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Lisi, Bethany – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2017
This chapter provides a conceptual model that institutional research professionals can use to develop contextual intelligence of issues of interest in higher education with the use of case studies from peer institutions. The model draws from the metaphor of the "divided brain" and how the two hemispheres must work together with both…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics
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McNaughtan, Jon; García, Hugo A.; Nehls, Kim – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2017
This chapter presents demographic characteristics of contingent faculty across and within higher education sectors. The descriptive data provide insight into how each sector's hiring patterns have changed over the past 30 years. Results indicate that regardless of institutional type, the role of contingent faculty has increased and will likely…
Descriptors: Nontenured Faculty, Higher Education, Demography, Institutional Characteristics
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Pham, Nhung; Osland Paton, Valerie – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2017
Accreditation demonstrates an institution's commitment to quality academic experiences for their students and consistent institutional development. This chapter discusses the role of contingent faculty in the accreditation process.
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Nontenured Faculty, Accreditation (Institutions), National Standards
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Proper, Eve – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2017
Most instruction at for-profit institutions is conducted by contingency faculty. This chapter will examine who contingency faculty are and how they have helped for-profits be the fastest growing higher education sector for the last 20 years. This chapter will also examine how having a majority of part-time faculty may also have negative impacts,…
Descriptors: Proprietary Schools, Nontenured Faculty, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role
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Freeman, Sydney, Jr.; Chambers, Crystal Renée; Newton, Rochelle – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2016
Graduate programs in higher education administration and leadership have sought to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for higher education leadership; that is, to prepare globally minded leaders who can navigate the internal and external demands of, and for, higher education. With the use of the Lattuca and Stark model of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Graduate Study, Leadership Training, Educational Administration
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Blackmon, Stephanie J. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2016
This chapter introduces literature that predicts the future of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in higher education and argues that it is critical to understand faculty views of the future for this instructional form; it presents the results of a qualitative study investigating the views of faculty who have taught a MOOC.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Educational Trends
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Stevenson, Joseph Martin; Payne, Alfredda Hunt – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2016
This chapter describes how data analysis and data-driven decision making were critical for designing, developing, and assessing a new academic program. The authors--one, the program's founder; the other, an alumna--begin by highlighting some of the elements in the program's incubation and, subsequently, describe some of the components for data…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Higher Education, Black Colleges, Data
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Wang, Xueli; Wickersham, Kelly; Sun, Ning – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2016
This concluding chapter reflects on the established and evolving body of transfer research and offers future directions for institutional research and higher education scholarship around transfer.
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Higher Education, Scholarship, Educational Research
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Bragg, Debra D.; Soler, Maria Claudia – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2016
This chapter discusses methods and measures that are needed to conduct research on newly developing Applied Baccalaureate degrees that enable students to transfer applied college credits heretofore considered terminal to bachelor's degree programs.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, College Credits, Transfer Policy
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Coughlin, Mary Ann; Laguilles, Jerold S.; Kelly, Heather A.; Walters, Allison M. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2016
This chapter provides a big-picture view of the postgraduate outcomes landscape. In an effort to promote understanding and to communicate the value of a higher education credential to various stakeholders, five national efforts are described, each of which provides a different perspective for defining, measuring, and collecting postgraduate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Graduate Study, Outcomes of Education, Outcome Measures
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Suskie, Linda – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2015
This chapter frames the discussion regarding the importance of measuring co-curricular learning and the role of the IR office.
Descriptors: Evaluation Needs, Program Evaluation, Institutional Research, Institutional Role
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Ma, Yanli; Kulich, James; Hu, Shouping – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2015
This chapter focuses on perspectives of external data reporting and their implications for institutional research offices and campuses as a whole. The authors examine a variety of uses for externally reported data and explore opportunities for using these data more fully across the institution.
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Information Policy, Disclosure, Accountability
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Chen, P. Daniel; Haynes, R. Michael – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2015
To whom should higher education institutions provide data, and what is the impact of transparency on institutions?
Descriptors: Accountability, Institutional Research, Higher Education, Data
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Powers, Kristina – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2015
This chapter builds on prior chapters and focuses on higher education trends on the horizon and the resulting impact on external reporting for institutional researchers. Three practical recommendations and examples for institutional researchers are also presented.
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Higher Education, Educational Trends, Institutional Research
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Jankowski, Natasha A.; Marshall, David W. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2015
This concluding essay provides a glimpse to the future and alerts IR professionals to related initiatives as well as provides an update to ongoing work with DQP and Tuning. Pulling from the prior chapters it provides some implications for IR offices to consider, not only in their work with the DQP and Tuning, but in terms of general decision…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Improvement, Qualifications, Higher Education
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