ERIC Number: EJ557143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Studying College Students in the 21st Century: Meeting New Challenges.
Pascarella, Ernest T.; Terenzini, Patrick T.
Review of Higher Education, v21 n2 p151-65 Win 1998
Argues that demographic, institutional, economic, and technological changes have altered fundamentally both the way we think about what it means to go to college and the methodologies we use to assess college impact. Discusses the implications of four forces: changing undergraduate student population; increasing importance of community colleges; shrinking financial support for higher education; and rise of information technology. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Enrollment Influences, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Higher Education, Information Technology, Public Policy, Social Influences, Sociocultural Patterns, State Aid, Student Characteristics, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A