Topic: Productivity

Education Leaders to Discuss How Public Schools Can Do More With Less

Jan. 9, 2013

The College of Education's Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) and the Austin-based Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE) will host the forum "Improving Productivity in Public Education" on Jan. 16. The forum, now in its third year, provides an opportunity for national education leaders to convene and share the latest efficiency-in-education data, research and ideas.

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Multitasking Can Be Done Differently, Affect Perceptions of Work Practices

Jan. 30, 2012

In an age in which "multitasking" is often cited as a core competency for employees, organizational communication researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have begun to better understand the nuances of how different individuals accomplish multiple tasks.

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Defining teaching by more than mere numbers

Nov. 14, 2011
Defining teaching by more than mere numbers

A new faculty productivity report reveals Texas receives an outstanding return on investment in University of Texas at Austin instructors.

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Texas Reaps Twice as Much as It Pays for University of Texas at Austin Faculty

Nov. 12, 2011

University of Texas at Austin instructors generate nearly twice as much revenue through research funding and educational dollars as they cost the state in salary and benefits, according to a report on faculty productivity issued by the university.

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Powers Calls for Collaboration in Solving Higher Ed Crisis; Cites UT's Mission in Bettering Society

Sept. 14, 2011

Editor's note: The President's State of the University Address will air again on the Longhorn Network Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Challenging both critics and supporters to "heal our divided house," University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr. today reaffirmed the power of higher education to educate citizens, discover new knowledge and improve society.

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