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Alam, Gazi Mahabubul – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2021
Theoretically, education supports improving graduates' socioeconomic outcomes and careers by injecting citizenship values and making sure they are employable. Evidence confirms that socioeconomic background influences the level of education achieved which in turn greatly shapes the careers of graduates. Relevant knowledges and competencies are the…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Socioeconomic Background, Engineering Education, Career Development
Lee, Sang Eun – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation examines gender differences in career advancement outcomes among academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) scientists. In particular, this research examines effects of gender, PhD advisors and postdoctoral supervisors mentoring resources and gender homophily in the mentoring dyads on the career advancement…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, STEM Education, Doctoral Programs, Scientists
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Filandri, Marianna; Pasqua, Silvia – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
The article analyses the effect of gender in professors' career advancement using data on the entire population of professors in the Italian university system, data on the National Scientific Qualification (NSQ) accreditation scheme, and data on scientific productivity (SciVal) for bibliometric scientific sectors. As NSQ accreditation is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination
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Niehaus, Elizabeth; O'Meara, KerryAnn – Innovative Higher Education, 2015
The benefits of professional networks are largely invisible to the people embedded in them (O'Reilly 1991), yet professional networks may provide key benefits for faculty careers. The purpose of the study reported here was to explore the role of professional networks in faculty agency in career advancement, specifically focusing on the overall…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Networks, Career Development, Social Capital
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Wang, Yuan; Paquette, Luc; Baker, Ryan – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2014
In this paper, we present progress towards a longitudinal study of the post-course career advancement of MOOC learners. We present initial results and analysis plans for how to link this to in-course behaviour, towards better understanding the goals of all MOOC learners.
Descriptors: Career Development, Longitudinal Studies, Online Courses, Educational Research
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; O'Meara, KerryAnn; Campbell, Corbin M. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2014
In this multimethod, qualitative study we examined associate women professors' sense of agency in career advancement from the rank of associate to full. Defining agency as strategic perspectives or actions toward goals that matter to the professor, we explore the perceptions of what helps and/or hinders a sense of agency in career advancement. Our…
Descriptors: Career Development, Women Faculty, Qualitative Research, Academic Rank (Professional)
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Dosunmu, Akinola George; Adeyemo, Kolawole Samuel – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
This article offers insights into the concepts of lifelong learning and human capital development (HCD). It highlights HCD as the core of career advancement and lifelong learning for women as an important mechanism for progressing to senior management positions. The two concepts are considered in relation to women's career choices and their…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Human Capital, Career Development, Telecommunications
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Mainert, Jakob; Kretzschmar, André; Neubert, Jonas C.; Greiff, Samuel – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
Transversal skills, such as complex problem solving (CPS) are viewed as central twenty-first-century skills. Recent empirical findings have already supported the importance of CPS for early academic advancement. We wanted to determine whether CPS could also contribute to the understanding of career advancement later in life. Towards this end, we…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Motor Vehicles, Problem Solving, Career Development
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Heimler, Ronald; Rosenberg, Stuart; Morote, Elsa-Sofia – Education & Training, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to use the authors' prior findings concerning basic employability skills in order to determine which skills best predict career advancement potential. Design/methodology/approach: Utilizing survey responses of human resource managers, the employability skills showing the largest relationships to career…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Structural Equation Models, Job Performance, Numeracy
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Sembiring, Maximus Gorky – Open Praxis, 2015
Student satisfaction associated with persistence, academic performance, retention, and its relations to career advancement were examined. It was aimed at measuring service quality (Servqual) dimensions as a foundation of satisfaction and how, in what comportments, they were interrelated. The study was conducted under explanatory-design. Data was…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models, Empathy, Reliability
Natale, Catherine Fisk; Gaddis, Lynn; Bassett, Katherine; McKnight, Katherine – National Network of State Teachers of the Year, 2016
The purpose of this report is to describe what the authors learned from studying eight teacher career advancement initiatives implemented across a variety of contexts, including urban, suburban, and rural districts; high poverty and affluent districts; and in schools/districts both with and without strong union presence. They describe key…
Descriptors: Career Development, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Rural Schools
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Lee, Jason W.; Wallace-McRee, Laci – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
Teaching a student how to get a job is just as important as teaching them how to do that job. This article identifies practical resources geared towards building self-awareness regarding students' personal brands, including identifying strengths, as well as areas for improvement for career advancement. A personal brand includes skills and…
Descriptors: Marketing, Career Development, Technology Uses in Education, College Instruction
Cunningham, Shala – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Problem Statement: Residency programs that emphasize clinical reasoning and manual therapy can provide a means to optimize the outcomes of physical therapy without the need for or access to expensive equipment. The residency format of continuing education could allow physical therapists in developing countries access to specialty training and…
Descriptors: Physical Therapy, Foreign Countries, Graduate Medical Education, Professional Development
Bennett, Vanessa; Lamback, Sara – Jobs for the Future, 2020
The IT industry is dynamic and quickly evolving. As a surge of diverse training models across subsectors and occupations is becoming available, this is a unique opportunity to enhance training practices and better align them to meet industry and employer needs. This brief offers recommendations for IT training providers to strengthen their work…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Science Education, Entry Workers, Demand Occupations
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Kulkarni, Mukta – Human Resource Development Review, 2012
Although organizational social networks are known to influence career mobility, the specific direction of this influence is different for diverse employee groups. Diversity in organizational network research has been operationalized on various dimensions such as race and ethnicity, age, religion, education, occupation, and gender. Missing in this…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Social Networks, Human Resources, Career Development
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