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Veil, Shari R. – Communication Teacher, 2010
Objectives: Students will demonstrate research, decision making, team building, and public speaking skills, while applying issues management and crisis communication concepts in a realistic setting. Courses: Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Cases, Crisis Communication.
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Team Training, Public Relations, Speech Skills
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Miller, Barbara M.; Horsley, J. Suzanne – Journal of Applied Communication Research, 2009
This study explores crisis management/communication practices within the coal industry through the lens of high reliability organization (HRO) concepts and sensemaking theory. In-depth interviews with industry executives and an analysis of an emergency procedures manual were used to provide an exploratory examination of the status of crisis…
Descriptors: Fuels, Crisis Management, Death, Administrator Behavior
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Pember, Edward R.; Owens, Alison; Yaghi, Shazhi – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
This paper investigates the users and uses of a centralised customer relationship management (CRM) system at a regional Australian university to improve the understanding of the staff experience of interacting with this customised technology. How and why the software is used by a cross section of university departments is explored through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Computer Software, Interviews
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Wiley, Christie; Mischo, William H. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
This article analyzes 21 in-depth interviews of engineering and atmospheric science faculty at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to determine faculty data management practices and needs within the context of their research activities. A detailed literature review of previous large-scale and institutional surveys and interviews…
Descriptors: Data Processing, College Faculty, Scientists, Engineering Education
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Hill, Christopher; Thabet, Rawy Abdelrahman – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: International branch campuses (IBCs) are complex entities and while much has been written about their expansion and development, the literature is largely from an external perspective. There have been few longitudinal studies examining the development of an IBC over time. The purpose of this paper is to review the development of one IBC…
Descriptors: Campuses, International Schools, College Administration, Educational Development
Brimhall, Carrie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Effective community college leaders make a difference in the culture and performance of the institution. The research study sought to discover leadership strategies that lead to the achievement of high performance outcomes in community colleges. In 2013, the American Association of Community Colleges Competencies for effective leadership criteria…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Phenomenology, Interviews, College Presidents
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Uslu, Baris – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This research aimed to identify the components of communication systems in universities and to explore their influence on academic life. To collect data, interviews were carried out with academics from Australian universities. Thematic descriptive and content analyses were performed on the data-set. Analyses showed that the human relations unit,…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Organizational Communication, Universities, Interviews
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McCartney, Elspeth; Muir, Margaret – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
School-leaving for pupils with long-term speech, language, swallowing or communication difficulties requires careful management. Speech and language therapists (SLTs) support communication, secure assistive technology and manage swallowing difficulties post-school. UK SLTs are employed by health services, with child SLT teams based in schools.…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Learning Disabilities, Speech Therapy, Speech Language Pathology
Toprak, Elif; Genc-Kumtepe, Evrim – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Communication is an indispensable part of international cooperation and it requires managing different cultures. Being prepared to see and understand different values, trying to understand contrasting views in a consortium, can decrease the potential of misperception which otherwise may act as a real barrier to cooperation. This is why…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Open Education
Ferri-Milligan, Paula – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore faculty perceptions about effective leadership skills, knowledge, and qualities as identified by female community college academic senators and to examine the relationship of those perceptions to the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) leadership competencies. Examining the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Attitudes, Leadership Qualities, Knowledge Level
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Saarinen, Auli; Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, Pirita; Hakkarainen, Kai – Design and Technology Education, 2016
The authors investigated primary school pupils' experiences using an electronic portfolio in their craft education for a three year period, from the 3rd grade until the end of the 5th grade. This article emphasizes the functions and the benefits of the ePortfolio method and outlines general user experiences based on pupil interviews (N = 38),…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Elementary School Students, Handicrafts, Art Education
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Coffelt, Tina A. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2017
Communication privacy management theory informed this study of nine mothers and their 18- or 19-year-old daughters who were interviewed to understand privacy rule foundations that influence their decisions to reveal or conceal sexual information. Findings reveal the salience of motivation and the risk-benefit ratio when making decisions about…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Mothers, Daughters
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Jollands, Margaret; Jolly, Lesley; Molyneaux, Tom – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2012
This paper explores what work readiness means for two cohorts of graduate engineers, one from a traditional curriculum, the second from a largely project-based curriculum. Professional bodies and employers have defined a set of attributes for engineering graduates so that graduates will be "work ready". Problem-based learning (PBL) is…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Problem Based Learning, Graduates, Active Learning
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Robinson, Leslie; Harris, Ann; Burton, Rob – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This qualitative study investigated the complex social aspects of communication required for students to participate effectively in Problem-Based Learning and explored how these dynamics are managed. The longitudinal study of a group of first-year undergraduates examined interactions using Rapport Management as a framework to analyse communication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Problem Based Learning, College Freshmen
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Bhuiyan, Shafi U. – Journal of Professional, Continuing, and Online Education, 2018
Although Canada is home to a large number of internationally educated health professionals, their skills and experiences are grossly underutilized in the Canadian healthcare landscape. Barriers to medical practice are pervasive, and as a result, the majority of internationally trained medical doctors (ITMDs) work in "survival" jobs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Education Work Relationship, Transitional Programs
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