Academic Perspectives in Higher Education

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List of Papers (Total 41)

A Note from the Managing Editor

Note from the Editor.

Higher Education Administrators’ Response to Student Activism and Protests

Abstract This study examines college and university leaders’ responses to student activism and protest on U.S. college campuses between Fall 2014 to Summer 2016. This study utilized a phenomenological research tradition, which facilitated a depth of understanding of how administrators’ strategies, or other resources, enhanced campus leaders

For Us, By Us: Exploring Constructions of Student Activism and University Support

Across the country, identity-based activist movements have impacted the mobilization of student activists on college campuses. This article focuses on student’s construction of activism and their perceptions of support from administration, faculty, and staff. The researchers employed a constructivist framework and revealed four domains highlighting student’s experiences with...

Does Digital Curricula Matter? An Examination of Online Versus Traditional Multicultural Education Course Delivery

Digital curricula and online learning materials are necessary to reach the next generation of teachers. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an online introductory multicultural course on the culturally responsive teaching self-efficacy (CRTSE) and culturally responsive teaching outcome expectancy (CRTOE) of pre-service teachers. The results suggest that online...

Intercultural Pedagogy in Study Abroad: The Experience of White Female Graduate Students

The purpose of the study was to understand how college counseling and student affairs graduate students make sense of their study abroad experience with cultural difference and how they describe their ability to work with diverse student populations as a result of studying abroad while engaging in intercultural pedagogy. The students in the present study described enhanced...

Black Doctoral Women: Exploring Barriers and Facilitators of Success in Graduate Education

The purpose of this phenomenological study was to expand upon extant research and uncover trends observed among Black women who are in pursuit of – or have recently attained – their doctoral degrees within the United States. Using the voices of seven women, findings revealed three primary themes: (1) socialization experiences, (2) student success, and (3) challenges. Implications...

The Role of Online Faculty in Supporting Successful Online Learning Enterprises: A Literature Review

This review examines research regarding instructors’ perceptions of the online teaching experience and explores ways in which university administrators can better support online faculty as their institutional online learning enterprises grow. The following sections examine how the growth in online education has led to increased interest in the experiences of online faculty. An...

The Evolution of Weapons Policies on College Campuses in the 21st Century

A conservatively-minded campus, Liberty University's administrators have, like many college campuses, struggled with creating an appropriate weapons policy. The policies in existence prior to 2011 were more traditionally anti-weapon, while those created after 2011 have been more forgiving. This article examines the background, both national and local, for these shifts in policy.

The Role of Online Faculty in Supporting Successful Online Learning Enterprises: A Literature Review

This review examines research regarding instructors’ perceptions of the online teaching experience and explores ways in which university administrators can better support online faculty as their institutional online learning enterprises grow. The following sections examine how the growth in online education has led to increased interest in the experiences of online faculty. An...

Building Institutional Capacity for College Access and Success: Implications for Enrollment Management

Postsecondary educational institutions are most recently aware of large demographic shifts in the traditional age population of college-bound students as it flat lines by 2025. However, this prestige traditional age student market is drastically diminishing in number, which has necessitated in college and universities looking to other traditional-age populations across the...

Building Institutional Capacity for College Access and Success: Implications for Enrollment Management

Postsecondary educational institutions are most recently aware of large demographic shifts in the traditional age population of college-bound students as it flat lines by 2025. However, this prestige traditional age student market is drastically diminishing in number, which has necessitated in college and universities looking to other traditional-age populations across the...

Will Social Critique Force the Faculty Role to Evolve?

The American college professor has traditionally filled three primary roles in institutions of higher education: that of teacher, of scholar, and of servant leader. But a call of alarm has been sounded of late and some suggest that the economic turbulence of recent years has given rise to a Pandora’s box of public scrutiny resulting in fissures that threaten to fracture the...

Will Social Critique Force the Faculty Role to Evolve?

The American college professor has traditionally filled three primary roles in institutions of higher education: that of teacher, of scholar, and of servant leader. But a call of alarm has been sounded of late and some suggest that the economic turbulence of recent years has given rise to a Pandora’s box of public scrutiny resulting in fissures that threaten to fracture the...

Will Social Critique Force the Faculty Role to Evolve?

The American college professor has traditionally filled three primary roles in institutions of higher education: that of teacher, of scholar, and of servant leader. But a call of alarm has been sounded of late and some suggest that the economic turbulence of recent years has given rise to a Pandora’s box of public scrutiny resulting in fissures that threaten to fracture the...

A Note from the Managing Editor

Remarks by the Managing Editor, Peggy Gesing.

A Note from Dr. Dana Burnett

Remarks by Dr. Dana Burnett, Faculty Advisor to APHE.

Relationships of Coaching Behaviors to Student-Athlete Well-Being

Research on the association between coaching behaviors and student-athlete well-being has revealed significant relationships among coaching behaviors and a range of outcomes including anxiety, burnout, self-confidence, college choice satisfaction, and willingness to cheat to win. Findings from multiple studies suggested the need for improvements in coaching education. Overall...

Addressing College Access and Success Gaps in Traditionally Underrepresented Populations: The North Carolina Early College High School Model

The push for increased democratization of higher education in the United States coupled with the rising costs of college have led many institutions to turn to dual enrollment models as a means to increase access for students. Most states now allow qualifying high school students to take college courses free, or at a reduced rate, while still enrolled in secondary education...

A Note from the Managing Editor

Remarks by the Managing Editor, Peggy Gesing.