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Paulsen, Michael B., Ed.; Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2018
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Outcomes Assessment, STEM Education
Henscheid, Jean M.; Keup, Jennifer R. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2011
Designed for students and educational professionals researching students' movement into and through higher education, "Crafting and Conducting Research on Student Transitions" is a concise resource, describing both qualitative and quantitative methods. The authors walk readers through the process of selecting a topic, designing a study,…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Projects
Gore, Paul A., Jr., Ed.; Carter, Louisa P., Ed. – National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2011
Offering a primer on action research methodologies and examples of practice, "Students in Transition: Research and Practice in Career Development" responds to a dual challenge facing career development educators--designing cutting-edge career development interventions and demonstrating their effectiveness. Overviews of quantitative and qualitative…
Descriptors: Program Design, Action Research, Research Methodology, Apprenticeships
Secolsky, Charles, Ed.; Denison, D. Brian, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The "Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education" provides higher…
Descriptors: Generalizability Theory, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Teacher Effectiveness