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McGovern, Gina – Journal of Experiential Education, 2022
Background: Outward Bound (OB) provides experiential outdoor learning programs where students grow through overcoming challenges. Instructors leading these wilderness courses face numerous demands and situational conditions which may create stress. Purpose: This study sought to describe instructors' experience of stress on OB courses with…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Teaching Experience, Anxiety, Safety
Johnson, Wendi L.; Skinner, Amy – Communique, 2021
Navigating the transition to motherhood has unique challenges for any new mom. The difficulties are often intermixed with immense joy and the excitement of new life, which can create quite the roller coaster of emotions. When also working full-time as a school psychologist, this constant pull between children's needs and work demands often results…
Descriptors: Mothers, Work Life Expectancy, School Psychologists, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Ingle, W. Kyle; Marshall, Joanne M.; Hackmann, Donald G. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2020
Using a cross-sectional survey, we collected data from program coordinators at UCEA-member institutions to understand the various roles, time investments, and cost commitments associated with program coordination, including incentives institutions provide (or do not provide) for assuming such responsibilities. We seek to improve our understanding…
Descriptors: Coordinators, Administrator Characteristics, Educational Administration, Administrator Role
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Fye, Heather J.; Cook, Ryan M.; Baltrinic, Eric R.; Baylin, Andrea – Professional Counselor, 2020
Burnout is a statistically significant phenomenon for school counselors, correlated with various individual and organizational factors, which have been studied independently. Therefore, we investigated both individual and organizational factors of burnout conceptualized as a multidimensional phenomenon with 227 school counselors. Multidimensional…
Descriptors: Burnout, School Counselors, Anxiety, Coping
Smith, Marcie T. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
School counselors' roles in schools are constantly evolving. Over the span of approximately 70 years, school officials have acknowledged the significance of school counselors in K-12 education. However, despite the acknowledgment, school counselors continue to experience elevated levels of stress that potentially lead to burnout. Some of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Counselors, Rural Areas, Anxiety
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Boncori, Ilaria; Smith, Charlotte – Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
This article focuses on identity flux and related negotiations that occur for doctoral students who start PhD programmes whilst already in post as full-time academics. Theoretically, we develop the concept of the "learned" and the "learning" academic as end points within a continuum used to explore academic identity…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, College Faculty, Ethnography, Identification
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Halttunen, Leena; Waniganayake, Manjula – Education Sciences, 2021
This study explored the perceptions of deputy directors about their leadership in Early Childhood Education (ECE) centres in Finland. Our aim was to look beyond task distribution and understand how deputy directors enacted leadership with their colleagues. Six deputy directors employed in one municipality in Finland participated in this study.…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Role, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Hextrum, Kirsten – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This article explores how the ideology of individualism sustains a conflictual school/sport intercollegiate system within the neoliberalism university [Giroux, Henry A. 2014. "Neoliberalism's War Against Higher Education." Chicago: Haymarket Press]. Life-history interview with 47 U.S. collegiate athletes reveal how institutional…
Descriptors: Ideology, College Athletics, Athletes, Individualism
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Kai-fu, Chen – English Language Teaching, 2019
"The Kite Runner" is a representative novel by Afghan-American writer Khaled Hosseini. In this novel, Hassan's loyalty moved countless readers while Amir's betrayal shocked and even angered many readers. In the researcher's view, all behaviors of the protagonist, Amir, such as his betrayal, guilt and redemption, are closely related to…
Descriptors: Novels, Psychological Patterns, Role Conflict, Individual Development
Conant, Elizabeth Bradford – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Whitehead and Blackburn (2013) reported that the average tenure for a new interscholastic athletic director is three years. While there could be many different factors impacting an individual's decision to leave their position as an athletic director, one possible reason is due to the rapid expansion of roles and expectations for athletic…
Descriptors: Athletics, Administrators, Private Schools, Role Conflict
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Fry, Sara Winstead; Brown, Dawna; Sass, Margaret Shu-Mei – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2021
In this reflective essay, I share lessons learned when COVID-19 necessitated immediate changes to service-learning during the spring 2020 semester. The pandemic created an environment that heightened awareness about meeting underrepresented students' needs and the benefits of solidarity and reciprocity when collaborating with community partners.…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Nontraditional Students, Service Learning, COVID-19
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Valtierra, Kristina M.; Whitaker, Manya C. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2021
Education scholarship is unclear about what matters most to novice teachers' enactment of culturally responsive instructional practices. To better understand the factors that contribute to novice teachers' instructional decision-making, the authors used Role Theory as a framework for an in-depth analysis of three first-year urban teachers who…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Classroom Environment, Context Effect, Role Perception
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Forray, Jeanie M.; Knott, Melissa J. – Management Teaching Review, 2021
Undergraduate students, particularly those with limited experience in business, struggle to appreciate the complexity of organizational communication dynamics. Communication complexities such as role conflict, position power, and individual perception--and their influence on effective communication--are particularly challenging for this…
Descriptors: Organizational Communication, Undergraduate Students, Class Activities, College Instruction
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Cormier, Christopher J.; Scott, LaRon A.; Powell, Christine; Hall, Kendra – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2022
This qualitative study of 10 Black men who teach special education found that they experience their socialization into the profession by school leaders and other system-level influencers as both challenging and conflicting. Although past research demonstrates that Black men who teach special education face pressure to engage in noninstructional…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Males, Socialization
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Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2020
The transitioning of veterans from the "military world" to "the civilian world" and by extension the civilian workforce is the "ultimate career transition." However, to facilitate this challenge, most veterans often utilize higher education as a transitional tool to qualify themselves with credentials that are not…
Descriptors: Veterans, Educational Environment, Student Adjustment, College Students
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