ERIC Number: ED223137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Indicators of Performance. Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Research into Higher Education (15th, Brighton, England, December 19-20, 1979).
Billing, David, Ed.
Thirty-two papers on performance indicators are presented based on the conference themes of performance of the higher education system at the national level, institutional evaluation, and assessment of staff and students. Papers and authors include the following: "Higher Education Systems at National Level" (A. Thompson); "The CNAA as a Validating Agency" (M. C. Davis); "Significance and Limitations of the Robbins Principle" (E. G. Edwards, I. J. Roberts); "'A' Level Scores and Degree Classifications as Functions of University Type and Subject" (Donald Bligh, Richard Caves, Grahame Settle); "Examination Results: Universities and the CNAA" (A. Hindmarch and Tom Bourner); "Indicators in Times of Financial Stringency, Contraction, and Changing Needs" (John Sizer); "Indicators in Polytechnics" (M. S. Burnip, K. Durrands, S. Linsell); "Student Perception of Lecturers as Determinants of Performance" (H. Fearn-Wannan); "Student Performance: Product or Process?" (Clive Lawless); "Evaluating the Quality of Learning Environments" (Paul Ramsden); "Student Perception of the Reasons for Academic Success and Failure" (Heather A. Hughes Jones); "The Course Journal" (Roy Nolan); "Course Evaluation at Sunderland Polytechnic" (Harry Webster, Colin Biott); "Course Review at Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic (P. Torode); and "Validity of Indicators of Performance" (W. D. Furneaux). (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, College Role, Course Evaluation, Degrees (Academic), Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Essays, Evaluation Criteria, Faculty Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Grading, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Open Universities, Personal Narratives, Public Policy, Retrenchment, Space Utilization, Student Evaluation, Student Teacher Ratio, Test Validity, Unit Costs, Validated Programs
Society for Research into Higher Education, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH, England.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers: Council for National Academic Awards (England); Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic (England); Open University (Great Britain); Polytechnic of Central London (England); Sunderland Polytechnic (England); United Kingdom; University of New Castle (Australia); University of Surrey (England)