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Thomson, Alec – Thought & Action, 2017
At its most elemental level, dual enrollment--sometimes known as dual credit or concurrent enrollment--enrolls high school students in college-level courses. The exact nature of each dual enrollment program varies from state to state, but generally students earn college credits when they pass their classes. In this article, the author discusses…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Outcomes of Education, High School Students, College Credits
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Golden, Robert – Thought & Action, 2013
In this article, Robert Golden envisions the current trends in practice at State University of New York (SUNY) in Plattsburgh, being so firmly entrenched as to still be the same practices in place 60 years into the future. He notes the decline of full-time faculty, the rise in the numbers of contingent faculty, the increasing use of massive open…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, College Presidents, Trend Analysis
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Hutcheson, Philo A. – Thought & Action, 1996
Drawing on longitudinal data from federal surveys for 1974-75 and 1992 and other studies, tenure patterns and trends are examined in 3 groups of college faculty: full-time faculty with at least 50% teaching responsibility; women faculty; and all faculty. Conclusions are drawn about the meaning of tenure, and steps to be taken in clarifying its…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns, Faculty Workload
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Boase, Paul H. – Thought & Action, 1986
Ohio University's development and implementation of an early retirement incentive program is described and discussed in the context of faculty demographics and faculty attitudes. (MSE)
Descriptors: Age, College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Early Retirement
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Warner, Linda Sue – Thought and Action, 1992
A discussion of the contemporary situation in American Indian higher education addresses three questions concerning current, past, and future Indian education: (1) how resources are currently allocated; (2) the nature of the present Indian educational-political system and any significant changes over time; (3) whether the current system is…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Billard, Lynne – Thought and Action, 1994
Analysis of the progress of women college faculty looks at trends in awarding of doctorates, academic employment patterns, promotion and tenure, academic rank and discipline, salaries, and publishing. Some comparisons are made with statistics on men faculty. Special issues in performance and evaluation that affect salary and rank are considered.…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Degrees
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Gaudiani, Claire L. – Thought and Action, 1990
Academic alliances bring school and college teachers together within subject areas as a community of inquiry. Activities and membership vary according to needs and objectives. A project to increase alliances from the current 250 to about 700 is focusing on deliberate inclusion of elementary teachers and faculty from traditionally Black colleges.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Hoachlander, E. Gareth; Brown, Cynthia L. – Thought and Action, 1989
Many Asian Americans believe that the admissions policies of many selective colleges are unfair to them. Demographic trends and the resultant political activity are discussed. The admissions policies and practices that Asian Americans consider objectionable are examined and some policy options are offered. (MLW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Asian Americans, College Admission
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Clay, Camille A. – Thought and Action, 1989
Just as racism appears institutionally, culturally, and individually in the greater society, so it is expressed in colleges and universities. Proactive and preventive strategies at the Towson State University are described, as are Project RAIN and the Community Enhancement and Enrichment Partnership awards, two successful interventions. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Students, Grants, Higher Education