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Makiko Kodama – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2024
This study examined the effect of e-mentoring on vocational identity during teleworking; it clarified the relationship between teleworkers' vocational identity and e-mentoring compared with that of non-teleworkers according to career stage. An online survey was conducted and measured vocational identity and mentoring function (career function and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Internet, Foreign Countries, Clerical Workers
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Degtyarev, Sergey I.; Nazarov, Mykola S.; Polyakova, Lybov G. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2021
As the bureaucratic apparatus burgeoned in the Russian Empire, an urgent need arose to provide it with professional personnel. The government made a series of attempts to address the issue since the early 19th century. One effort comprised the organization of clerical workforce schools. The institutions were expected to staff various levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Clerical Workers, Government Employees, Educational History
Walsh, Courtney; Tyler, John – AIP Statistical Research Center, 2022
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty members faced numerous challenges related to their teaching and research. Among other challenges, many faculty members encountered reduced access to the resources they needed. This Focus On briefly outlines faculty-reported changes in access to resources and compares those changes across the highest degree…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Science Teachers, Physics, Astronomy
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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Robert, Catherine – Journal of Education Human Resources, 2022
Clerical staff in the campus office (secretaries and registrars) perform critical functions essential to the operation of schools, yet do not receive research attention regarding their contributions. This study describes turnover rates of K-12 campus clerical employees in order to establish base information in the field. Eight years of employment…
Descriptors: Clerical Workers, School Personnel, Elementary Secondary Education, Labor Turnover
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Taggart, Gabel – Innovative Higher Education, 2021
This article speaks to the debate regarding the proper size of university administrations by presenting the results of an examination of how the relative size of administrative components within U.S. research universities affects the job stress of faculty members. Using national survey data merged with workforce data from the Integrated…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Stress Variables, College Faculty, College Administration
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Forrest, Colin; Goodall, Janet; Hill, Ron; James, Chris – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In England, further education college and sixth form college governing bodies are required to appoint a clerk to administer and advise on governing procedure and practice. In this article we report research which aimed to understand and theorise about the role and the associated responsibilities. We analysed the relevant literatures, carried out a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Adult Education, National Surveys
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Seeber, Susan – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2016
From a societal perspective, vocational education and training must enable young adults to meet the challenges of the labour market in a globalized world, reduce the mismatch of supply and demand of qualifications (e.g. youth unemployment leading to disadvantages for individuals, society and national economies) and improve social cohesion. From an…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Competence, Measurement, Job Skills
Grandberry, Sandi – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation is an exploratory case study of senior women who work at an unnamed State Legislature at all levels from clerical to elected legislator. The senior women explained why they remain in the workforce and how education impacts that decision. The older women in this study explain remaining in the workforce for one of two reasons:…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Age Differences, Older Adults, Females
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John M. Carroll – International Journal of Designs for Learning, 2014
The early 1980s were disruptive for computing. In many countries, the set of persons who regularly used computing expanded rapidly from a tiny and homogeneous set of data processing professionals to include nearly everyone. The dawn of the "new user" entrained challenges for training and instructional design: the economics of smaller…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Employees, Computers, Teaching Methods
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Cole, Elaine J.; Fieselman, Laura – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to design a community-based social marketing (CBSM) campaign to foster sustainable behavior change in paper reduction, commingled recycling, and purchasing environmentally preferred products (EPP) with faculty and staff at Pacific University Oregon. Design/methodology/approach: A CBSM campaign was developed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Responsibility, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment)
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Bayat, Abdullah – Perspectives in Education, 2012
This article discusses the work practices of the much neglected phenomenon of the work of school administrative clerks in schools. Popular accounts of school administrative clerks portray them as subjectified--assigned roles with limited power and discretion--as subordinate and expected to be compliant, passive and deferent to the principal and…
Descriptors: Clerical Workers, School Personnel, Public Schools, Elementary Schools
Newmann-Godful, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The use of technology at the workplace has been confirmed both in practice and in theory to be an inalienable right for many organizational employees partly because of what these employees do, or the general role of technology in the organization (Sekar, 2011). As useful as technology may be, employees sometimes misuse it. Such misuse, over time…
Descriptors: Productivity, Internet, Mass Media Role, Educational Technology
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Livingstone, D. W. – Journal of Education and Work, 2010
There is substantial evidence that formal educational attainments increasingly exceed the educational job requirements of the employed labour force in many advanced market economies--a phenomenon variously termed "underemployment", "underutilisation", or "overqualification". Conversely, both experiential learning and workplace case studies suggest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Underemployment, Working Class, Democracy
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Panari, Chiara; Guglielmi, Dina; Simbula, Silvia; Depolo, Marco – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to extend the stress-buffering hypothesis of the demand-control model. In addition to the control variable, it seeks to analyse the role of an opportunity for learning and development (L&D) in the workplace as a moderator variable between increased demands and need for recovery. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Educational Opportunities, Workplace Learning
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