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Goldan, Lea – European Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Previous research has shown that female doctoral graduates earn less than male doctoral graduates; however, there has been little research on the determinants of this gender pay gap. This paper investigates the determinants of the gender pay gap among doctoral graduates in Germany. By relying on human capital theory, traditional gender roles and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials, Human Capital, Sex Role
Hoelzle, Joseph Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The majority of teacher contracts in the State of Ohio are based on the traditional pay scale, rewarding teachers for educational level attained and years of experience. Performance-based pay is an emerging trend with 11 school districts in Ohio identified as having a performance-pay system in their negotiated agreement. This study utilizes Ohio's…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Teacher Salaries, Academic Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness
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Checchi, Daniele; Mattei, Paola – Comparative Education Review, 2021
In 2015, a new performance-related pay scheme was introduced for schoolteachers in Italy as part of education accountability policies aimed at improving their performance. Beginning in that year, all Italian state school principals were offered the opportunity to distribute wage bonuses to deserving teachers. During the first year of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Salaries, Merit Pay, Accountability
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Hanushek, Eric A.; Ruhose, Jens; Woessmann, Ludger – Education Next, 2016
Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, supplanting No Child Left Behind and placing responsibility for public school improvement squarely upon each of the 50 states. With the federal government's role in school accountability sharply diminished, it now falls to state and local governments to take decisive action. Even though most…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Economic Impact, Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement
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King, Norman A. S. – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2018
Decentralization has become an eminent discourse for boosting people's participation in decision making. Arguably, one of the pillars to boost good governance. Nevertheless, various levels of governance, which have resulted from decentralisation by devolution have varied perspectives on rewards for the work they perform especially the lowest…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Administrative Organization, Foreign Countries, Governance
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Su, Chwen-Yng; Lin, Yueh-Hsien; Wu, Yuh-Yih; Wuang, Yee-Pay – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 2013
The present study consisted of two phases: development and psychometric validation of a Chinese version of the Hooper Visual Organization Test (HVOT) using Rasch analysis and the provision of normative data on the basis of a representative sample of the Chinese-speaking population. The HVOT was administered to 1008 healthy adults aged 15-79 years,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Screening Tests, Visual Measures, Adults
Fuesting, Melissa A.; Schmidt, Anthony – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2021
The skilled craft workforce possesses the in-demand, highly specialized skills that are necessary to maintain and improve campus. However, campus, the heart of many colleges and universities, may be in trouble: The higher ed skilled craft workforce is aging, and there are not enough younger workers to take the place of older employees as they…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Skilled Workers, Labor Force, Aging (Individuals)
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Wuang, Yee-Pay; Su, Chwen-Yng – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the measurement properties of the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration (VMI) in children with intellectual disabilities (ID) ages 4-12 years using the dichotomous Rasch model. The VMI was administered individually to 454 children with ID. Rasch analysis was applied to investigate…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Evaluation Methods, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Validity
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Wuang, Yee-Pay; Su, Chwen-Yng – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2009
We examined the internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and the responsiveness of the Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency-Second Edition (BOT-2) for children with intellectual disabilities (ID). One hundred children with ID aged 4-12 years tested on 3 separate occasions: two baseline measurements with a 2-week interval before the…
Descriptors: Intervals, Rehabilitation Programs, Mental Retardation, Reliability
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Berg, Katherine; Eisenberg, Marla – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This study aims to identify the relationships between Individualized Education Program (IEP) status and substance use. More than 122,000 eighth-, ninth-, and eleventh-grade students provided survey data in 2013. Analyses tested associations between IEP status and tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use, accounting for emotional distress and…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Special Education, Individualized Education Programs, Grade 8
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Luetkemeyer, Jennifer R. – Education for Information, 2021
This essay is an overview of three lessons that the author learned while teaching during the pandemic. In making adjustments to her courses, she realized the importance of purposeful care, creativity, and community-building. As the title implies, all three can be achieved by committing just thirty minutes.
Descriptors: Caring, Creativity, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Young, Dallin George; Keup, Jennifer R. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Data on 4,016 peer leaders from 49 four-year institutions across the United States were used for this quantitative study. Structural equation modeling was used to examine the impact of different forms of compensation on the skills development, institution interaction, academic commitment, employability outcomes, and academic performance of peer…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Peer Relationship, Structural Equation Models, Leaders
Anders, Jake – Sutton Trust, 2015
While the issue of access to the professions is relatively well understood, there is limited understanding of the impact of entrants' backgrounds on success once in graduate employment. The research looks at the way social background continues to influence graduate pay and career progression once in professional employment. Key findings include:…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Economically Disadvantaged, Socioeconomic Background, Salary Wage Differentials
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Tuor Sartore, Simone N.; Backes-Gellner, Uschi – Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2020
This study analyzes how worker pay is related to educational diversity, i.e., diversity in the educational composition of work groups in terms of the different types of vocational and academic education. As previous research shows that various types of diversity have positive effects in the workplace, a positive effect due to 'educational…
Descriptors: Diversity, Educational Attainment, Salary Wage Differentials, Income
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Blanchard, John – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2017
This article gives an overview of the author's book "Inside Teaching: how to make a difference for every learner and teacher" (Routledge, 2017), and focuses on how checklist processes can be used to help clarify and guide purposes and ways of working. The intention is to be systematic and explicit without being bureaucratic and moribund.…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Decision Making, Instruction, Learning
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