ERIC Number: EJ586110
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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How the Liberal Arts College Affects Students.
Astin, Alexander W.
Daedalus, v128 n1 p77-100 Win 1999
Residential liberal arts colleges in general, and highly selective ones in particular, produce a pattern of consistently positive student outcomes not found in any other type of American higher education institution. They also effect a reasonable balance between undergraduate teaching and scholarly research, and incorporate a wide range of exemplary educational practices. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Theme issue: "Distinctively American: The Residential Liberal Arts Colleges." Journal availability: Daedalus Business Office, 136 Irving St., Ste. 100, Cambridge, MA 02138.