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Contributing Factors To The Low Rate Of Diverse Female Faculty In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham Jan 2018

Contributing Factors To The Low Rate Of Diverse Female Faculty In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper presents qualitative data as factors contributing to the disproportionate rate of female faculty across Distinct Racial and Ethnic Identities in athletic training education programs.


Mentorship Experiences Of Women Leaders In Adventist Higher Education Institutions, Nadine A. Joseph-Collins Mar 2017

Mentorship Experiences Of Women Leaders In Adventist Higher Education Institutions, Nadine A. Joseph-Collins

Journal of Research Initiatives

There has been an increase in the rate at which women are being chosen to serve as university presidents at Adventist Higher Education institutions worldwide within the past few years. Notwithstanding that increase, the overall representation of women in that position is still proportionately low. To date, about 22 women have served since we first began operating higher education institutions in 1874. At present, about nine women are serving as presidents of AHEIs; the largest number to be serving at any one time since 1874 when AHEIs were established. Having so few women serving in these top-level positions does not ...


The Effect Of Mentoring On U.S. Vs. Foreign-Born Faculty's Self-Esteem And Job Satisfaction, Tony Lee, Doo H. Lim, Johyun Kim Jan 2017

The Effect Of Mentoring On U.S. Vs. Foreign-Born Faculty's Self-Esteem And Job Satisfaction, Tony Lee, Doo H. Lim, Johyun Kim

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship among mentoring, self-esteem, and job satisfaction between U.S.-born and foreign-born faculty members in 21 research universities based on their country of origin, marital status, faculty ranking, tenure, and mentoring status.


Advising Doctoral Students In Education Programs, Christy M. Craft, Donna Augustine-Shaw, Amanda Fairbanks, Gayla Adams-Wright Jun 2016

Advising Doctoral Students In Education Programs, Christy M. Craft, Donna Augustine-Shaw, Amanda Fairbanks, Gayla Adams-Wright

Christy Moran Craft

Because almost one half of students enrolled in American doctoral programs do not complete their degrees, the factors that lead to doctoral student attrition need to be identified. Research suggests that the nature of the advisor-advisee relationship contributes to the persistence levels of doctoral students. In this study, we conducted a content analysis of institutional documents related to advising in two types of doctoral programs in education. Using data collected from a purposeful sample from universities, we analyzed policies, procedures, and expectations related to doctoral student advising. The findings lead to important implications for clarifying roles of advisors and expectations ...


The Relationships Among Job Satisfaction, Length Of Employment, And Mentoring Of Nursing Faculty, Zelda Suzan Jan 2016

The Relationships Among Job Satisfaction, Length Of Employment, And Mentoring Of Nursing Faculty, Zelda Suzan

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

The shortage of faculty in nursing education programs has been well documented by the National League for Nursing. Job satisfaction is important in retaining nurse educators, and one New York nursing program was interested in examining the potential impact of mentoring on satisfaction. The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine job satisfaction, measured by the Job Descriptive Index/Job in General scale (JDI/JIG), between nurse faculty participants in formal mentoring programs compared to participants receiving an informal type of mentoring. In addition, the length of employment was examined as a possible factor in predicting job satisfaction. The ...


The Career Advancement Experiences Of Female Faculty Of Color In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham, Alexandra Bell Jan 2016

The Career Advancement Experiences Of Female Faculty Of Color In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham, Alexandra Bell

Adult Education Research Conference

Healthcare professions are currently experiencing increased professional member diversity, necessitating an investigation of employee workplace experiences and career advancement. Yet, the rate of female faculty of color in athletic training education programs is inconsistent with athletic training membership diversity rates. This study explores their career advancement and mentoring experiences.


Paving The Way Toward Faculty Careers In Higher Education: Student Mentoring Relationship Experiences While Completing Doctoral Degrees Online, Norina Columbaro, Catherine A. Hansman Jan 2016

Paving The Way Toward Faculty Careers In Higher Education: Student Mentoring Relationship Experiences While Completing Doctoral Degrees Online, Norina Columbaro, Catherine A. Hansman

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to explore the existence and nature of mentoring relationships within online doctoral degree programs. Further, it sought to determine how these relationships prepared online doctoral degree graduates for full-time, tenure-track employment in four-year, land-based higher education institutions.


Mentoring While Black & Femalethe Gendered Literacy Phenomenon Of Black Women Mentors, Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Tennille Lasker-Scott, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz May 2015

Mentoring While Black & Femalethe Gendered Literacy Phenomenon Of Black Women Mentors, Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Tennille Lasker-Scott, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz

Adult Education Research Conference

Black women’s social positions in American society allow them to experience life in ways that are different than other women. In this study, we are suggesting that the mentoring that Black women give and receive is a form of literacy that is distinct.


Exploring The Experiences And Relationships Of First-Year Teachers And Mentors, Melanie Jane Strey Jan 2015

Exploring The Experiences And Relationships Of First-Year Teachers And Mentors, Melanie Jane Strey

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Educators have a moral imperative and job-embedded expectation to effectively teach all students, which requires a commitment to continued personal growth. The purpose of this instrumental project study was to explore the lived experiences of first-year teachers and their mentors who teach in a culturally-diverse school district. The conceptual framework was based on supporting adult learning methods through the theories of critical thinking, constructivist perspective, the theory of mentoring, and culturally-instructional teaching. The guiding research questions addressed the perceptions of 5 first-year teachers and 5 mentors regarding individual and shared learning as a result of mentor-mentee relationship. A constant comparison ...


Combining Appreciative Inquiry And Emotional Intelligence To Understand And Improve The Professional Development Of K-12 Teachers, Jamie Elizabeth Dewitt Jan 2014

Combining Appreciative Inquiry And Emotional Intelligence To Understand And Improve The Professional Development Of K-12 Teachers, Jamie Elizabeth Dewitt

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Creating meaningful and effective professional development (PD) programs for K-12 teachers is an ongoing challenge. The problem is exacerbated when PD models are implemented without fully aligning PD resources and plans with the training needs of teachers and the organization. The guiding question sought to understand the experiences of teachers at an online charter school about the implementation of PD as a means for improving student outcomes. The purpose of the study was to find ways to enhance PD in order to improve student outcomes at the school. The conceptual framework for this study is interwoven through the constructs of ...


Transformative Learning Is Not An Add-On – It Is The Essence Of Adult Education, Jacqueline Warrell, Colleen Kawalilak Jun 2011

Transformative Learning Is Not An Add-On – It Is The Essence Of Adult Education, Jacqueline Warrell, Colleen Kawalilak

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper draws on different bodies of literature and explores the potential for transformational learning within the context of graduate student- supervisor relationships. The authors (graduate student and supervisor) respond to the question: How can the student-supervisor relationship inform and foster transformative learning?


‘Unexpected’ Mentoring Moments Experienced Through Dialogue With Elder Colleagues1, Colleen Kawalilak Jun 2011

‘Unexpected’ Mentoring Moments Experienced Through Dialogue With Elder Colleagues1, Colleen Kawalilak

Adult Education Research Conference

This autoethnography focuses on the author’s experience of being unexpectedly mentored by senior/Elder faculty members throughout her learning journey as an undergraduate and graduate student, and as a developing academic and researcher. Now, an associate professor, conducting research on tacit knowledge acquired, over an extended period of time by Elder faculty members in university settings, the author reflects on the significance of unexpected mentoring moments experienced along her own circuitous adult learning pathway.