ERIC Number: ED459204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, 1993: CD-ROM Public Use Faculty and Institution Files. [CD-ROM].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This CD-ROM contains the public use files of data from the 1992-1993 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, the second cycle of this study. The CD contains two directories, PUBFAC93 and INST93. PUBFAC93 contains information providing a national profile of faculty, including information about professional backgrounds, responsibilities, workloads, salaries, benefits, and attitudes. The INST93 directory contains information about the participating institutions of higher education. Although the README file on this CD contains installation directions, a user's manual for the files, published separately in paper copy, provides information about the development and conduct of the survey, using the Statistical Analysis System and the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences to analyze the data, and a guide to the codebooks for the files. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey. POPULATION: Higher Education Institutions (974); College Faculty (31,354). FREQUENCY: Periodic. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1992. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1993. (SLD)
Descriptors: Coding, College Faculty, Colleges, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, National Surveys, Optical Data Disks, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Salaries, User Needs (Information)
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free). U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.