posits that own-group norms subtly indicate how targeted individuals should behave socially. Ethnicity-related backlash is a form of harassment for violating ethnic stereotypes…
Descriptors: Self Management, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Social Behavior
O'Hara, Sabine – Metropolitan Universities, 2017
Access to affordable fresh food is an ongoing challenge for underserved urban neighborhoods across the United States. Several are designated food deserts with no access to a full-service grocery store within a one-mile radius. The Urban Food Hubs of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the…
Descriptors: Food, Urban Areas, Neighborhoods, Capacity Building
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Lawrence, Belinda – Distance Education, 2018
Innovation is a key goal of many tertiary education and distance learning providers. This research explores how teachers and educational designers across three New Zealand tertiary institutions worked to innovatively achieve teaching goals. A longitudinal design using the Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) framework explored the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Postsecondary Education, Instructional Innovation
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Patel, Chris; Millanta, Brian; Tweedie, Dale – Accounting Education, 2016
This paper examines whether universities are delivering pedagogical value to international accounting students commensurate with the costs of studying abroad. The paper uses survey and interview methods to explore the extent to which Chinese Learners (CLs) in an Australian postgraduate accounting subject have distinct learning needs. The paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, Graduate Students, Study Abroad
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Li, Yongyan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
Publishing English papers in journals listed in Science Citation Index (SCI) has become a requirement for degree conferment for doctoral science students at many universities in China. The publication requirement engenders high pressure for doctoral students and their supervisors and shapes the politics of the relationship between the two parties.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Science Education, Doctoral Programs
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Jiao, Li; Xueli, Li; Xiujuan, Shi; Song, Jia; Jie, Xu; Lixia, Lv; Wenzhuo, Yang; Lei, Xu – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
For medical students, we combine the laboratory practice with clinical applications by developing biochemical and molecular biology experiments. In this experiment, students first collect their own buccal epithelial cells by a noninvasive mouthwash method. Then, they extract genomic DNA and perform polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to amplify…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Science Experiments, Medical Students
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Knippen, Kerri Lynn; Thompson, Amy; Masters, Andrea – Health Educator, 2018
Worksite wellness programs continue to demonstrate a high return on investment by controlling and reducing employer shares of health care expenditures. Health risk assessments (HRA) are commonly used to establish priorities. This crosssectional study utilized an online HRA grounded by constructs from the Health Belief Model and the Theory of…
Descriptors: Wellness, Work Environment, At Risk Persons, Depression (Psychology)
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Sweetman, Rachel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Proliferating claims have been made for Learning Outcomes (LOs) potential to re-shape higher education: as forces for transparency and harmonisation, new forms for measurement or a format that fundamentally challenges traditional teaching and learning. Evidence of their actual influence remains sparse, however. This analysis of 45 interviews with…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Experience, Student Experience, Educational Policy
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Alakaam, Amir A.; Castellanos, Diana C.; Bodzio, Jessica; Harrison, Lee – Journal of International Students, 2015
This study examines the dietary intake changes and factors related to dietary acculturation in international students attending an urban university in the United States. The researchers administered seven focus groups of college-age international students (n = 32) between June and August 2012. The participants were enrolled in Northeastern and…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Foreign Students, Urban Schools, College Students
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