ERIC Number: ED125454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr-7
Reference Count: 0
Research Opportunities in Postsecondary Education for the National Institute of Education. Final Report.
McKeachie, Wilbert J.; Stephens, John J., III
This document provides a framework for the creation of specific research objectives, projects, and programs of special interest to the postsecondary educational community and appropriate for the National Institute of Education. The staff of private foundations, educational and scholarly associations, student representatives, the federal government, academic institutions, and the National Institute of Education were interviewed. High priority areas identified were: (1) students--characteristics and access; (2) motivation and values; (3) teaching--delivery systems; (4) evaluation of outcomes--assessing the value of postsecondary education; (5) governance and management; (6) costs and finance of postsecondary education; and (7) interfaces between secondary and postsecondary education and work. Central to the recommendations made is the necessity to bring the best minds to work together on the problems of postsecondary education. Appointments in NIE as well as the development of an in-house internship program and support for doctoral and postdoctoral studies can supplement the program of research. (Author/KE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.