Print Still Reigns in College Textbooks
- Report: Transfer Barriers Loom Large for Two-Year Students. Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Community College Week;8/30/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p3
Focuses on the release of a 2004 report on the effect of the lack of coordination between community colleges and four-year institutions on two-year students in the U.S. Significance of the project collaborated by the American Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of...
- DO EMPLOYERS AND COLLEGES SEE EYE-TO-EYE? Shivpuri, Smriti; Kim, Brian // NACE Journal;Fall2004, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p37
Investigates whether the reasons for worries about skill gaps are warranted based on valued goals and needs of both universities and colleges and organizations in the U.S. Mandates for the evaluation of college student development; Methods for assessing student development; Dimensions of...
- Congress Questions Sky-High Costs of College Textbooks. Orchowski, Peggy // Community College Week;8/16/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p3
Reports on the increasing costs of college textbooks in the U.S. as of August 2004. Overview of research findings by the California Student Public Interest Research Group on the effect of publishing industry practices on book costs; Remarks from Association of American Publishers chairman John...
- K-12 Sales Inch Up In July, While College Sales Show Stronger Growth. // Educational Marketer;09/06/99, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p6
Reports on the sales of instructional materials for K-12 and college students in the United States in July 1999.
- Merlot. Schell, George P.; Burns, Max // e-Service Journal;Jan2002, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p53
University faculties are under increasing pressure to do more with less. They are expected to continuously improve educational experiences to more students at less expense. Without assistance, the pressures of increasing demands and decreasing resources may prove too great to maintain a high ...
- Higher ed concerns and surveys, resources for administrators and students. Morreale, Sherry // Spectra;Apr2002, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p10
This section deals with issues and information concerning higher education in the U.S., as of April 2002. First is a report on how professors and students are evaluated. The report, sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, calls academe a system that fears candor and points to...
- Won't God Provide? Moseman, Judy // Campus Life;Dec2000, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p20
Presents a question and answer advisory on college education in the United States. Importance of faith in the Lord in seeking for college scholarships opportunities; Benefits of part-time jobs in saving money for college; Qualifications in applying for a financial aid.
- College-entrance rate highest in history. // American School & University;Jul98, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p3
Reports on the increase in the number of students attending colleges in the United States, in spring 1997. Percentage of high school graduates who attended college.
- Alarming literacy? Lewis, Anne C. // Education Digest;May95, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p61
Reports on the Policy Information Center of Educational Testing Service's study regarding the literacy levels of students of higher education in the United States. Prose literacy; Factors affecting literacy; Literacy and earnings.