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Espino, Michelle M.; Zambrana, Ruth E. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This article contrasts perceptions among 58 under-represented minority (URM) faculty employed at U.S. research-extensive universities who reported an absence of mentoring or experienced informal or formal mentoring modalities. Key findings reveal a mentoring glass ceiling that affects URM faculty career paths: an absence of mentoring can lead to…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty, Mentors, Career Development
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López, Enrique J.; Basile, Vincent; Landa-Posas, Magnolia; Ortega, Kaylee; Ramirez, America – Review of Higher Education, 2019
In this study, we explore characteristics of interpersonal interactions and contextual features that cultivate or neglect Latinx undergraduates' sense of "familismo" in Science and Engineering (S&E). Using a mixed methods approach, we found barriers such as a culture of hyper-competition through pedagogical and assessment practices,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes, Science Education
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Herrera, Felisha A.; Garibay, Juan C.; Garcia, Gina A.; Johnston, Marc P. – Review of Higher Education, 2013
This study investigates how students' views toward undocumented immigrants' access to public education change during college. A multilevel analysis among a national sample of 12,388 undergraduates, drawn from the Cooperative Institutional Research Program's (CIRP) Freshman Survey and College Senior Survey, revealed that significant…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Student Attitudes, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Owens, Michael A. – Review of Higher Education, 2013
This article stems from a grounded theory study of leadership among urban youth. It reports the perspective of students in a college preparation program by examining how they participated in leadership. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews, focus groups, and field observations of 20 incoming college freshmen. Students conceptualized…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Student Participation, Cooperation, Urban Youth
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Creamer, Elizabeth G. – Review of Higher Education, 2003
Case studies of long-term collaborators were used to test the links between inquiry paradigm or worldview and the practical aspects of the conduct of scholarly inquiry. Findings revealed that differences in ontological and epistemological assumptions do not always translate into practical differences in collaboration, while those who share the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Cooperation, Epistemology
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Kuh, George D.; Vesper, Nick – Review of Higher Education, 1997
A study investigated whether college students' experiences with three good practices in undergraduate education (faculty-student contact, cooperation among students, active learning) increased from 1990 to 1994. Subjects were 5,962 students in 17 baccalaureate and 22 doctoral-granting institutions. Results indicated increased faculty-student…
Descriptors: Active Learning, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students
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Dickens, Cynthia Sullivan; Sagaria, Mary Ann D. – Review of Higher Education, 1997
A study investigated the social relationships that developed among 26 feminist women faculty, representing 18 academic departments and fields, who collaborated in scholarly endeavors. Results indicated collaboration is common practice among feminist scholars; respondents typically sought membership in a supportive community. Four patterns of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cooperation, Feminism, Higher Education
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Campbell, Teresa Isabelle Daza – Review of Higher Education, 1997
A survey of 86 colleges and universities and 60 companies investigated whether industry representatives and academics, both involved and not involved in university-industry relationships, identified three categories of potential conflicts in collaboration (conflicts of interest, commitment, and internal equity). This paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Conflict of Interest, Conflict Resolution, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs
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Anderson, Melissa S. – Review of Higher Education, 1996
A study examined department-level effects of collaboration in graduate programs on students' doctoral experiences and the broader departmental environment. Analysis is based on survey responses of over 2,400 doctoral students and faculty from 98 research universities. Results suggest clearly salutary effects of a collaborative context on doctoral…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Departments, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Magolda, Marcia B. Baxter – Review of Higher Education, 1994
A longitudinal study of 101 college students investigated the ways in which their college and postcollege experiences fostered development of complexity in their assumptions about knowledge, by emphasizing independent functioning, collaboration, direct involvement in learning, and subjective decisionmaking. Results suggest these experiences be…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Freshmen, College Graduates, College Students
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Baldwin, Roger G.; Autin, Ann E. – Review of Higher Education, 1995
In interviews with 18 college faculty actively collaborating on research in the field of higher education, a variety of metaphors were used to explain the nature of the collaborative process, reflecting 6 distinct dynamics of the relationship: degree of jointness, definition of roles and responsibilities, flexibility of roles, similarity of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cooperation, Higher Education, Peer Relationship
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Nagda, Biren A.; Gregerman, Sandra R.; Jonides, John; von Hippel, William; Lerner, Jennifer S. – Review of Higher Education, 1998
Evaluates the impact on college student retention of a University of Michigan program promoting student-faculty research partnerships premised on the fact that successful retention efforts integrate students into the university's core academic mission. A participant-control group design shows that partnerships are most successful in promoting…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Faculty, College Students