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Kim, Sehoon; McLean, Gary N.; Park, Soyoun – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
South Koreans work the longest hours in the world's developed countries. The current body of knowledge is built on western culture and does not sufficiently explain working hours in the South Korean context. Considering the differences between cultures and the cultural influence on employees and organizations, it is useful to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Working Hours, Phenomenology
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Komlenac, Nikola; Gustafsson Sendén, Marie; Verdonk, Petra; Hochleitner, Margarethe; Siller, Heidi – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2019
Studies have continuously shown that fewer women than men achieve leadership positions in academic medicine. In the current study we explored gender differences in clinical position among academic physicians at three university hospitals, each in a different European country. These countries, Sweden, the Netherlands and Austria, differ in terms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physicians, Hospitals, Universities
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Nuri, Cahit; Demirok, Mukaddes Sakalli; Direktör, Cemaliye – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The aim of the study is to analyse the self-efficacy and burnout of special education teachers in terms of different variables such as gender, teachers' educational levels, teachers' daily working hours, and teachers' daily student numbers. 7 special education schools, affiliated to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ministry of Education…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout, Special Education Teachers, Working Hours
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Varela Mato, Veronica; Yates, Thomas; Stensel, David; Biddle, Stuart; Clemes, Stacy A. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2017
This study explored the validity of ActiGraph-determined sedentary time (<50 cpm, <100 cpm, <150 cpm, <200 cpm, <250 cpm) compared with the activPAL in a free-living sample of bus drivers. Twenty-eight participants were recruited between November 2013 and February 2014. Participants wore an activPAL3 and ActiGraph GT3X+ concurrently…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Bus Transportation, Leisure Time, Daily Living Skills
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Marlenga, Barbara; Pahwa, Punam; Hagel, Louise; Dosman, James; Pickett, William – Journal of Rural Health, 2010
Objectives: To characterize working hours of adult farm owner-operators and their spouses by season, and to examine associations between working hours and farm safety practices affecting children. Methods: We conducted a secondary analysis of cross-sectional survey data collected as part of an existing study of injury and its determinants.…
Descriptors: Working Hours, Spouses, Child Safety, Parent Child Relationship
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Okur-Berberoglu, Emel – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Zero hour contract is an arrangement between employers and employees which does not include minimum working hours and employees have to be available in order to work in any time. There is a legal definition of it in New Zealand recently however it might be carried out under casual contract which is legal. Zero hour contract is a big problem in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ecology, Contracts, Employer Employee Relationship
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Kanbayashi, Toshiyuki – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2016
In recent years, teachers' increased workloads have become an issue for policy, and have been multiply pointed out, deriving as they do from peripheral duties such as paperwork, in academic research as well. However, these mentions have not been based on sufficiently solid proof. Here, this paper compares teacher working hours surveys extant from…
Descriptors: Teaching Load, Working Hours, Extracurricular Activities, Data Analysis
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Woods, Kathryn; Frogge, George – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2017
This study compared and contrasted preferences and experiences of traditional and nontraditional students. Students at a midsized state university in the southeast region of the United States were surveyed to determine the number of hours spent working off campus, hours spent studying, their preferred learning format, and current grade point…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Preferences, Student Experience
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Van Rossem, Ronan – Higher Education Studies, 2019
Over the past decade discontent in Flemish universities with the increased work load of faculty members has risen. This study is the first to examine how many hours a week senior researcher (postdocs and faculty) in Flemish universities actually work. The data used stems from the 2010 Survey of Senior Researcher conducted among senior researchers…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Universities, Faculty Workload, Working Hours
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Lee, Yunsoo; Eissenstat, SunHee J. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
The purpose of this study is to longitudinally examine the job demands-resources model of corporate burnout, as well as the effects of burnout on intentions to quit. To achieve this goal, this study adopts a latent-growth model using panel data collected by the Work, Family, and Health Study. The results suggest that psychological job demands and…
Descriptors: Burnout, Models, Intention, Family Work Relationship
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Botha, P. A.; Swanepoel, S. – Africa Education Review, 2015
This article reports on the results of a statistical analysis of the weekly working hours of academics in a Faculty of Human and Social Sciences at a South African university. The aim was to quantify, analyse and compare the workload of academic staff. Seventy-five academics self-reported on their workload by completing the workload measuring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teaching Load, Social Sciences
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Froggé, George M.; Woods, Kathryn H. – College Quarterly, 2018
This study examined academic characteristics and tendencies of first-generation and second-generation students. Students at a mid-sized state university in Tennessee were surveyed to determine their preferred learning format, number of hours enrolled, hours applied toward studying outside the classroom, hours working off-campus, and current GPA.…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, First Generation College Students, Student Surveys, Preferences
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Jørgensen, Anne Hovgaard – Gender and Education, 2019
This ethnographic study investigates cooperation between homes and schools in a Danish context from the perspective of 'ethnic minority fathers'. I analyse how experiences of an 'implicit' mistrust can make ethnic minority fathers reluctant to cooperate with child institutions such as schools. It is argued that this mistrust is related to a…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Parent Participation
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Han, Seong Won; Borgonovi, Francesca; Guerriero, Sonia – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study examines between-country differences in the degree to which teachers' working conditions, salaries, and societal evaluations about desirable job characteristics are associated with students' teaching career expectations. Three-level hierarchical generalized linear models are employed to analyze cross-national data from the Programme for…
Descriptors: High School Students, Teaching (Occupation), Vocational Interests, Career Choice
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Abankina, I.V. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
We consider issues surrounding the introduction of the federal educational standards in preschool education (FGOS DO) by analyzing data from a survey of directors and teachers at public and private kindergartens. The results show that teachers are well informed about the content of the new standards. They actively participate in professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, Academic Standards, Program Implementation
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