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Edwards, Janice Berry; Clark, Trenette T.; Bryant, Shirley – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2012
This study of African American female faculty in predominantly White schools of social work was designed to examine the unique experience of these faculties. The examination also aimed to develop a better understanding of the challenges and the experiences of these faculty members. This exploratory study sampled African American female social work…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Females, Social Work, College Faculty
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Ogan, Christine; Chung, Deborah – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2003
Examines gender differences as they manifest themselves when journalism educators use computers and computer-based technologies in their teaching and research. Notes that gender differences have been found in overall stress levels and for a variety of types of stress. Concludes that the strongest relationship in the study was not between…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Gender Issues, Higher Education, Journalism Education
Kissel, Bonnie J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Globally, approximately 208 million people aged 15 and older used illicit drugs at least once in the last 12 months; 2 billion consumed alcohol and tobacco consumption affected 25% (World Drug Report, 2008). In the United States, 20.1 million (8.0%) people aged 12 and older were illicit drug users, 129 million (51.6%) abused alcohol and 70.9…
Descriptors: Caring, Substance Abuse, Mothers, Smoking
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Endres, Fred F.; Wearden, Stanley T. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 1996
Questions 600 full-time faculty members teaching journalism and/or mass communication about job-related stress. Finds faculty members suffer from job-related stress; differences exist in the way men and women view, experience, and cope with stress; anxiety and stress are shared by teachers at all grade levels; and times when faculty and students…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Faculty, Higher Education, Journalism
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Franzblau, Susan H.; Echevarria, Sonia; Smith, Michelle; Van Cantfort, Thomas E. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Researchers have shown that mood and sense of control over one's life are significantly affected by testimony and other forms of disclosure and that learning to control breathing has positive effects on mood and anxiety. This preliminary experiment tests whether African American and European American abused women who give testimony about their…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Females, Depression (Psychology), Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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McPhail, Beverly A. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2008
With the advent of the 2nd wave of the women's movement, numerous voices within social work academia called for the inclusion of gendered content in the curriculum. The subsequent addition of content on women was a pivotal achievement for the social work profession. However, gender is an increasingly slippery concept. A current call for…
Descriptors: Females, Males, Social Work, Gender Issues
Fitch, Trey, Ed.; Marshall, Jennifer L., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2011
In this book, group work and college counseling leaders offer step-by-step instruction in the effective use and processing of structured group activities on topics such as test anxiety; stress and anxiety management; ADHD; career development; substance abuse; eating disorders; and the unique concerns faced by GLBT students, first-generation…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, First Generation College Students, Eating Disorders, Career Development
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Hall, Ted – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2011
In this paper I examine the literacy work of three African American young women (through data drawn from a larger qualitative study), particularly their ways of knowing, such as double consciousness (Du Bois, 1989), and the multiple subject positions they occupy as they write themselves into a digitally created story. My analysis is guided by the…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Females, Educational Opportunities, Youth
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Cinamon, R.G.; Rich, Y. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2005
Work-family conflict was investigated among 187 Israeli women teachers to better understand relationships between teachers' professional and family lives. The research examined perceived importance of work and family roles and effects of stress and support variables on W->F and F->W conflict. Additionally, effects of teachers' years of experience…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Teacher Burnout, Multivariate Analysis, Conflict
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Thomas, Narelle; Clarke, Valerie; Lavery, Judy – Australian Journal of Education, 2003
Results of a self-report questionnaire indicated that female primary teachers in Australia report moderate levels of global, work, and family stress. Time and workload pressure was the major work stressor, and responsibility for child rearing the major family stressor. Work stress and home stress both impacted on each other. (EV)
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Employed Women, Faculty Workload, Family Work Relationship
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Wilson, Catherine M.; Douglas, Kevin S.; Lyon, David R. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Data collected from 731 teachers were used to examine the consequences of violence directed toward teachers while in the workplace. Analyses showed that the majority of respondents (n = 585, 80.0%) had experienced school-related violence--broadly defined--at one point in their careers. Serious violence (actual, attempted, or threatened physical…
Descriptors: Violence, Mental Health Workers, Fear, Incidence
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Goodman, Joyce; Jacobs, Andrea – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This article looks at ways in which the notion of music as a language with a literature operated in English girls' secondary education in the inter-war years. It explores musical literacies and multi-modality in the music curriculum of two inter-war music teachers working in girls' schools: Margaret Donington and Annie Warburton. Both contributed…
Descriptors: Music, Music Activities, Females, Foreign Countries
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
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Fain, George – Clearing House, 1995
Argues that women's history should stress the broad sociological view of women's roles not only in politics but in mundane, day-to-day life throughout all of history, rather that reducing women's history to a few token figures. Notes that many college and secondary texts and testing materials have recognized the trend toward the inclusion of…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, History Instruction, Secondary Education
Gupta, Nina; Jenkins, G. Douglas, Jr. – 1981
This study explored the potent sources of stress for a sample of teachers, investigated the differences in stress predictors for men and women, and examined the consequences of stress for men and women. Twenty-five public school teachers participated; sixteen of these were women and nine were men. The study was conducted through interviews with…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Interpersonal Competence, Peer Relationship, Psychological Patterns
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