ERIC Number: ED426645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research. Volume XIV.
Smart, John C., Ed.; Tierney, William G., Ed.
The 11 papers in this collection address research and theory in higher education. The papers are: (1) "Teaching, Learning, and Thinking about Teaching and Learning" (W.J. McKeachie); (2) "Costs and Productivity in Higher Education: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications" (Darrell R. Lewis and Halil Dunbar); (3) "Institutional Adaptation: Demands for Management Reform and University Administration" (Patricia J. Gumport and Barbara Sporn); (4) "University Restructuring: The Role of Economic and Political Contexts" (Patricia J. Gumport and Brian Pusser); (5) "Understanding Strategy: An Assessment of Theory and Practice" (Jennifer B. Presley and David W. Leslie); (6) "New Colleges for a New Century: Organizational Change and Development in Community Colleges" (Richard L. Alfred and Patricia Carter); (7) "Rasch Measurement in Higher Education" (Rita K. Bode and Benjamin Wright); (8) "Greek-Letter Social Organizations in Higher Education: A Review of Research" (David H. Wilder and Hugh F. McKeegan); (9) "Cultural Capital as an Interpretive Framework for Faculty Life" (Jeffrey P. Bieber); (10) "Cruel Environments: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in the Academy" (Linda Serra Hagedorn); and (11) "The Global Emergence of a Field: Content, Form, and Promise in Women's Studies" (Nelly P. Stromquist). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Organizational Development, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Institutional Research.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Note: For the previous volume, see ED 415 769.