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A Teaching Topic in Education

Helping All Students Succeed in Higher Education

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Topic Learning Outcome: Upon mastering this topic, students will understand [TO COME].

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Recommended Readings

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy: JSGS 854 - Higher Education Policy

Bruce Chapman and Chris Ryan. 2005. “The Access Implications of IncomeContingent Charges for Higher Education: Lessons from Australia,” Economics of Education Review 24: 491512.

Carleton University: PADM 5227 - Higher Education and Society 

Clark, I.D., G. Moran, M.L. Skolnick and D. Trick. Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario. Kingston/Montreal: Queen’s Policy Studies Series, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009. For additional background on the book, see the website

Harvard Kennedy School: SUP 442 - Tackling the Toughest Challenges in Modern American Higher Education

William G. Bowen, Michael McPherson, and Matt Chingos. Crossing the Finish Line: Graduation from Public Universities. Princeton Univ. Press. 2011. 

Sarah E. Turner. "Measuring College Success: Evidence and Policy Challenges." Chapter in College Success: What It Means and How to Make it Happen." Edited by Michael McPherson and Morton Schapiro. The College Board. 2008.

David W. Breneman. "Institutional Perspectives on Student Success." In College Success. 2008.

Michael McPherson, Morton Schapiro, and Francie Streich. "Financial Aid at Public Flagship Public Universities." In College Success. 2008.

Leonard Springer, Mary Elizabeth Stanne, and Samuel Donovan. "Measuring the Success of Small Group Learning in College-Level SMET teaching: A Meta-Analysis. In documents distributed by The National Research Council, 2007.

Other Readings

Ian D. Clark, "Recent Research on the Benefits of University for Marginal Students: Implications for Ontario’s Enrollment Planning," Public Policy and Governance Review, November 29, 2012.

Doug Saunders, Why university should be universal, Globe and Mail, May 15, 2015.

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