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Levina, Elena Y.; Voronina, Marianna V.; Rybolovleva, Alla A.; Sharafutdinova, Mariya M.; Zhandarova, Larisa F.; Avilova, Vilora V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The research urgency is caused by necessity to develop the informational support for management of development of higher education in conditions of high turbulence of external and internal environment. The purpose of the paper is the development of methodology for structuring and analyzing datasets of educational activities in order to reduce…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Administration, Information Technology, Information Management
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Hillier, Yvonne – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2010
This article examines the growth of practitioner research in England through the creation of the Learning and Skills Research Network (LSRN) and identifies its effect on subsequent developments in what is generally known as the Lifelong Learning Sector (LLS). It offers an analysis of this development as a case study in developing practitioner…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Research, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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Haggis, Tamsin – Studies in Higher Education, 2009
This article is a response to a request to consider the following three questions in relation to the recent history of research into student learning in higher education: What do we know?, What do we need to know?, and What might we do about it? A survey of article titles reporting on research into student learning was carried out in three key…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sociolinguistics, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement
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Baume, David; Yorke, Mantz; Coffey, Martin – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2004
In an attempt to gain a fuller understanding of the basis of grading, ten assessors each assessed two portfolios drawn from the course archive which had been produced by participants on a course in teaching in higher education. Assessors gave a grade or judgement on each of a portfolio's 75 portfolio elements, reasons for each judgement they made,…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Higher Education, Test Reliability
Oxman, Wendy G.; Michelli, Nicholas M. – 1984
Project THISTLE (Thinking Skills in Teaching and Learning) was developed by Montclair State College (New Jersey) faculty in collaboration with the Newark, New Jersey, public schools. The project is designed to improve the basic skills of urban college-bound high school students by working with their teachers in an integrated process of curriculum…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, College School Cooperation, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2014
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal and administrative policies at the state and institutional level. At the center of these reforms is the need for more Tennesseans to be better…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Smith, Daryl G.; And Others – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1994
Five issues that emerge in institutional research when studying diversity on campus are identified: (1) the researcher is part of the change process; (2) in framing research questions, focus on the institution; (3) combining qualitative and quantitative methods can provide greater insight; (4) diversity touches all institutional elements and…
Descriptors: College Environment, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education
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Lopez-Real, Francis; Kwan, Tammy – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2005
During 2001-2002 the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong undertook a large-scale evaluation of the school-university partnership scheme. As part of this study, all mentors were asked how, if at all, the mentoring process had enhanced their own professional development. An open-response questionnaire was administered with a…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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L'Hommedieu, Randi; And Others – Higher Education Research and Development, 1988
A discussion of the use of meta-analysis to study the effects of student rating feedback on college teacher behavior traces the source of failure of the method and outlines the elements necessary for comprehensive meta-analysis. Researchers are cautioned to report their results more thoroughly and clearly. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Educational Research, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement
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Irvine, George W. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
The following administrative aspects of scientific experimentation with human subjects are discussed: the definition of human experimentation; the distinction between experimentation and treatment; investigator responsibility; documentation; the elements and principles of informed consent; and the administrator's role in establishing and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Role, Ethics, Experiments
Daresh, John C. – 1987
This paper reports on the current status of the practicum as an element in programs for training educational administrators. The paper notes first that the value of individuals learning their craft by spending time in the field is generally accepted. A review of the literature found relatively little material describing the nature of the…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Higher Education
Duckett, Willard R., Ed. – 1980
The wide variety of contexts in which good teaching takes place, a desirable circumstance from most points of view, creates problems, not the least of which is evaluation. Systematic observation is one measurement procedure that can provide some of the data essential to reliable observation. The fourteenth National Symposium for Professionals in…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Jones, Ken; McLean, Monica; Amigoni, David; Kinsman, Margaret – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2005
Two university English seminars were video-recorded to provide data for a pilot project investigating how English is produced or "actualized" in teaching and learning encounters. The project is positioned within three contexts: national policy about higher education teaching; current research about higher education pedagogy; and, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Pilot Projects, Protocol Analysis, Protocol Materials
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Kramer, Philip I. – Assessment Update, 2005
In 1998, the Utah State Board of Regents ordered a sample administration of American College Testing's Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP), a test of general knowledge, for Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) students. The pilot test was administered to 3,148 Utah college students who were completing their sophomore year at one…
Descriptors: General Education, Public Colleges, Program Effectiveness, Governing Boards
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