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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Kortegast, Carrie; McCann, Kristin; Branch, Katie; Latz, Amanda O.; Kelly, Bridget Turner; Linder, Chris – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Incorporating visual methods and representations into research opens possibilities for deeper understandings of how individuals experience institutions of higher education. Written and spoken words and numerical data are necessary in research but may be insufficient in developing new understandings of the social world. Participant-generated visual…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Davis, Charles H.F., III; Harris, Jessica C.; Stokes, Sy; Harper, Shaun R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The palpable dissatisfaction and concerns of students, staff, and faculty--often in the form of protests and demonstrations--continue to challenge contemporary college and university campuses. Practical considerations notwithstanding, what remains are questions regarding how higher education scholars can align their research with broader…
Descriptors: Activism, Higher Education, Scholarship, Learner Engagement
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Eaton, Paul William; Bustamante, Rebecca McBride; Ates, Burcu; Berg, Helen – Review of Higher Education, 2019
A novel process--"dialogic cartographic narratives"--is introduced as a method for facilitating faculty members' understanding of their own privilege(s) and their complicity in maintaining systemic injustices in higher education institutions. The process involves critical interrogation of life stories and privileged identities over time…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Advantaged, Personal Narratives, Self Concept
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Jaeger, Audrey J.; Hudson, Tara D.; Pasque, Penny A.; Ampaw, Frim D. – Review of Higher Education, 2017
We developed the Life Experiences and Role Negotiations (LEARN) Model of the Career Trajectories of Women STEM Doctorates to shift the current research paradigm on women in STEM from explaining gender differences in career/educational outcomes and decisions at particular points to understanding how cumulative learning shapes career decisions…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, STEM Education, Females, Career Development
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Stein, Sharon – Review of Higher Education, 2017
As higher education is increasingly called upon to play a central role in addressing the challenges and crises of today's complex, uncertain, and volatile world, internationalization efforts are intensifying. Emphasizing higher education as a space for critically-informed, socially accountable, and open-ended conversations about alternative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Futures (of Society), Cartography, Global Approach
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Perna, Laura W. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
As members of ASHE, we have an obligation to ensure that ASHE is an association that both promotes career development of members and advances the production and dissemination of high-quality research-based knowledge on current and emerging issues in higher education. In this presidential address, I look to the future of ASHE, offering questions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Professional Associations, Research Needs
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Turner, Caroline S. – Review of Higher Education, 2015
This article explores how a scholarly learning journey, as a student and faculty member, brings one back to an understanding of the value of knowledge gained in one's home community, and provides insight on how to foster settings for others to cultivate knowledge.
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Mentors, Ethnic Diversity, Higher Education
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Neumann, Anna – Review of Higher Education, 2014
Researchers can deepen investigations of college teaching and learning by attention on how students construe a lesson's subject matter and on how teachers make sense of and respond to their students' subject-matter thinking in the moment. While it is possible to examine teaching and learning minus subject-matter depth, doing so obscures…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Collins, Christopher S. – Review of Higher Education, 2012
Two land-grant institutions, Michigan State University (MSU) and Texas A&M University (TAMU) used funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to partner with the National University of Rwanda (NUR) to support the agriculture faculty in Rwanda following the 1994 genocide. In addition, the three institutions…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Foreign Countries, Death, Partnerships in Education
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Hagedorn, Linda Serra – Review of Higher Education, 2012
This address reports the findings of a survey of higher education colleagues on the degree of happiness associated with personal definitions of "meaning of life" and "purpose in life." Using a unique sliding scale, the survey draws items from the Oxford Happiness Project among other sources and began with all ASHE members (N =…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teacher Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Surveys
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Dowd, Alicia C.; Sawatzky, Misty; Korn, Randi – Review of Higher Education, 2011
The concept of "student effort" is foundational to such commonly used assessments of institutional effectiveness as the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). However, the current measure of student effort omits intercultural effort, which is particularly salient to the academic…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Disproportionate Representation, Construct Validity
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Da Silva, Nancy; Davis, Ashley R. – Review of Higher Education, 2011
The absorptive capacity construct has been examined across various country, interorganization, and organizational level phenomena. This paper presents a framework that adopts the absorptive capacity framework to explain the relationship between creative and innovative performance at the individual level. The framework is illustrated by predicting…
Descriptors: Creativity, Innovation, Correlation, College Faculty
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Olivas, Michael A. – Review of Higher Education, 2011
In the scholarship of evaluating student assessment, no group does it as well as the Indiana University scholars engaged in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). More than 1,400 institutions employ the NSSE as a tool for better understanding their students' involvement,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Surveys, National Surveys, College Students
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Olivas, Michael A. – Review of Higher Education, 2009
A surprising amount of litigation and legislation has erupted over undocumented college students. Victims at the federal level are the DREAM Act and immigration reform. Financial aid raises technical issues for undocumented college applicants and for the citizen children of undocumented parents. Generally, the undocumented are ineligible for…
Descriptors: College Students, Undocumented Immigrants, Student Financial Aid, Eligibility
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