Faculty discretionary time

Massy, William F.; Zemsky, Robert
January 1994
Journal of Higher Education;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Examines the academic ratchet theory by quantifying the trade-off between class size and teaching load using data from four liberal arts colleges and two research universities. Asymmetry of class-size utility with teaching method-dependent norms; Comparison of the preferences regarding teaching loads between research faculty and liberal arts faculty.


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