ERIC Number: ED406869
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Nov-17
Defining a Quality Education. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research (19th, Washington, D.C., November 14-17, 1992).
Price, Jane, Ed.
This publication contains 25 papers from a conference on defining quality higher education. Opening sections cover the conference program and members of the conference's steering committee. A representative sampling of papers includes the following: "The College Student Experiences Questionnaire: A Follow-Up Study of Academic and Social Skills Development" (Karen Bauer); "Variations in the Personal Goals of College Freshmen and in the Goals of Different Freshman Classes" (David Brodigan and Larry Litten); "Risky Practices, Gender and Power: A Study of Heterosexual College Students" (Jennifer A. Brown); "A Financial-Risk Indicator Model: The Ability to Predict Attrition and the Ability to Pay" (David J. Costello); "Validity of Admission Characteristics in Predicting Performance in Academic Coursework" (Anne M. Delaney); "Integrating Strategic Planning and Facilities Planning in a Comprehensive Public University" (Louis Fabian); "High School Graduates: What Do You Do With the Data" (Katherine Holsworth and John Jacobsen); "College Women's Performance in a Math-Science Curriculum: A Case Study" (Elizabeth Johnson); "A Comparison of Influences on Grading Practices of Faculty at Two-Year and Four-Year Institutions" (Thomas P. Judd); "Predictors of Retention for Community College Students: Student and Program Characteristics" (Kathleen Keenan); "Tracking Student Transfers: The Perils and Pitfalls of Complying with the New Student Right-To-Know Act (PL 101-542)" (Marcia Lee); "Developing A Comprehensive Data Base for Assessing Faculty Productivity" (Michael Middaugh);"Exploring College Environment and Affective Change" (Eva Nance); "Inputs and Environment: Keys to College Outcomes" (Joseph Pettit); "Completers' Perspectives of Their Higher Education Experiences" (Rocco Russo and Kathleen Doran-Norton); "Marketing and Development: Implementing Bachelor Degree Program at a Two-Year Institution" (Suzanne Szydlik and David Costello); "New Standards for Accreditation: Implications for Institutional Research" (Dawn Terkla); "How Valid is Self-Reported Financial Aid Information?" (Dale Trusheim); "Differences and Similarities Between Native and Transfer Students: CSU Surveys of the Class of 1990" (Dawne Vogt); and "School Visits--Still an Effective Marketing Tool?" (David Weir). Later sections list North East Association for Institutional Research members and offer a subject index. Each paper includes references. (JB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Faculty, College Freshmen, College Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Databases, Dropout Rate, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Long Range Planning, Outcomes of Education, Paying for College, Public Colleges, Questionnaires, Recruitment, Sexuality, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North East Association for Institutional Research.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland