ERIC Number: ED558796
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Crafting and Conducting Research on Student Transitions
Henscheid, Jean M.; Keup, Jennifer R.
National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
Designed for students and educational professionals researching students' movement into and through higher education, "Crafting and Conducting Research on Student Transitions" is a concise resource, describing both qualitative and quantitative methods. The authors walk readers through the process of selecting a topic, designing a study, and disseminating the research results on explorations of the college student experience from the first college year to beyond graduation. Ideal for use in graduate programs or professional writing groups and by educators who wish to contribute to this growing subspecialty of the higher education literature. The following are appended: (1) Additional Resources; and (2) "Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition" Review Form.
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Projects, Research Skills, Research Design, Information Dissemination, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, College Students, Student Promotion, Misconceptions, Comparative Analysis, Verbs
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. University of South Carolina, 1728 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208. Tel: 803-777-6229; Fax: 803-777-4699; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://sc.edu/fye
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Books
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition