ERIC Number: ED406872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Student Aid Research. A Manual for Financial Aid Administrators.
Davis, Jerry Sheehan, Ed.
This manual contains nine articles intended to assist student financial aid professionals in conducting research. Initial chapters provide basic information for those starting to do such research while later chapters deal with more complex issues. Some chapters include appendices that provide examples of the techniques under consideration. from basic information to complex issues. Chapter titles are: (1) "Doing Research and Writing About It: Suggestions for Financial Aid Administrators" (Jerry Sheehan Davis); (2) "Promoting and Conducting Campus-Based Financial Aid Research" (Harvey P. Grotrian; (3) "Compiling and Reporting Financial Aid Data" (Dallas Martin and Joseph A. Russo); (4) "Conducting Survey Research" (Arthur C. Wolfe); (5) "Models and Simulations in Financial Aid Administration and Research" (John Curtice); (6) "National Data Bases for Student Aid Researchers" (Laura Greene Knapp); (7) "Assessing the Impact of Student Financial Aid on First-Time Enrollment Decisions" (Edward P. St. John and Patricia Somers); (8) "Analyzing the Role of Financial Aid in Student Persistence" (Patricia Somers and Edward P. St. John); (9) "Enrollment Goals, Tuition Pricing, and Institutional Aid Commitments" (Nathan Dickmeyer). Contains 17 tables and 6 figures. (Individual chapters contain references.) (CH)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Data Collection, Databases, Educational Finance, Enrollment Management, Evaluation Methods, Financial Aid Applicants, Financial Support, Higher Education, Research Methodology, Research Proposals, Research Skills, Research Tools, Research Utilization, School Business Officials, School Holding Power, Student Financial Aid, Student Financial Aid Officers, Student Loan Programs, Surveys, Tuition
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 1920 L Street, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20036-5020 ($30 members; $50 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC.