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Kyvik, Svein; Aksnes, Dag W. – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
In Norwegian research universities, a large individual increase has taken place in scientific and scholarly publishing over the last 30 years. The purpose of this article is to explain the reasons for this growth in a generational perspective. We put forward six hypotheses that can be illuminated by cross-sectional data drawn from five surveys to…
Descriptors: Productivity, Faculty Publishing, Research Universities, Hypothesis Testing
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Slowiak, Julie M.; Dickinson, Alyce M.; Huitema, Bradley E. – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2011
The frequency of feedback solicitation under hourly pay and individual monetary incentive pay conditions was examined. A between-subjects design was used with 30 college students in the two groups. Participants attended three experimental sessions and entered the cash value of simulated bank checks presented on a computer screen. Performance was…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Wages, Incentives, Performance
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Faulk, Lewis; Pandey, Sheela; Pandey, Sanjay K.; Scott Kennedy, Kristen – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020
This study uses an online survey experiment to test whether the pairing of profit-seeking with mission-related programs in the social sector attracts or deters donations from individual donors. We test individuals' response to three types of profit incentives allowed under current U.S. public policy: (1) non-distributed profit to an organization,…
Descriptors: Donors, Theories, Cost Effectiveness, Incentives
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Balliet, Daniel; Mulder, Laetitia B.; Van Lange, Paul A. M. – Psychological Bulletin, 2011
How effective are rewards (for cooperation) and punishment (for noncooperation) as tools to promote cooperation in social dilemmas or situations when immediate self-interest and longer term collective interest conflict? What variables can promote the impact of these incentives? Although such questions have been examined, social and behavioral…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Group Dynamics, Effect Size, Rewards
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Park, James D.; Metlay, Jessica; Asch, Jeremy M.; Asch, David A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2012
Background: There has been considerable interest in using financial incentives to help people improve their health. However, paying people to improve their health touches on strongly held views about personal responsibility. Method: "The New York Times" printed two articles in June 2010 about patient financial incentives, which resulted in 394…
Descriptors: Incentives, Newspapers, Teacher Attitudes, Health Behavior
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Chen, Baiyun – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2009
The purpose of the study was to empirically investigate the institutional approach to distance education, and examine whether the factors of concerns for program cost and faculty participation could statistically predict adoption of technology-mediated distance education (TMDE) among higher-education institutions. It is elusive to base the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Faculty Workload, Regression (Statistics), Rewards
Bradshaw, L. Daniele – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine directors' views on the current state and needs of 2009-2010 North Carolina 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) afterschool educational technology professional development (ETPD). The population for this study involved the 2009-2010 North Carolina 21st CCLC directors. In a mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Rewards, Professional Development, Leadership
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Jørgensen, Finn; Hanssen, Thor-Erik Sandberg – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper first briefly reviews the worldwide development of the size of the university sector, its research merits and authorities' use of incentive systems for its academic staff. Then, the paper develops a static model of a researcher's behaviour, aiming to discuss how different salary reward schemes and teaching obligations influence his or…
Descriptors: Incentives, Universities, College Faculty, Teacher Salaries
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Wellington, Alison; Chiang, Hanley; Hallgren, Kristin; Speroni, Cecilia; Herrmann, Mariesa; Burkander, Paul – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2016
Research indicates that effective teachers are critical to raising student achievement. However, there is little evidence about the best ways to improve teacher effectiveness, or how schools that serve the students most in need can attract and retain effective teachers. Traditional salary schedules, which pay teachers based on their years of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Teacher Influence, Merit Pay
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Wellington, Alison; Chiang, Hanley; Hallgren, Kristin; Speroni, Cecilia; Herrmann, Mariesa; Burkander, Paul – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2016
Research indicates that effective teachers are critical to raising student achievement. However, there is little evidence about the best ways to improve teacher effectiveness, or how schools that serve the students most in need can attract and retain effective teachers. Traditional salary schedules, which pay teachers based on their years of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Teacher Influence, Merit Pay
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Lopatto, David; Hauser, Charles; Jones, Christopher J.; Paetkau, Don; Chandrasekaran, Vidya; Dunbar, David; MacKinnon, Christy; Stamm, Joyce; Alvarez, Consuelo; Barnard, Daron; Bedard, James E. J.; Bednarski, April E.; Bhalla, Satish; Braverman, John M.; Burg, Martin; Chung, Hui-Min; DeJong, Randall J.; DiAngelo, Justin R.; Du, Chunguang; Eckdahl, Todd T.; Emerson, Julia; Frary, Amy; Frohlich, Donald; Goodman, Anya L.; Gosser, Yuying; Govind, Shubha; Haberman, Adam; Hark, Amy T.; Hoogewerf, Arlene; Johnson, Diana; Kadlec, Lisa; Kaehler, Marian; Key, S. Catherine Silver; Kokan, Nighat P.; Kopp, Olga R.; Kuleck, Gary A.; Lopilato, Jane; Martinez-Cruzado, Juan C.; McNeil, Gerard; Mel, Stephanie; Nagengast, Alexis; Overvoorde, Paul J.; Parrish, Susan; Preuss, Mary L.; Reed, Laura D.; Regisford, E. Gloria; Revie, Dennis; Robic, Srebrenka; Roecklien-Canfield, Jennifer A.; Rosenwald, Anne G.; Rubin, Michael R.; Saville, Kenneth; Schroeder, Stephanie; Sharif, Karim A.; Shaw, Mary; Skuse, Gary; Smith, Christopher D.; Smith, Mary; Smith, Sheryl T.; Spana, Eric P.; Spratt, Mary; Sreenivasan, Aparna; Thompson, Jeffrey S.; Wawersik, Matthew; Wolyniak, Michael J.; Youngblom, James; Zhou, Leming; Buhler, Jeremy; Mardis, Elaine; Leung, Wilson; Shaffer, Christopher D.; Threlfall, Jennifer; Elgin, Sarah C. R. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2014
In their 2012 report, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology advocated "replacing standard science laboratory courses with discovery-based research courses"--a challenging proposition that presents practical and pedagogical difficulties. In this paper, we describe our collective experiences working with the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Student Research, Genetics
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Haugen, Cecilie Ronning – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2013
More and more nations are losing the ability to control their education systems. OECD is an important premise provider for educational policymaking championing a neoliberal agenda. With the aim to investigate the impact the OECD may have on national policymaking, this paper compares their recent teacher education policies with those of Norway. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Education, Educational Policy
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Addis, Elizabeth A.; Quardokus, Kathleen M.; Bassham, Diane C.; Becraft, Philip W.; Boury, Nancy; Coffman, Clark R.; Colbert, James T.; Powell-Coffman, Jo Anne – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013
Recent national reports have indicated a need for significant changes in science higher education, with the inclusion of more student centered learning. However, substantial barriers to change exist. These include a lack of faculty awareness and understanding of appropriate pedagogical approaches, large class sizes, the time commitment needed to…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Biology, Educational Change, Change Strategies
Goodyear, F. H. – 1973
Although teachers have long used both rewards and punishments as incentives for listening, previous studies were inconclusive concerning the relationships between listening effectiveness and types and amounts of incentives given to listeners. The effects of different amounts of punishment and reward incentives (defined by varying additions and…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Grades (Scholastic), Listening, Listening Comprehension
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Bywater, Tracey Jane; Hutchings, Judith Mary; Gridley, Nicole; Jones, Karen – Child Care in Practice, 2011
Parenting programmes are effective interventions for preventing and treating conduct problems in young children. Up to 20% of children in disadvantaged areas have conduct disorder. Recent government initiatives such as targeting early years services to designated disadvantaged Flying Start areas in Wales have resulted in increased nursery-care…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Intervention, Feasibility Studies, Disadvantaged
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