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Loudermilk, Brandon Conner – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2007
Several strands of research in applied linguistics have increasingly focused their attention on the application of genre theory to the classroom. In advanced academics, the genres of disciplinary communities serve gate-keeping functions that students must negotiate in order to succeed in their academic endeavors. Often without explicit…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Discourse Communities, Applied Linguistics, English for Academic Purposes
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LeChasseur, Kimberly – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
This case of district turnover was developed as part of a project with state leaders and funders supporting local early education systems development. Understanding strategic and reactive activities during district leadership transition can be useful in assisting educators and their partners to prepare for sustainability. In this case, early…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Administrative Change, School Community Relationship
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Synar, Edwyna; Maiden, Jeffrey – Journal of Education Finance, 2012
The purpose of this study was to develop a model that may be used to estimate the financial costs of teacher turnover in urban school districts. It is estimated that 50% of the beginning teachers leave the profession within the first five years on the job (Murname, Singer, Wilett, Kemple, and Olsen 1991; Colbert and Wolff 1992; Ingersoll 2003;…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Teaching Methods, Teaching Experience, Beginning Teachers
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McNaughtan, Jon – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Community college presidential tenure has consistently declined for decades, which leaves scholars to question what factors are associated with this phenomenon. While there are many potential reasons for presidential turnover, this study seeks to understand how presidential fit is associated with increased presidential departure. Guided by the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Tenure, College Presidents, Labor Turnover
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Moffett, Cerylle A. – Educational Leadership, 2000
Sustaining reform requires district leaders to develop a supportive infrastructure, nurture professional communities, reduce turnover, and use facilitators to build capacity. Bringing educators up to speed means providing abundant staff development, balancing pressure with support, providing adult learning time, and reducing fragmentation and…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Adult Learning, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Huddleston, Robert; And Others – Psychology: A Quarterly Journal of Human Behavior, 1984
Outlines the causes of turnover for community college presidents, as perceived by 68 college presidents and 68 board members, using a questionnaire listing causes for involuntary or voluntary turnover. Results revealed a variety of turnover issues. (BH)
Descriptors: College Presidents, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Labor Turnover
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Lewis, Jessica L.; London, Tim D. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2009
Given the negative implications of unmanaged teacher attrition for student learning and the potential of leadership actions to affect this dynamic, this article highlights the practices of one principal in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system who used teacher attrition to her school's advantage. Her actions reveal leadership practices that can…
Descriptors: School Culture, Teacher Persistence, Educational Change, Faculty Mobility
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Houseworth, James; Pettingell, Sandra L.; Kramme, Julie E. D.; Ticha, Renata; Hewitt, Amy S. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide a broad range of supports in a variety of settings to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) that enables people to live, work, and participate in their communities. Despite the crucial importance in ensuring supports for community participation of people with IDD, high rates of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Caregivers, Labor Turnover, Wages
Reid, Johnnie M. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The impact of schools and students not meeting academic achievement standards affects the community and the nation's future workforce. This paper examines many of the factors influencing achievement with special attention given to the facts of teacher turnover in the schools. Teacher turnover and the sad state of the academic achievement of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Persistence, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs
Synar, Edwyna Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2010
It is estimated that 50% of beginning teachers leave the profession within the first five years on the job (Murnane, Singer, Willett, Kemple, & Olsen, 1991; Colbert & Wolff, 1992; Ingersoll, 2003b; Schlechty & Vance, 1981). When teachers depart, they take with them their knowledge of instructional techniques, students' learning styles, and…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Selection, Labor Turnover, Teaching Experience
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Achenreiner, Gwen; Kleckner, Mary Jae; Knight, Peter; Lilly, Bryan – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Higher education institutions, communities, and employers experience challenges as young professionals continually adjust their workplace-participation views and behaviours. Higher education institutions face changes in student demand for job-oriented training, and the associated attrition from established programmes is costly. Communities find it…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Colleges, Student Recruitment, Higher Education
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Foulkes, Matt; Newbold, K. Bruce – Rural Sociology, 2008
Research has thoroughly documented how out-migration of the educated and skilled from rural areas leaves behind a poorer population and creates pockets of rural poverty. Recently, studies have recognized that the poor are also geographically mobile and that poverty migration patterns can reinforce rural poverty concentrations. In this process,…
Descriptors: Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged, Rural Areas, Disproportionate Representation
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Noble, A. Candace – Rural Educator, 1981
Recent literature on rural education offers many research possibilities because it contains conflicting and contradictory statements on social class, student attitude, innovative teaching, teacher turnover, and school-community relations, many of which are the result of empirical research. (CM)
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Mobility, Literature Reviews
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Okun, Morris A.; And Others – Journal of Experimental Education, 1990
Effects of credit load on the intent-turnover relation at a community college were assessed. Results of a stepwise logistic regression model for 316 students indicate that intent was more strongly related to turnover among students carrying 13 or more credit hours as compared to students carrying fewer credit hours. (TJH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Community Colleges, Credits
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Bray, Nathaniel J.; Johnson, Shonteria; Katsinas, Stephen G.; Shadduck, Peggy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This paper presents the results of an exploratory study of a professional development-based effort at one of the nation's 14 federally designated Historically Black Colleges and Universities community colleges. Course revisions included introductory courses in its Natural Sciences department. The goal was to improve students' critical-thinking and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, STEM Education, Black Colleges, Community Colleges
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