Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume XIII / Edition 1

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume XIII / Edition 1

by J.C. Smart
     
 

Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of itsSee more details below

Overview

Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875861227
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research Series, #13
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
0.94(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Recollections and Reflections.- Reflections on the Study of Effective College Teaching and Student Ratings: One Continuing Quest and Two Unresolved Issues.- Differentiation and Diversity in Higher Education Systems.- Reviewing and Rethinking Administrative Costs.- State Efforts to Keep Public Colleges Affordable in the Face of Fiscal Stress.- Discriminant Analysis in Higher Education Research.- Faculty Demography: Exploring the Effects of Seniority Distributions in Universities.- Feminist Teaching in Higher Education.- Women and Minorities in Higher Education.- Trends in Doctoral Education and Employment.

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