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Ortagus, Justin; Hughes, Rodney; Voorhees, Nicholas – Journal of Education Finance, 2022
Over the past few decades, technology has revolutionized the way colleges and universities operate. This study examines the extent to which investments in information technology (IT) are associated with the number and types of higher education personnel. After accounting for time lags between IT funding and personnel changes, we found that…
Descriptors: Information Technology, School Personnel, Student Personnel Workers, Educational Finance
Tracey Harris – ProQuest LLC, 2023
This study underscored the significance of company-paid professional development opportunities for higher education clerical support staff working in higher education facilities. Professional development constitutes an essential mechanism of continual education. It also facilitates the acquisition of innovative knowledge, an enhanced skill set,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Clerical Occupations, Clerical Workers, School Personnel
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Hill, Ron; Kang, Joss – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2020
This paper considers the application of a professional reflective journal to support the role of the clerk to the college governing body in England. Background detail regarding the role of the 'clerk to the corporation' in England is provided. The paper explains the basis for the formation of a reflective journal using a critical incident analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Clerical Occupations, Critical Incidents Method, Reflection
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Stage, Andreas Kjaer – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2020
National university systems have traditionally been characterised by major differences in both internal structures and external conditions. However, the global rise of the knowledge economy has made external conditions of universities more similar across countries. This paper investigates to what extent this convergence has been mirrored…
Descriptors: Universities, Organizational Change, Foreign Countries, Temporary Employment
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Mozahem, Najib A.; Kozbar, Dana K.; Al Hassan, Ahmad W.; Mozahem, Laila A. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics play an important role in shaping the economies of countries. It is now well documented that females are underrepresented in these fields. This study examines whether gender differences exist in Lebanon with regard to the career choices of boys and girls at the secondary school level. Three hundred…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Gender Differences, Secondary School Students, Factor Analysis
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Rausch, Andreas – Vocations and Learning, 2017
It was investigated how domain-specific knowledge, fluid intelligence, vocational interest and work-related self-efficacy predicted domain-specific problem-solving performance in the field of office work. The participants included 100 German VET (vocational education and training) students nearing the end of a 3-year apprenticeship program as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Information Technology
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Duemmler, Kerstin; Caprani, Isabelle – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
Occupations differ in their prestige, but little research has examined how workers manage working in a low-prestige occupation. This case study with retail-clerk apprentices in Switzerland uncovers the identity strategies the apprentices employ to help them normalise the situation they find themselves in: they are learning an occupation that is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employees, Employee Attitudes, Coping
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Rausch, Andreas – Vocations and Learning, 2013
Most learning in the workplace occurs while pursuing working rather than learning goals. The studies at hand aimed to identify task characteristics that foster learning in the workplace. Task characteristics are supposed to exert a major effect on the learning potential. However, the fact that learning is more often than not a rather unconscious…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Vocational Education, Learning Processes, Task Analysis
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2012
The 2012-2013 school year represents a pivotal juncture for DC Public Schools. Last spring, Mayor Gray and Chancellor Kaya Henderson introduced "A Capital Commitment," their ambitious plan to dramatically accelerate student achievement in the district over the next five years by providing all of their students with a safe, academically…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Office Occupations, School Business Officials, Registrars (School)
Karmel, Tom; Mlotkowski, Peter – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2010
The primary focus of this research is the impact of wages on the decision not to continue with an apprenticeship or traineeship. The approach taken is to model three wages relevant to apprentices and trainees: the wage during training; the expected wage in alternative employment; and, the expected wage on completion. The results of these models…
Descriptors: Wages, Apprenticeships, Trainees, Vocational Education
Stoessel, Lynne – Training Develop J, 1970
A successful clerical job training program at Blue Cross-Blue Shield, in Newark, New Jersey, for disadvantaged Negro women over 18 is described. Two charts (trainee background data and employee ratings) are included. (LY)
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Disadvantaged, Job Training
Ginther, Steve – Outlook Quarterly, 1973
Whether they count logs or insurance losses, over 200,000 statistical clerks keep numerical records for business, industry, and government. (Editor)
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Clerical Workers, Employment Opportunities, Recordkeeping
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Haines, Peter G. – Business Education Forum, 1972
Descriptors: Business Education, Clerical Occupations, Cooperative Education, Work Experience
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Kruger, Linda B. – Business Education Forum, 1983
Suggested units of study to guide the choice of curriculum in office occupations education are communication skills, filing, mail, reprographics, payroll, and banking. (SK)
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Course Content, Office Occupations Education, Secretaries
Fumanti, Janet – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 1989
Describes the duties of credit clerks, credit checkers, and credit authorizers. Includes information about earnings and benefits as well as necessary qualifications and opportunities for advancement. Includes sources of additional information. (JOW)
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Credit (Finance), Employment Opportunities, Occupational Information
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