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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 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.


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 ...