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Lazin, Fred; And Others – Higher Education, 1992
Guest editors comment on articles chosen for a previous journal issue focusing on the role of higher education and national economic and social development. It is noted that in developing countries, higher education addresses nation-building, whereas in developed countries emphasis is on social and economic change in the postindustrial society.…
Descriptors: College Role, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Steiner, G.; Laws, D. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: The main focus of this paper is to discuss appropriate forms of higher education for building up students' competence for working on complex real-world problems. Design/methodology/approach: Within this paper the Harvard approach is accurately compared with the ETH approach by discussing theoretical and practical implications as well.…
Descriptors: Guidance, Higher Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
Givvin, Karen B.; And Others – 1996
This study investigated the nature and validity of teacher judgments about student motivation as part of a project related to the teaching of mathematics. The study examined: (1) the degree of correlation between teachers' and students' assessments of students' motivation regarding mathematical topics; (2) the stability of teachers' and students'…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students
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Beasley, Kenneth L. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
Three major professional associations for research administrators (National Conference on the Administration of Research, National Council of University Research Administrators, and Society of Research Administrators) are described and compared in terms of their objectives, group membership, and activities. The three are seen to serve different…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Committees, Comparative Analysis
Hayden, Dunstan; Cuevas, Gilberto – 1990
The pre-algebra lexicon is a set of classroom exercises designed to teach the technical words and phrases of pre-algebra mathematics, and includes the terms most commonly found in related mathematics courses. The lexicon has three parts, each with its own introduction. The first introduces vocabulary items in three groups forming a learning…
Descriptors: Algebra, Comparative Analysis, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bowers, Lynn Jordan; Leon, Vicki – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1994
A comparison of the patent policies of 65 research universities focused on the equity rights of universities in employee inventions, procedures for distribution of patent policies and disclosure of inventions, and income distribution to inventors. Some historical perspective for these practices is offered. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, Comparative Analysis, Disclosure
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Summerville, Richard M.; Ridley, Dennis R. – CUPA Journal, 1992
The approach taken by Virginia to analyze and establish policy for college and university administrator salaries, as they relate to other institutions and to the salaries of instructional faculty, is outlined. A methodology felt to be appropriate for this analysis, tested on eight institutions, is described and illustrated. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrators, Benchmarking, Budgeting, College Administration
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Turner, Charles – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 1997
Comparison of federal need-analysis formulas for student financial aid in 1992-93 and 1993-94 focused on elimination of home/farm equity from calculations, parent contributions, and Pell Grant awards. Results suggest higher unmet need and lower Pell Grant awards, and imply that the most needy students may lose gift assistance to more affluent…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Economics, Federal Programs, Higher Education