ERIC Number: ED246705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Inventory of Research into Higher Education in Canada, 1984 = Inventaire des recherches sur l'enseignement superieur au Canada, 1984.
Houwing, J. F., Ed.; Kristjanson, A. M., Ed.
The 1984 inventory of research into higher education in Canada is presented. Descriptions are provided of about 260 projects that deal with research and practical developments in postsecondary education, its activities and characteristics. The projects, which are entered in the language in which they were reported (English or French), are grouped under six categories: general; administration, finance and manpower/administration; curriculum and teaching; academic and nonacademic staff; students; and extension and continuing education. The following format is followed: title, brief description, estimated date of completion, name and address of researchers, source of further details if other than the researchers are mentioned, and publication arising from the project (title and information on availability). Specific topics include: organization and structures, accreditation, Canadian studies, general bibliographies, costs, planning, information systems, enrollment projections, employment of graduates, teaching effectiveness, grading, characteristics of staff, employment conditions, student characteristics, educational and occupational plans, student attrition, student financial aid, adult learning, and off-campus instruction. The addresses of universities are included. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Continuing Education, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Research Projects, Researchers, Scholarly Journals, School Personnel
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 151 Slater Street, Ottawa, K1P 5N1, Canada ($6.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
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