ERIC Number: EJ1158278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Context Matters: Using Qualitative Inquiry to Inform Departmental Effectiveness and Student Success
Williams, Elizabeth A.; Stassen, Martha L. A.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n174 p65-80 2017
This chapter describes efforts to gather and utilize qualitative data to maximize contextual knowledge at one university. The examples provided focus on how academic departments use qualitative evidence to enhance their students' success as well as how qualitative evidence supports the institution's broader strategic planning goals.
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Information Utilization, Departments, Universities, Academic Achievement, Evidence, Strategic Planning, Educational Objectives
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