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Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2019
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) was founded in 1975, when it replaced an outdated set of pension arrangements for university staff. The USS was stable for nearly four decades but, in recent years, it has undergone considerable turbulence. The causes include tighter pension regulations, growing life expectancy and lower financial…
Descriptors: Retirement Benefits, Universities, School Personnel, Baby Boomers
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Daengsi, Therdpong; Pornpongtechavanich, Phisit; Wuttidittachotti, Pongpisit – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
Cybersecurity is crucial at present because cyber threats (e.g., phishing) have become a very common occurrence in everyday life. A literature review showed that there are no studies based on cybersecurity awareness which involved a large number of Thai users. Thus, this research focused on the cybersecurity awareness of approximately 20,000…
Descriptors: Information Security, Computer Security, Employees, Finance Occupations
Behr, Ashley F. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
For couples, the intimate relationship between partners is one of the most influential in adult life. Couples and relationship education (CRE) intends to provide contextual knowledge and to facilitate the growth of relationship skill sets. However, current CRE programming is largely heteronormative, relying primarily on male/female relationship…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, Baby Boomers, Adult Education
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Zhang, Ting – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2019
This study developed a typology of eight heterogeneous types of baby boomer entrepreneurs and extended the occupational choice model regarding driving factors for entrepreneurialism in this population. The study relied on monthly USA Current Population Survey data across 11 years (2006-2016), and using 2-sample t-tests and multilevel mixed-effects…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, Entrepreneurship, Classification, National Surveys
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Hardy, Margaret; Oprescu, Florin; Millear, Prudence; Summers, Mathew – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
To determine the resources baby boomers use or develop to strategise successful engagement as later life university students, informal semi-structured interviews were conducted with 12 Australian baby boomers. The phenomenological data was analysed, themes identified and aligned with the volition phase stages of the adapted Health Action Process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Baby Boomers, Adult Students, College Students
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McDonald, Denise; Baker, Sheila; Shulsky, Debby – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2021
This article describes three female professors' experiences to attain degrees (bachelor's, master's, and doctorate) as first-generation college students (FGCS) and become academics. Their individual stories are shared through narratives, which capture crucial episodes of overcoming challenges. Because completion of a terminal degree by FGCS (of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Women Faculty, Educational Attainment, Academic Degrees
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Satterly, Brent A.; Cullen, Jennifer; Dyson, Donald A. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Given the changing composition of faculty, intergenerational workforce needs and skill sets must be taken into account when creating mentoring relationships. The traditional nature of academia lends itself to an intergenerational environment of Millennials in novice positions, while tenured faculty, typically GenXers and Boomers, act as mentors in…
Descriptors: Mentors, Models, Teaching Methods, Intergenerational Programs
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Rabbani, Abed G.; Yao, Zheying; Wang, Christina; Grable, John E. – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2021
Financial risk tolerance is an important personal characteristic that is widely used by financial professionals to guide the development and presentation of client-centered recommendations. As more baby boomers enter retirement, research on how these individuals perceive their willingness to take financial risks has gained importance, particularly…
Descriptors: Risk, Decision Making, Money Management, Financial Services
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Petry, Greg J.; Gilbertson, Ken – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
By 2029, 20% of the U.S. population will be =65-years-old. American demographics are changing, understanding of the =65-year-old demographic has not. We investigated expectation variables of participants born between 1946 and 1964 in the United States, and identified how expectation trends have changed over time also describing gender differences.…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Aging (Individuals), Gerontology, Adventure Education
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Shadle, Eric – College and University, 2016
Three major generations are represented in today's workforce: Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials. Each of these groups has a wide range of definitions, but here they are defined according to their most common definitions: Baby boomers include those born in the decade following the end of World War II and are between the ages of 50 and 70 years.…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, Age Groups, Mentors, Generational Differences
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Varadharajan, Meera; Buchanan, John; Schuck, Sandy – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Career changers form a substantial proportion of teacher education (TE) students. They bring a broader set of life and work experiences than do their younger, school-leaving counterparts. This paper investigates the needs and concerns of career change student teachers (CCSTs) in Australia. The study on which this article reports analysed survey…
Descriptors: Career Change, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Persistence, Altruism
Dirks, Tamera K. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study addressed the ways in which a University in the Pacific Northwest meets the academic and co-curricular needs of Baby-Boomer First-Generation undergraduate students. Baby-Boomers herein are defined as individuals born between 1946 and 1964, and First-Generation college students are defined as currently enrolled students whose parents are…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, First Generation College Students, Undergraduate Students, At Risk Students
Johnson, Carl Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore how different generations of educational professionals perceived themselves and one another, framed into the context of work ethic characteristics, teamwork abilities and leadership abilities among and between three generations of educators: Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials. The results…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Bledsoe, Kristin Scoggins – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The use of 21st century technology in education is imperative as educators attempt to prepare 21st century students for future jobs in a globally competitive and interactive digital workplace. The primary purpose of this mixed method study was to examine the effective use of 21st century technology within the working class generations of Baby…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Technology Integration, Elementary School Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Altman, Yochanan; Baruch, Yehuda; Zoghbi Manrique-de-Lara, Pablo; Viera Armas, Maria Mercedes – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to find out what academics do when approaching retirement, and why; as well as to reflect on the process and consequences of reaching a retirement decision -- for themselves, the university system, and the wider community. Our study concentrates on baby boomers, as this large cohort starts to retire or become eligible…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, Generational Differences, College Faculty, Career Development
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