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Culver, K. C.; Young, Ryan L.; Barnhardt, Cassie L. – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
Given the changing landscape of postsecondary faculty employment, institutions benefit from understanding how organizational policies and behaviors affects the faculty's perception of organizational support. Using data from faculty members, including those with contingent and part-time appointments, at a single institution in the western United…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Departments
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Buckley, Jessica Belue; Michel, Jessica Ostrow – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
In light of the rapid growth of the movement for educating students about sustainability, this study sought to understand the content and context of sustainability-related learning outcomes in higher education institutions in the United States by using data from 47 institutions. Findings show how institutions operationalize learning for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Sustainability, Educational Innovation
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Jones, Rebecca M.; Cleaver, Rachel – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
The Rural and Diverse Student Scholars Program at George Mason University is a strategic initiative to recruit and retain rural and diverse Virginia students in STEM majors. A grant facilitated a partnership between an academic college and the Office of Admissions, enabling new recruiting methods to be tested. In this article we describe these…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Recruitment, STEM Education, Student Diversity
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Harris, Michael S. – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
Researchers consider a high level of institutional diversity in a higher education system as a strength. While the literature considers key elements of diversity, existing research fails to employ methodological approaches that balance the need for capturing the breadth and depth of similarities and differences across institutions. This article…
Descriptors: Colleges, Universities, Diversity (Institutional), Classification
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Farakish, Negar; Jaggars, Shanna; Fay, Maggie – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
Colleges are increasingly open to partnering with private entities to implement new and innovative programs. Community colleges, in particular, may find such partnerships beneficial, given that these institutions often lack the necessary resources to invest up-front in programs that may yield strong long-term dividends. In this article we report…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Honors Curriculum
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Cavner Williams, Lauren; Conley, Kristin; Pavletic, Heather; Weller, Kirk – Innovative Higher Education, 2020
The C4 Scholar Program (Cross Curricular Career Community) is an interdisciplinary, multi-semester learning community for first-year developmental students at a comprehensive midwestern state university. Faculty members from two units, Retention & Student Success and Arts and Sciences, created the program to address a persistent gap in…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Developmental Studies Programs, Accountability, At Risk Students
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George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Latafat, Sadaf; Thampikutty, Costin; Van, Julie – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
This study engaged a critical discourse analysis to examine statements from higher education leaders regarding the rescission of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The research questions addressed were as follows. (a) What discourses are present in higher education leaders' responses to the DACA rescission and DACA…
Descriptors: Universities, Discourse Analysis, Undocumented Immigrants, Administrator Attitudes
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Schmulian, Astrid; Coetzee, Stephen A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
In this article we report on a study that explored undergraduate accounting students' experience of team teaching. In particular, we assessed and analysed the students' perspectives of the relative advantages and disadvantages of teaming, as a form of team teaching, in contrast to the more widely adopted equal status model of team teaching. The…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Undergraduate Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Experience
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Holzweiss, Peggy C.; Polnick, Barbara; Lunenburg, Fred C. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Higher education institutions of today are offering different courses in different formats in order to attract students and increase enrollment. Courses that can be completed in a shorter time frame are growing in popularity but can come with challenges. This case study research examined the experiences of students and instructors in online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Time Factors (Learning), Student Experience, Teaching Experience
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Ray, Elizabeth C.; Arpan, Laura; Oehme, Karen; Perko, Ann; Clark, James – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
A new online program, The Student Resilience Project (https://strong.fsu.edu), explores how institutions can effectively communicate health and resilience information to students. We investigated one key element of a pilot version of this program, specifically its use of video-based "restorative narratives," which depict college students…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Resilience (Psychology), Health, Video Technology
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Zandvliet, David B.; Stanton, Alisa; Dhaliwal, Rosie – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
In this article we describe the "Learning Environments and Well-Being Research Project," a collaborative initiative between a research institute and a health promotion unit at a leading Canadian university. The purposes of this project are, first, to conduct research about how classroom environments within higher education settings can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Test Validity, Student Surveys
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Okahana, Hironao; Hao, Yi – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Utilizing the 2013 "National Survey of College Graduates" (Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System, National Science Foundation, 2015), this study examined three measures of labor market outcomes: annual earning potentials; primary work activity; and education-job match for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, Labor Market, Outcomes of Education, STEM Education
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Burgason, Kyle A.; Sefiha, Ophir; Briggs, Lisa – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Research consistently indicates that academic dishonesty is pervasive on college campuses, including in online courses. For our study we administered a survey to two groups of undergraduate criminal justice students, one group of face-to-face students of traditional college-age and the other a group of distance learners employed full-time in…
Descriptors: Cheating, Undergraduate Students, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Hill, Lucas B.; Savoy, Julia N.; Austin, Ann E.; Bantawa, Bipana – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Multi-institutional networks have become an increasingly common change mechanism in higher education, especially in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education reform. However, little is known about the impact of such networks on participating institutions. This study examined one network, the Center for the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Undergraduate Study, STEM Education, Educational Change
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Fernandez, Frank; Merson, Dan; Ro, Hyun Kyoung; Rankin, Susan – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
The number of student veterans in higher education has significantly increased over the last decade; however, many student veterans and service members consider dropping out of higher education and ultimately choose to do so. In this study we conducted a secondary data analysis of a campus climate study that included responses from more than 400…
Descriptors: College Students, Veterans, Dropouts, Teacher Student Relationship
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