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Kater, Donna – Journal of Career Development, 1985
Suggestions are presented that focus on strategies to alleviate those stresses arising from internal sources. These strategies include enhancing communication skills, relieving role overload, and minimizing multiple role-cycling. (CT)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Dual Career Family, Family Life, Family Role
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Crouter, Ann C.; Bumpus, Matthew F.; Maguire, Mary C.; McHale, Susan M. – Developmental Psychology, 1999
Examined connections between parents' work pressure and adolescent adjustment in 190 dual-earner families. Found that effects of work pressure on adolescent well-being were mediated by parental role overload and parent-adolescent conflict. Fathers' work pressure predicted both parents' feelings of role overload. Mothers' work pressure predicted…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Emotional Adjustment, Employed Parents
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Horta, Hugo; Yonezawa, Akiyoshi – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2013
This study analyzes the impact of intra-sectoral mobility of academics on research productivity and R&D information exchange dynamics in Japan. The analysis shows intra-sectoral mobility impacting positively both research productivity and information exchange dynamics, but that this effect--except for information exchange with peers based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Faculty Mobility
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Fernet, Claude; Guay, Frederic; Senecal, Caroline; Austin, Stephanie – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2012
Based on self-determination theory, this study proposes and tests a motivational model of intraindividual changes in teacher burnout (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced personal accomplishment). Participants were 806 French-Canadian teachers in public elementary and high schools. Results show that changes in teachers' perceptions…
Descriptors: Fatigue (Biology), Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout
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Bremer, Teresa Hargrave; Wittig, Michele Andrisin – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1980
Clarifies the extent to which an individual's fear of success scores may vary with the presence or absence of occupational deviance and/or role overload in stimulus materials describing situations of female competitive success. Results suggest that fear of success is a misnomer for responses to women's role descriptions. (Author/JLF)
Descriptors: Competition, Fear of Success, Individual Characteristics, Nontraditional Occupations
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Robinson, Sharon E.; Skarie, Elizabeth K. – American Mental Health Counselors Association Journal, 1986
A study of 91 professional women revealed that internal locus of control was significantly related to three job role stresses (role ambiguity, nonparticipation in decision making, and role overload) and to fear of success. (Author/ABB)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Employed Women, Fear of Success, Job Performance
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Buysse, Virginia; Wesley, Patricia W. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 1993
Professional roles in early childhood special education (ECSE) are expanding beyond traditional frameworks of direct service, to include consultation services, program planning and evaluating, and marketing. Potential dangers of role conflict and role overload are noted. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Consultants, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Marketing
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Oberfoell, A.; Correia, A. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
The modality principle states that low-experience learners more successfully understand information that uses narration rather than on-screen text. This is due to the idea that on-screen text may produce a cognitive overload if it is accompanied by other visual elements. Other studies provided additional data and support for the modality principle…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, College Students, Learning Modalities, Cognitive Processes
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Hogan, Amy M. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Virginia Tech has intentionally moved beyond the traditional policy-heavy approach to department head orientation to employ a robust leadership development program for new and aspiring academic leaders and faculty. The annual program begins with a full-day workshop in mid-August, and continues throughout the fall semester with a series of shorter…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Faculty Development, Feedback (Response), Program Descriptions
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Bruen, Jennifer; Crosbie, Veronica; Kelly, Niamh; Loftus, Maria; Maillot, Agnès; McGillicuddy, Áine; Péchenart, Juliette – Journal of Social Science Education, 2016
Purpose: This study had two main objectives: The first was to explore the extent to which a group of University lecturers feel that they are prepared to deal with controversial issues in their classrooms. The second was to elicit their views on a didactic approach known as Structured Academic Controversy (SAC). SAC is a constructivist teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Humanities, Social Sciences
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Hult, Agneta; Lundström, Ulf; Edström, Charlotta – Education Inquiry, 2016
The evaluation trend in the global education field implies new professional challenges for school principals. The purpose of this article is to describe and analyse Swedish school principals' experiences of prevailing evaluations and the implications for the profession. Specifically, we examine: a) how principals respond to evaluations and their…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility, Accountability
Targgart, Amber – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There is little information on the topic of stress experienced by public school superintendents. There are gaps in research regarding the stressors that increase the occupational stress experienced by public school superintendents and methods these individuals use to combat occupational stress. This study searched for clarification of these…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Superintendents, Public Schools, Administrator Surveys
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Stiller, Klaus D.; Köster, Annamaria – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
Online learning has gained importance in education over the last 20 years, but the well-known problem of high dropout rates still persists. According to the multi-dimensional learning tasks model, the cognitive (over)load of learners is essential to attrition when dealing with five challenges (e.g. technology, user interface) of an online training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attrition, Advanced Courses, Online Courses
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Bateman, Thomas S. – Business Horizons, 1980
To investigate managerial use of work (or role) overload to increase productivity, the author studied 77 nonclerical white-collar employees and found that work overload had negative effects on productivity, supervisors' ratings, employee attitudes, job satisfaction, and health. He recommends ways for managers and employees to reduce work overload.…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Physical Health
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Home, Alice M. – Adult Education Quarterly, 1998
Data from 443 women combining work, family, and schooling showed that lower income increased their vulnerability to role conflict. Perceived intensity of student demands was the strongest predictor of role conflict, overload, and contagion (preoccupation with one role while performing another). Conflict and overload were eased somewhat by distance…
Descriptors: College Students, Distance Education, Family Work Relationship, Females
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