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The Resource The almanac

The almanac

Label
The almanac
Title
The almanac
Title variation
Alamanac of higher education 2013
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MNY
Dewey number
378.0021
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
LA226
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
LA 226
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • United States
Label
The almanac
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"August 19, 2013."
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The profession. What subjects do the highest-paid faculty members teach? Which college presidents earn the most, and the least? Find answers in 20 tables, charts, and interactive tools -- Interactive tool: What professors make -- Interactive tool: Highest-paid presidents -- Chart: Most-recent previous positions of new college chiefs -- Analysis: On campuses: clashes, pay divides, and thwarted careers -- Students. College students' aspirations, and what they have managed to achieve, are described in 17 tables, charts, and interactive tools. -- Table: A profile of freshmen at 4-year colleges -- Table: Large colleges with the best graduation rates -- Table: Number of bachelor's degrees awarded, by field -- Analysis: No easy fixes for helping students or tracking their progress -- Diversity. See how well different minority and ethnic groups do in comparison to others in these 11 tables, charts, and interactive tools. -- Chart: Graduation rates by race -- Chart: Minority-serving colleges with the best graduation rates -- Table: Degrees awarded, by race, ethnicity, and gender -- Analysis: As Hispanics make gains, campuses broaden diversity efforts -- Finance. How colleges are coping with financial pressures, and bringing in money, is explained in 14 tables, charts, and interactive tools. -- Table: Colleges that charged $50,000 or more in 2012-13 -- Table: Universities with the greatest research-and-development spending -- Table: Private colleges that failed the Education Department's financial-responsibility test -- Analysis: Financial recovery, and then some headwinds -- Technology. Eleven tables, charts, and interactive features show you what devices students prefer to use and how much they are turning toward online education. -- Chart: Tools that college students wish their instructors used more or less -- Chart: Senior information-technology officials' views on MOOCs and other instructional technology -- Table: College students' attitudes about e-textbooks -- Analysis: In a time of experimentation: excitement and dread -- International. Find out where U.S. and international students choose to study, and what concerns drive their decisions. Ten tables, charts, and interactive maps give you the global picture. -- Table: U.S. institutions with the most foreign students -- Map: Share of population enrolled in college in selected countries -- Chart: Importance of safety concerns for overseas study -- Analysis: Internationalization hits some bumps, at home and abroad -- The States. See how salaries, diversity, tuition, spending, and other factors in each state measure up against national figures
Control code
859255160
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps, color portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859255160
Label
The almanac
Publication
Note
"August 19, 2013."
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The profession. What subjects do the highest-paid faculty members teach? Which college presidents earn the most, and the least? Find answers in 20 tables, charts, and interactive tools -- Interactive tool: What professors make -- Interactive tool: Highest-paid presidents -- Chart: Most-recent previous positions of new college chiefs -- Analysis: On campuses: clashes, pay divides, and thwarted careers -- Students. College students' aspirations, and what they have managed to achieve, are described in 17 tables, charts, and interactive tools. -- Table: A profile of freshmen at 4-year colleges -- Table: Large colleges with the best graduation rates -- Table: Number of bachelor's degrees awarded, by field -- Analysis: No easy fixes for helping students or tracking their progress -- Diversity. See how well different minority and ethnic groups do in comparison to others in these 11 tables, charts, and interactive tools. -- Chart: Graduation rates by race -- Chart: Minority-serving colleges with the best graduation rates -- Table: Degrees awarded, by race, ethnicity, and gender -- Analysis: As Hispanics make gains, campuses broaden diversity efforts -- Finance. How colleges are coping with financial pressures, and bringing in money, is explained in 14 tables, charts, and interactive tools. -- Table: Colleges that charged $50,000 or more in 2012-13 -- Table: Universities with the greatest research-and-development spending -- Table: Private colleges that failed the Education Department's financial-responsibility test -- Analysis: Financial recovery, and then some headwinds -- Technology. Eleven tables, charts, and interactive features show you what devices students prefer to use and how much they are turning toward online education. -- Chart: Tools that college students wish their instructors used more or less -- Chart: Senior information-technology officials' views on MOOCs and other instructional technology -- Table: College students' attitudes about e-textbooks -- Analysis: In a time of experimentation: excitement and dread -- International. Find out where U.S. and international students choose to study, and what concerns drive their decisions. Ten tables, charts, and interactive maps give you the global picture. -- Table: U.S. institutions with the most foreign students -- Map: Share of population enrolled in college in selected countries -- Chart: Importance of safety concerns for overseas study -- Analysis: Internationalization hits some bumps, at home and abroad -- The States. See how salaries, diversity, tuition, spending, and other factors in each state measure up against national figures
Control code
859255160
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps, color portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859255160

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