ERIC Number: EJ676575
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Using IPEDS To Develop a Classification System for Two-Year Postsecondary Institutions.
Merisotis, Jamie P.; Shedd, Jessica M.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n122 p47-61 Sum 2003
Explores the development of a classification system for two-year institutions that can provide a framework for analysis and contribute to the discourse in public policy. The proposed classification system is based on cluster analyses using data from the National Center for Education Statistics' Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). (Contains four figures and four references.) (NB)
Descriptors: Classification, Cluster Analysis, Community Colleges, Discourse Modes, Educational Research, Public Policy, Research, Two Year Colleges
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