Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume 26 / Edition 1

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume 26 / Edition 1

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Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume 26 / Edition 1

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.

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ISBN-13: 9789400707016
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Series: Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research Series , #26
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 506
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.- Undergraduate Living-Learning Programs and Student Outcomes; Karen K. Inkelas and Matthew Soldner.- Qualitative Research and Public Policy: The Challenges of Relevance and Trustworthiness; William G. Tierney and Randall F. Clemens.- Multilevel Analysis in Higher Education Research: A Multidisciplinary Approach; John J. Cheslock and Cecilia Rios-Aguilar.- The Financial Aid Picture: Realism, Surrealism, or Cubism?; Don E. Heller.- Inside the Panopticon: Studying Academic Reward Systems; KerryAnn O’Meara.- In the National Interest: The College and University in the United States in the Post-World War II Era; Philo Hutcheson and Ralph D. Kidder.- Conducting Multi-paradigm Inquiry in the Study of Higher Education Organization and Governance: Transforming Research Perspectives on Colleges and Universities; Adrianna Kezar and Jay R. Dee.- An Exploration of the Scholarly Foundations of Educational Development; Gary Poole and Isabeau Iqbal.- Examining Pathways To and Through the Community College for Youth and Adults; Debra D. Bragg.- A Review of Theories Developed to Describe the Process of College Persistence; Tatiana Melguizo.- Using Student Development Theories to Explain Student Outcomes.- Vasti Torres.- Name Index.- Subject Index.- Contents of Previous Volumes.

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