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Woody, Paul P. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study examined how urban communities might grow social capital from the passion and support offered by a college athletics program. Given the increasing emphasis on fiscal responsibility from local governments and public universities, recognizing how college athletics programs influence local community social capital, such as anchor…
Descriptors: College Students, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Social Capital
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Juusola, Katariina; Rensimer, Lee – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the interrelationship of branding practices and legitimacy-building of commercial degree program franchising within transnational higher education (TNHE). It aims to understand how commercial franchisees' branding practices employ discursive and symbolic strategies for building legitimacy, and how…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Marketing, Business
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Guanio-Uluru, Lykke – Children's Literature in Education, 2016
Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series (2005-2008) and Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games" series (2008-2010) have been hugely successful and influential texts, both as best-selling literary works and as action movie franchises. (To avoid confusion, "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games" in this essay refer to the…
Descriptors: Females, Masculinity, Gender Issues, Gender Differences
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Griffiths, Colin; Lloyd, Mary Golding – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2009
Widening participation initiatives led by the government encourage non-traditional students to enrol in higher education courses usually offered through a franchising arrangement between a Higher Education Institution (HEI) and a local Further Education Institution (FEI). The focus has been on the development of foundation degrees with most…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Colleges
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Carlton, Dennis W.; Frankel, Alan S.; Landes, Elisabeth M. – Journal of Political Economy, 2004
This paper provides one of the few successful demonstrations of the efficiency of certain types of restrictions in the context of a joint venture. The joint venture we examine is the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 1980s, which was then composed of 21 separately owned teams. (It now has 30 teams.) The restriction we analyze is the NHL rule on…
Descriptors: Relocation, College Athletics
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Walford, Geoffrey – Oxford Review of Education, 1997
Discusses the introduction and implementation of the 1988 Education Reform Act for England and Wales. Traces the attempts of several existing private schools to become grant maintained (eligible for various forms of government support). Most private and faith-based schools have not been successful in this endeavor. Discusses the reasons for this.…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation
Hermann, Jeffrey T. – Currents, 1992
Every college should have a campuswide computer publishing policy. Policy options include (1) centralized publishing; (2) franchise, with a number of units doing their own publishing; or (3) limited, with the publications office producing the basics and assisting other units when feasible. To be successful, the policy must also be enforced. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Centralization, Desktop Publishing
Sawyer, Thomas H.; Hypes, Michael G.; Hypes, Julia Ann – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2004
This book is intended to provide students in sport management curricula and professional practitioners with the first comprehensive survey coverage of the many traditional and innovative aspects of financial management. The focus of this text is on the basis of financial management including but not limited to diversification of revenue,…
Descriptors: Money Management, Income, Certification, Risk Management
Stahl, Norman A. – Georgia Journal of Reading, 1987
Because the mass marketing of educational support services through franchised reading clinics is growing on a daily basis, both reading specialists and reading supervisors need to become aware of the growth of this industry and of its implications for the educational system. Primary forces in the franchising movement, Sylvan Learning Corporation,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Evaluation, Marketing of Education, Quality Control
Access USA, Inc., Millington, NJ. – 1994
This guide is designed to provide immigrants with an understanding of the way immigration law works and information on daily life in the United States. It consists of two parts: (1) a section on immigration law, with an overview and detailed information on the types of visas available and sample immigration forms; and (2) information on American…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Banking, Citizenship Education, Civics
Jones, Enid B.; And Others – 1989
Prepared to assist American Indians in initiating entrepreneurial activities, this booklet offers practical guidance on starting and operating a business. Section I defines the term "entrepreneurship," and provides a self-evaluation checklist focusing on the qualities needed by entrepreneurs. Section II briefly discusses four forms of ownership…
Descriptors: American Indians, Business Administration Education, Community Colleges, Entrepreneurship
Gough, Jeanne A., Ed. – 1997
This book, which is designed for the general reader who is planning to enter the job market or contemplating a career change, contains basic information about the jobs and the employment outlook; finding a job; employer and employee rights and obligations; balancing home and work; education and training; and self-employment, small business and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Check Lists
Shelly, Walter L. – 1975
In order to educate students in state and local government and to create a better appreciation of the political process, the author contends that the traditional approach to teaching in Texas must be supplemented with innovative techniques. One successful technique is the use of the videotape as a teaching aid. Extension of the vote to the…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Educational Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Media