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Castaneda, Mario E.; Bateh, Justin – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
In the last 30 years, there has been a shift towards using multicultural strategies. The constant shifts taking place in multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multinational workforces indicate that both administrators of these organizations and higher education practices must evolve to adapt to needs for changing skill sets. In the future,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Management Development, Labor Force Development
Whitlow, Jan H. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study compares perceptions of Master of Business Administration (MBA) students and recent MBA graduates with those of employers of recent MBA graduates and MBA faculty regarding the skills, competencies, and experiences needed to be successful in their new graduate jobs. The researcher gathered stakeholder perspectives of the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Graduates, Student Attitudes, Employer Attitudes
Debrosse-Bruno, Marie Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems present a management problem for various industries including institutions of higher education (IHEs) because they are costly to acquire, challenging to implement, and often fail to meet anticipated expectations. ERP systems are highly complex due to the nature of the operations they support. This…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Program Implementation, Educational Planning, Higher Education
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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
Schumacher, Silvia C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Online learning has become a popular alternative to traditional schools, allowing flexible schedules and availability of accelerated programs. In spite of the positive attributes, online education faces some challenges, such as assessing student engagement, seen as an indicator of academic excellence. The literature reveals that existing…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Adult Students, Learner Engagement, Measures (Individuals)
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Gillard, Sharlett – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2017
Much research and dialogue have been published about project management. Studies have been conducted regarding the impact of size, member location, gender composition, cross-functional structure, stakeholder influence, confidence issues, technology usage, management style, generational differences, technical expertise vs. people skills, and a…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Skills, Administrative Principles
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Hartup, Mollie; Cossentino, Amy – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
This paper discusses a post-conference experience involving attendees who utilized airport space to debrief through face-to-face (FtF) communication. Their temporary spatial proximity led to an idea generation process of recalling, rethinking, and getting ready for what's next. Literature about learning spaces, knowledge management, and the…
Descriptors: Air Transportation, Buildings, Synchronous Communication, Affordances
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Blakeman, Robyn; Taylor, Maureen – Journal of Advertising Education, 2019
As a communication tool, the creative brief should seamlessly blend business goals with creative vision. This article investigates the role the creative brief plays as an internal communication tool between account and creative teams. Two data sets were collected. Two open-ended e-mail surveys gathered responses from 33 agency account management…
Descriptors: Creativity, Advertising, Teaching Methods, Assignments
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Tiantong, Monchai; Teemuangsai, Sanit – International Education Studies, 2013
One of the benefits of using collaborative learning is enhancing learning achievement and increasing social skills, and the second benefits is as the more students work together in collaborative groups, the more they understand, retain, and feel better about themselves and their peers, moreover working together in a collaborative environment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Integrated Learning Systems
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Ramadi, Eric; Ramadi, Serge; Nasr, Karim – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
This study explored gaps between industry expectations and perceptions of engineering graduates' skill sets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This study measured the importance that managers of engineers placed on 36 skills relevant to engineers. Also measured was managers' satisfaction with engineering graduates' skill sets.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Graduates, Communication Skills, Time Management
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Lynch, Siobhán; Gander, Marie-Louise; Nahar, Ananda; Kohls, Niko; Walach, Harald – SAGE Open, 2018
The benefits of mindfulness for a variety of clinical and nonclinical populations are well established and there is growing interest in the potential of mindfulness in higher education. This article reports on the results from a randomized wait-list controlled study of Mindfulness-Based Coping With University Life (MBCUL), an adaption of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Randomized Controlled Trials, Higher Education
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da Silva, Ketia Kellen A.; Behar, Patricia A. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
This article presents the development of a digital competency model of Distance Learning (DL) students in Brazil called CompDigAl_EAD. The following topics were addressed in this study: Educational Competences, Digital Competences, and Distance Learning students. The model was developed between 2015 and 2016 and is being validated in 2017. It was…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy
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Okalidou, Areti; Papavassiliou-Alexiou, Ioanna; Zourna, Christina; Anagnostou, Flora E. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
Despite the trend for mainstreaming children with cochlear implants (CI), a considerable number, either with or without additional disabilities, attend schools for the deaf today. The purpose of this study was to address approaches and practices, interdisciplinary involvement, and challenges within schools for the deaf for managing the…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Deafness, Special Schools, Elementary School Students
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Liberatos, Penny; Leone, Jennifer; Craig, Ann Marie; Frei, Elizabeth Mary; Fuentes, Natalie; Harris, India Marie – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: School nurses play a central role in assisting elementary school children in managing their asthma, especially those in higher-risk school districts that are at increased risk of uncontrolled asthma. Study purposes are to (1) identify barriers to asthma management by school nurses in higher-risk school districts; and (2) assess the…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Role, Elementary School Students, Health Promotion
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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
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