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Doren, Catherine; Grodsky, Eric – Sociology of Education, 2016
Parental income and wealth contribute to children's success but are at least partly endogenous to parents' cognitive and noncognitive skills. We estimate the degree to which mothers' skills measured in early adulthood confound the relationship between their economic resources and their children's postsecondary education outcomes. Analyses of…
Descriptors: Family Income, Cognitive Ability, Mothers, Correlation
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Alleman, Nathan F. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2015
Are faculty trained at Christian institutions better equipped to integrate their faith with their professional work? This study uses a mixed methods analysis of Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) faculty survey data to analyze whether and in what ways faculty who graduate from Christian undergraduate, master's, and doctoral…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Teacher Education, Mixed Methods Research
Callahan, Rebecca M., Ed.; Gándara, Patricia C., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2014
The Bilingual Advantage draws together researchers from education, economics, sociology, anthropology and linguistics to examine the economic and employment benefits of bilingualism in the US labor market, countering past research that shows no such benefits exist. Collectively, the authors draw on novel methodological approaches and new data to…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Labor Market, Bilingual Education, Educational Benefits
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Jaijairam, Paul – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
First-Year Seminar (FYS) is an introductory class offered to first-year students to help them acclimate to the college environment, develop effective strategies for studying, and learn techniques that will allow them to swiftly complete small assignments and sizable research projects. In 2014, approximately 80 percent of universities offered FYS,…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, College Freshmen, School Orientation, School Holding Power
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Crawford-Garrett, Katherine – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2020
Drawing on data from a phenomenological research study of Ako Matatupu/TeachFirst New Zealand (TFNZ), an affiliate of Teach for All, this article considers how differently positioned actors within New Zealand theorize the appeal of TFNZ as opposed to university-based pathways. Findings suggest that a multiplicity of factors influence the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Alternative Teacher Certification, Equal Education
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de Haan, Haijing Helen – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically investigate the discourse on "competitive advantage", a concept that has been widely applied in the public higher education sector, but rarely defined and conceptualised. Design/methodology/approach: In order to get some insightful understanding about how "competitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Competition
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Robson, Daphne; Basse, Britta – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: To identify positive and negative aspects for learning of interactive tablet technology learning activities that promote student engagement and learning. Background: Engaging students in mathematics classes is an on-going challenge for teachers. In 2008 we were offered the opportunity to run interactive activities with a class set of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Learner Engagement, Mathematics Instruction
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Freeman, Kendralin J.; Berends, Mark – Journal of School Choice, 2016
For several decades, researchers have examined sector effects on student outcomes. Several argue the presence of a Catholic school advantage (CSA), an effect that shows improvement of educational outcomes upon attendance at a Catholic school. The magnitude of this effect, however, is often debated, particularly in the era of educational reform. In…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Attainment, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Role
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Hirci, Nataša; Pisanski Peterlin, Agnes – Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 2020
It has been argued that the growing impact of new technologies on society should be reflected in education in response to the digital generation's extensive dependence on digital tools. This paper focuses on the incorporation of digital technologies into translator training by comparing the benefits and drawbacks of "wikis," a…
Descriptors: Translation, Information Technology, Technology Integration, Comparative Analysis
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Finch, David J.; Peacock, Melanie; Levallet, Nadege; Foster, William – Education & Training, 2016
Purpose: The increasing demand for post-secondary education, and the ongoing difficulty students' face in securing appropriate work upon program completion, highlight the importance of an enhanced understanding of employability resources for university graduates. Just as organizations achieve a strategic advantage from resources and dynamic…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Graduates, Competition, Advantaged
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Cervi-Wilson, Tiziana; Brick, Billy – Research-publishing.net, 2016
As the employment of graduates appears among the performance indicators of institutions in higher education, universities are focussing more and more upon the development of employability related skills to enhance students' prospects in the job market. All UK universities are measured on the first jobs that their students acquire after graduation.…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Employment Potential
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Henscheid, Jean M. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2008
The portrait of the American college senior is a mix of economic pressures and shifting choices. Understanding that the senior year represents another critical transition point for college students, many U.S. colleges and universities are taking intentional steps to help students bring closure to their collegiate experience and accomplish the…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Student Personnel Services, Developmental Studies Programs, Student Experience
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Krelja Kurelovic, Elena – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
Educational resources in the competitive world of higher education were often considered as key intellectual property, so access to those resources was restricted to privileged groups of students and professors, which is unacceptable in today's networked society. Today, an increasing number of institutions and individuals share such digital…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials, Relevance (Education)
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Sriprakash, Arathi; Proctor, Helen; Hu, Betty – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
This article explores parents' use of private tutoring services for their primary school children in Sydney, Australia's largest city. Using Bernstein's theories of invisible and visible pedagogies, we look, through the eyes of a small group of middle-class Chinese-background interviewees, at the tensions between certain pedagogic forms associated…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Elementary School Students, Advantaged, Foreign Countries
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Habibi, Akhmad; Mukinin, Amirul; Riyanto, Yatim; Prasohjo, Lantip Diat; Sulistiyo, Urip; Sofwan, Muhammad; Saudagar, Ferdiaz – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
This inquiry examined student teachers' perceptions on the advantages of using Social Networking Services (SNS) in an English teacher education program at a public university in Jambi, Indonesia to ease the communication, supervision, discussion, and report submissions between supervisors and student teachers. The networking types included in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Teacher Attitudes, Educational Benefits
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