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Okahana, Hironao; Hao, Yi – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Utilizing the 2013 "National Survey of College Graduates" (Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System, National Science Foundation, 2015), this study examined three measures of labor market outcomes: annual earning potentials; primary work activity; and education-job match for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, Labor Market, Outcomes of Education, STEM Education
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Burgason, Kyle A.; Sefiha, Ophir; Briggs, Lisa – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Research consistently indicates that academic dishonesty is pervasive on college campuses, including in online courses. For our study we administered a survey to two groups of undergraduate criminal justice students, one group of face-to-face students of traditional college-age and the other a group of distance learners employed full-time in…
Descriptors: Cheating, Undergraduate Students, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Hill, Lucas B.; Savoy, Julia N.; Austin, Ann E.; Bantawa, Bipana – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Multi-institutional networks have become an increasingly common change mechanism in higher education, especially in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education reform. However, little is known about the impact of such networks on participating institutions. This study examined one network, the Center for the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Undergraduate Study, STEM Education, Educational Change
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Fernandez, Frank; Merson, Dan; Ro, Hyun Kyoung; Rankin, Susan – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
The number of student veterans in higher education has significantly increased over the last decade; however, many student veterans and service members consider dropping out of higher education and ultimately choose to do so. In this study we conducted a secondary data analysis of a campus climate study that included responses from more than 400…
Descriptors: College Students, Veterans, Dropouts, Teacher Student Relationship
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Capstick, M. Kyle; Harrell-Williams, Leigh M.; Cockrum, Colton D.; West, Steven L. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study, which was conducted over the course of five semesters at one institution, was to determine the effectiveness of the Academic Coaching for Excellence (ACE) program for academically at-risk students. The study utilized archival data, which had been collected by the Center for Academic Retention and Enrichment Services…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Coaching (Performance), At Risk Students, College Students
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Johnson, Jessica A.; Taylor, Barrett J. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
In the academic capitalist knowledge regime, institutions compete for prestige and funding. Reward structures emphasize science and engineering (S&E) fields for their potential to generate money and status. Masculine norms and male majority in S&E fields may create conditions for gender differences in faculty compensation. We explored the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Salaries, Salary Wage Differentials, Financial Support
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Scruggs, Richard; McDermott, Paul A.; Qiao, Xin – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Research impact is very important in academia. This study explored the research impact of faculty in doctoral higher education programs through the use of Hirsch's "h" index as measured by Google Scholar results. Characteristics of the "h" index in this field are discussed, and norms are offered for professors of different…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Reputation, Institutional Characteristics, College Faculty
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Ortagus, Justin C.; Tanner, Melvin J. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Despite the financial benefits generally associated with expanding student enrollment through online education, many institutions may not know how to recruit online students. This case study drew upon interviews with 27 administrators from four public research universities in order to better understand how to recruit students for exclusively…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Recruitment, Student Needs, Online Courses
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Robertson, Douglas L. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
This study is part of a line of research that focuses on intentional, large-scale, and effective change in complex, dynamical, organizational systems. This research utilizes the behavior analytic perspective of organizational behavior management and connects multiple levels of analysis ranging from individual learning to cultural evolution. This…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Success, Public Colleges, Research Universities
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Gildehaus, Lori; Cotter, Paul; Buck, Sharon; Sousa, Marsha; Hueffer, Karsten; Reynolds, Arleigh – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
As a pilot intervention strategy to support undergraduate students, especially rural and Alaska Native students who are pursuing biomedical science research and career trajectories, we have developed a unique, mid-level Research, Advising, and Mentoring Professional (RAMP) position. In this article we outline the reasons for creating this…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Rural Schools, Alaska Natives, Biomedicine
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Malott, Krista; Wahesh, Edward; Crawford, Emily – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Negative emotional reactions toward those of differing social identities is both common and detrimental to the development of relationships that are essential for effective work, living, and educational spaces. In this study we assessed the impact of an (elaborated) imagined contact intervention (eICI) on undergraduate students' anxiety levels…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Emotional Response, Intervention, Social Differences
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De Santis, Jessica L.; O'Connor, Sarah P.; Pritchard, Kathleen; Franco, Zeno E.; Ahmed, Syed M.; Nelson, David A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
How we engage the community within our institutions, from higher education to social services, requires consistent reconceptualization. Many fields benefit from engaging the community; yet research around practical methods for engagement is limited. This study describes the process of using nominal group technique as a practical method for both…
Descriptors: Institutional Environment, Community Involvement, College Faculty, Participatory Research
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Niehaus, Elizabeth; Wegener, Ashley – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Based on survey data from over 400 faculty members who taught short-term study abroad courses, the purpose of this study was to identify the types of goals that faculty members have in teaching short-term study abroad courses and the relationship between faculty background characteristics (i.e., race, gender, discipline, and prior experience) and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Study Abroad, Teacher Surveys, Correlation
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George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Latafat, Sadaf; Thampikutty, Costin; Van, Julie – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
This study engaged a critical discourse analysis to examine statements from higher education leaders regarding the rescission of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The research questions addressed were as follows. (a) What discourses are present in higher education leaders' responses to the DACA rescission and DACA…
Descriptors: Universities, Discourse Analysis, Undocumented Immigrants, Administrator Attitudes
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Schmulian, Astrid; Coetzee, Stephen A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
In this article we report on a study that explored undergraduate accounting students' experience of team teaching. In particular, we assessed and analysed the students' perspectives of the relative advantages and disadvantages of teaming, as a form of team teaching, in contrast to the more widely adopted equal status model of team teaching. The…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Undergraduate Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Experience
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