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Lee, John – NEA Higher Education Research Center Update, 2000
Higher education enrollment is going through a transition. Between 1992 and 1998, the enrollment growth rate has been nearly flat, but the National Center for Education Statistics now projects that enrollment will increase by 1.4% annually during the next decade. Not every college and university will realize this growth. The traditional college…
Descriptors: College Students, Colleges, Educational Trends, Enrollment Projections
Mulvey, Patrick J.; Nicholson, Starr; Dodge, Elizabeth – AIP Report, 1997
This report presents the results of a survey of senior-level physics majors at U.S. colleges and universities who received a Bachelor's degree between September 1995 and August 1996. Completed questionnaires were received from 1,956 students. It was found that the number of undergraduates receiving Bachelor's degrees in physics continued to…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Bachelors Degrees, Career Planning, College Seniors
Hexter, Holly; Lippincott, Joan K. – Research Briefs, 1990
This research brief highlights data from surveys of college administrators on the status of assessment policies and practices. The surveys addressed approaches to assessment, external mandates prompting assessment activity, skills or outcomes that are being assessed, assessment methods and procedures, and use of assessment results. The surveys…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, College Students
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Angel, Dan, Ed.; Barrera, Adriana, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1991
A variety of community college programs and services designed to enhance minority student participation and success in higher education are described in this volume. Issues related to minority student recruitment, retention, and transfer to four-year institutions, and to minority staff professional development are explored in the following 15…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Affirmative Action
Churchill Forum, 1986
This collection of four newsletters focuses on abilities and problems of and services for learning disabled persons. Major articles have the following titles and authors: "From Service Receiver to Service Provider: The Learning Disabled Young Adult Moves into the Work World" (A. Roffman); "Our Children's Future in the Workplace" (F. Yauch);…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Development, Child Rearing, College Preparation
On Campus with Women, 1983
Developments in education, employment, and the courts concerning the status of women are covered in this newsletter issue. Topics include the following: the scope of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which bars sex bias in educational programs or activities receiving direct federal funds; sex discrimination suits brought by women…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Blacks, College Faculty, College Students
On Campus with Women, 1985
Developments in education, employment, and the courts concerning the status of women are covered in these two newsletter issues. In addition to news items, the article "United Nations World Conference on Women, 1985: Some Random Reflections on the Nairobi Conference" by Bernice Sandler is included. The article provides an overview of the overall…
Descriptors: Administrators, Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Students
Hill Top Spectrum, 1986
Four issues of the 1985/86 newsletter of a preparatory school for learning disabled (LD) students examine the following topics: myths and realities concerning LD students at the college level: a support group for LD students at a large state university; a developmental mathematics program; a competitive basketball program; positive personality…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adopted Children, Basketball, Classroom Techniques
On Campus with Women, 1985
Developments in education, employment, and the courts concerning the status of women are covered in two newsletter issues. Data are included on the specialties of women faculty and the type of institution employing them; salary and rank of women faculty and their tenure status; and employment patterns and salaries of women administrators.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Students
On Campus with Women, 1988
Articles and announcements related to women's issues in higher education are provided on a variety of topics, including: affirmative action litigation, campus life, working in academe, traditionally male fields, prizes and awards, women's studies, campus rape, conferences, resources, sexual harassment, minority and disabled women, degrees earned…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Students, Court Litigation
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Benderson, Albert, Ed. – Focus, 1988
The scores of handicapped students taking tests such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the Graduate Record Examinations are flagged so that admissions officers will be aware that they were achieved under special circumstances. A series of studies was initiated to determine whether special administrations of such tests are comparable to…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, College Students
On Campus with Women, 1983
Developments in education, employment, and the court system concerning the status of women are covered in this newsletter issue. In addition to the news items, an article criticizing the Reagan-appointed Advisory Council on Women's Education is presented. The article, which was prepared by the Citizens Council on Women's Education, is entitled…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Students
Sussman, Herbert; And Others – Connections, 1981
Future considerations regarding new student clientele and cooperative arrangements among urban universities as they confront societal change are considered by six campus chief executives. Herbert M. Sussman mentions the San Francisco Community College District's noncredit program, which has a separate delivery system, and suggests that the future…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
Pinette, Clayton, Ed.; Smith, Kent, Ed. – Forum for Reading, 1979
Issued twice yearly, this journal focuses on materials of interest to teachers of reading at the college level. The five articles in this issue deal with the following topics: basic skills instruction, judging the success of college reading programs, the effect of copying or paraphrasing structurally-cued topic sentences on passage comprehension,…
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Higher Education, Program Evaluation
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LaPoint, James D., Ed.; And Others – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 1982
Physical activity programs at the college level should aim toward: (1) maintenance of physical fitness; (2) refinement of skills; (3) introduction to new skills; and (4) development of healthy lifestyles. Innovative activity courses such as aerobic dance, weight lifting, and adventure programs are also being offered to reach these goals. (JN)
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Educational Innovation, Educational Philosophy
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