ERIC Number: EJ539429
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Impact of College on Students: Myths, Rational Myths, and Some Other Things That May Not Be True.
Pascarella, Ernest T.; Terenzini, Patrick T.
NACADA Journal, v15 n2 p26-33 Fall 1995
Ten popular myths about higher education's effect on students are questioned. Issues include: test scores in assessment of college impact; college effect on student development; institutional resources/prestige and quality; two-year college attendance; educational quality at historically black colleges; teaching methods; faculty research; teaching good teaching; faculty impact on students; relationship between academic and non-academic experiences. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Black Colleges, College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Research, Student Adjustment, Student Development, Student Experience, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A