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Mancini, Christina; Budd, Kristen M. – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Recently, the federal government and colleges have sought new remedies to combat campus sexual assault (CSA). Additionally, there have been calls for shifts in college culture. For this reason, an understanding of attitudes about these policies and reforms is needed. To that end, the study examines three questions. First, to what extent does the…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Students, Public Opinion
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Ghassemi, Rouhollah; Hemmatgosha, Zahra – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
In any society there is a link between social-intellectual (ideological) views and discursive structures in media. Therefore, it is possible to discover this relationship by clarifying appropriate discursive remedies in text analysis and eventually determining how it is and its application. Some journalists are very skillful in literature, their…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Mass Media, Political Attitudes, Ideology
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Sutphen, Molly; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal; Sugrue, Ciaran – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Universities are allocated considerable public resources and are expected to fulfil societal mandates through teaching, research and service to local, national and international communities. University strategic plans are public documents that express how university leaders, students, academic and administrative staff are expected to aspire to…
Descriptors: Universities, College Administration, Educational Planning, Strategic Planning
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Lampropoulos, Georgios; Barkoukis, Vassilis; Burden, Kevin; Anastasiadis, Theofylaktos – Smart Learning Environments, 2021
Due to its immersive and interactive nature, 360-degree video is becoming ever more popular. However, little is known about the public's viewpoints and attitudes regarding the use of this emerging technology in educational contexts. This study reviews the research evidence for 360° video, virtual learning environments and social media and presents…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Virtual Classrooms, Social Media
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Nikishina, Vera B.; Sokolskaya, Marina V.; Musatova, Oksana A.; Loskutova, Irina M.; Zapesotskaya, Irina V.; Bogomolova, Oksana Y. – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
In this paper, we study the phenomenon of "digital" death, its genesis and the attitudes towards death in the context of social networks of students. As a result of the investigation we have discovered different forms of "digital death and the ways students react to it in social networks. We further investigate the origins of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Death, Social Media, Social Networks
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Lindvig, Inger Kjersti – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
Lindvig addresses the concern that minority-ethnic users of child welfare services in Norway lack the opportunity to express themselves in literature and public debate. This situation presents ethical and methodological challenges, and it is problematic for a democratic society when research does not give voice to ethnic minorities. Building on…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Story Telling, Research Methodology, Participatory Research
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Greve, Carsten; Pedersen, Anne Reff – Teaching Public Administration, 2017
This paper focuses on Denmark's Master of Public Governance and its assessments and lessons learned. Denmark is seen to have an efficient economy and public sector, a digitalized public service delivery system, and an advanced work-life balance. The Danish government invested substantial resources into developing a Master of Public Governance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Public Administration Education, Program Evaluation
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Howell, Emily L.; Yang, Shiyu; Holesovsky, Claire M.; Scheufele, Dietram A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Chemistry is essential to individual and societal well-being, yet publics tend to express less interest in chemistry compared to other science fields, and many scholars have highlighted the need for more research on effective chemistry communication and informal learning outcomes. Here, we describe one strand of a collaborative, multiyear study,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Relevance (Education), Learner Engagement
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Dennis, Carol Azumah – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2015
Locating post-16 professionalism explores the ways in which teachers in the UK and the USA engaged in digitally mediated communication incidentally narrate their professional selves during extended exchanges about the process of post-qualification registration. Drawing on a theoretical framework derived from participatory democracy, the study is…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Teacher Characteristics, Personal Narratives, Political Attitudes
Crawford, Evan – Online Submission, 2017
Studies suggest that between one-fourth and one-third of localities elect their leaders on partisan ballots. Does the presence of a party label on the ballot affect the level of partisanship in local office? I leverage the fact that within select states, school boards vary as to whether their members are elected on partisan or nonpartisan ballots.…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Elections, Political Attitudes, Politics
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Saunders, Daniel B. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2015
While a number of scholars have discussed the pervasiveness of the conceptualization of students as customers, to date there has been limited reliable research examining the extent to which students actually view themselves as customers. Using a survey that was administered to a census of entering first-year students at a large public research…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Freshmen, Attitude Measures, Factor Analysis
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Pruitt, John – Library Quarterly, 2010
Because of an absence of dialogue, a tense relationship appears to exist between Wisconsin's gay men's book discussion groups and their local public libraries. Public library directors express interest in accommodating these groups if approached but face budget restrictions and local communities that may oppose these gatherings; gay men's book…
Descriptors: Discussion Groups, Clubs, Cultural Centers, Public Libraries
Davson, Victor; Englot, Anne Schaper; Fischzang, Chantal; Fleming, Tamara; Kline, Nick – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Publically engaged scholarship demands new ways of working within and outside of the academy. Systems within the university reward faculty for individual achievements. This approach militates against working on collaborative projects because of the difficulty of explaining and quantifying one's contribution. The culture of academia further…
Descriptors: Universities, Role of Education, College Role, School Community Relationship
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Universities around the world are increasingly orienting themselves towards global engagement in the form of internationalisation. This article examines how the importance of internationalisation and international research collaborations varies across institutions. Using data from the Fourth Global Survey of Internationalisation, it finds that…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Research
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Jury, Mickaël; Khamzina, Kamilla; Perrin, Anne-Laure; Serour, Natacha; Guichardaz, Emmanuel – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2021
Background: To explain that students with intellectual disabilities are not fully included in mainstream education, the present paper investigates public attitudes towards inclusive education and notably examines how these vary according to students' type of disability (i.e., an intellectual, a communicational, a sensory, a motor, or a specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Students with Disabilities, Inclusion
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