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Eckhaus, Eyal; Davidovitch, Nitza – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The aim of this study is to explore the effects of professional factors (academic rank and academic-administrative role) and home-unit-related factors (affiliation and number of faculty members in the faculty) on faculty members' research output, measured by number of citations. Research literature on operations research in the academia reflects a…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Research Universities, College Faculty, Goodness of Fit
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Dorot, Ruth – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This paper explores the developments and trends in higher education from a pedagogical perspective (specifically, multidisciplinary curricula) and research perspective (the interdisciplinary approach), and traces them from a last resort option to their recognition as a legitimate development with added value. The paper focuses on a case study that…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Trends, Literature, Art Education
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Eckhaus, Eyal – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Many studies have been conducted on teaching evaluations completed by students and on myths and facts concerning these evaluations performed by students at academic institutions. The current study is unique in examining the meaning of teaching evaluations as perceived by academic faculty members in Israel through direct questions, with an emphasis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Ponomaryova, Alona; Guterman, Hana Gendel; Shapira, Yair – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study deals with a case study of a program that integrates high-functioning autistic spectrum students in Israeli academia. The case study focuses on the attitudes of students and faculty towards high-functioning autistic spectrum (HFA) students, aiming to examine their contribution to the integration of HFA students in academia, with regard…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Autism
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Eckhaus, Eyal; Davidovitch, Nitza – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
It is commonly thought that the promotion of faculty members is affected by their research performance. The current study is unique in examining how academic faculty members perceive the harm or damage to academic appointment and promotion processes, as a direct effect of student evaluations as manifested in teaching surveys. One hundred eighty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Promotion, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Evaluation