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Amorim Neto, Roque do Carmo; Picanço Rodrigues, Vinícius; Campbell, Kathryn; Polega, Meaghan; Ochsankehl, Torrie – Educational Forum, 2020
This study attempted to identify the predictors of entrepreneurial behavior by assessing a series of variables that included teamwork skills and demographic variables, and to explore teachers' experiences with teamwork. A sample of 367 K-12 public school teachers completed the survey. The findings indicated that teamwork predicts entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Entrepreneurship, Teamwork, Elementary Secondary Education
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Duran, Antonio; Allen, Evette – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2020
This qualitative study examines how professional associations in student affairs socialize graduate students and new professionals. Utilizing data from semi-structured interviews with 15 individuals who identify within this demographic, this article reveals how associations encourage new professionals and graduate students to get involved, build…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Socialization, Student Personnel Workers, Novices
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Simons, Jack D.; Bahr, Michael W. – Journal of School Counseling, 2020
This study was conducted to develop the Measure of Gender Exploration and Commitment (MGEC), a school counseling and training tool. The MGEC assesses one's gender exploration and commitment and was normed with a national sample of school counselors. Developing the MGEC involved (a) conducting a literature review, (b) modifying items, and (c)…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Sexual Identity
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Kidd, Sharon A.; Raspa, Melissa; Clark, Renée; Usrey-Roos, Holly; Wheeler, Anne C.; Liu, Jessica A.; Wylie, Amanda; Sherman, Stephanie L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
The objectives were to describe the demographic characteristics of children with Fragile X syndrome (FXS) and to determine predictors of attendance at Fragile X (FX) clinics. Findings from the Community Support Network (CSN) and Our Fragile X World (OFXW) samples showed that children who attended FX Clinics were mostly male, high-school aged or…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Predictor Variables, Individual Characteristics, Participation
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Herda, Daniel – Teaching Sociology, 2017
The current analysis examines the degree to which a classroom activity using student response systems (SRS) can improve the accuracy of commonly held demographic misperceptions. Overestimation of religious, racial, and immigrant minority population sizes is pervasive in the United States and Western Europe, and such inaccuracies predict more…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Misconceptions, Audience Response Systems, Technology Uses in Education
Ingersoll, Richard; Merrill, Lisa; Stuckey, Daniel – Educational Leadership, 2018
The authors provide an updated analysis of demographic trends in teaching profession, finding that the profession is growing, becoming more inexperienced, and more diverse. The trends and others, they write, shed light on the teacher pipeline today and offer insights on teacher-staffing issues, even as they raise important policy questions.
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Experience, Educational Change
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Fietzer, Alexander W.; Mitchell, Evelyn; Ponterotto, Joseph G. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2018
The authors hypothesized that multicultural personality and ethnic identity would significantly predict variance in multicultural counseling competencies in counselor trainees, beyond the variance predicted by demographics, multicultural training, openness, and cognitive racial attitudes. Results showed multicultural personality predicted…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnicity, Counselor Training
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Bell, Lauren E.; Van Velsor, Patricia – Professional School Counseling, 2018
Gentrification occurs when the prevailing demographic and economic environment of an urban neighborhood changes in ways related to social class and physical renewal. Gentrification effects are both positive and negative; however, low-income residents may be disproportionately negatively affected. As neighborhoods transform, schools also change.…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Neighborhoods, School Counselors, School Counseling
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Shnarbekova, M. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
This article presents the results of a sociological study of the factors that inform values as well as educational and professional choices of modern youth. The survey was based on a multi-stage sample where the key selection criteria included socio-demographic characteristics (gender, age, and nationality), region, and academic major. [This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, School Choice, Student Educational Objectives
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Fabregas Janeiro, Maria G.; Bird, Marianne – Journal of Extension, 2018
In California, where 54% of students in kindergarten through grade 12 are Latino, only 21% of 4-H community club members fit this demographic. Consequently, California 4-H is focused on developing Latino membership. This article describes lessons we learned while developing and delivering a project targeting inclusion of Latino youths in an…
Descriptors: Clubs, Youth Programs, Extension Education, Hispanic Americans
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Nicolazzo, Z; Karikari, Shamika N. – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
As a functional unit, fraternity and sorority life has often--and many would argue rightly--been critiqued for its perpetuation of hegemonic ideologies, spaces, and student demographics. In this chapter, the authors use critical theoretical perspectives to explore alternative possibilities for professional practice in fraternity life.
Descriptors: Fraternities, Educational Practices, Critical Theory, Ideology
European Training Foundation, 2018
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Armenia. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
European Training Foundation, 2018
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Algeria. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
European Training Foundation, 2018
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Lebanon. It contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
European Training Foundation, 2018
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Azerbaijan. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy, and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demography, Economics, Educational Trends
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