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Henderson, Emily F.; Reynolds, Pauline J. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2023
Representations of higher education in fiction-based sources contribute to forming public perceptions of academia, and so are a form of public pedagogy. Within popular culture representations, understandings of academics are constructed using particular tropes which build shared meanings of the profession. Conferences are one of these tropes and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Fiction, Conferences (Gatherings), Popular Culture
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Peggy C. Holzweiss; Corbin Franklin – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2024
While research reveals weaknesses in preparation-program curricula, there are challenges with these studies due to incomplete data from program directories. This descriptive study offers the results of an exhaustive search for programs in the United States and examines how each program's required curriculum aligns with field standards. Findings…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, College Curriculum, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Student Personnel Services
Jennifer Masunaga; Lanyi Peng; Tiffanie Ford-Baxter – Communications in Information Literacy, 2023
Wider visibility of information literacy (IL) outside of the library and information science (LIS) field is important to the success of IL instruction, learning, and research. The development and major updates of several information literacy documents in the past decade evidence the changing landscape of IL research, but how these changes have…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Periodicals, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Publishing Industry
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Mio Takei; Stephen R. Porter; Paul D. Umbach; Junji Nakano – Research in Higher Education, 2024
As the number of articles on postsecondary topics expands, new methods are required to quantitatively understand the literature. Previous scholars looking at the higher education literature use manual coding, which limits the number of years that can be studied, or network analysis of citations and words, which does not yield groupings of articles…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Literature Reviews, Research Design
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Doran, Erin; Lucht, Kayla – Journal of College Student Development, 2021
In thinking about their experiences as community college advocates, Erin Doran and Kayla Lucht found that they both came to community colleges as adjuncts to supplement their incomes--but that a deep admiration and love for their students kept them there. Like so many others in higher education, they fell into their roles as community college…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Research, Scholarship, College Faculty
Venning, Edward – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2023
Size is the big unspoken problem in UK higher education. Small providers are stifled. Large universities enjoy oligopolistic advantage at the cost of agility. This damages institutional diversity and dynamism: the sector's ability to absorb new concepts, to grow and renew itself. For the first time, this report provides a full picture of small and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics
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Tight, Malcolm – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Higher education, or more strictly higher education studies, is sometimes referred to as a discipline, though it is more often referred to as a field, sector or area for study. But what is a discipline and does higher education studies, at its current state of development, qualify as one? This article re-considers these matters and comes to some…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Educational Research, Intellectual Disciplines
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Maldonado, Laura G.; Dolfi, J. Jordan; Bartlett, James E., II; Bartlett, Michelle E. – Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice, 2021
This article describes online writing sessions developed for a CPED Community College Leadership education doctorate EdD program at a research-intensive, land-grant university. Sessions were introduced during the summer of 2020 after the existing executive, face-to-face program shifted entirely to online delivery due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, State Universities
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Carter, Susan; Sturm, Sean; Manalo, Emmanuel – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
One way to support academics as whole people is to address the psychology of success and failure in academic work. Despite their success in securing doctorates and academic positions, academics often feel like imposters. The current neoliberal audit culture reinforces this sense by demanding more and more of them in terms of outputs that are…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Success, Failure, Faculty Development
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Gayles, Joy Gaston – Review of Higher Education, 2023
Humanizing Higher Education was the 2022 conference theme for the Association for the Study of Higher Education. This presidential address takes a forward look back on higher education within a global context and in the aftermath of a global health pandemic, making an argument for the need to humanize higher education. The address offers a…
Descriptors: Humanization, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, COVID-19
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Martin, Quincy, III – Community College Enterprise, 2021
Now more than ever, leading community colleges is a complicated and challenging endeavor. According to the American Council on Education's (ACE) American College President Study of 2017, 33.9% of community college presidents planned to retire from their positions within three to five years. Consequently, this gap in community college leadership…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leaders, Leadership Training, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study
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Smith, Rachel A.; Brown, Michael G. – Review of Higher Education, 2020
As the low-consensus field of higher education grows, it negotiates constraints and possibilities in the topics engaged and the scholars included. To trace the shifting patterns of research topics in higher education studies during the past 20 years, we examined networks of the topical structures of ASHE conference papers and a subset of U.S.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Educational Research, Conference Papers, Periodicals
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2021
How community colleges educate students is an ever-changing proposition, one marked by an increasing number of unfilled leadership positions and an operational landscape even more reliant on labor market outcomes, learning, equity and completion. A growing number of senior leaders approaching retirement has created a wealth of career opportunities…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Doctoral Programs, Community Colleges, Educational Administration
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Renn, Kristen A. – Review of Higher Education, 2020
In this article, taken from the 2019 ASHE Presidential address, Kristen A. Renn argues that to stay relevant and also to influence the direction of postsecondary education, there must be engagement in the will to reimagine the study of higher education. She discusses the challenges and opportunities for the future bound up in the fact that higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Scholarship, Educational Theories
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John M. Braxton; Nicholas MacKenzie; Alexander Liepins; Thomas J. Grites; Joan Giblin; Mounira Morris – New Directions for Student Services, 2024
This article highlights several examples of student affairs practitioners and graduate preparation faculty engaging in the scholarship of practice. In doing so, these individuals merit a designation as scholars of practice because they are conducting research using their disciplinary knowledge and skill to address an institutional problem or…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, College Faculty, Scholarship, Educational Practices
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