Academic Perspectives in Higher Education

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List of Papers (Total 22)

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, this ...

Editor in Chief Remarks

Editor in Chief remarks for the first issue of Academic Perspectives in Higher Education 2013.

The Impact of Intercollegiate Athletics in Higher Education

The place of athletics in American higher education has been defended and criticized for well over one hundred years (Camp, 1893). Having become such a popular cultural attraction and tradition, as well as a potential method of generating revenue, the role of college athletics has broadened beyond a student-oriented activity. This article reviews the different ways intercollegiate ...

Monarch Spotlight: Bringing REP ODU to Housing and Residence Life

Old Dominion University (ODU) is a thriving public research institution located in the heart of Hampton Roads in Norfolk, Virginia. The urban campus encompasses a highly diverse population enrolling nearly 24,000 students and approximately 5,000 live on campus. Housing & Residence Life recently joined the Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, a new division formed ...

General Education Course Enrollment Patterns in a Community College Baccalaureate RN-To-BSN Program

This quantitative study utilizes ex post facto data to examine the graduation rates and time to degree of 240 students enrolled in a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program at a community college in Florida. The findings indicate that students who completed all general education requirements before entering the program were more likely to graduate in three years than students ...

The Impact of Intercollegiate Athletics in Higher Education

The place of athletics in American higher education has been defended and criticized for well over one hundred years (Camp, 1893). Having become such a popular cultural attraction and tradition, as well as a potential method of generating revenue, the role of college athletics has broadened beyond a student-oriented activity. This article reviews the different ways intercollegiate ...

General Education Course Enrollment Patterns in a Community College Baccalaureate RN-To-BSN Program

This quantitative study utilizes ex post facto data to examine the graduation rates and time to degree of 240 students enrolled in a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program at a community college in Florida. The findings indicate that students who completed all general education requirements before entering the program were more likely to graduate in three years than students ...