Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research 13 / Edition 1

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research 13 / Edition 1

by J.C. Smart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0875861210

ISBN-13: 9780875861210

Pub. Date: 03/31/1998

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780875861210
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
03/31/1998
Series:
Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research Series, #13
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1Life under construction : autoethnography of a researcher1
2Mandated openness and higher-education governance : policy, theoretical, and analytic perspectives39
3Studying college access and choice : a proposed conceptual model99
4The study of academic careers : looking back, looking forward159
5Institutions of academic governance and institutional theory : a framework for further research213
6To use or not to use theory : is that the question?283
7Crossborder education : an analytical framework for program and provider mobility345
8Preparing the professoriate of the future : graduate student socialization for faculty roles397
9Using data mining to analyze large data sets in higher education research : an example of prediction with NSOPF : 99457
10Toward strategic ambiguity : antidote to managerialism in governance491
11The political economy of international student flows : patterns, ideas, and propositions545
12Social capital and the racial stratification of college opportunity591

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