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Dey, Eric L. – Research in Higher Education, 1997
A study investigated the effectiveness of a weighting procedure for adjusting survey results to correct for nonresponse bias. Using data from a Cooperative Institutional Research Program followup survey, results indicate that the procedure is highly effective in univariate distributions; its effectiveness in adjusting correlation and regression…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Followup Studies, Higher Education, Research Methodology
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Moore, Nelle – Research in Higher Education, 1993
Areas in which human judgment must be used to conduct a fair statistical analysis of college faculty salary equity are discussed, and guidelines for making those judgments are offered. Four decision elements and four fields of study are considered as the basis for establishing criteria for selecting the appropriate regression model. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Institutional Research
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Kuh, George D.; Pace, C. Robert; Vesper, Nick – Research in Higher Education, 1997
A study investigated indicators of student academic performance in six samples (n=911 each) of men and women students from 19 baccalaureate, 27 master's, and 29 doctoral granting institutions. Measures of achievement gains associated with three good educational practices (faculty-student contact, cooperation among students, active learning) were…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Active Learning, Classroom Techniques