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Chaudhry, Harish; Gupta, Sunil; Nargundkar, Rajendra; Chauhan, Anurag – Journal of Education, 2018
With increasing demand for quality education, it is imperative for universities to attract and retain good faculty. This study explores the effect of demographic and some external factors on faculty satisfaction. The analysis is based on a nationwide survey of full-time faculty across 1,000 colleges and institutes in India. Results show that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Universities
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Code, Jonathan M. – Journal of Education, 2017
Due to the complexity of agroecological studies and contexts, some agroecology educators are seeking to innovate in their pedagogical approach and course design. Through action research enquiries, "action education" innovations are being developed which not only shift and explore new approaches to the learning process, but also shift the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Agricultural Education, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Wians, William – Journal of Education, 2003
A philosophy professor narrates his teaching experience. He shares his experience at University of Notre Dame and how he dealt with the students possessed by devil.
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Philosophy, College Faculty, Self Esteem
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Perna, Frank M.; And Others – Journal of Education, 1995
Reviews and discusses research related to mentoring and university faculty career development. The incidence of faculty members reporting mentoring is high, particularly for informal mentoring, with the greatest frequency occurring early in careers. Results do not support the primacy of one mentor and the classic mentor/protege relationship. (SLD)
Descriptors: Career Development, College Faculty, Collegiality, Educational Research
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Samons, L. J., II – Journal of Education, 2000
Addresses problems associated with the classical conception of "arete" (virtue), asserting that questions related to virtue, human excellence, and the good life are neither relative nor time-bound. Suggests that if one assumes that virtue can be taught, Socrates' example encourages the idea that this may be achieved most effectively…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education
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Bensimon, Estela Mara – Journal of Education, 1992
Argues that maintaining a distinction between public and private spheres of behavior can obscure the inequities experienced by lesbian and gay persons in the public sphere of academia. How distorted logic supports the public/private dichotomy is demonstrated through interviews of a lesbian faculty member. (SLD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, College Faculty, Equal Protection, Females
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Olson, Gary A.; Ashton-Jones, Evelyn – Journal of Education, 1992
Cross-gender mentoring in the academic professions is explored, taking into account interactional gender politics and power relations as they are encoded in relationships in society at large. The presentation takes the form of a conversation between the authors to attempt to contextualize the theoretical and abstract within the personal and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Life Events
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Reed, Elaine Wrisley – Journal of Education, 1998
A new professionalism for teachers will only be possible when the following constituencies collaborate for educational change: (1) teachers; (2) education school deans and faculties; (3) chairs and members of university arts and sciences departments; (4) local school administrators and committee members; (5) state departments of education; and (6)…
Descriptors: Administrators, Boards of Education, College Faculty, Cooperation