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Chien, Shih-Chieh – SAGE Open, 2019
The present study investigates Taiwanese researchers' perceptions, problems, and strategies of trying to get published in English in the field of English teaching. This discipline presents an interesting case for publishing, as in Taiwan, this group of researchers is highly expected to use English as a medium in writing for research. Through…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Scholarship, Researchers, English Instruction
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Shiel, Chris – SAGE Open, 2019
Gender discrimination in the academy globally is widely recognized in terms of faculty ranking and career progression rates. U.K. national data notes the lower research recognition of women scholars as well as gendered pay gaps. This article reports on a qualitative study of women academics across discipline groups at a British post-1992 corporate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Gender Discrimination
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Reyes-Ruiz, Gerardo; Barragán-Ocaña, Alejandro; Olmos-Peña, Samuel; González-Ávila, María Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2018
Mexican high school students have a strong inclination to deem scientific and technological college-level education as overly challenging. The purpose of this study was to present firsthand information to learn the following: (a) current problems associated with scientific and technological human capital training in the Mexico City metropolitan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Science Education, Technology Education
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Chen, Joseph C. – SAGE Open, 2017
In the discourse on diversity in colleges and universities in the United States, an often-neglected population is nontraditional adult learners. This article explores this invisible aspect of undergraduate diversity, and addresses how competence-based education, which focuses on demonstrating the actual ability "to do," is an innovative…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Adult Students, College Students, College Credits
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Boakye, Cecilia; Ampiah, Joseph Ghartey – SAGE Open, 2017
We explored the challenges that five newly qualified teachers (NQTs) faced in the teaching and learning situation and how they addressed their challenges. The teachers taught integrated science at the Junior High School (JHS; ages 12-15 years). Data were collected through observation, interview, and content analysis. We used the inductive and…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Junior High Schools
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Valaitis, Ruta K.; Wahoush, Olive; Murray, Nancy; Isaacs, Sandy; Derbyshire, David; Semogas, Dyanne; Rolfe, Steven – SAGE Open, 2016
This article describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of an interdisciplinary undergraduate course embedded within a campus-community partnership initiative involving McMaster University School of Nursing, and three urban priority neighborhoods in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Students worked together with community residents and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs, Nursing Education
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Wilson, Charletta; Sour, Aaron J.; Miller, Leslie A.; Saygbay-Hallie, Monigo; Miller, Carleta; Daniels, Ruby A. – SAGE Open, 2016
A thorough review of the literature was conducted to identify the practices experts, members of the military, educational institutions, and advocacy groups believe "military-friendly" institutions of higher education should demonstrate. From the review, we created a list of 73 practices organized into 12 practice areas. A survey of…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Colleges, College Environment, Administrators
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Teoh, Siew Li; Ming, Long Chiau; Khan, Tahir Mehmood – SAGE Open, 2016
Peer review of teaching (PRT) is one of the various assessment methods employed to assess teaching effectiveness. The current meta-synthesis aims to summarize the faculty perceived barriers and attitudes toward PRT process. A systematic search was done across a range of databases, with 26 studies being found acceptable for data extraction. Because…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Barriers, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Yasmeen, Saima; Alam, Muhammad Tayyab; Mushtaq, Muhammad; Alam Bukhari, Maqsud – SAGE Open, 2015
The study was designed to compare availability and use of information technology in the subject of education in public and private universities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The objectives of the study were, first, to highlight the status of information technology in public and private universities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi; second, to compare…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Computers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Hou, Su-I; Wilder, Shannon – SAGE Open, 2015
This study conducted inductive analyses on faculty motivations, barriers, and strategies for service-learning (SL) adoption in a major public research university in the Southeast United States. Data found faculty members with prior SL experience were often motivated by intrinsic personal values, yet external barriers need to be addressed to…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Faculty, Adoption (Ideas), Teacher Motivation
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Hou, Su-I; Wilder, Shannon – SAGE Open, 2015
This study examined service-learning (SL) beliefs and participation among faculty in different stages of involvement to develop tailored resources and support. A representative sample of 1,200 faculty members at a major public university in Southeast United States was recruited. The study used the transtheoretical model (TTM) as an innovative way…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Readiness, Teacher Attitudes, College Students