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Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2017
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2017 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 39th year of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Full Time Equivalency
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2016
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2016 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 38th year of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Full Time Equivalency, Enrollment Trends
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MacPherson, Kristina Ruth – College Teaching, 2015
Decoding disciplinary expertise for novices is increasingly part of the undergraduate curriculum. But how might area studies and other interdisciplinary programs, which require integration of courses from multiple disciplines, decode expertise in a similar fashion? Additionally, as a part of decoding area studies and interdisciplines, how might a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students, Interdisciplinary Approach, Majors (Students)
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2014
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2014 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 36th year of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Full Time Equivalency, Full Time Students, Enrollment Trends
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Kyvik, Svein; Olsen, Terje Bruen – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
This article examines changes in completion rates and time-to-degree in Norwegian doctoral training over the last 30 years. A steadily increasing share of doctoral candidates holding a fellowship have been awarded their doctoral degree within five years; from 30% of those admitted in 1980 to 60% of those admitted 25 years later. Furthermore, the…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Doctoral Degrees, Efficiency, Foreign Countries
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van der Haert, Margaux; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Emplit, Philippe; Halloin, Véronique; Dehon, Catherine – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
In this article, the determinants of "time to dropout" from doctoral studies and "time to PhD completion" are studied using a discrete-time competing risks survival analysis for a sample of 3092 doctoral candidates from the Université libre de Bruxelles. Not surprisingly, results show that students supported with research…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Graduate Students, Time to Degree, Financial Support
Barry, Melissa; Mathies, Charles – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2011
This study was conducted at a research-extensive public university in the southeastern United States. It examined the retention and completion of master's degree students across numerous disciplines. Results were derived from a series of descriptive statistics, T-tests, and a series of binary logistic regression models. The findings from binary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Graduate Study, Role
Smiley, Azure Dee; Drake, Jennifer; Sheehy, Colleen – Online Yearbook of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2010
This study utilized qualitative means to gain a better understanding of the experiences of faculty members from a school of education, college of arts and sciences, and K-12 urban educators as they worked across academic disciplines to create and implement a collaborative secondary urban teacher fellowship program. This study is meant to inform…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Urban Education
Giazzoni, Michael J. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The Two Cultures phenomenon, first given its name by C. P. Snow in 1956, consists of a conflict between participants in the academic communities of the natural sciences and the humanities; it also mirrors the methodological debate in the social sciences. This phenomenon also occurs in undergraduates in an interdisciplinary research fellowship at…
Descriptors: General Education, Conflict, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
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Severino, Carol; Trachsel, Mary – Across the Disciplines, 2008
How much do specialized academic discourse communities matter to undergraduate writers? To what degree should theories of specialized discourses influence the design of undergraduate Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) programs? At the University of Iowa, where an undergraduate Writing Fellows program engages peer tutors in writing-intensive…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Communities of Practice, Undergraduate Students, Fellowships
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O'Neill, Peter – Across the Disciplines, 2008
This article examines the potential role of peer tutors and writing fellows in higher education in the United Kingdom. It argues that scepticism surrounding the use of peer tutors in writing is unfounded. In fact, the disciplinary nature of UK Higher Education suggests that undergraduate peer tutors and writing fellows may have an important role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Writing Across the Curriculum, Intellectual Disciplines
Wilkins, Theresa Birch – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1951
Since the last publication of "Scholarships and Fellowships Available at Institutions of Higher Education" by the Office of Education as Bulletin 1936, No. 10, innumerable requests for current information have been received from school and college officials, parents, high-school and college students, and other persons interested in extending…
Descriptors: Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Access to Education, Fellowships
Ratcliffe, Ella B. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1932
This publication is a handbook of scholarships and fellowships available in colleges and universities of the United States. Information regarding scholarships and fellowships available at institutions of higher learning in the United States is of vital interest to many thousands of students. While several lists of the scholarship offerings for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Access to Education, Paying for College
Ratcliffe, Ella B. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This compilation of scholarships and fellowships is the second which has been made by the United States Office of Education. The first compilation was published in 1931 and treated the subject in a manner similar to that used in the present bulletin. Information of this type, however, needs frequent revision, as changes are constantly taking place…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, School Statistics, Public Colleges