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Hubbell, Larry – Education, 2018
In this article, I describe the process and importance of branding a graduate public administration program. Written from the perspective of a participant-observer, I describe how with the assistance of my department we have given our program a more distinctive identity and therefore a more identifiable brand. That brand is one that focuses on…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Public Administration, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Castro-Atwater, Sheri A.; Huynh Hohnbaum, Anh-Luu – Education, 2015
One of the important tasks of supervisors and educators in the human service fields is to provide their fieldwork students with models of appropriate ethical behavior and decision-making. The ethical training that educators provide to students in the helping professions will greatly influence how prepared students feel to navigate through…
Descriptors: Ethics, School Psychology, Social Work, Allied Health Personnel
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Jain, Smita; Jain, Pawan – Education, 2015
This study empirically tests the relation between the instructional design elements and the overall meaningful interactions among online students. Eighteen online graduate nursing courses are analyzed using bivariate and multivariate analysis techniques. Findings suggest that the quantity of meaningful interaction among learners can be improved by…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Nursing Education, Nursing Students
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Lin, Yii-Nii – Education, 2014
This paper describes the life experiences of graduate students who were satisfied with their graduate careers at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. A qualitative phenomenological method was used, with in-depth interviews for data collection. Participants included 17 master's students and eight doctoral students. Four themes emerged as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Research Universities
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Lin, Yii-nii – Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to describe the peer-mentoring experience from the perspective of 16 master's students majoring in science or engineering at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. Utilizing a qualitative method of phenomenology, these mentees shared their views about their peer-mentors through in-depth interviews. Participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Mentors, Masters Programs
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Asiyai, Romina Ifeoma – Education, 2014
This study examined impediments to research among students of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria. The study was guided by one research question and three hypotheses. Data were collected from 600 final year students randomly selected from institutions of higher learning in Nigeria. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics of mean to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Problems, Student Research, Higher Education
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Roby, Douglas E. – Education, 2012
In this study, 142 graduate school teachers working in schools throughout southwestern Ohio assessed their human relation skills. A human relations survey was used for the study, and results were compared with colleagues assessing the teachers in the study. The survey was developed using a Likert-type scale, and was based on key elements affecting…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Human Relations, Teacher Leadership
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Eisouh, Zuhair S. – Education, 2011
This study aimed at contrasting the performance of a group of EFL students on a TOEFL exam before and after taking a special TOEFL preparation course depending on Charles Curran's Community Language Learning (CLL) model. According to CLL, the role of the teacher is extended to be like the supportive therapy of a counselor, and the student is…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests, Second Language Instruction
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Celik, Sabri – Education, 2011
The aim of this survey is to evaluate the reasons behind the demand for postgraduate programs and the relationships between these reasons among disciplines. This survey was administered to 304 students randomly chosen from master with thesis and doctorate programs at the Institute of Sciences and Technology, Institute of Social Sciences and…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Graduate Students, Educational Demand, Masters Programs
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Corbett, Frank, Jr.; Paquette, Kelli R. – Education, 2011
This quantitative study was designed to examine the beliefs of faculty mentors and their Teaching Associates and Graduate Assistants. A myriad of academic researchers have consistently suggested that 'mentoring' is not only complex but also a time-consuming activity that contributes to the learning process (Gaskin, Lumpkin, & Tennant, 2003;…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students
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Aydogan, Ismail – Education, 2009
The problem of the study centers on determining the level to which such latent functions of education are materialized for university graduates. The study was conducted on a total of 231 graduate students undertaking a thesis or non-thesis Master's degree at Erciyes University School of Social Sciences. Data was collected by using a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Social Status
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Akinoglu, Orhan – Education, 2009
The purpose of this study is to investigate history teacher trainees' views and perceptions of the functions of history education. 36 teacher trainees participated in the study. All of the participants were registered to the History Education masters degree (without dissertation), within the Secondary Education Social Sciences discipline at…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Educational Objectives, Preservice Teachers, Graduate Students
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Roby, Douglas E. – Education, 2009
This study involved 107 teachers assessing their apprehension in communicating within group settings, one-to-one, in meetings, and in large public speaking circumstances. Those involved in the study were teachers pursuing graduate degrees in teacher leadership. School administrator's acknowledging the talents and gifts of teaching faculty, and…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Leadership Qualities, Speech Skills, Teacher Leadership
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Smith, Bettye P. – Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to describe student ratings of teaching effectiveness in a College of Education at a Southern Research I institution for faculty groups based on race and gender. Student ratings for undergraduate, graduate, and undergraduate and graduate courses combined, were used to determine the teaching effectiveness for the 190…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Teacher Effectiveness
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Punyanunt-Carter, Narissra M.; Wrench, Jason S. – Education, 2008
The current study looked at the relation between advisee perceptions of advisor's verbal aggression, credibility, and conflict styles. Participants were 153 graduate students who reported their perceptions concerning their advisor. First, the study found that advisee perceptions of their advisor's credibility (competence, caring/goodwill, &…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Conflict, Credibility
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