The reasons for PhD student attrition seem remarkably persistent over time.
The findings reflect nearly 50 Fellows and their respective host institutions. Transformational Leaders and Social Change: Building Bridges Through International Partnerships to learn about partnership models shaping the future of international education from experts in the field.
A World on the Move: Trends in Global Student Mobility Mar 28, A World on the Move highlights key developments currently influencing student mobility in higher education in the United States and globally.
Linking Higher Education to the Contemporary Workforce through International Experience synthesizes leading-edge research, student stories, and best practices recommendations to better articulate how study abroad develops key 21st century job skills to enhance employability in the contemporary marketplace.
The persistence of authoritarian governments poses a challenge for the international community on a variety of fronts: This challenge is even more pressing given the gradual decline in the number of democracies worldwide over the last decade. Practitioners confront critical questions about which strategies are likely to pave the way for democratization versus which are likely to stifle it.
Leaders, Contexts, and Complexities: Investigating Impacts synthesizes existing research on the association of study abroad with positive academic outcomes for minority and other underrepresented students, with the goal of ultimately helping enhance pathways of access to study abroad for all students.
Buy your hard copy now! Maintaining Civic Space in Backsliding Regimes Sep 22, This literature review—produced by a team of political scientists, geographers, and an anthropologist from the University of Colorado—synthesizes scholarship from diverse research traditions on the following Learning Agenda question: How can citizens keep civic space from shrinking?
What enables civic and political participation in countries where civil liberties have been lost? How do forms of civic and political engagement in such contexts differ from forms of engagement in contexts in which civil liberties are protected? Are some forms of civic and political engagement generally more tolerated in newly repressive contexts than others?
How do civic actors adapt their engagement tactics to achieve their objectives? Sep 22, This literature review—produced by a team of political scientists, sociologists, and lawyers from the University of Minnesota—synthesizes scholarship from diverse research traditions on the following Learning Agenda question: What are the consequences of human rights awareness campaigns?
What makes a human rights awareness campaign successful?
Why do many campaigns fail? What are the unintended negative consequences of both successful and failed campaigns? How do local norms and other cultural factors constrain or enable the translation of campaigns from one context to another?
Grassroots Reform in the Global South Sep 21, This literature review—produced by a team of sociologists and political scientists from Brown University—synthesizes scholarship from diverse research traditions on the following Learning Agenda question: How and when does grassroots reform scale up?
When citizen participation has led to local reforms in a particular sector e. Election Forensics Toolkit and Guide Jul 28, There is an acute need for methods of detecting and investigating fraud in elections, because the consequences of electoral fraud are grave for democratic stability and quality.
When the electoral process is compromised by fraud, intimidation, or even violence, elections can become corrosive and destabilizing—sapping support for democratic institutions; inflaming suspicion; and stimulating demand for extra-constitutional means of pursuing political agendas, including violence.
Accurate information about irregularities can help separate false accusations from evidence of electoral malfeasance. Accurate information about the scope of irregularities can also provide a better gauge of election quality. Finally, accurate information about the geographic location of malfeasance—the locations where irregularities occurred and how they cluster—can allow election monitors and pro-democracy organizations to focus attention and resources more efficiently and to substantiate their assessments of electoral quality.
Level of political knowledge? Level of trust toward group members, people in the broader community, or institutions such as the government? Or willingness to tolerate differences that are often at the root of conflict, such as ethnicity and religion?
Mar 15, This literature review—produced by a team of WSU professors and graduate students representing the academic disciplines of communication, history, and political science—synthesizes scholarship from diverse research traditions on the following Learning Agenda question: What are the risks to women of these strategies in contexts where resistance to changing gender norms is strong?
Increasing the Civic and Political Participation of Women: Overall, the team found that 1 research on resistance that aims to limit or end challenges to the status quo is under-theorized and in need of concept-building before researchers can make the analytical distinctions necessary to assess resistance fully and 2 where the literature does exist, it has an almost exclusive focus on female politicians.Research has shown that parental involvement is essential to a child’s educational success.
This thesis document addresses the important role that parents play in their. Parent involvement in the public schools is recognized by researchers and by the great majority of public school educators as being essential to the success of students, academically and socially.
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Research demonstrates that parental involvement is a key component to the success of middle school aged children. This action research project will examine the affect of parental involvement on 6th Graders at ABC Middle School.
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