University-Industry Collaboration Strategies in the Digital Era

Author: Günay, Durmu?

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799839026

Category: Education

Page: 431

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Competitive strategies and higher education-industry collaboration policies are playing a vital role in fostering the reputation and international rankings of higher education institutions. The positive impact of these policies may best be observed in the economic and social outputs of many countries such as the USA, Singapore, South Korea, and European Union (EU) countries such as Belgium, Germany, France, and the Netherlands. However, the number of academic publications that specifically concentrate on the impact of these policies on higher education institutions and authorities remains relatively limited. University-Industry Collaboration Strategies in the Digital Era is an essential research publication that provides comprehensive research on competitive strategies for higher education institutions that will allow them to forge beneficial partnerships with industries that will have a significant impact on their success. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as human resource management, network planning, and institutional structure, this book is ideal for administrators, education professionals, academicians, researchers, policymakers, and students.
Digital Transformation and Internationalization Strategies in Organizations

Author: Yildiz, Orkun

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799881711

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 326

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Competitive strategies and higher education-industry collaboration policies are playing an important role in fostering the reputation and international rankings of higher education institutions. The positive impact of these policies may best be observed in economic and social outputs of many countries such as the USA, Singapore, South Korea, EU countries, and Turkey. However, the number of academic publications that specifically concentrate on the impact of these policies on higher education institutions and authorities remains relatively limited. Digital Transformation and Internationalization Strategies in Organizations covers a wide range of issues and topics, including employment systems, quality management systems, international ranking systems in higher education, education and language policies in higher education, and business models employed in techno-parks. This book helps higher education institutions manage their manpower and become cognizant of the factors that may exert a drastic impact on their success. It is ideal for managers, executives, IT consultants, researchers, practitioners, academics, professors, and undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on SMEs

Author: Baporikar, Neeta

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799874379

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 628

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of the modern world, and its impact is felt by all. The pandemic particularly has had a large impact on businesses as they were forced to close, supply chains were disrupted, and new health and safety precautions were adopted. As such, many businesses, especially small businesses, were faced with losses they could not afford. Governments and stakeholders across the world have thus needed to formulate various strategies and interventions to mitigate the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as they relate to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on SMEs is a comprehensive reference source that encapsulates the overall effect of COVID-19 on SMEs and a variety of strategies to overcome the negative effects and create more sustainable policies and organizations moving forward. The book offers a thorough overview of interventions and tactics to help organizations, entrepreneurs, and institutions of higher learning overcome the negative impact of COVID-19 while preparing policies for a more effective post-pandemic world. Covering topics that include sustainable practices for development, interventions to lessen the impact of COVID-19, and psychological resilience for SME employees, this book is Ideal for entrepreneurs, managers, executives, small businesses, family firms, academicians, scholar-practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and students.
Virtual Technologies and E-Collaboration for the Future of Global Business

Author: Zhao, Jingyuan

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668450307

Category: Computers

Page: 290

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Effective collaboration technologies and tools are critical to the development of contemporary business landscapes, especially as more businesses offer fully remote or hybrid work options. Effective communication is key to increasing work productivity and absolutely essential for project managers and teams working to achieve their end goals. Individuals and businesses can benefit from research on the design, execution, and assessment of collaboration applications as they strive for effective tools to increase virtual forms of communication. It is essential that businesses remain up to date with and incorporate these emerging virtual technologies and e-collaboration into their practices. Virtual Technologies and E-Collaboration for the Future of Global Business examines the most recent findings in knowledge-intensive, collaborative environments with a focus on methodologies and strategies for increasing online collaboration. It discusses the emerging technologies and tools for collaboration in virtual environments and includes findings in automation, computing, and intelligent information systems, as well as state-of-the-art solutions covering various issues and challenges. Covering topics such as capacity building, groupware systems, and knowledge management, this premier reference source is an essential resource for business leaders and managers, entrepreneurs, board directors, faculty and students of higher education, technology directors and managers, IT professionals, researchers, and academicians.
Leading Schools With Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD)

Author: Madden-Dent, Tara

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799867302

Category: Education

Page: 336

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There is a growing need for social, emotional, and academic development (SEAD) in classrooms, schools, districts, and state offices of public education, but educators struggle to find a resource that guides them on these specific challenges. Educators need valid resources as a means to better prepare themselves to use SEAD within their work and support student success. Tangible evidence-based practices on SEAD implementation and how it mitigates leading challenges in education is a current need in the research community. Challenges such as school safety, discipline and restorative practices, and workforce readiness are a few challenges that are currently in need of being addressed. SEAD in school systems may be a solution for some of these areas of concern as well as providing additional benefits for students, educators, and school systems. Leading Schools With Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD) provides theoretical and applied frameworks for evidence-based strategies to embed SEAD practices into sustainable and measurable high-impact systems. SEAD advancements and successful applications in increasing student academic achievement, campus safety and school climate, adult SEAD skills, and family/parent and community engagement are discussed. This book is ideal for in-service and preservice teachers, administrators, teacher educators, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students interested in the applications and successful models of SEAD implementation in schools.
Achieving Sustainability Using Creativity, Innovation, and Education: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Author: Fields, Ziska

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799879657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 260

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In recent years, there has been an increased emphasis placed on the role of creativity and innovation in critical areas such as thinking and problem-solving, self-management, stress tolerance and flexibility, education, sustainability, and the new normal caused by COVID-19. Though creativity is a crucial cognitive skill and innovation is a requirement to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow, these concepts must be thoroughly examined and considered as they are often misunderstood and underestimated. Achieving Sustainability Using Creativity, Innovation, and Education: A Multidisciplinary Approach discusses important issues surrounding human creativity and innovation as well as how education can develop cognitive abilities and skills and be improved to meet future challenges and demands using creativity and innovation. Covering topics such as creative leadership and problem-solving skills, it is ideal for practitioners, academicians, managers, policymakers, consultants, development specialists, researchers, instructors, and students.
Improving Scientific Communication for Lifelong Learners

Author: Kurubacak-Meric, Gulsun

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799845355

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Scientific communication (Sci-Com) is a part of information science and the sociology of science that studies researchers' use of formal and informal information channels as well as their communicative roles. It also covers the utilization of the formal publication system and similar issues. Within the scientific community, much attention has focused on improving communications between scientists, policymakers, and the public. Sci-Com is an important area of research in meeting these needs. The use of communication methods to portray information clearly, concisely, and effectively, whether that be through presentations, writing, or other approaches, is an essential area of interest within the community. Improving Scientific Communication for Lifelong Learners seeks to improve scientific writing and speaking skills for lifelong learning researchers by developing an adaptive and responsive open and distance application according to universal design principles. The book will focus on the efforts that are centered on improving the content, substantiality, accessibility, and delivery of scientific communications, and to convey clear information to an audience, so its members can understand, use, and build on the information portrayed. The chapters highlight specific areas such as design thinking, distance learning, educational technologies, student success and motivation, and the design of educational environments and learning communities. This book is a valuable reference tool for teachers, academics, communication specialists, students, researchers, developers, and R&D professionals from various fields such as distance learning, online learning, accreditation, qualitative and quantitative research, transhumanism and learning, computer engineering, sociology, and more.
Handbook of Research on the Changing Role of College and University Leadership

Author: Miller, Michael T.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799865612

Category: Education

Page: 383

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Higher education has changed significantly over the past 50 years, and the individuals who provide leadership for these institutions has similarly changed. The pathway to the college presidency, once the domain of academic administration, has diversified as an increasing number of development officers, student affairs and enrollment management professionals, and even politicians have become common in the role. It is important to understand who the presidents are in the current environment and the challenges they face. Challenges such as dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, enrollment shortfalls, Title IX, and athletic scandals have risen to the forefront and have contributed to the issues and role of college and university leadership. The Handbook of Research on the Changing Role of College and University Leadership provides important research on the topic of college and university leadership, especially focusing on the changing role of the college president. The chapters discuss college leadership as it is now and how it will evolve into the future. Topics included are the role of the president at various types of universities, their involvement within university functions and activities, and the duties they must carry out and challenges they face. This book is ideal for professionals and researchers working in higher education, including faculty members who specialize in education, public administration, the social sciences, and management, along with teachers, administrators, teacher educators, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in college and university leadership and how this role is transforming.
Ensuring Adult and Non-Traditional Learners’ Success With Technology, Design, and Structure

Author: Jennings, Charity L. B.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799867647

Category: Education

Page: 300

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With the increasing share of adult and non-traditional students in the higher education student body, higher education faculty and administrators must ensure that the design of programs, courses, and student services support the success of all students. The needs and wants of these adult and non-traditional learners will differ, and it is important that research helps advance the understanding of these students to increase their success, acclimation, and experience in institutions. Ensuring Adult and Non-Traditional Learners’ Success With Technology, Design, and Structure is designed to provide higher education professionals with current research and research-based best practices for ensuring student success for adult learners and non-traditional students. The research presented in this book will help ensure that programs, courses, and student services are designed and implemented in a manner that supports student success for all learners in the institution. Chapters include research on student motivation, program design, educational technology, student engagement, and more. This book is intended for post-secondary administrators, faculty, teachers, administrators, teacher educators, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students interested in relevant educational services for adult learners and non-traditional students.
Supporting Early Career Teachers With Research-Based Practices

Author: Wellner, Laurie

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799868057

Category: Education

Page: 349

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Teachers in their first few years of their teaching career require high quality, structured support to begin the journey towards becoming experts. Establishing research-based best practices and working habits set up early career teachers for a fulfilling and successful career. The requirements of teachers are constantly changing, and teachers need to continually adapt their knowledge and practices to fit schools’ changing demographics. Having a toolbox of research-based best practices to draw upon can support early career teachers as they move from theory to practical application when the learning curve is the steepest. Strengthening the system of support includes increasing teachers’ influence over their day-to-day work and developing positive and supportive cultures of learning. Supporting Early Career Teachers With Research-Based Practices presents both theoretical and practical research to support the conceptual understanding of educational praxis for common areas with which early career educators may require additional expertise or support. This book is intended to be a valuable contribution to the body of literature in the field of education by supplying research-based teaching practices for modern education. Primary topics covered include professional learning, classroom management, student-teacher relationships, teaching diverse students and inclusive educational practices, and teacher self-care strategies. This book is a valuable reference tool for early career teachers of all subject areas and grade levels, school administrators, teacher mentors and guides, education faculty in higher education, educational researchers, curriculum developers, instructional facilitators, practicing teachers, pre-service teachers, professional development coordinators, teacher educators, researchers, academicians, and students interested in teaching practices and support for the early career teacher.
Navigating Post-Doctoral Career Placement, Research, and Professionalism

Author: Moffett, Noran L.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799850663

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 373

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Upon completion of a doctoral degree, how does the newly-minted doctoral completer move forward with their career? Without a plan, or even a mentor as a guide, the path forward may be filled with a variety of professional and personal challenges to overcome. Navigating Post-Doctoral Career Placement, Research, and Professionalism is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of navigating the post-doc, professional environment while also handling the personal anxieties that accompany this navigation. While highlighting topics including self-care, graduate education, and professional planning, this book is ideally designed for doctoral candidates, program directors, recruitment officers, and postgraduate retention specialists.