ERIC Number: EJ647390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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How Do Academic Departments Impact Student Satisfaction? Understanding the Contextual Effects of Departments.
Umbach, Paul D.; Porter, Stephen R.
Research in Higher Education, v43 n2 p209-34 Apr 2002
Analyzed alumni survey data to examine the impact that academic departments have on student satisfaction and development. Controlling for individual characteristics, found that characteristics of departments such as faculty contact with students, research emphasis, and proportion of female undergraduates had a significant impact on satisfaction with education in the major and the perceived impact of college on skill development. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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