ERIC Number: ED430446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Higher Education Trends for the Next Century: A Research Agenda for Student Success.
Johnson, Cynthia S., Ed.; Cheatham, Harold E., Ed.
This document is a collection of eight position papers on a research agenda in higher education. The papers are based on a three-year analysis of trends and feedback deriving from conferences and Website presentations. Each paper ends with a list of specific proposed research questions. Following an introduction by Cynthia S. Johnson, the papers are: (1) "Improving Access and Educational Success for Diverse Students: Steady Progress but Enduring Problems" (Patricia King); (2) "Affordability: Responding to the Rising Cost of Higher Education" (M. Lee Upcraft); (3) "Learning and Teaching in the 21st Century: Trends and Implications for Practice" (Marcia Baxter Magolda and Patrick T. Terenzini); (4) "Technology" (M. Lee Upcraft and Patrick T. Terenzini); (5) "The Changing Nature of Work in Higher Education" (Susan R. Komives); (6) "Collaboration and Partnerships" (Charles C. Schroeder); (7) "Accountability for Student Affairs: Trends for the 21st Century" (Gregory S. Blimling); and (8) "Changing Government Roles Relative to Higher Education" (Annette Gibbs). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Accountability, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Research Needs, Student Development, Technology, Trend Analysis
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American College Personnel Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Funding provided by the Fetzer Institute.