Experts Call for New Higher Education Research Agenda
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PALO ALTO, CALIF.
Although more people than ever have access to American institutions of higher learning, a new report says research is needed to examine what educational programs are offered at colleges and what students actually learn.
The 25-page essay, entitled "Beyond Dead Reckoning: Research Priorities for Redirecting American Higher Education," is published by the National Center for Postsecondary Improvement (NCPI) headquartered at Stanford University. The report poses a fundamental question: More people have access, but access to what?
"We think that many policy-makers look at initial enrollments as the minimum threshold for …
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Publication information: Article title: Experts Call for New Higher Education Research Agenda. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 19. Issue: 26 Publication date: February 13, 2003. Page number: 18. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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