ERIC Number: ED034472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
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Design and Methodology in Institutional Research.
Bagley, Clarence H., Ed.
The proceedings of this forum contain 23 papers focusing mainly on the technical aspects of institutional research. Most of the authors are institutional research officers in various colleges and universities. Part 1 contains papers on institutional research methodology. They deal with such topics as faculty load studies, enrollment projections, campus planning, student questionnaires, curriculum, document scanners, and the use of computers in planning and decision-making. Part 2 contains papers on faculty, covering such topics as mobility, productivity, achievement, perceptions, and "holistic description." Part 3 contains papers on models and methods dealing with topics such as enrollment estimation, planning, space utilization, use of matrix coefficients, and the"methodological complex." Part 4 contains papers on students and curriculum. They include studies of students at Pittsburgh and Baylor Universities, and papers on drops and adds, curricular reform, and transfer students. Part 5 contains papers entitled "Satisfying Information Needs of Officers for Institutional Research" and "Problems in Data Collection." Part 6 contains the program outline and a listing of the 189 participants. (DS)
Descriptors: Computers, Curriculum Research, Data Collection, Design, Educational Technology, Enrollment Projections, Faculty Evaluation, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Library Services, Models, Reference Services, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Research Problems, Research Skills, Research Tools, Space Utilization, Student Research, Transfers
Clarence H. Bagley, Office of Institutional Research, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ($2.50)
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Univ., Pullman. Office of Institutional Research.
Note: Proceedings of Fifth Annual Institutional Research Forum, State University of New York at Stony Brook, May 3-4, 1965