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ERIC Number: ED228924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Inventory of Research into Higher Education in Canada, 1983 = 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 postsecondary education research projects in Canada. About 270 current or recently completed projects reported by researchers in colleges, educational associations, and government departments are described. Information is provided on completion date, name and address of researchers, source of additional information, and publications arising from the project. A general category of projects includes the following topics: organization and structures, accreditation, and general bibliographies. Included under the category of Administration, Finance, and Manpower/Administration, are costs, planning, information systems, and governance. The category of Curriculum and Teaching, includes the following topics: teaching effectiveness, grading, and learning modes. The category of Academic and Nonacademic Staff covers employment conditions and teacher characteristics. The category of Students includes characteristics, educational and occupational plans, admission, grades, attrition, and financial aid. Extension and Continuing Education, the last category, covers adult learning and off-campus instruction. Appendices include an index of researchers. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Continuing Education, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Employment Practices, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Research Projects, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 151 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5N1 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).