ERIC Number: ED448624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, Volume XVI.
Smart, John C., Ed.
This volume contains essays related to various aspects of higher education, focusing on both educational theory and research. The chapters are: (1) "Apologia pro Vita Mia" (Robert Berdahl); (2) "Varieties of Validity: Quality in Qualitative Research" (Yvonna S. Lincoln); (3) "Academic Freedom and Federal Courts in the 1990s: The Legitimation of the Conservative Entrepreneurial State" (Benjamin Baez and Sheila Slaughter); (4) "Quality Management, Power, and Values in European Higher Education" (John Brennan); (5) "Bridging Political Theory to University Governance: A Comparative Analysis of Governing Boards at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and the University of California" (Brian Pusser and Imanol Ordorika); (6) "Understanding Equity and Access in Higher Education: The Potential Contribution of Pierre Bourdieu" (Erin McNamara Horvat); (7) "Low-Inference Teaching Behaviors and College Teaching Effectiveness: Recent Developments and Controversies" (Harry G. Murray); (8) "Disincentives to Commitment to Teaching in Japan: Toward a Theory of Normative Discontinuity" (James L. Bess); (9) "Intimate Partnerships and Publication Productivity" (Elizabeth G. Creamer); and (10) "Federal Financial Aid: How Well Does It Work?" (Sarah E. Turner). The individual papers contain references. (Contains 23 tables and 8 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Equal Education, Higher Education, International Education, Qualitative Research, Validity
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Note: For Volume XIV, see ED 426 645. Senior associate editor is William G. Tierney. Published under the sponsorship of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).