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Brinthaupt, Thomas M.; Neal, Arielle; Otto, Sheila – To Improve the Academy, 2016
Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTL) that suffer from funding and staffing issues must rely on outside resources to enhance their effectiveness. Even if funds and staff are adequate, most CTL can improve their reach and effectiveness by the partnerships they establish across their campuses. In this article, we describe a faculty wellness…
Descriptors: Expertise, Wellness, Teacher Workshops, Stress Management
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Sentürk, Halil Evren – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Many young student-athletes living in Turkey prefer Faculties of Sport Sciences in various universities for their academic, sports and vocational career developments. In this process, attitudes towards sports of student-athletes gain importance. In this context, the purpose of the present research is studying the factors affecting the Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Athletics, Student Attitudes
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Shoho, Alan R.; Barnett, Bruce G.; Martinez, Peter – Planning and Changing, 2012
The intent of this article is to examine how the best type of internship, i.e., the full-time, job-embedded model can be enhanced using coaching. Before illustrating an exemplary internship program with coaching, this paper describes what an exemplary full-time, job-embedded internship experiences looks like and expounds on the importance of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Doctoral Programs, Internship Programs, Instructional Leadership
Bomar, Ruth Angulo – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The numbers show that more students with LD/ADHD are gaining college admission (Madaus & Shaw, 2010; Pryor, Hurtado, DeAngelo, Blake, & Trane, 2010). Even so ever-increasing issues face colleges and universities in the retention and graduation rate of these students (Anctil, Ishikawa, & Tao Scott, 2008; Getzel & Thoma, 2008).…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Students, Self Determination
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Lin, Yii-nii; Lai, Pi-hui; Chiu, Yi-Hsing Claire; Hsieh, Hui-Hsing; Chen, Yien-Hua – Education, 2016
The study looked back on the one-year experience of the first group of peer mentors of a university at northern Taiwan. Twelve peer mentors (six males and six females; with an average age of 21.45) took part in the study. A qualitative phenomenological approach and in-depth interviews were adopted. The results showed that participants deemed the…
Descriptors: Peer Counseling, Mentors, Dormitories, Qualitative Research
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Hanson, Liz – Educational Leadership, 2011
A literacy coach describes the various components of her work and how they combine to help teachers provide more effective literacy instruction. Walk-throughs, literacy team meetings, formal coaching, professional learning communities, and regular meetings with the principal enable her to understand what teachers need and then assist teachers in…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Literacy, Teachers, Faculty Development
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Camiré, Martin; Trudel, Pierre; Forneris, Tanya – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Research indicates that some youth sport coaches have specific strategies in their coaching plan to facilitate positive youth development (PYD) while others struggle in articulating how they promote the development of their athletes in actual practice. These variations can be largely attributed to the fact that coaching is a complex…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Foreign Countries, Models, High School Students
Waterman, Sheryn Spencer – Eye on Education, 2013
This book is for educators at all levels and is packed with creative, use-now tips and activities to support new and struggling teachers. Combining real-life scenarios with current research, the author demonstrates how educators can get the most out of available resources, promote a school culture devoted to helping and caring, and meet common…
Descriptors: Caring, Creative Activities, Mentors, School Culture
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Winchester, Geoff; Culver, Diane; Camiré, Martin – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2013
Background: There are approximately 52,000 teacher-coaches coaching 750,000 high school student-athletes in Canada. Despite this large population, Canadian high school teacher-coaches remain relatively unstudied. High school coaches in Canada are often asked to coach sports with which they are unfamiliar, and because they are not required to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Athletic Coaches, Focus Groups
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Raja, Farhan – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2017
Despite being competent in their field of work, professional's worldwide struggle due to lack of good public speaking skills. Their assessments and appraisals are often not depictive of their professional competitiveness; therefore, it is important for students to overcome public speaking anxiety before they transit from academic life to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Speaking, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students
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Hudson, Frederic M. – Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 2001
The process of "callings" continues throughout life. Coaching can connect the present to the future in a meaningful way. Callings represent a value shift requiring revision of the nature and scope of one's central purpose in life and meaningful activities. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Change, Career Choice, Career Guidance
Bauer, Scott C.; Brazer, S. David – Journal of School Leadership, 2013
Professional isolation has hampered the quality of the work experience for employees inside and outside public education for decades. This study explores the role that isolation plays in predicting the quality of the work experience among new principals. The analysis tests whether isolation serves as a mediator in the relationship between factors…
Descriptors: Professional Isolation, Beginning Principals, Quality of Working Life, Job Satisfaction
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Doerr-Stevens, Candance; Woywod, Christine – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Contextualized by efforts to support arts integration in one of the largest school districts in the United States, this qualitative study examines the experiences of educators as they participate in various arts-centred forms of professional development. Drawing on the work of, the tenets of arts-centered learning, the authors use Mediated…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Education, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum
Clark, Dennis Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2018
I investigated how people experience becoming a positive leader in the context of a service-learning environment. I examined the relationship between positivity, leadership development, and service-learning by exploring in-depth stories of five graduate students who completed a graduate level positive leadership development program at a Lasallian…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Transformative Learning, Leadership Training, Graduate Students
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Bean, Corliss; Kramers, Sara; Forneris, Tanya; Camiré, Martin – Quest, 2018
There is an ongoing discussion as to how life skills development and transfer should be addressed. Previously, researchers have proposed an implicit/explicit dichotomy to explain how life skills teaching occurs. As research within the area of sport-based youth development continues to progress, a model is needed to delineate the varying levels of…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Skill Development, Transfer of Training, Youth Programs
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