ERIC Number: ED403851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, Volume XII.
Smart, John C., Ed.
This volume contains nine papers on higher education theory and research. They include: (1) "Technology Transfer from Universities" (Irwin Feller); (2) "State Policy and Private Higher Education: Past, Present and Future" (William Zumeta); (3) "Appraising Tinto's Theory of College Student Departure" (John M. Braxton et al.); (4) "A Hierarchical Linear Modeling Approach to Studying College Effects" (Corinna A. Ethington); (5) "The Cost-Effectiveness of American Higher Education: The United States Can Afford Its Colleges and Universities" (Jeffery E. Olson); (6) "A Secondary Analysis of Claims Regarding the Reflective Judgment Interview: Internal Consistency, Sequentiality, and Intra-Individual Differences in Ill-Structured Problem-Solving" (Phillip K. Wood); (7) "Student Learning and Cognitive Development in the Community College" (Richard A. Voorhees); (8) "What Discourages Research-Practitioners in Faculty Development?" (Bob Boice); and (9) "McCarthyism and the Professoriate: A Historiographic Nightmare?" (Philo A. Hutcheson). Individual papers contain references. Includes author and subject indexes and a list of the contents of previous volumes in the series. (JLS)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Academic Persistence, Civil Liberties, College Administration, College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Educational Theories, Financial Exigency, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Politics of Education, Problem Solving, Research and Development, School Community Relationship, Student Attrition, Teacher Role, Technology Transfer, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills, Universities
Agathon Press, 100 Newfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837-3817 (paperback: ISBN-0-87586-118-0, $30; clothbound: ISBN-0-87586-119-9, $60).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books; Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Association for Institutional Research.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.
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