ERIC Number: ED213277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Higher Education Literature: An Annotated Bibliography.
White, Jane N., Ed.; Burnett, Collins W., Ed.
An annotated bibliography on higher education is presented that is limited to programs and phenomena in two- and four-year accredited degree-granting colleges and universities. The following sections and topics are covered: (1) Historical Background and Nature and Scope of American Higher Education (ancient, medieval, and U.S. education, public/private diversity, philosophy, problems in the 1970s, relation to society, and unique characteristics of higher education); (2) Teaching-Learning Environment (continuing education, faculty, instructional technology, professional education, research and evaluation, and retention); (3) Organization and Administration (effects of administrative styles, accreditation, governance, collective bargaining, legal affairs, planning and budget, retirement, and student affairs); (4) Community and Junior Colleges (administration, evaluation, articulation, finance, programs, state coordination, etc.); (5) Comparative Systems of Higher Education (Africa; Australia; Canada; China; Eastern Europe; Great Britain; India; Iran; Israel; Japan; Latin America; Russia; Southeast Asia; West Indies; and Western Europe); and (6) Higher Education as a Specialized Field of Study. In all, 1,618 references are cited. Appendices include: selected reference sources; an annotated bibliography of selected professional journals related to the study of higher education; definitions of some terms in higher education; working outline to study the development of American higher education; selected higher education programs, departments, and centers in the United States; federal legislation affecting higher education; land-grant colleges and universities; major national associations; accrediting associations; grant colleges and universities; major national associations; accrediting associations; abbreviations of selected national agencies and organizations related to higher education; and addresses of selected publishers. An author and subject index are provided. (LC)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Annotated Bibliographies, College Administration, College Curriculum, College Environment, College Faculty, College Planning, College Students, Comparative Education, Definitions, Departments, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Technology, Facility Planning, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, Governance, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Research, National Organizations, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Professional Associations, Professional Education, Scholarly Journals, Two Year Colleges
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