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He, Lan; Wilkins, Stephen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
All universities must achieve legitimacy, as this is essential to attract students, staff, and resources, including funding. To achieve legitimacy in transnational higher education, universities must conform to the rules and belief systems in the host countries. Adopting a case study approach, this research aims to investigate the different…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Cooperation, International Education, Multicampus Colleges
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Sattin-Bajaj, Carolyn; Jennings, Jennifer L. – Educational Policy, 2020
Drawing on interviews with 88 middle school counselors tasked with implementing New York City's high school choice policy, we show that counselors largely question the policy's legitimacy and the equity of the high school assignments it produces. By highlighting issues of transparency and procedural fairness that threaten counselors' acceptance of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, High Schools, School Choice
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Smith, Patriann – American Educational Research Journal, 2020
This study draws from World Englishes and a raciolinguistic perspective to examine how seven Black educators used standardized Englishes after their migration to the United States. Findings reflected sources of English (il)legitimacy to which educators were subjected based on negative reactions to their accents, race, communication, and…
Descriptors: Blacks, Immigrants, Second Language Learning, English Language Learners
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Lechasseur, Kimberly – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background/Context: Partnering across districts, schools, and other community organizations has become ubiquitous as a policy for promoting change. Despite growing attention to and scholarship on district-community partnerships, there is little examination of the organizational mechanisms involved in sustaining them. Purpose/Objectives: This study…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Qualitative Research
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Juusola, Katariina; Rensimer, Lee – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the interrelationship of branding practices and legitimacy-building of commercial degree program franchising within transnational higher education (TNHE). It aims to understand how commercial franchisees' branding practices employ discursive and symbolic strategies for building legitimacy, and how…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Marketing, Business
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Engstrom, Craig L. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
Data from a survey of 864 executives and managers with hiring authority suggest that business communication has external legitimacy regardless of program sponsorship and that hiring managers favor courses that comprise the business communication curriculum, such as public speaking, leadership, business management, and interpersonal communication.…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Personnel Directors, Preferences, Business Communication
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Gouveia-Pereira, Maria; Vala, Jorge; Correia, Isabel – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Teachers' legitimacy is central to school functioning. Teachers' justice, whether distributive or procedural, predicts teachers' legitimacy. Aims: What is still do be found, and constitutes the goal of this paper, is whether unjust treatment by a teacher affects the legitimacy of the teacher differently when the student knows that the…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Value Judgment
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Thompson, Jeremy; Payne, Brian – Education Sciences, 2019
In this paper, we present a thought piece examining recent core policing reforms introduced in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), responding to a perceived crisis of legitimacy, for An Garda Síochána (AGS) (translated: 'The Guardian of the Peace'). Central to this process is the critical reform of the education and training of police and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professionalism, Police, Police Education
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Fidan, Tuncer; Balci, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Schools operate in an environment heavily influenced by institutional and political factors. While standardizing effects of strict legal regulations and the public education system impose certain structural and professional limitations on schools, political pressures from various interest groups may create gaps between rules and school practices.…
Descriptors: School Administration, Political Influences, School Policy, Educational Practices
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Kim, Jihyun; Sun , Min; Youngs, Peter – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: As part of a nationwide initiative that re-conceptualized teacher evaluation, Virginia issued the Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers on July 1, 2012; these guidelines marked a significant overhaul of the state's approach to teacher evaluation. Previous studies examined the impact…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Response, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Improvement
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Karlsson, Tomas; Middleton, Karen Williams – Industry and Higher Education, 2015
New ventures, being heavily subjected to liabilities of newness, are seen to engage in legitimacy strategies to overcome these liabilities. Building on an adapted theoretical framework of organizational legitimacy, self-reported weekly diaries of twelve entrepreneurs were analysed to identify strategies used by new ventures to create legitimacy.…
Descriptors: Business, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Theories, Ethics
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Riley, Lorinda – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Tribal nations have entered an era of nation building or the process by which a native nation enhances its foundational capacity for effective self-governance and self-determination. While many tribal nations have become more economically secure in recent years, legitimacy has remained elusive for some. Successful tribal nations, alongside…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Tribes, Self Determination, Governance
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Watson, Lesley; Hegtvedt, Karen A.; Johnson, Cathryn; Parris, Christie L.; Subramanyam, Shruthi – Education Sciences, 2017
This study examines how perceptions of the legitimacy of university sustainability efforts--support by the administration (authorization) or from students' peers (endorsement)--as well as the physical context in which students live, matter in shaping students' environmentally responsible behaviors (ERBs). Using survey data collected from…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Student Behavior, School Support
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Chedrawi, Charbel; Howayeck, Pierrette; Tarhini, Abbas – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of the accreditation path toward legitimacy in business schools from an isomorphic and a social responsibility perspective. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative method is used to analyze the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation process…
Descriptors: Corporations, Business, Social Responsibility, Higher Education
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Véliz, Daniela; Gardner, Susan K. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Striving universities seek to gain prestige in the academic market. One characteristic of striving universities is a change in the faculty reward system. In this study, we examined historical promotion and tenure criteria in five disciplinary units at one striving university and then conducted interviews with senior faculty and recently tenured…
Descriptors: Faculty Promotion, College Faculty, Tenure, Teacher Attitudes
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