Filtering by Subject: Higher Education

Is the audience gender-blind? Smaller audience in female talks highlights prestige differences in academia

Júlia Rodrigues Barreto, Isabella Romitelli, Pamela Cristina Santana, et al.

Published: 2024-05-27
Subjects: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Sciences, Evolution, Gender Equity in Education, Higher Education, Inequality and Stratification, Other Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Psychological Phenomena and Processes

Although diverse perspectives are fundamental for fostering and advancing science, power relations have limited the development, propagation of ideas, and recognition of minority groups in academia. Gender bias is one of the most well-documented processes, leading women to drop out of their academic careers due to fewer opportunities and lower prestige. Using long-term data (2008-2019) on talks [...]

Designing a collective prototype of future (sub)tropical science

Gracielle Higino, Krishna Anujan, Mickey Boakye, et al.

Published: 2023-06-23
Subjects: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Higher Education

Towards a new stable state: Equitably assessing trainee writing productivity post-COVID-19

Freya Rowland, Kyra Prats, Yara Alshwairikh, et al.

Published: 2022-08-30
Subjects: Disability and Equity in Education, Education, Gender Equity in Education, Higher Education

The current academic ‘ecosystem’ prioritizes publications and has remained in this stable state despite increasing calls for change. Although writing is a strong determinant of academic success, certain groups may experience publishing barriers that may be amplified by disruptive events like the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we surveyed 342 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to assess (1) how [...]

Mixed-method analysis of college student perceptions towards R suggest lecture and self-paced tutorial introductions produce similar outcomes

Gordon Custer, Linda TA van Diepen, Janel Seeley

Published: 2021-02-18
Subjects: Education, Higher Education, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Quantitative literacy is necessary to keep pace with the exponentially increasing magnitude of biological data and the complexity of statistical tools. However, statistical programming can cause anxiety in new learners and educators alike. In order to produce graduates that are well-prepared for quantitative research, overcoming the initial hurdles associated with statistical programming is a [...]

The Threshold of Ecosystem Services Assessment in Urban Forest for Learning Outcomes in Higher Education: Mahidol University (Kanchanaburi Campus)

Kacharat Phormkhunathon

Published: 2020-11-27
Subjects: Education, Higher Education

My research emphasizes involvement the relation linked biodiversity (focuses mammals and birds) and ecosystem services which the first step important before integrating into the part other of ecosystem services assessment. Its essence development knowledge and competency (ability and mentality) usefully support enhancing problem-solving in a facet challenge inevitable of sustainable development [...]

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