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Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume 27 / Edition 1
     

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume 27 / Edition 1

by John C. Smart, Michael Paulsen
 

ISBN-10: 9400729499

ISBN-13: 9789400729490

Pub. Date: 04/25/2012

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 conceptual and

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:
9789400729490
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
04/25/2012
Series:
Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research Series , #27
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.- I Have Always Been a Student: A Tale of Two Careers; Patrick T. Terenzini.- A Model for Diverse Learning Climates; Sylvia Hurtado, Cynthia L. Alvarez, Chelsea Guillermo-Wann, Marcela Cuellar and Lucy Arellano.- Understanding Academic Work in a Changing Institutional Environment; Liudvika Leisyte and Jay R. Dee.- The Sociology of Academic Careers; Joseph C. Hermanowicz.- Regression Discontinuity Design; Brian P. McCall and Rob M. Bielby.- Toward a Greater Understanding of the Effects of State Merit Aid Programs; Shouping Hu, Matt Trengove and Liang Zhang.- Access and Success for Students from Indigenous Populations; Scott L. Thomas, Shawn Malia Kana’iaupuni, Brandi Jean Nalani Balutski and Antoinette Konia Freitas.- The Roles of International Organizations (IOs) in Globalizing Higher Education Policy; Riyad A. Shahjahan.- Southern Higher Education History; Amy Wells Dolan and John R. Thelin.- Rural Community Colleges; Stephen G. Katsinas and David E. Hardy.- What Do We Mean by Privatization in Higher Education?; Alisa Hicklin Fryar.- Author Index.- Subject Index.

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