ERIC Number: EJ472869
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Selectivity and Rigor in Research Universities.
Braxton, John M.
Journal of Higher Education, v64 n6 p657-75 Nov-Dec 1993
A study investigated the relationship between undergraduate admissions selectivity at 40 research universities and academic rigor of course examination questions, as determined by the level of understanding required. Results suggest that more selective institutions do not provide more academically rigorous instruction than less selective ones. Several explanations are considered. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A