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Parnia, Alex – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The future looks very bleak for many small and medium-sized colleges and universities in the U.S. Amid all the gloom and doom, though, there is one strategic opportunity for small to medium-sized universities: incorporating carefully designed international student recruitment into the overall recruitment plan for the next five to seven years.
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Foreign Countries
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Garvey, Jason C.; Rankin, Susan; Beemyn, Genny; Windmeyer, Shane – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
This chapter describes how institutions can best use data from the Campus Pride Index, focusing on student recruitment and resource/policy advocacy for LGBTQ constituencies.
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Educational Environment, Homosexuality
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Templin, Thomas J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Chapter 2 (see EJ1202568) overviewed the teacher pipeline and documented some of the challenges faced by the physical education profession in relation to teacher education recruitment and retention. Given declining program enrollments and the elimination of some once-prominent programs, a theory of action is recommended for understanding how the…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Recruitment, Academic Persistence
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Ablah, Elizabeth; Umansky, Emily; Wilcox, Elizabeth A.; Usher, Jeff; Church, Jennifer; Barnes, Virginia – Health Education Research, 2019
Recruiting for wellness initiatives is challenging. WorkWell KS, a statewide worksite wellness initiative, offers unique worksite recruitment strategies that may serve as lessons. From 2012 to 2018, WorkWell KS utilized champions, well-connected local leaders, to recruit worksites. A total of 784 worksites were recruited for at least one WorkWell…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Wellness, Occupational Safety and Health, Employees
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Wronowski, Meredith L. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This research addresses the problem of teacher shortages in urban, high-needs schools. A grounded theory methodology was used to expand insights related to teacher recruitment and retention by collecting and analyzing qualitative (interview and observational) data from nine successful urban teachers. A two-part model of recruitment and retention…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Urban Schools
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Wilson, Wesley J. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
While much has been learned about the socialization of physical education teachers through occupational socialization theory, less is known about the socialization of adapted physical educators. The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences leading individuals to enrol in a graduate-level adapted physical education teacher education…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Adapted Physical Education, Socialization, Student Recruitment
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Freed, Lindsey R.; Howell, Leanne L. – College and University, 2018
The following article describes the planning and implementation of a university student recruitment event that produced a high (new) student yield. Detailed descriptions of how staff and faculty worked together to plan and implement this event are described.
Descriptors: College Students, Schools of Education, Preservice Teachers, Learner Engagement
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Gottlieb, Udo Rainer; Beatson, Amanda – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2018
Transnational education students are an increasingly important source of income for higher education institutes. Student recruitment trade shows as a marketing communication tool are being used by the majority of higher education institutes and despite multi-million-dollar investments, little is known about the impact they have on the…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Activities
Carnell, Katherine E. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
One opportunity for involvement within a sorority community is serving as a sorority recruitment counselor. The sorority recruitment counselor guides potential new members (PNMs) through the sorority recruitment process. This position is considered a peer-leadership educator role, filled by an experienced, undergraduate sorority woman, who is…
Descriptors: Sororities, Recruitment, Counselors, Undergraduate Students
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Bulger, Sean; Jones, Emily M.; Taliaferro, Andrea R.; Wayda, Valerie – Quest, 2015
There are persistent concerns in the literature related to recruitment and retention of highly qualified teacher candidates who are capable of achieving contemporary goals and meeting the professional expectations associated with the delivery of quality physical education programs in schools. The purpose of this article is to provide physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Best Practices, Literature Reviews
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Robbins, Michael W.; Grimm, Geoffrey; Stecher, Brian; Opfer, V. Darleen – SAGE Open, 2018
We examine a range of options for recruiting teachers into a nationally representative survey panel. Recruitment strategies considered include a telephone-based approach and the use of promised incentives and pre-incentives of varying amounts and forms. Using a randomized experiment, we evaluate the effectiveness of five separate recruitment…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Incentives, Teacher Recruitment, Cost Effectiveness
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Ntim, Stephanie; Taylor, Alexander; Cross, Devon; Parks, Rodney; Dean, Caroline – College and University, 2020
Higher education officials have recently begun to focus their attention on summer enrollment as an alternative means by which to improve recruitment and retention. Utilizing business analytics and forecasting, Elon University has seen significant growth in its summer college enrollment and revenue. The current study seeks to address how students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Summer Programs, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power
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Godfrey, Roxie V.; Manis, Kerry T. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
To encourage males to enter the teaching field, specifically in family and consumer sciences (FCS), FCS professionals should participate in recruitment initiatives aimed at males. Administrators, teacher educators, career counselors, and FCS teachers can play a significant role in this comprehensive and systematic effort. This paper adopts the…
Descriptors: Males, Teacher Recruitment, Sustainability, Consumer Science
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Tipton, Elizabeth; Matlen, Bryan J. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2019
Randomized control trials (RCTs) have long been considered the "gold standard" for evaluating the impacts of interventions. However, in most education RCTs, the sample of schools included is recruited based on convenience, potentially compromising a study's ability to generalize to an intended population. An alternative approach is to…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Recruitment, Educational Research, Generalization
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Tipton, Elizabeth; Matlen, Bryan J. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Randomized control trials (RCTs) have long been considered the "gold standard" for evaluating the impacts of interventions. However, in most education RCTs, the sample of schools included is recruited based on convenience, potentially compromising a study's ability to generalize to an intended population. An alternative approach is to…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Recruitment, Educational Research, Generalization
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