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Kranich, Nancy; Lotts, Megan; Nielsen, Jordan; Ward, Judit H. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
In the twenty-first century, academic libraries and librarians have recast the narrative by turning outward, engaging more deeply across the university. No longer solely focused on collecting, libraries now embrace connecting with their campus communities to foster consumption, production, curation, preservation, collaboration, and inquiry around…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Library Role
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Bethell, Kerry; Sewell, Alison – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2010
The growth of interest in historical research into the commonplace provides opportunities to explore the different means through which we can understand the everyday world of teachers. Unlike the "well-known" in education past, where significant traces of their lives remain in archives and official records, little such evidence exists of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Background
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 2016
The Charitable Giving to Universities in Australia and New Zealand Survey collects detailed information about fundraising and donors to measure the philanthropic performance of higher education institutions. It also provides an estimate of the overall impact of philanthropy on the higher education sector. This survey of philanthropic giving uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support
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Gremillion, Helen; Tolich, Martin; Bathurst, Ralph – Research Ethics, 2015
Since the 1988 Cartwright Inquiry, lay members of ethics committees have been tasked with ensuring that ordinary New Zealanders are not forgotten in ethical deliberations. Unlike Institutional Review Boards (IRBs, or ethics committees) in North America, where lay members constitute a fraction of ethics committee membership, 50% of most New Zealand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Committees, Ethics, Lay People
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Tolich, Martin – Research Ethics, 2015
Laura Stark's ethnography of IRB decision-making unearthed two concerns: first, even though the committees were governed by ethical principles, the committees generated their own precedents for future decision-making; second, Stark witnessed unequal power relations within committee decision-making as a member's expertise was accepted as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Research Committees, Decision Making
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Tolich, Martin; Marlowe, Jay – Research Ethics, 2017
A previous research ethics article by the authors provided evidence to support the claim that the New Zealand Ethics Committee (NZEC) was a powerless ethics committee. Ethics review applicants were not formally obliged to seek ethics review, and any committee recommendations were given on a 'take it or leave it' basis. One year later, the capacity…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Ethics, Research Committees, Research Administration
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Malenfant, Kara J. – College & Research Libraries, 2010
This narrative, single-case study examines how liaison librarians at the University of Minnesota (UMN) came to include advocating for reform of the scholarly communication system among their core responsibilities. While other libraries may hire a coordinator or rely on a committee to undertake outreach programs, UMN has defined baseline expertise…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Outreach Programs, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Advocacy
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Wilson, Emery A. – Planning for Higher Education, 2007
Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation has had an important role in improving medical education as well as in verifying the quality of education in the nation's medical schools. In this manner, it also serves the interests of the public. Every eight years, medical schools undergo an accreditation process to determine whether…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Schools, Accreditation (Institutions), Compliance (Psychology)
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Hornby, Garry; Witte, Chrystal – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2010
We surveyed rural elementary schools in New Zealand regarding their practice of parent involvement (PI). Interviews were conducted at 22 schools using a schedule which focused on eleven aspects of PI: policy formation, acting as a resource, collaborating with teachers, sharing information on children, channels of communication, liaison with school…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Elementary Schools, Parent Participation, Parent Education
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Hornby, Garry; Witte, Chrystal – Pastoral Care in Education, 2010
This article reports the results of a survey of parental involvement (PI) policy and practice in middle schools in a large New Zealand city. Principals at all 11 middle schools in the city were contacted and agreed to be interviewed. Interviews were conducted using a schedule that focuses on 11 aspects of PI: encouraging parents into school,…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Middle Schools, Parent Participation, Parent Education
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Buissink-Smith, Nell; Spronken-Smith, Rachel; Walker, Rebecca – Higher Education Research and Development, 2010
This case study explores student perceptions and experiences of advising at a New Zealand university. It considers the implications arising from the students' responses and also investigates the influence of students' demographic characteristics on perceptions of advice. Both first- (n = 191) and final- (n = 171) year cohorts of students were…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Hopper, Mari K. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2017
Early establishment of physiological societies in Oklahoma and Ohio demonstrated the benefits of networking physiologists and paved the way for establishing the APS Chapter Program. Designed to promote the general objectives of the APS, the Chapter Program was officially launched in 1995, with Ohio being the first recognized chapter. There are 13…
Descriptors: Physiology, Professional Associations, History, Best Practices
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Te One, Sarah; Jamison, Andrea; Ruri, Mereana – Early Childhood Folio, 2017
In 2015/16 Action for Children and Youth Aotearoa (ACYA) prepared, produced and presented New Zealand's fifth civil society, non-government organisations' Alternative Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on how well Aotearoa New Zealand complies with its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Childrens Rights, International Law
New, Frank E. – 1972
Guidelines are derived from analysis of the program policies and practices employed by administrators and coordinators of work study programs for educable mentally retarded high school students in Ohio. Described are different phases of work experience programs which allow students to explore possible vocational choices, to be trained in a…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Objectives, Exceptional Child Education, Guidelines
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Gordon, Elizabeth – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2005
This paper describes two attempts to introduce grammar teaching into New Zealand schools. The first case study describes the work of the 6th and 7th form English Syllabus Committee in the 1980s which proposed the uniquely New Zealand solution of using examples from Maori as well as from English to demonstrate grammatical points. The response to…
Descriptors: Grammar, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Malayo Polynesian Languages
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