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Rahman, S. M. Mizanoor – Education Sciences, 2021
Experienced middle school mathematics and science teachers were recruited for a pilot study. The teachers separately responded to a survey related to determining expected learning outcomes based on their traditional teaching, classroom experiences and observations, and self-brainstorming. The teachers then received training on how to design,…
Descriptors: Robotics, STEM Education, Outcomes of Education, Benchmarking
National Association of College and University Business Officers, 2015
This report provides the results of the annual Student Financial Services survey. Data include average institutional student account and loan receivables, payment channels, credit balance refunds, third-party payments, staffing, and student financial services expenditures from FY09 to FY14. [For "2014 Student Financial Services Benchmarking…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Financial Services, Loan Repayment, Expenditures
National Association of College and University Business Officers, 2015
This report provides the survey results of institutions' student account and loan receivables, payment channels, credit balance refunds, third-party payments, staffing, and student financial services expenditures from FY08 to FY13. [For "2013 Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report," see ED608489.]
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Financial Services, Loan Repayment, Expenditures
Tucker, Marc S. – School Administrator, 2012
A century ago, the United States was a world leader in industrial benchmarking. However, after World War II, once no one could compete with the U.S., it became complacent. Many industrialized countries now have higher student achievement and more equitable and efficient education systems. A higher proportion of young people in their workforces…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Alignment (Education), Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
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Webb, Katy Kavanagh – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2020
During this research, the author attempted to locate institutions and background information about spaces that would be similar in scope to a digital scholarship lab (or scholar's lab being proposed in a university library. The information is meant to serve as a guide for the space design project, but it will be an important benchmarking tool for…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Academic Libraries, Electronic Libraries, Educational Facilities Design
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Mihaljevic Kosor, Maja; Pavicic, Jurica; Alfirevic, Nikša – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
In this chapter, the authors analyse and discuss conceptual and methodological issues related to international benchmarking and its effect on educational policy and practice in selected European countries. Benchmarking is viewed as a process of comparing educational outcomes in schooling systems, identifying strengths and weaknesses and serving as…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Benchmarking, Educational Improvement, Outcomes of Education
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Ferreira, Renata C.; Frota, Mirna A.; de Vasconcelos Filho, José E.; Bastos, Antônio P. F.; Luna, Geisy L. M.; Rolim, Karla M. C. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: At a time and educational context favorable to technologies and innovations, we took the initiative to mobile phone applications (apps) relevant to school violence in an effort to be responsive to a growing public health problem in multiple countries. Methods: In this study, we compared and verified the features of 10 apps for…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Violence
Grantmakers for Education, 2015
As in past years, this report draws from a survey of Grantmakers for Education membership that provides a snapshot of giving patterns as well as grantmakers' qualitative impressions of lessons and insights from their work. For the first time, this report has sought out the perspectives of non-members who are active in the field, to help broaden…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Educational Trends, Grantsmanship, Philanthropic Foundations
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Duniway, Robert L. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2012
Every college and university, whether public or private; two-year, four-year, or graduate; traditional or online, depends on recruiting and enrolling new students and strives to have as many of those students as possible complete their educational programs. Knowing how effectively an institution is managing the various stages of enrollment is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Costs, Enrollment Management
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Altungul, Oguzhan; Demirag, Resat – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Increasing competition in domestic and foreign markets in the globalizing world and increasing quality expectations of customers have led enterprises to develop and implement a range of different quality considerations in order to remain competitive or to increase competitive power. One of the most important of these approaches is called…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Athletics, Competition, Foreign Countries
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Abdekhodaee, Amir; Chase, Anne-Marie; Ross, Bella – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Technology is recognised as playing a part in the changing landscape in higher education; altering delivery modes and providing flexible opportunities for learning. Research into the use of wikis has shown that they provide many opportunities for student learning and the development of twenty-first century skills, however, there has been limited…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Feedback (Response), Web 2.0 Technologies, Accountability
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Bogetoft, Peter; Wittrup, Jesper – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2017
This paper discusses methods for benchmarking vocational education and training colleges and presents results from a number of models. It is conceptually difficult to benchmark vocational colleges. The colleges typically offer a wide range of course programmes, and the students come from different socioeconomic backgrounds. We solve the…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Vocational Education, Models, Postsecondary Education
Li, Xinchao; Thige, Joseph Muiruri – Online Submission, 2017
This paper collates research on global ranking through U.S.News.com in relation to Jiangsu University's nonappearance in global ranking of higher education institutions. The author critiques the Academic set up of the University in comparison with universities Ranked as World Class. The author navigates the study largely through descriptive and…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Universities, Institutional Evaluation, Reputation
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Jin, Tan; Lu, Xiaofei; Ni, Jing – Modern Language Journal, 2020
An extensive body of research has investigated the role of syntactic complexity in gauging the linguistic complexity of reading texts, particularly for the purpose of determining their grade appropriateness. However, little such research has focused on adapted teaching materials for English as a foreign language (EFL) contexts, and to date there…
Descriptors: Syntax, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Materials
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Brown, Kirsten R.; Wilke, Autumn K.; Pena, Maria – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2020
Caseload (student-to-staff ratio) is a metric commonly used by upper level administrators to inform budgetary allocations. Using a national, random sample we found that the average caseload is 133.0 students per disability practitioner. Institutions with one disability practitioner had a caseload of 154.9 students; institutions with two or three…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Resource Allocation, Students with Disabilities, Caseworkers
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