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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Radford, Alexandria Walton – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This Statistics in Brief uses nationally representative data to determine the representation of military students in undergraduate and graduate education and to examine how their demographic and enrollment characteristics compare with their nonmilitary peers. The brief draws upon two nationally representative studies of postsecondary students, the…
Descriptors: Military Service, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Federal Aid
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Radford, Alexandria Walton – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This Statistics in Brief investigates participation in distance education using the most current nationally representative student-reported data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Specifically, the data come from the three most recent administrations of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, which were…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Disabilities, Computer Science, Student Financial Aid
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Ifill, Nicole; Radford, Alexandria Walton – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
This set of Web Tables presents descriptive statistics on the spring 2009 labor market experiences of subbaccalaureate students who first entered postsecondary education in 2003-04. The Web Tables use data from the nationally representative 2004/09 Beginning Post-secondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09), which followed a cohort of…
Descriptors: College Students, Employment, Enrollment, Associate Degrees
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Radford, Alexandria Walton; Berkner, Lutz – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This Statistics in Brief applies IRS rules and data to a nationally representative sample of 2007-08 undergraduates to estimate who received education tax benefits and looks at the extent to which these benefits shaped their price of college attendance. Key findings include: (1) Nearly one-half of all 2007-08 undergraduates were estimated to have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Attendance, Student Financial Aid, Statistical Data
Radford, Alexandria Walton – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This work uses original survey and interview data collected from 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 public high school valedictorians in five states to pinpoint when, why, and how similarly accomplished youth become funneled toward different college destinations. To answer this question, a new and enhanced framework for studying students' choice of…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Academic Achievement, High School Students, College Choice
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Skomsvold, Paul; Radford, Alexandria Walton; Berkner, Lutz – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
In the 2003-04 academic year, approximately 4 million undergraduates began postsecondary education for the first time, enrolling in a wide variety of institutions, including 4-year colleges and universities, public 2-year community colleges, and for-profit institutions offering career-oriented and vocational programs. These Web Tables cover the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Academic Persistence, Educational Attainment, Transfer Students
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Skomsvold, Paul; Radford, Alexandria Walton; Berkner, Lutz – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
In the 2003-04 academic year, approximately 4 million undergraduates began postsecondary education for the first time, enrolling in a wide variety of institutions, including 4-year colleges and universities, public 2-year community colleges, and for-profit institutions offering career-oriented and vocational programs. These Web Tables cover the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Academic Persistence, Transfer Rates (College)
Espenshade, Thomas J.; Radford, Alexandria Walton – Princeton University Press, 2009
Against the backdrop of today's increasingly multicultural society, are America's elite colleges admitting and successfully educating a diverse student body? "No Longer Separate, Not Yet Equal" pulls back the curtain on the selective college experience and takes a rigorous and comprehensive look at how race and social class impact each stage--from…
Descriptors: College Admission, Selective Admission, Enrollment, Race
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Radford, Alexandria Walton; Robles, Jessica; Cataylo, Stacey; Horn, Laura; Thornton, Jessica; Whitfield, Keith E. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
While press coverage of MOOCs (massive open online courses) has been considerable and major MOOC providers are beginning to realize that employers may be a market for their courses, research on employers' receptivity to using MOOCs is scarce. To help fill this gap, the Finding and Developing Talent study surveyed 103 employers and interviewed…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Mixed Methods Research, Employers, Interviews
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Radford, Alexandria Walton; Berkner, Lutz; Wheeless, Sara C.; Shepherd, Bryan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This "First Look" presents findings from the 2004/09 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09), which collected information over a period of 6 years that describes the enrollment and employment experiences of a national sample of undergraduates who began their postsecondary education for the first time in the 2003-04 academic…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Employment Experience, Academic Persistence
Radford, Alexandria Walton; Pearson, Juliana; Ho, Phoebe; Chambers, Eric; Ferlazzo, Damon – MPR Associates, Inc., 2012
Recently the state of Missouri, through the Missouri Department of Higher Education, has started to work toward the goal of having 60 percent of state residents hold some type of postsecondary credential. This goal aligns with similar initiatives in other states as well as President Obama's objective for the nation. In order to reach this…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Academic Persistence, Remedial Instruction, Developmental Studies Programs