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Brooks, James H. – Review of Higher Education, 1984
The legal status of college students in relationship to the institution they attend is discussed, focusing on the contractual relationship, due process, access to education, First Amendment rights, search and seizure, federal aid regulation, residency requirements for voting, and the doctrine of academic abstention in legal matters. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Constitutional Law, Contracts
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Slaughter, Sheila; Silva, Edward T. – Review of Higher Education, 1985
Retrenchment is explored using theories of fiscal crisis and state economic variation to interpret state and federal funding patterns for public research universities. The State University of New York at Buffalo and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University illustrate the impact of government spending patterns. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Economics, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Government School Relationship
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Nagda, Biren A.; Gregerman, Sandra R.; Jonides, John; von Hippel, William; Lerner, Jennifer S. – Review of Higher Education, 1998
Evaluates the impact on college student retention of a University of Michigan program promoting student-faculty research partnerships premised on the fact that successful retention efforts integrate students into the university's core academic mission. A participant-control group design shows that partnerships are most successful in promoting…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Faculty, College Students
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Kellams, Samuel E. – Review of Higher Education, 1980
Various approaches to teaching introductory courses in higher education are reviewed. Textbooks and readings are discussed as well as some case examples. A list of introductory courses offered at several institutions is included. (SF)
Descriptors: Course Content, Education Courses, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Thelin, John R. – Review of Higher Education, 1980
An introducory course that is required of all students of higher education at Claremont Graduate School, entitled "Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Higher Education," is described. (SF)
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum
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Creswell, John W.; Roskens, Ronald W. – Review of Higher Education, 1981
The Biglan model and its tests are reviewed. While the model has attractive features and may even reinforce popular opinion about differences among departments or subject areas, further investigations are necessary before broad propositions or generalizations can be advanced. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Classification, Departments, Differences
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Regan, Mary C. – Review of Higher Education, 1981
The status of student participation in university governance after the pivotal shift from the 1960s to the 1970s is discussed. The University of California serves as a case study in assessing the degree and range of the movement toward student participation in deliberative and legislative academic bodies. (MLW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Committees, Decision Making, Governance
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Birnbaum, Robert – Review of Higher Education, 1981
Catastrophe theory, a mathematical technique for studying discontinuous processes such as sudden and dramatic changes in the behavior of a system as a consequence of small changes in controlling factors, is discussed. The "cusp catastrophe" is used to create a three-dimensional model. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, Decision Making
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Muffo, John A.; Robinson, John R. – Review of Higher Education, 1981
Results of a national survey describe the extent to which employers employed more PhDs from prestigious doctoral programs in the 1970s than previously. Evidence of a possible shift in program quality as a result is examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, College Graduates, Doctoral Degrees, Graduate Surveys
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Childers, Marie E. – Review of Higher Education, 1981
A fundamental assumption that bureaucratic, collegial, and political models of administration are independent and distinct is challenged, and process and structure within higher education institutions are differentiated as they describe role and power relationships and lines of authority. Survey results are cited as evidence and implications are…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, College Administration, Higher Education, Organizational Climate
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Silverman, Robert J. – Review of Higher Education, 1982
Types of articles appearing in education journals are categorized and explained, and three higher education journals' contents in 1975 and 1980 are examined for their content type, in percentages and numbers of articles of each type. Based on the results, the journals were found lacking in inquiry, theory, and humanism. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classification, Expository Writing, Higher Education, Organization
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Conrad, Clifton E. – Review of Higher Education, 1982
Grounded theory, generated from data systematically obtained through the constant comparative method, is suggested as a research strategy for higher education. Greater emphasis is placed on qualitative data while using quantitative data when obtainable and pertinent. Higher education research can thereby be redirected to development of theory.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Kerchner, Charles T.; Schuster, Jack H. – Review of Higher Education, 1982
Crises can, under certain conditions, be transformed into instruments of organizational good. Undergoing crisis in an organization--calling attention to problems and labeling them as crises--may be a preferable management strategy to coping with prolonged periods of shrinking resources. (MLW)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, Crisis Management, Decision Making
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Eagle, Norman – Review of Higher Education, 1982
What happens to student ratings of instruction after instructors are promoted from one professorial rank to another, and what happens when faculty exhaust all material incentives, acquiring both tenure and the highest academic rank? These questions are examined and instructor rating questionnaire is provided. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Factor Analysis, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Promotion
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Morgan, Anthony W. – Review of Higher Education, 1978
(NOTE: This journal was titled "Higher Education Review" from its inception in Fall 1977 through this issue; beginning Fall 1978 it was renamed "Review of Higher Education.") Marginal utility analysis and zero-base budgeting are described and applied to resource allocations. Related theoretical and practical issues are assessed…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Expenditures
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