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McClure, Kevin R.; Titus, Marvin A. – Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Despite occupying a central position in contemporary U.S. higher education discourse, empirical research on administrative costs is limited. The purpose of this study was to extend existing research on administrative spending in higher education by empirically examining whether recently shifting to research university status in the Carnegie…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Public Colleges, Reputation, Expenditures
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Navy, S. L.; Luft, J. A.; Toerien, R.; Hewson, P. W. – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
In many parts of the world, newly hired science teachers' practices are developing in a complex policy environment. However, little is known about how newly hired science teachers' practices are enacted throughout a cycle of instruction and how these practices can be influenced by macro-, meso-, and micro-policies. Knowing how policies impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Educational Policy
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Siegel, Harvey – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2018
This comment is in response to Andrew D. Colgan's article in a previous issue of the journal. While the author finds Colgan's institutional analysis compelling and agrees his proposed "deinstitutionalizing solutions" of reviving teacher culture and return teacher education preparation to teachers' colleges. He proposes a third remedy,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Teacher Education Programs
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Carroll, Doris – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2017
Faculty Women of Color should be able to thrive and grow at our best research and teaching institutions. Assuring their academic and professional success requires that an institution's academic culture shift from a White, male-dominated, meritocratic environment to a global enrichment campus, one that values the richness and diversity of talent…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Females, Whites
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Santana, Silvina; Moreira, Cristiane; Roberto, Teresa; Azambuja, Flavia – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2010
This paper investigates the implementation and evaluation of quality management systems within the higher education sector in Brazil. It is based on Institutional and Neo Institutional theories and presents the case of the Federal University of Pelotas, to discuss higher education institutions' options in a context of wide and complex…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Environment
Luzynski, Cheyenne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The implementation of Title IX has increased women's participation rates in intercollegiate athletics tenfold, yet women's representation in athletic leadership remains marginal compared to men. As such, the purpose of this study was to understand the social construction of gender as it relates to intercollegiate athletic leadership at Eastern…
Descriptors: Females, College Athletics, Student Participation, Disproportionate Representation
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Zutshi, Ambika; Creed, Andrew; Ringer, Allison; Osborne, Angela – Higher Education Review, 2013
The subject coordinator role has changed with the implementation of new management practices in universities. Discussions from in-depth interviews with subject coordinators in an Australian university are analysed with a focus on insights into the changing role with reference to Value, Rarity, Imitability and Organisation (VRIO) and institutional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructor Coordinators, Teacher Role, Teacher Responsibility
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Bulkley, Katrina E.; Travers, Eva – Journal of School Choice, 2013
Recent years have seen a growing push toward Portfolio Management Models that incorporate a variety of "providers" operating public schools. One rationale for this is that such organizations can offer distinct and innovative educational practices. This article describes the Diverse Provider Model implemented in Philadelphia from…
Descriptors: School Choice, Public Schools, Educational Innovation, Privatization
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McQuarrie, Fiona A. E.; Kondra, Alex Z.; Lamertz, Kai – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Governments regulate and control organizations, yet their role in determining organizational legitimacy is largely unexamined. In the changing Canadian post-secondary landscape, legitimacy is an increasingly important issue for post-secondary institutions as they compete amongst themselves for access to ever-shrinking resources. Using an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Government School Relationship, Educational Policy
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Reyes, Daisy Verduzco – Sociology of Education, 2015
To comply with ideals of multiculturalism and diversity, postsecondary institutions incorporate Latino students into distinct campus cultures. These cultures influence how students interact with one another, the university community at large, and communities outside of campus, ultimately shaping how students inhabit Latino politics. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Organizations, Activism, Politics of Education
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Taylor, Barrett J.; Cantwell, Brendan – Research in Higher Education, 2015
The heightened mobility of resources, ideas, and cultural practices across national borders--commonly known as "globalization"--entails changes in the contexts in which US research universities operate. We draw on recent developments in neo-institutional theory to understand these changes and their implications for the ways in which US…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Competition, Research Universities, Doctoral Programs
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Elken, Mari – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
The European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning has been characterized as a policy instrument with a number of contested ideas, raising questions about the process through which such instruments are developed at European level. The introduction of the EQF is in this article examined through variations of neo-institutional theory:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning, Qualifications
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Glatter, Ron – Management in Education, 2015
This paper asks whether schools and colleges should be regarded as institutions as well as organizations, and if so what are the implications. Different conceptions of "institution" are examined including an attempt to distinguish "institution" from "organization". It is suggested that institutions are committed to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutions, Organizations (Groups), Definitions
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Orphan, Cecilia M.; Miller, Graham N. S. – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This article presents findings from a multiple-case study examining administrator choice in and use of institutional membership associations (IMAs) among Regional Comprehensive Universities (RCUs). The study's purpose was to understand what choice of IMAs revealed about status-seeking and mission-centeredness among RCU administrators. Also…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Universities, Group Membership, College Administration
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Johnson, Mark William; Prescott, Denise; Lyon, Sarah – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2017
The nature of institutions is an important question for the Personal Learning Environment (PLE). Whilst the PLE has tended to focus on what is considered to be "non-institutional" technology like social software, most online tools today have a corporate/institutional foundation. How should educators position themselves with learners who…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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