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Sahito, Zafarullah; Vaisanen, Pertti – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between time management, job satisfaction and motivation among teacher educators in university departments, institutes and faculties of education in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Using an interview approach, the researchers recorded the professional stories of 40 teacher educators.…
Descriptors: Time Management, Job Satisfaction, Motivation, Teacher Educators
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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Syed Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina; Sivapalan, Subarna; Mohd Zahidi, Azizah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the knowledge levels, attitudes and behaviours regarding the concept of sustainable development among pre-university programme educators, as well as the potential barriers and opportunities they face in adopting the concept of sustainable development in the teaching of the pre-university level chemistry module…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Sustainability, Teacher Attitudes
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Justice, Christopher; Rice, James; Roy, Dale; Hudspith, Bob; Jenkins, Herb – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2009
Inquiry-based learning is one approach to improving the quality of undergraduate education by moving toward more student-directed, interactive methods of learning while focusing on learning how to learn. This paper deals with a missing component in the inquiry-related literature--the extra-pedagogical challenges of introducing and maintaining…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Learning Strategies, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Breakwell, Glynis M.; Tytherleigh, Michelle Y. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2008
While not the only title used by UK university leaders, the term Vice Chancellor will be used throughout this paper to include the other titles used (including Rector, Provost, Principal and President). According to data obtained pre-1997, UK Vice Chancellors (VCs) were predominantly scientists, largely former professors, Pro-VCs or deputy…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Administration, Administrator Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Nicolaides, Angelo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: To show that the practices, processes and resources for the management of the university environment should be aligned to meet the ever-growing demands of sustainability and its motivations should be clearly spelt out to all stakeholders. Universities should also strive to become leaders in the development of effective environmental…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Management Systems, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Bardati, Darren R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: This paper seeks to suggest that the campus environmental audit can become an important tool that synergizes active learning and operations planning and management approaches to promote sustainability on university campuses. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the author's experiences at Bishop's University with the evolution…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Audits (Verification), Campuses, Active Learning
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Beringer, Almut – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: To introduce the campus sustainability assessment framework (CSAF) as a campus sustainability audit methodology; to share student campus sustainability audit research; to reflect on using the CSAF for pedagogy; to review the usefulness of the CSAF as an action research instrument; to encourage other faculty/sustainability educators to…
Descriptors: Campuses, Environmental Education, Activism, Action Research