ERIC Number: EJ536020
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Assessing Demand for Graduate and Professional Programs.
Syverson, Peter D.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n92 p17-29 Win 1996
Graduate education is entering an era of market segmentation, varying student demand, and changing requirements from employers, meaning graduate students will assess graduate opportunities differently and institutions will assess programs differently. The traditional view of graduate study as preparation for a research or teaching career and traditional measures of student success are in flux. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Demand, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Nontraditional Students, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Assessing Graduate and Professional Education: Current Realities, Future Prospects"