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Postgraduate Outcomes in American Higher Education

Citation

Laguilles, J. S., Coughlin, M. A., Kelly, H. A., & Walters, A. M. (2016). Postgraduate Outcomes in American Higher Education. New Directions for Institutional Research, 169, 11. https://doi.org/10.1002/ir.20166

Abstract

This chapter provides a big-picture view of the postgraduate outcomes landscape. In an effort to promote understanding and to communicate the value of a higher education credential to various stakeholders, five national efforts are described, each of which provides a different perspective for defining, measuring, and collecting postgraduate outcomes. Biographical information: Mary Ann Coughlin is the associate vice president for academic affairs at Springfield College. Jerold S. Laguilles is the director of institutional research at Springfield College. Heather A. Kelly is the director of institutional research at the University of Delaware. Allison M. Walters is the assistant director of institutional research at the University of Delaware.

Themes: Education