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Higher Education Handbook of Theory and Research

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ISBN-10: 1402069588

ISBN-13: 9781402069581

Edition: 2008

Authors: John 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…    
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Book details

List price: $259.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 3/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 410
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Contributors
Economic Models and Policy Analysis in Higher Education: A Diagrammatic Exposition
Rankings and Classifications in Higher Education: A European Perspective
Institutional Transformation and the Advancement of Women Faculty: The Case of Academic Science and Engineering
The State, the Market and the Institutional Estate: Revisiting Contemporary Authority Relations in Higher Education
Interests, Information, and Incentives in Higher Education: Principal-Agent Theory and Its Potential Applications to the Study of Higher Education Governance
Toward a Theory of Faculty Professional Choices in Teaching That Foster College Student Success
Financial Aid and Student Dropout in Higher Education: A Heterogeneous Research Approach
Theorizing Research Policy: A Framework for Higher Education
Studying the Effectiveness of Programs and Initiatives in Higher Education Using the Regression-Discontinuity Design
From Creation to Cultural Resistance and Expansion: Research on American Indian Higher Education
Using Holland's Theory to Study Patterns of College Student Success: The Impact of Major Fields on Students
Name Index
Subject Index
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