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Morgan, Anthony W. – Review of Higher Education, 1978
(NOTE: This journal was titled "Higher Education Review" from its inception in Fall 1977 through this issue; beginning Fall 1978 it was renamed "Review of Higher Education.") Marginal utility analysis and zero-base budgeting are described and applied to resource allocations. Related theoretical and practical issues are assessed…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Expenditures
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Morrison, James L. – Review of Higher Education, 1978
The National Longitudinal Study (NLS) sample and data collection efforts are described and the nature of information available for each data collection effort is briefly reviewed. Possible implications and limitations that the NLS database has for use in graduate training programs in higher education are also investigated. (SF)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Databases, Doctoral Programs, Educational Research
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Christian, C. E. – Review of Higher Education, 1978
HEW research efforts and programs that concern higher education are reviewed. The structure of HEW research activities is examined and the following priorities for postsecondary education research are discussed: student finance, college choice, faculty, quality and viability, and benefits. (SF)
Descriptors: College Choice, College Faculty, Educational Quality, Educational Research
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Timpane, Michael – Review of Higher Education, 1978
The role of the National Institute of Education (NIE) in the field of postsecondary education is examined. Although previously NIE's involvement with higher education research has been minimal, it is suggested that future NIE research will focus more heavily on postsecondary education. Postsecondary issues and concerns that will be important in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Federal Programs, Government Role, Higher Education
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Witmer, David R. – Review of Higher Education, 1978
The rate of return on investments in higher education, defined as a measure of productivity that relates the costs of resources expended in instruction to the value of benefits produced, is discussed and computed for several student populations. The concepts of "overeducation" and "underemployment" are also discussed. (SF)
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Students, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Benefits
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Preer, Jean – Review of Higher Education, 1983
The disproportionate flow of federal money to white institutions has added to inequities of state funding, and reduced federal appropriations now threaten further desegregation efforts. Past interaction between college desegregation and federal aid can provide clues to future legislative and judicial strategies for maximizing educational choice.…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Desegregation, Court Litigation, Educational History
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Braxton, John M. – Review of Higher Education, 1983
A survey of male Ph.D.s in chemistry and psychology at selective liberal arts colleges showed the publication rate of department colleagues to be positively related to current publication productivity of the focal faculty member. Colleagues influenced research activity of faculty with low prior research levels, but not higher prior levels.…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Faculty, Conformity, Departments
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Crosson, Patricia H. – Review of Higher Education, 1983
An introductory course required of all new doctoral students in higher education at the University of Pittsburgh is a two-term, multiple-credit course that involves 50 students and 25 faculty annually. The seminar's purposes, instruction, and organization are described and related to substantive issues of program curriculum. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Core Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Course Organization
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Thelin, John R. – Review of Higher Education, 1983
The 1910 publication, "Great American Universities," provides a point of departure for three recent studies by Rosenzweig, Moos, and Prichard of the university and its role in public policy. A marked shift in tone from the energy, optimism, and public curiosity earlier attributed to the American university is noted. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Case Studies, College Role, Educational Change
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Leslie, W. Bruce – Review of Higher Education, 1980
Other areas of historical study are seen to provide opportunities for insight into higher education in the last decade. Educational historians could be helped to synthesize recent educational changes by reference to social, political, family, and cultural history. A bibliography is included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Engel, Arthur – Review of Higher Education, 1980
It is concluded that there is need for more research on the internal history of higher education institutions in England, on educational ideals, and on the relation of the university to society as a whole. Study of institutional administration is seen as the most important but least considered area. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Casaday, Gailyn D. – Review of Higher Education, 1980
The history and activities of Cornell University's Cornell Women Graduates Association are described. The organization had as its primary purposes to keep a woman on the board of trustees and to protect the interests of women students in housing, job opportunities, and campus activities and publications. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alumni Associations, Change Agents, Educational Change, Educational History
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Review of Higher Education, 1980
The History Group of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) meets annually, solicits papers, and publishes a newsletter. ASHE also offers a Dissertation of the Year Award. The History of Education Society has two awards for outstanding research and publication by graduate students and professionals. (MSE)
Descriptors: Awards, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational History, Higher Education
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Francis, J. Bruce; And Others – Review of Higher Education, 1978
(NOTE: See HE 512 216 for journal name change information.) The findings, methodology, and policy implications presented in Astin's longitudinal study of college students, are reviewed by four higher education scholars. These include J. Bruce Francis, Gerald Gurin, Arthur W. Chickering, and G. Lester Anderson. (SF)
Descriptors: College Students, Followup Studies, Higher Education, Longitudinal Studies
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