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ERIC Number: ED217744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Inventory of Research into Higher Education in Canada = Inventaire des recherches sur l'enseignement superieur au Canada.
Houwing, J. F., Ed.; Kristjanson, A. M., Ed.
Information is provided in English and French on research projects concerned with postsecondary education in Canada. Approximately 250 current or recently completed projects reported by researchers in universities, community colleges, educational organizations, and government departments and agencies are described. The projects, which are entered in the language in which they were reported (French or English) are grouped under six categories and information is provided on completion data, name and address of researchers, source of additional information, and publications arising from the project. Under a general category are the following topics: organization and structures, accreditation, research, history, philosophy, objectives, Canadian studies, pedagogical services, general bibliographies, status of women, and international development. Under the category Administration, Finance, and Manpower/Administration, are the following: costs, planning, information systems, models, enrollment and other projections, manpower, employment of graduates, statistics, and governance. Included under the category Curriculum and Teaching are evaluation, teaching effectiveness, techniques and aid, grading, and learning modes. Under the category Academic and Nonacademic Staff, are classification, characteristics, and employment conditions, and under the category Extension and Continuing Education are adult learning, curriculum, and off-campus instruction. The category Students includes the following topics: characteristics, socioeconomic background, behavior, educational and occupational plans, accessibility, admission, performance, assessment, grades, attrition, financial aid, counseling, athletics, housing, and special types of students. Extension and Continuing Education, the last category, covers adult learning, curriculum, and off-campus instruction. Appendices include the addresses of universities and an index of researchers. (SW)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Administration, College Faculty, College Students, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Employment Opportunities, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Governance, Information Systems, Postsecondary Education, Research Projects, School Organization, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Conditions, Teaching Methods
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 151 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5N1 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).