ERIC Number: ED443307
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Assessing Institutional Effectiveness: Issues, Methods, and Management.
Fincher, Cameron, Ed.
This collection of 12 papers was presented at a 1987 conference at which speakers presented personal perspectives on institutional effectiveness. Papers are organized under three major headings: "Managing Quality: Methods and Outcomes,""Institutional Response," and "Special Issues." Titles include: (1) "Managing the Meaning of Institutional Effectiveness" (Ellen Earle Chaffee); (2) "Institutional Effectiveness and Academic Quality" (Alton L. Taylor); (3) "Methodological Issues in Assessing the Outcomes of College" (Ernest T. Pascarella); (4) "Measuring the Value of College: Prospects and Problems" (Patrick T. Terenzini); (5) "Institutional Effectiveness" (James A. Montgomery); (6) "Organizing and Conducting Institutional Research Programs" (John A. Muffo); (7) "Criteria for Accreditation" (Richard D. Howard); (8) "Institutional Response Capabilities" (Brenda H. Rogers); (9) "Minority Recruitment, Performance, and Retention" (Michael Nettles); (10) "Institutional Effectiveness and Minorities" (Ansley Abraham); (11) "Key Ingredients of Institutional Effectiveness for Minorities" (Joseph Marks); and (12) "Minority Performance in Academic Settings" (Nathaniel Pugh). (All papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Student), Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Leadership, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Quality Control, School Effectiveness, Self Evaluation (Groups), Student Recruitment
Institute of Higher Education, Candler Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1772; Tel: 706-542-3464.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Inst. of Higher Education.
Note: Papers presented at an Annual Conference on Research and Higher Education (5th, Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1987).