eBook Benchmarking in Institutional Research: New Directions for Institutional Research, 156th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118641043
  • ISBN-13: 9781118641040
  • DDC: 378.007
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This is the 156th volume of this Jossey-Bass series. Always timely and comprehensive, New Directions for Institutional Research provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors' Notes.
1: How Benchmarking and Higher Education Came Together.
2: Internal Benchmarking for Institutional Effectiveness.
3: Benchmarking and Enrollment Management.
4: Using Institutional Survey Data to Jump-Start Your Benchmarking Process.
5: Learning How to Play Ball: Applying Sabermetric Thinking to Benchmarking in Higher Education.
6: Selecting Peer Institutions with IPEDS and Other Nationally Available Data.
7: Benchmarking Tier-One Universities: “Keeping Up with the Joneses”.
8: Taming Multivariate Data: Conceptual and Methodological Issues.
9: Conclusions and Future Directions.