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

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

by J.C. SmartJ.C. Smart


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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: 9780875860930
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 05/31/1989
Series: Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research , #5
Edition description: 1989
Pages: 411
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

From Number Crunching to Spirituality; A.W. Astin.
State Governance Reform of Higher Education: Patterns, Trends, and Theories of the Public Policy Process; M.K. McLendon.
College Environments, Diversity, and Student Learning; S. Hurtado, E.L. Dey, P. Gurin, G. Gurin.
Identity Research in Higher Education: Communalities, Differences, and Complementarities; K.A. Renn, P. Dilley, M. Prentice.
What Can Labor Economics Tell Us About the Earnings and Employment Prospects for Faculty? R.K. Toutkoushian.
Studying Faculty Salary Equity: A Review of Theoretical and Methodological Approaches; L.W. Perna.
Using Multilevel SEM to Study Leadership Effectiveness in Higher Education; V.J. Rosser.
Event History Methods: Conceptual Issues and An Application to Student Departure from College; S.L. DesJardins.
Globalization and Universities; J. Currie.
Evaluating College and University Teaching: Reflections of a Practitioner; W.E. Cashin.
Confronting the Burden of the Past: The Historical Antecedents of the Present Predicament of African Universities; Y.G-M. Lulat.
An Institutional Perspective on Higher Education Policy: The Case of Academic Quality Assurance; D.D. Dill.

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