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Wilkinson, Gary – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
The last three decades have seen an intensification of commercialization throughout the public sector in general and state schools in particular. Policies designed to introduce business ideologies, structures and practices have operated in tandem with a push to include the corporate world in the running, governance and provision of educational…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Propaganda, Ideology, Educational Practices
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Chiang, Kuang-Hsu – Industry and Higher Education, 2011
This paper examines the educational implications of research collaboration between university and industry for the research training of doctoral students. It is concerned with the issues of how research training is constructed in such collaborations and what might be the effects of collaboration on doctoral students' learning. The study adopts a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Biological Sciences, Research and Development
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Isetti, Ronald – Liberal Education, 1974
Presents arguments for maintaining the integrity of academic standards in a competitive and increasingly commercialized market. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Colleges
Cummins, John; Hextrum, Kirsten – Center for Studies in Higher Education, 2013
This white paper was prepared at the request of the Advisory Committee to the Athletic Study Center as a result of their concern over poor graduation rates in football as released by the NCAA in 2012. The paper received extensive review by the members of that committee as well as several other knowledgeable faculty and senior administrators before…
Descriptors: Intercollegiate Cooperation, College Athletics, Team Sports, Interviews
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Corpuz, Jacky Q.; Creencia, Jam R.; Crisostomo, Mary Joy S.; Cristobal, David John Gabriel E. – Educational Gerontology, 2010
Previous studies have quantified the extent of usage, knowledge, and relationship of people's behavior in regard to food supplements--particularly in developed countries such as the United States. Despite the prevalence of supplements use and the issues surrounding its use, there has been little or no study of supplement use in a developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Developing Nations, Motivation
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Trevino, Kelly M.; Konrad, Krista K. – Science & Education, 2008
Phrenologists believed that specific brain regions corresponded to certain character traits. In addition, the size of each brain region was believed to determine the strength of the respective trait. Phrenology originated in Austria with Franz Josef Gall and was popularized and commercialized in America at the end of the 19th century by Orson…
Descriptors: Brain, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Individual Characteristics, Evaluation Methods
Roberts, Jack – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2008
A combination of commercialism and professionalism has become a powerful force undermining the wholesome nature of amateur athletic programs in local secondary schools of America. The growth in popularity of professional sports in America parallels the introduction of television. The pervasive influence of television on American life has driven…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Secondary Schools, Extramural Athletics, Athletic Coaches
Wells, John W., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The awareness of ethical business practices is becoming a focal point in both the business world and academia. As cross-cultural growth expands due to globalization, the perception of ethical behavior invites increasing scrutiny as society witnesses the changing global community. This ever-changing environment of demographics and globalization of…
Descriptors: Safety, Professional Personnel, Ethics, Compliance (Legal)
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Dubin, B. V. – Russian Education and Society, 2008
The system of higher education in Russia remains isolated from the world system of education in terms of its pedagogical standards and practices and in terms of current views of the postmodern individual and society. The system in Russia is not oriented toward providing students with a good specialty that enjoys public recognition and is also well…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Assessment
Steinbach, Sheldon Elliot – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Biotechnology, usually commercialized in collaboration with the private sector, has been among the most fruitful university-based research endeavors, for the public as well as universities. Biological medications have made possible crucial advances in the treatment of life-threatening illnesses and yielded significant royalty streams for the…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Intellectual Property, School Business Relationship, Biotechnology
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Mitrovic, Antonija; Martin, Brent; Suraweera, Pramuditha; Zakharov, Konstantin; Milik, Nancy; Holland, Jay; McGuigan, Nicholas – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2009
Over the last decade, the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group (ICTG) has implemented many successful constraint-based Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs) in a variety of instructional domains. Our tutors have proven their effectiveness not only in controlled lab studies but also in real classrooms, and some of them have been commercialized.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investment, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Artificial Intelligence
Polster, Claire – Education Canada, 2002
Rather than a public good that is freely shared, Canadian university research is increasingly privatized and commercialized and thus rendered accessible only to those who can pay for it. The effects include erosion of collegiality, institutional democracy, curiosity-driven basic research, objectivity, and consideration of disadvantaged groups. All…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Hamilton, Kendra – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2006
21st century Black children and adolescents have lost a connection with the social and cultural currents of the mid-20th century. The author, while she acknowledges the troubles that plagued the Black community in the past, laments what Black culture has become in the age of integration. She ties this concern to the similar decline of Black…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Students, African American Children, Adolescents
Zou, Weicheng; Zhang, Shaolin; Shi, Taoyang; Chen, Siyi – Online Submission, 2007
The social reform and opening-up in Chinese society in the last three decades have resulted in overall changes in almost every aspect of social life of its people. As an important indicator in these changes, English has become an important tool in education for students to move ahead to a higher level of schooling, and better jobs in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Characteristics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Thelin, John – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
Scholarly writing on college sports gets better as the problems of college sports get worse. This does not mean that the authors are causing the problems. Rather, the excesses and ills of college sports, past and present, provide such fertile data that historians of higher education enjoy a perverse embarrassment of research riches. This maxim is…
Descriptors: Race, Team Sports, Civil Rights, College Athletics
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