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Lunsford, Crystal G.; Omae, Hilda Nyougo – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
In this article we discuss some of the factors that influence how faculty members and academic staff at Michigan State University connect their scholarly activities to external audiences. Logistic regression was used to analyze data collected using an institutional-wide survey. Findings reveal that appointment type, discipline, and demographic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
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Brundiers, Katja; Wiek, Arnim – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
Readers are invited to imagine students helping to solve real-world sustainability problems brought to them by societal stakeholders and simultaneously learning about and contributing to sustainable changes in society. Effective sustainability research education engages students in just that. Higher education institutions are implementing this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Vision, Foreign Countries, Problem Solving
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Books, Sue; Ragnarsdottir, Hanna; Jonsson, Olafur Pall; Macdonald, Allyson – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
The International Studies in Education program at the University of Iceland illustrates how one university is responding to global trends in higher education. Through a case study we examined the significance of an innovative B.A. program, which is taught in English, aligned with values affirmed in critical multiculturalist scholarship, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Studies, Global Approach, Immigrants
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Hill, Paul L.; Shaw, Rose A.; Taylor, Jan R.; Hallar, Brittan L. – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
Although progress has been made, greater efforts are needed to promote faculty diversity at the college and university levels, especially in STEM fields. Thus, it is important to elucidate best practices both for increasing awareness of diversity issues pertaining to higher education and for implementing change. This article focuses on the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Diversity (Faculty), Workshops, STEM Education
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Hyatt, L.; Williams, Peter E. – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
Graduate and post-graduate programs were initially developed by universities to increase discipline-specific mastery. Faculty members impact both the content and quality of such programs as they are responsible for making it relevant in the current climate while also addressing the changes envisaged for society tomorrow. Although studies exist…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Leadership, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Hu, Shouping – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
Using data from two rounds of surveys on students in the Washington State Achievers (WSA) program, this study examined the relationship between student engagement in college activities and student persistence in college. Different approaches using student engagement measures in the persistence models were compared. The results indicated that the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Persistence, Academic Achievement, Probability
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Llamas, Jose M. Coronel – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
This article describes the experience in Spain of a specific collaboration between university teachers and school counselors, which used case-based approaches in a teacher training program. The collaboration ran for four years and involved 300 graduate students, two university teachers, and six school counselors. Three basic features enabled this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, College School Cooperation, School Counselors
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Pappas, Eric; Pappas, Jesse – Innovative Higher Education, 2011
This research documents the process and results of an approach to teaching university undergraduates intentional self-development skills designed to promote self-generated goals, routines, and lifestyle choices. These skills may provide effective behavioral foundations for developing metacognitive awareness, intentionality, and individual…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Well Being
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D'Agostino, Maria J. – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
Service-learning has been put forth as one of the proposed solutions to increasing social capital. However, service-learning research has not significantly addressed the impact of service learning on social capital. Unlike most previous studies, this research used quantitative analysis to measure the effect of university service-learning programs…
Descriptors: Graduation, Service Learning, Program Effectiveness, Social Capital
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Easteal, Patricia; Westmarland, Nicole – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
International exchange is an important aspect of academic life. Thus, international sabbaticals are, in general, seen as a measure of research collaboration, networking, and international standing. There are, however, a few groups who are likely to be disadvantaged by such criteria even though they may be implicit, that is, those for whom…
Descriptors: Travel, Action Research, Sabbatical Leaves, Higher Education
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Kallison, James M., Jr.; Cohen, Philip – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
Over the past few decades, America's social compact for higher education as a public good has effectively lapsed as government support of higher education has diminished. Given the need for a highly educated workforce in today's knowledge-based global economy, we propose a new compact for higher education that couples increased funding with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Freedom, Accountability, Government Role
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Iverson, Susan V.; James, Jennifer H. – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
The authors investigated the impact of 22 pre-service teachers' participation in a change-oriented service-learning project on their conceptions of citizenship as civic actors and civic educators. The goal of this project was to push students toward adopting more critically conscious and activist conceptions of citizenship as aligned with the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Citizenship, Democracy, Service Learning
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Lesnick, Alice; Cook-Sather, Alison – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
In this article we explore the definition and development of civic capacity at a liberal arts college through a specific teaching and learning initiative. This initiative encourages faculty, staff, and students to share the roles of teacher, learner, and colleague as they gain educational opportunities and foster these for others. Through a…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Opportunities, Liberal Arts, Change Strategies
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Blanchard, Joy – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
According to the "work made for hire doctrine" of the Copyright Act, the creators of artistic and literary works are not legally granted ownership of works created in the course of employment; ownership rests with the employer. However, through "de facto" custom and court dicta, academics may enjoy a "teacher exception" that grants them copyright…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Distance Education, Copyrights, Ownership
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Meyer, Katrina A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
Given the explosive growth of online communications, new forms of discourse are an intriguing topic of study. This research focused on ten online discussions hosted by "The Chronicle of Higher Education," using content and discourse analysis of the postings to answer several questions. What is the "conversational scaffolding" used by posters in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Discussion, Discussion Groups, Computer Mediated Communication
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