TITLE

Faculty discretionary time

AUTHOR(S)
Massy, William F.; Zemsky, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Journal of Higher Education;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9406224006

 

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