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

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

by J.C. Smart
     
 

ISBN-10: 140201919X

ISBN-13: 9781402019197

Pub. Date: 12/22/2004

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

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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. Each annual volume contains manuscripts on such diverse topics as research on college students and faculty, governance and planning, advances in research methodology, economics and finance, and curriculum and instruction. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world. It encompasses: Comprehensive reviews of contemporary and emerging issues in postsecondary education - Hundreds of citations in a wide range of scholarly journals, including all leading journals of higher education and many other social science and professional journals - An indispensable resource for administrators, researchers and policymakers - Published annually since 1985.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402019197
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/22/2004
Series:
Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research Series, #19
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
562
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

-Service Through Research: My Life in Higher Education; J.A. Centra. -The Opportunity Agenda: A Reexamination of Postsecondary Reward and Opportunity; S.L. Thomas, L.W. Perna. -A Cultural Analysis of Shared Governance: The Challenge Ahead; W.G. Tierney. -Statewide Community College Governance Structures; C.D. Lovell, C. Trout. -Computing and Interpreting Effect Sizes; B. Thompson, C.R. Hill. -Follow the Money: The Changing World of Budgeting in Higher Education; W.F. Lasher, C.A. Sullivan. -Tuition Fees in Europe and Australasia: Theory, Trends and Policies; B. Jongbloed. -Toward Massification: Higher Education Development in the People's Republic of China Since 1949; Rui Yang. -Theory and Research on the Development of Moral Reasoning among College Students; P.M. King, M. Mayhew. -Faculty Professional Development in the 21st Century; C.A. Stanley. -Doctoral Student Attrition and Persistence: A Meta-Synthesis of Research; C. Richert Bair, J. Grant Haworth.

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