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Wamala, Robert; Ssembatya, Vincent A. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate causal linkages between output and outcome indicators of productivity in academia. Design/methodology/approach: The duration of teaching service and the number of graduate students supervised to completion were adopted as output indicators of productivity. Equivalent outcome indicators were the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Alker, Heather J.; Wang, Monica L.; Pbert, Lori; Thorsen, Nancy; Lemon, Stephenie C. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Healthy, productive employees are an integral part of school health programs. There have been few assessments of work productivity among secondary school staff. This study describes the frequency of 3 common health risk factors--obesity, depressive symptoms, and smoking--and their impact on work productivity in secondary school…
Descriptors: Productivity, School Personnel, At Risk Persons, Obesity
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Trninic, Dragan; Swanson, Hillary; Kapur, Manu – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2018
"Community" has become a commonplace term in the learning sciences. Alongside this popularization comes the view that communities are, in general, something to strive towards. We draw on contemporary trends to problematize this assumption and motivate a discussion for the productivity of dissent.
Descriptors: Dissent, Cooperative Learning, Community, Productivity
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Anyi Einstein Moses E. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
A teacher who is stressed out, stresses out his student who in turn, behave differently (usually worse) and consequently produce more stress for the teacher. This study on Stress management and teachers' productivity was carried out in Momo Division North West Region of Cameroon. The aim was to find out the extent to which the teachers' acceptance…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Productivity, Foreign Countries, Anxiety
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ElObeidy, Ahmed A. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2016
Labour productivity in Arab countries is low by international standards and this problem occurs in Arab countries both inside and outside Africa. There are 10 Arab countries in Africa: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and Comoros. Enhancing labour productivity is a major challenge for Arab countries.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Arabs, Labor
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Royal, Kenneth D.; Akers, Kathryn S.; Lybarger, Melanie A.; Zakrajsek, Todd D. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2014
Research productivity and collaborations are essential aspects of advancing academia. Publishing is a critical mechanism in higher education to allow faculty members to share new information in all disciplinary fields. Due to its importance, scholarly work is often heavily considered for promotion, tenure, compensation, and other merit decisions.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Cooperation, College Faculty
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Ramirez-Anormaliza, Richard; Llinàs-Audet, Xavier; Sabaté, Ferran – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
This article examines educational policies in Ecuador. It outlines the main features of the education and training systems, and analyses the impact on productivity and national development. The efforts made by various national authorities to strengthen and encourage education at all levels is evident, as well as efforts to boost productivity by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Productivity
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Hodge, Brad; Wright, Brad; Bennett, Pauleen – Research in Higher Education, 2018
The concept of grit as described by Duckworth ("Journal of personality and social psychology" 92:1087, 2007) has captured the attention of educators and researchers alike. A measure of a student's ability to effortfully persist in the face of struggle, grit is proposed to be an important characteristic required for students to succeed…
Descriptors: College Students, Outcomes of Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Jung, Jisun – Higher Education Studies, 2012
This study examines the research productivity of Hong Kong academics. Specifically, it explores the individual and institutional factors that contribute to their productivity while also comparing determinants across academic disciplines. We have conducted OLS regression analysis using the international survey data from "The Changing Academics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Researchers, Productivity, Intellectual Disciplines
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Litwin, Jeffrey – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
Research performance is a critical component of the understanding of university prestige, yet measuring it is complex. This paper proposes using "real dollars of research expenditures per article published" as a measure of research productivity because it is more accurate than other quantitative measures of research productivity,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Productivity, Writing for Publication, Research
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Guo, Jing; McLeod, Poppy Lauretta – Creativity Research Journal, 2014
Drawing upon the Search for Ideas in Associative Memory (SIAM) model as the theoretical framework, the impact of heterogeneity and topic relevance of visual stimuli on ideation performance was examined. Results from a laboratory experiment showed that visual stimuli increased productivity and diversity of idea generation, that relevance to the…
Descriptors: Pictorial Stimuli, Semantics, Visual Stimuli, Models
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Arbaugh, J. B.; Asarta, Carlos J.; Hwang, Alvin; Fornaciari, Charles J.; Bento, Regina F.; Dean, Kathy Lund – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2017
Previous studies of author productivity in business and management education (BME) research have focused on single disciplinary areas, and even single journals. This study is the first to examine the productivity of BME scholars across multiple disciplinary areas (i.e., accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Authors, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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Haelermans, Carla; Blank, Jos L. T. – Computers & Education, 2012
This paper examines the relation between innovations and productivity in Dutch secondary schools. Innovation clusters are directly included in the production model. In order to correct for differences between schools, we add school type, region and year controls. The results indicate that process innovations, teacher professionalization…
Descriptors: Productivity, Academic Achievement, Innovation, Technological Advancement
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Aref, Fariborz; Manyibe, Edward O.; Washington, Andre L.; Johnson, Jean; Davis, Dytisha; Eugene-Cross, Kenyotta; Moore, Cayla A. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: The article outlines select individual and institutional factors that could contribute to rehabilitation, disability, and health research productivity among minority-serving institutions (MSIs; i.e., historically Black colleges/universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and American Indian tribal colleges/universities). Method: We…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Productivity
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Jung, Jisun – Tertiary Education and Management, 2014
This study explores Korean academics' changes in research productivity by career stage. Career stage in this study is defined as a specific cohort based on one's length of job experience, with those in the same stage sharing similar interests, values, needs, and tasks; it is categorized into fledglings, maturing academics, established academics,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Academic Rank (Professional), Tenure
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