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Chyung, Seung Youn; Vachon, Mark – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2005
Various factors influence e-learners' feelings of satisfaction and dissatisfaction with their e-learning experience, but from an extensive search with six major academic research databases we did not find any research that demonstrated comprehensive profiles of satisfying and dissatisfying factors in e-learning. We conducted a qualitative study to…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Student Attrition
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Katt, James A.; Condly, Steven J. – Communication Education, 2009
This study seeks to begin answering two simple questions: "What motivates our students?" and its corollary, "What prevents our students from being motivated?" The motivation-hygiene theory (F. Herzberg, "Work and the nature of man," World Publishing, Cleveland, OH, 1966), a well-tested theory from organizational…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Influences, Theories, College Students
Boord, Margi – ProQuest LLC, 2010
"During the past two decades, two-year and four-year colleges have increased their reliance on part-time faculty" (Antony & Valadez, 2002, p. 41). The hiring of part-time faculty started as a convenient way to meet the demands for instruction while remaining financially responsible during tough budgetary times. Currently…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Adjunct Faculty, Community Colleges, Teacher Effectiveness
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Frase, Larry E. – Journal of Educational Research, 1989
Implications of Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory for teacher reward programs were tested by comparing changes in teachers' (N=38) job-enrichment opportunities and recognition after the teachers had chosen one of two rewards (travel to professional training conferences or cash). Results were consistent with the motivation-hygiene theory. (IAH)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Elementary Education, Incentives, Job Enrichment
Willing, Delight C. – New Directions for Continuing Education, 1979
The continuing education administrator should provide support that will enable teachers to perform effectively. By using Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory as a framework, the administrator can develop a positive working environment and seek ways of providing motivation to the teacher. (SK)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Continuing Education, Job Satisfaction, Motivation Techniques
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Shaver, Harold C. – Journalism Quarterly, 1978
A survey of the degree of job satisfaction felt by 404 news/editorial and advertising graduates indicates that journalism graduates develop satisfaction and dissatisfaction with jobs in a manner usually consistent with Frederick Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory of job satisfaction. (GW)
Descriptors: Advertising, College Graduates, Employer Employee Relationship, Graduate Surveys
Freeman, Walter J. – 1978
A study examined the organizational factors contributing to the motivation of 4-H volunteer leaders. A modified form of Herzberg's Motivation-Hygiene Theory served as the research design of the study. A total of 149 4-H leaders were interviewed regarding thirteen job factors: recognition; personal growth; relationships with other 4-H leaders,…
Descriptors: Adults, Definitions, Employee Attitudes, Individual Needs
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May, Charles R.; Decker, Robert H. – Planning and Changing, 1988
Explores challenges to Frederick Herzberg's Two Factor Theory of Motivation--a required concept in many administrator preparation programs. Herzberg used modified critical incident (or self-reporting) techniques to illustrate that job satisfaction and dissatisfaction occupied different continua and were not opposed to each other. Criticisms, study…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Motivation
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Moore, Michael; Hofman, John E. – Higher Education, 1988
A study of faculty identification with, criticism of, and feelings about their institution in two Israeli institutions found that a strong professional identity coexists with a pronounced critical stance, consistent with Herzberg's two-factor theory of work motivation. (MSE)
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Cryer, Patricia; Elton, Lewis – Studies in Higher Education, 1990
Catastrophe Theory and Herzberg's theory of motivation at work was used to create a model of change that unifies and extends Lewin's two separate stage and force field models. This new model is used to analyze the behavior of academics as they adapt to the changing university environment. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, Educational Change, Educational Research
Kaufman, Johanna Wahl – 1984
A study examined the feasibility of the use of the Herzberg Motivation-Hygiene Theory to identify groups of teachers as motivation seekers. The theory distinguishes individuals by their personal needs, i.e., "hygiene needs," such as working conditions, salary, class size, supervision, policy, and benefits; and "motivation…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Needs, Job Satisfaction, Performance Factors
Dvorak, Jack; Phillips, Kay D. – 2001
Four research questions are posed to explore the job satisfaction of high school journalism educators. A national random sample of 669 respondents shows that journalism educators are generally satisfied with their jobs--more so than teachers in other disciplines. Multiple regression analysis using Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory as a…
Descriptors: High Schools, Job Satisfaction, Journalism Education, National Surveys
Terpstra, David E. – Personnel Journal, 1979
Five theories of motivation are discussed: Maslow's Need Hierarchy, Herzberg's dual-factor or motivation-hygiene theory, goal setting or task motivation, expectancy/valence-theory (also known as instrumentality theory, valence-instrumentality-expectancy theory, or expectancy theory), and reinforcement. (JH)
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Personnel Management
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Pegler, Chris – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2012
The list of barriers and enablers that influence the use of open educational resources (OER) is extensive. Factors and influences relating to reuse may have been noted within projects, operating within a short time span, or within specific conditions which limit generalizability. Evidence of reuse in practice has often emerged as isolated examples…
Descriptors: Motivation, Educational Resources, Barriers, Foreign Countries
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Medved, James A. – Educational Leadership, 1982
Briefly describes a research study that suggested that those factors contributing to teacher satisfaction are also, if absent, most often the cause for teacher dissatisfaction. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Job Satisfaction, Professional Recognition, Teacher Motivation
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