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Valencia-Raymundo, Agnes; de Guzman, Allan B. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
Effective role adjustment is crucial for the successful transition of chairs from faculty to academic leaders. Drawing on the data from semi-structured interviews with a select group of Filipino department chairs, this qualitative grounded theory inquiry applies Weick's framework of sensemaking to the analysis of their role adjustment process. The…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Vocational Adjustment, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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de Araújo, Gustavo Cunha – Arts Education Policy Review, 2018
This article examines the relation between official policy on art education in Brazilian basic education and what is actually taught and done in public school teaching in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Making use of interpretative analysis, I directly observed art classes in schools selected in the state of Mato Grosso. I also analyzed the laws, guidelines,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, Public Schools, Observation
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Alegre de la Rosa, Olga María; Villar Angulo, Luis Miguel – Education Sciences, 2019
Background: This study raised the following problem: How reliable is the "Inclusion for Children and Adolescents Questionnaire" (ICAQ) when measuring the attitudes of students with hearing loss towards inclusive education (IE) in public schools in the Canary Islands? Methods: The sample consisted of 297 students from the province of Gran…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Inclusion, Preadolescents, Public Schools
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de Lima, Jorge Ávila; Silva, Maria João Tavares – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2018
This paper reports the main findings of a study that sought to understand how teachers and department heads perceived and experienced the implementation of a classroom observation system in a teacher evaluation context. The data was collected through a teacher and department head survey and interviews with department heads who were responsible for…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Observation, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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Souza-Leal, Bruno; de-Carvalho, Carlos-Alberto; Antunes, Elton – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
This paper explores the capacity of the media to incorporate controversies in circulation in the public sphere. For that, it is based on the analysis of a set of 607 news stories about violence against women in context of gender relations and proximity, collected in nine Brazilian media during the years of 2013 and 2014. Recognized as one of the…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Mass Media, Foreign Countries
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Adrogué, Cecilia; García de Fanelli, Ana – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
The massification of Argentine higher education intensified in the context of open-access and tuition free public university policies. Although Argentina stands out in relation to enrollment in higher education, it faces serious problems in terms of retention and graduation. To study the factors associated with dropout in the higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Academic Persistence, Dropouts
Reyes Malave, Zulma B. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative methodology study was to explore and examine the contributions the Puerto Rico Public Education system has made in relation to promote and transmit gender equity, examine the knowledge of the elementary school teachers with this concern and to explore how elementary school teachers promotes gender equity through the…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Qualitative Research
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Pagano, Jo Anne – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2018
This is a perilous time for the dream and promise of education. With Betsy DeVos heading the Department of Education, some states are already making moves to privatize education. Arizona is promising $5,000 per child for parents to spend as they like. What kind of private school charges only $5,000? I worry about the kind of education that…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Privatization, Educational Vouchers, Educational Policy
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Hernández Méndez, Edith; Reyes Cruz, María del Rosario – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
In the case of Mexico, until recently, many universities focused mainly on teaching, but recent changes have led to new appointments in research, administration, and community service. There now seems to be, however, a view of the predominance of research in the academic environment. Therefore, the purpose of this paper was to examine and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Departments
Higgins, Shannon K. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: Many recent articles discuss the increased marketization of higher education, but few examine whether such practices are executed at their optimum level of efficiency and efficacy. This study addressed the significant lack of research in this area and answers the central question of how optimally public relations and marketing departments…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Marketing, Organizational Communication, Private Colleges
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Molek-Kozakowska, Katarzyna; Geisler, Robert – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
This article explores how public higher education institutions may design and implement new study programmes based on an example of a liberal arts programme adopted recently at a Polish university. Using a mixed-method approach (actor analysis, ethnographic thick description, and discourse and rhetorical analysis of communications), we approach…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, Organizational Culture, Organizational Communication
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Plagens, Gregory K. – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Maynard Wiertalla is a Corrections Shift Supervisor 12 (Lieutenant) for the Michigan Department of Corrections DOC). He is accused of sexually harassing a male subordinate, who alleged that Lt. Wiertalla touched him inappropriately more than 300 times over 12 years. The DOC interviewed the subordinate and staff members as part of its…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Correctional Institutions, Employees, Victims
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de Carvalho, João Bosco Pitombeira – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
This paper briefly reviews Brazilian textbook policies during the twentieth century, and pays careful attention to its latest development, PNLD--"Programa Nacional do Livro Didático" (National Textbook Program) and its textbook assessments, which selects textbooks that are freely distributed by the Ministry of Education (MEC) to students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks, Textbook Evaluation
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Henderson, Michael; de Zwart, Melissa – Australian Educational Computing, 2014
This article represents the submission of the "Australian Council for Computers in Education's" (AACE) response to the Australian Government's Department of Communications' initiative for "Enhancing Online Safety for Children." Henderson and de Zwart agree that children and their educators and caregivers are in serious need…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Child Safety
Intercultural Development Research Association, 2017
By law, public schools must serve all children. The education of undocumented students is guaranteed by the "Plyler vs. Doe" decision, and certain procedures must be followed when registering immigrant children in school to avoid violation of their civil rights. In "Plyler vs. Doe," the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that children of…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Student Rights, Public Schools
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