Bibliography: Climate Change (page 458 of 472)

This annotated bibliography is compiled and customized by the Center for Positive Practices for the Water Protectors . Info website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Todd Miner, Louis R. Morrell, Marian L. Gade, Mike M. Milstein, Mary Crystal Cage, Vincent A. Lacey, Stephen G. Katsinas, Robert Birnbaum, John Walsh, and Thomas J. Golaszewski.

D'Andrea, Michael; Daniels, Judy (1994). The Different Faces of Racism in Higher Education, Thought and Action. A framework for examining racism in higher education is outlined. It distinguishes several stages of racist attitude: affective-impulsive, dualistic rational, libertarian, principled, and principled-activist. These stages of cognitive development are suggested as a model for planning intervention strategies. Some specific strategies are described. Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes, Cognitive Development, College Environment

Kerr, Clark; Gade, Marian L. (1987). The Contemporary College President, American Scholar. The changing context of the American college presidency is examined from the points of view of external and internal forces in education in the last few decades and the diversity of roles and institutions that presidents come to or create. Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Board Administrator Relationship, Collective Bargaining

McMillen, Liz (1991). Giving to All Charities Barely Kept Pace with Inflation in 1990, but Donations to Education Rose by 13%, Chronicle of Higher Education. Donations to education rose considerably higher than inflation last year, unlike giving in most other areas. Factors fueling a slowdown in giving include recession, a sluggish stock market, a slowed rate of increase in the population of Americans aged 35 to 64, and a declining rate in personal income growth. Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Climate, Educational Economics, Fund Raising

Walsh, John (1994). It's Off to Work We Go: Why Education Must Be Re-Engineered, Community College Journal. Argues that the technological revolution has changed occupational skills and employers' needs, forcing community colleges to do more with the same or less money. Calls for the reengineering of education to move from the current dependency on entitlements and legislative protection to a market-driven, cost-justified system. Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Trends

Cage, Mary Crystal (1995). Teaching Assistants Organize, Chronicle of Higher Education. Increasingly, college and university teaching assistants are unionizing to address issues of wages, health benefits, recognition for their contribution to undergraduate education, and faculty privileges. Administrators on most campuses have strongly resisted unionization efforts, insisting that teaching assistants are students first, then employees. Descriptors: Change Strategies, Employment Practices, Graduate Students, Health Insurance

Hornbostel, Victor O. (1973). School Finance Reform, Today's Education. Author examined the relationship of educational cost to educational quality while considering the issue of school finance reform. Descriptors: Court Litigation, Data Analysis, Economic Climate, Educational Change

Jacobson, Robert L. (1987). Dollar's Steep Decline Seen Limiting Overseas Activities by U.S. Academics, Chronicle of Higher Education. Declining involvement of American students and scholars overseas because of unstable currency exchange rates is causing concern at a time when American sophistication in international affairs is becoming more important to the nation's future. Descriptors: College Faculty, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Higher Education

Adams, Cynthia Herbert; Palmer, David D. (1993). Economic Problems and the Future of Higher Education, Academe. A strong economic recovery offers higher education only some relief. Educators must respond in new ways to economic problems. Higher education offers the best chance for finding regional and national solutions, but, ironically, it must reshape itself to do so. Descriptors: College Administration, College Role, Economic Change, Economic Climate

George, Nancy L.; And Others (1995). To Leave or to Stay? An Exploratory Study of Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Remedial and Special Education. Career intentions of 96 teachers of students with emotional and behavioral disorders were studied, and 36.5 percent planned to leave the field during the upcoming year, while 10.4 percent were unsure about career plans. Issues regarding the organizational structure of the school setting, rather than personal characteristics, were linked to the intention to leave. Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Career Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education

Shaughnessy, Thomas W. (1988). Staff Development in Libraries: Why It Frequently Doesn't Take, Journal of Library Administration. Makes a distinction between library training and staff development, and argues that staff development programs have not been as successful because they typically fail to provide opportunities for self assessment or opportunities to evaluate one's performance in a structured team environment, and they are not based on appropriate instructional methodologies. (four references) Descriptors: Attitude Change, Leadership Training, Learning Theories, Librarians

Morrell, Louis R. (1988). Retirement Plans–A Look to the Future, CUPA Journal. The new financial environment for retirement emerging in the 1980s is marked by increased individual responsibility for financial well-being, a changed workforce, and the need to contain costs. The trend will be away from the group approach and toward cafeteria-style benefit programs, providing greater freedom of benefit choice. Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Economic Change

Miner, Todd (1993). Building Internal Support for Experiential Programs, Journal of Experiential Education. Discusses strategies for increasing long-term administrative support of experiential college programs, including identifying client groups, establishing program credibility through outside sources, developing alliances within the institution, adapting to the institutional context, working with members of the institution to help achieve their goals, and developing independence. Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Change Strategies, College Programs, Educational Cooperation

Birnbaum, Robert (1988). Consistency and Diversity in the Goals of Campus Leaders, Review of Higher Education. A survey of board chairmen, presidents, academic vice presidents, and faculty senate or union presidents investigated (1) their expressed goals, (2) the extent of their agreement (consistency) or disagreement (diversity), (3) organizational characteristics associated with consistency or diversity, and (4) how campus constituents see presidents as creating and communicating goals. Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty

Katsinas, Stephen G.; Lacey, Vincent A. (1990). Trends and Forces Motivating Community College Involvement in Nontraditional Economic Development, Community Services Catalyst. Reviews reasons public and private sectors are turning to community colleges for leadership in nontraditional economic development programs, highlighting relevant social, economic, and educational trends. Considers the causes and impact of the economic disruption of the 1980's. Discusses the community colleges' unique place within America's social structure and ideology. Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Economic Climate, Economic Development

Milstein, Mike M.; Golaszewski, Thomas J. (1985). Effects of Organizationally Based and Individually Based Stress Management Efforts in Elementary School Settings, Urban Education. Identifies potential organizationally based stressors and isolates those that elementary teachers in an urban school district report as most stressful. Also explores (1) how teachers manifest their stress and (2) the effectiveness of various stress management intervention strategies in modifying teachers' perceptions of the intensity of organizationally based stressors. Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate

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