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New Scholarship in Critical Quantitative Research, Part 1: Studying Institutions and People in Context: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 158 - J-B IR Single Issue Institutional Research by Frances K. Stage Details

This volume presents work focusing on underrepresented people at a variety of levels of higher education. Each researcher used quantitative critical approaches to examine access and / or success in…

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This volume presents work focusing on underrepresented people at a variety of levels of higher education. Each researcher used quantitative critical approaches to examine access and / or success in the field of higher education.

Their study pushes the limits of what we know by questioning prevailing notions of higher education through: * Examining policies * Reframing theories and metrics * Re-examining traditional questions of non-traditional populations. The work is mixed, but the common denominator of the presentations lies in each researcher's critical approach to traditional quantitative scholarship. Their research sheds light on inequalities and explores factors that are not usually included in traditional quantitative analysis.

This is volume # 158 of Jossey-Bass's Quarterly Reports series. Always timely and comprehensive, new trends in institutional research provide planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in areas such as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management..



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