ERIC Number: EJ647387
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Comparing Student Performance and Growth in 2- and 4-Year Institutions.
Strauss, Linda C.; Volkwein, J. Fredericks
Research in Higher Education, v43 n2 p133-61 Apr 2002
Examined the organizational characteristics of 51 higher education institutions in relationship to student performance and growth. Findings included that the different 2-year and 4-year campus missions do exert significantly different influences on undergraduate GPA and self-reported intellectual growth, with students at 2-year institutions receiving higher grades and students at 4-year institutions experiencing more growth. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Special issue titled "AIR Forum Issue." Paper presented at the Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research (Long Beach, CA, June 2001).