ERIC Number: ED427643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Beyond Access. Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Education. Proceedings of the Annual European Access Network (EAN) Convention (5th, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 1-3, 1996).
de Bie, Marloes, Ed.; Derks, Bas, Ed.; Suikjer, Firiel, Ed.
This proceedings presents papers given at a 1996 European conference on access to higher education. Following two introductory papers are the following 13 plenary session papers: "A European Perspective" (James Wimberley); "An American Perspective--Diversity in American Higher Education and U.S. Federal Policy" (Tom Wolanin); "An Eastern European Perspective--New Study Patterns and Dropout in Estonian Higher Education" (Olav Aarna); "Non-Completion in European Higher Education: Report of a Survey Undertaken on Behalf of the Council of Europe's Project on Access to Higher Education" (Jean-Louis Moortgat); "An Examination of Federally Supported Retention Models in American Higher Education: The Policy and the Politics" (Arnold Mitchem); "Overcoming the Barriers" (John Lilipaly); "A Student Perspective" (Marieke Rietbergen); "Universities Working Together on Learning Environments which Meet the Needs of a Student Diversity" (Francien Wieringa); "Managing a Cosmopolitan University" (Geoffrey Copland); "Meeting Regional Needs for Higher Education in the Russian Federation" (Valentin Batukhtin); "Universities as Employers Achieving Diversity Among Staff" (Monica Armour); "Diversity, Employability and the Curriculum" (Peter Stewart); and "Diversity and the Labour Market: An Employer Perspective" (Fabienne van 't Kruijs). Part 3 presents work group and panel reports and conclusions. Part 4 includes the following 10 papers: "The Impact of Foundation Studies on the Retention Rates of Women" (Allen Barlow); "Don't Call It 'Drop-out': The Danger of the Discourse of Deficiency" (David Crosier and Maggie Woodrow); "Beyond Access: Curriculum Must Provide Both the Course and Compass to an Effective Career Route" (Pamela Houghton); "Career Identity as a Form of Empowerment" (Frans Meijers); "A Study of Student Equity in Australia--Some Preliminary Findings" (Glen Postle); "Epistemological Approaches to Cognitive Development in College Students" (Paul I. Hettich); "Women Compared" (Antoinette Taille); "Guidance and Learner Support--Empowering the Student" (Geoff Layer and Len Spriggs); "Promoting Wider Access through Special Initiatives--A Funding Council Perspective" (Gerald Madill); and "Language, Information Technology and Diversity" (Peter Stewart). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Expertise Centrum Allochtonen Hoger Onderwijs, Utrecht (Netherlands).