ERIC Number: ED329143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Strategic Choice: Making Better Decisions through Better Understanding of Institutions and Their Environments. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research (15th, Providence, Rhode Island, October 23-25, 1988).
North East Association for Institutional Research.
The 1988 annual conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research focused on strategic choice. Selected papers included: "Fact Books: Paper-Based or Electronic?" (T. Gusler); "Electronic Factbooks" (J. Jacobsen); "A Comparative Analysis of Community College Administrators' and Adult Evening Credit Course Students' Attitudes Toward College Programs, Services and Environment in a Theoretically Formulated Marketing Context" (P. Murray); "The Use of Census Data to Identify New Student Markets" (D. Coan, R. Nigro); "Use of Demographic and Financial Projections in the Development of a Strategic Long-Range Plan" (R. Hoffman, and others); "Information for Planning" (F. Schmidtlein, T. Milton); "Assessment at Albany" (J. Volkwein, and others); "When Is It Going to Stop? A Speculation on Tuition Rates at One Private University" (J. Dunn and D. Terkla); "The Interactive Effect of Concern About Price on College Choice" (Y. Mulugetta, S. Murphy); "Trends in Student Aid: 1980 to 1988" (G. Lewis); "Symbiosis: The High School Partnership Program" (A. Sturtz); "Institutional Responses to State Mandates for Outcomes Assessment: Strategic Choice Based on Rationality, Bureaucracy and Politics" (A. Suchanic); "Gender Differences in Freshman Performance and Their Relationship to Use of the SAT in Admissions" (E. Armstrong); "Faculty Salary Equity" (J. Dutton, K. Bissonnette); "Patterns of Fund-Raising Proceeds and Costs" (J. Dunn, A. Adam); "The Use of Microcomputer in Discipline Cost Analysis" (K. Rajasekhara); "Assessment of Freshmen Writing Skills" (Z. Goldberg);"A Comparison of Two Placement Methods for Writing Courses" (K. Keenan); "Teaching Institutional Research to the Learning-Inhibited Institution" (M. Bagshaw); "Survey of Part-Time Faculty Members" (D. Hemenway, R. Garies); "Factors Which Affect Retention of Adult Learners During the First Year of Graduate-Level Study" (C. Oatis); "An Analysis of the Student Persistence and Attrition Process: An Urban College Perspective" (D. Costello, B. Pfeiffer); and "An Analysis of Factors Related to Student Learning Outcomes" (J. Morlock, and others). (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Admission Criteria, Adult Learning, Alumni, College Bound Students, College Faculty, College Freshmen, Computer Uses in Education, Counseling Services, Decision Making, Demography, Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Enrollment Influences, Evaluation Methods, Evaluative Thinking, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Long Range Planning, Models, Outcomes of Education, Placement, Policy Formation, School Holding Power, Sex Differences, Student Attrition, Student Financial Aid, Student School Relationship, Teacher Salaries, Tuition
Larry Metzger, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York 14850 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North East Association for Institutional Research.