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Çimen, Ismail; Kilinç, Ali Çagatay; Bektas, Fatih; Karadag, Engin; Yalçin, Mikail – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2020
The present study intends to determine the ways followed and misconceptions held in the studies of phenomenological research design by analysing the theses in the field of educational administration. By using the database of the Turkish Council of Higher Education Thesis Center, forty master's and ten doctoral theses conducted between the years…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Phenomenology, Databases, Masters Theses
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Tülübas, Tijen; Göktürk, Söheyda – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2020
This qualitative study aims to explore how the culture of performativity resulting from the influences of neoliberal governmentality on the academe is perceived by academics throughout their career and interrogates how their perceptions could reflect on their professional identity. The study was conducted with twenty-four academics from state…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Governance, Accountability, Educational Administration
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Essa, Eman Bani; Alattari, Aref – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study aimed at identifying patterns of the followership styles and their relation to the leadership styles of academic leaders as perceived by faculty members in public and private universities in northern Jordan. The researchers used the descriptive correlation approach. The Kelley's scale was adopted for the followership styles, and…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, College Faculty, State Universities, Private Colleges
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Kondakçi, Yasar; Haser, Çigdem – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study investigates the role of content, context and process variables in the socialization of new faculty members. The study was designed as a phenomenological study and utilized interview as the data collection technique. A total number of 40 new faculty members working in 12 different public universities in Turkey participated in the study.…
Descriptors: Socialization, College Faculty, Context Effect, Beginning Teachers
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Wallder, Stephen R.; Brown, Nardia J. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This paper explores the experience, impression and understanding of student centred learning by 44 business education students at a university in Jamaica. The study sought to establish whether such a learning approach enhances the competencies of students in accord with the demands made by employers for critical employee characteristics in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Higher Education, College Students
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Russell, Lisa; Jarvis, Christine – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Student withdrawal has received increased attention in the context of an expanding and more diverse Higher Education (HE) student population. Students leave University for interconnected, multiple reasons. Some explanations are internal to the University and may include support mechanisms, assessment feedback and quality of teaching and others are…
Descriptors: Withdrawal (Education), Academic Persistence, Student School Relationship, College Students
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Williams, Gaye-Leon – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
The language de jure in Jamaica is Jamaican English (JE); however, the language de facto of most nationals is Jamaican Creole (JC). As such, there are many students who enter the tertiary level without fully acquiring JE. As a CARICOM nation, it is mandatory that foreign languages are taught beginning at the primary level of education. Although…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Creoles, Language Variation, College Students
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Hill-Berry, Nola P. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Educational administrators are consistently challenged to find the right mix of leaders and to identify potentials that can be harnessed to expand the cadre. In both the academic and research communities, there has been much dialogue surrounding the way in which leadership is developed in organisations. These discourses continue to provide avenues…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility, Social Justice
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Partington, Angela – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This paper addresses issues associated with leadership in Higher Education (HE), by drawing on research and debate in relation to the role of education in reproducing social inequalities, and on expertise developed through academic leadership roles in British art schools. It seeks to stimulate discussion about the commodification of HE, which is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Commercialization, Inclusion, Equal Education
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Yavuz, Olcay; Gülmez, Gülçin – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
In an effort to develop and support high quality urban school leaders, this study examined what factors affect pre-service urban school leaders' perception of preparedness for performing instructional leadership activities. The findings revealed that participating in a leadership training program is the only significant factor that predicts urban…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Leaders, Urban Schools
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Chow, Joseph – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
Student surveys have been commonly used by university administrators for assessment of student learning outcomes in higher education. The information collected from such stakeholders' surveys has only been to use as supporting documents for the effectiveness of university education. More recently, there have been calls for utilizing student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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Webber, Charles F. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2016
This article profiles the evolving role of educational administrators and leaders in higher education. Four guiding assumptions for leaders are presented related to social impact, community engagement, labor market success, and institutional stability. Then, seven key administration and leadership responsibilities are described. They include…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Administration, College Administration, Administrator Responsibility