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Beckett, Lori – Improving Schools, 2012
This article is concerned to respond to recent UK governments' attitudes to teachers, who are predominantly women, and who are denied a voice and sense of professionalism. It looks to the role of teacher research in school decision-making, including school improvement, historically in England, which set a pioneering example in years before the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Poverty, Poverty Programs, Educational Change
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Maume, David J. – Social Forces, 2008
It may be premature to think that contemporary families are egalitarian because wives are working more and fathers are more involved with children. This research contends that egalitarianism is reflected in gender similarity in missing work to attend to children's needs. Drawing from two national surveys of dual-earner parents, familial factors…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Gender Differences, Mothers, Child Caregivers
Hall, Nicholas Ron – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The role of autonomy in the student experience in a large-enrollment undergraduate introductory physics course was studied from a Self-Determination Theory perspective with two studies. Study I, a correlational study, investigated whether certain aspects of the student experience correlated with how autonomy supportive (vs. controlling) students…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Undergraduate Students, Correlation, Student Experience
Gatz, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Middle school is a critical period in the cognitive and academic development of young women, and a time when their performance and interest in science may decline. After school programs play a key role in engaging youth in learning by providing opportunities to increase health and wellness, set goals, and strategize problem solving. Skills…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Females, After School Programs, Skill Development
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Gagnon, Janelle L.; Packard, Becky Wai-Ling – Journal of Career Development, 2012
This paper examines the complex experiences of full-time employed adults trying to climb the career ladder in their company by making use of company tuition assistance to earn their first college degree. Guided by Savickas' (2005) career construction theory, emphasizing the personal agency and meaning-making within career development, we conducted…
Descriptors: Career Development, Tuition, Employee Assistance Programs, Interviews
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Zorba, Ercan; Pala, Adem; Göksel, Ali Gürel – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The purpose of this study is examining the relation between the emotional intelligence and happiness of the wellness coaches. 390 wellness coaches 282 of whom were women and 108 of whom were men participated voluntarily in the study. The participants were actively working as wellness coaches. The Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS) whose Turkish…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Wellness, Correlation, Coaching (Performance)
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Sutherland, Alexandra – Research in Drama Education, 2013
The use of sexual violence as a means of power and control within the South African prison system has been well documented. Sexual violence is intimately linked to the gendering of roles, such that rape and coercive sex is used as a brutal means of imposing a feminised identity; a violent enactment of who penetrates and who gets penetrated. Within…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Violence, Foreign Countries, Scripts
Blau, Francine D.; Currie, Janet M.; Croson, Rachel T. A.; Ginther, Donna K. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2010
While much has been written about the potential benefits of mentoring in academia, very little research documents its effectiveness. We present data from a randomized controlled trial of a mentoring program for female economists organized by the Committee for the Status of Women in the Economics Profession and sponsored by the National Science…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Women Faculty, Economics
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McGee, Ebony; Griffith , Derek; Houston, Stacey, II – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: It is well documented that Black doctoral students in engineering and computing fields experience more stress and strain during doctoral training than their White and Asian peers. However, few studies have examined how Black engineering and computing doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers experience these challenges and…
Descriptors: Anxiety, African American Students, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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White, Carmen M. – Ethnography and Education, 2013
Several societies throughout the global North and South are now witnessing unprecedented patterns of marginally higher female academic performance and educational attainment. But the processes that have generated such patterns and responses to their development have not been uniform across or within these societies. In multiracial Fiji, statistics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Females, Institutional Environment
Alpert, Shannon Atkinson – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study identified factors that influenced the use of project management in higher education research projects. Using a qualitative grounded theory approach that included in-depth interviews with assistant professors, the researcher examined how these individuals were using project management processes and tools and factors that enabled,…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Higher Education, Schools of Education, Research Projects
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Keene, Jennifer Reid; Reynolds, John R. – Journal of Family Issues, 2005
This article uses the 1992 National Study of the Changing Workforce to examine family and workplace factors contributing to gender differences in negative family-to-work spillover. We focus on spillover as manifested when family demands negatively affect job performance. Among married workers, women were twice as likely as men to report that…
Descriptors: Females, Job Performance, Gender Differences, Family Work Relationship
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Fineran, Susan; Gruber, James E. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009
Objective: An examination of the frequency and impact of workplace sexual harassment on work, health, and school outcomes on high school girls is presented in two parts. The first compares the frequency of harassment in this sample (52%) to published research on adult women that used the same measure of sexual harassment. The second part compares…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Work Attitudes, Sexual Abuse, Employed Women
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Bennett, Dawn – International Journal of Music Education, 2008
Despite an increase in participation at all levels of the music profession, women continue to experience fewer opportunities to forge careers in music and are less likely than men to apply for leadership positions. This article presents results from a study in which 152 instrumental musicians reflected upon their professional practice and career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Music Education, Music, Musicians
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Noblitt, Lynnette S.; Zeigler, Sara L.; Westbrook, Miranda N. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2011
Given substantial evidence of sex discrimination in the legal profession and the role of attorneys and judges in perpetuating gender stereotypes, educators have an obligation to prepare female students for the challenges they will face, educate students of both sexes about the role of bias in litigation, and seek to mitigate the influence of…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Lawyers, Judges, Role
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