ERIC Number: EJ505360
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Methodological Issues in the Study of Diversity in Higher Education.
Hirano-Nakanishi, Marsha J.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n81 p63-85 Spr 1994
The Total Quality Management approach is used as a framework for a discussion of methodological issues related to diversity in higher education, including classification of race and ethnic information, data aggregation, and use of several key indicators (access to college, persistence, and student progress). (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Classification, College Environment, College Outcomes Assessment, Cultural Pluralism, Data Processing, Diversity (Institutional), Ethnic Groups, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Management Information Systems, Management Systems, Measurement Techniques, Research Methodology, Researchers, Total Quality Management
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Studying Diversity in Higher Education."