ERIC Number: ED481574
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
What Works: Policy Seminar on Student Success, Accreditation and Quality Assurance.
Colbeck, Carol L.; Caffrey, Helen Spangler; Heller, Donald E.; Lattuca, Lisa R.; Reason, Robert; Strauss, Linda C.; Terenzini, Patrick T.; Volkweinm, J. Fredericks; Reindl, Travis
This document addresses issues of concern to higher education today, namely student success (particularly of underrepresented students) and accreditation and quality assurance. Regarding research and practice in the area of student success, the report discusses strategies that promote persistence, transfer, and completion throughout the K-16 pipeline, within institutions, between colleges, and in student financial aid. Regarding accreditation in higher education, the report addresses its role, history, mechanisms, contexts, and trends. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accreditation (Institutions), College Attendance, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Nontraditional Students, School Holding Power, Student College Relationship
For full text: http://www.aascu.org/pdf/whatworks_03.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Center for the Study of Higher Education.