ERIC Number: ED221076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Research and Development in Higher Education, Volume 1. Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (4th, Bedford Park, South Australia, June 2-4, 1978).
Linke, Russell D., Ed.
Papers from the 1978 conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia are presented. A large part of the conference was devoted to a general symposium on accountability in higher education, while other topics were organization and administration of higher education, curriculum development and evaluation, staff development, and student characteristics and performance. Papers and authors are as follows: Opening Address: "Accountability in Higher Education" (E.H. Medlin); "The Costs and Benefits of Post-Secondary Education Enquiries" (N. A. Nilsson and P. F. Sheldrake); "In Need of Further Research on the Production and Productivity of Tertiary Education in Australia" (William Georgiou); "A Practical Model for Accountability in Higher Education--the DDIAE Experience" (L. J. Barker and L. J. McNulty); "Educational Brokering: A New Concept in the Business of Education" (I. McD. Mitchell); "To Maximize the Viability of an Enterprise: A Relevant Purpose for Administration" (Thomas M. Heffernan); "Course Development Assumptions and Strategies" (Rod Wellard); "Cooperative Course Design: A Case Study in Post Experience Education" (Dave Boud); "Student Reactions to PSI, Lecture and Laboratory Teaching" (R. J. Stening and K. R. Vost); "Tertiary Science Instructional Materials: A Cognitive Analysis" (M. T. Prosser); "Planning the Evaluation of a Major University Course" (I. H. Barham); "Staff Development: New Viewpoints and New Directions" (Norman C. Dennis); "The Enchantment of Lecturer Self-Confidence" (H. E. Stanton); and "The Needs and Problems of Part-Time Students and the Accountability of Administrative and Academic Staff" (Jason L. Brown). (SW)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Students, College Administration, College Students, Comparative Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Economics, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Independent Study, Information Services, Institutional Evaluation, Outcomes of Education, Physics, Predictor Variables, Productivity, Public Policy, Resource Allocation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Student Characteristics, Student Needs, Systems Approach
Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, TERC, University of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1, Kensington, N.S.W., Australia 2033.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Sydney. (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia; Canada; Educational Brokerage; United States