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Research in Higher Education

2016 - 2023

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Association for Institutional Research
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Volume 62, issue 8, 2021

Heterogeneous Major Preferences for Extrinsic Incentives: The Effects of Wage Information on the Gender Gap in STEM Major Choice pp. 1113-1145 Downloads
Yanqing Ding, Wei Li, Xin Li, Yinduo Wu, Jin Yang and Xiaoyang Ye
Who Are You Studying With? The Role of Diverse Friendships in STEM and Corresponding Inequality pp. 1146-1167 Downloads
Julie J. Park, Young K. Kim, Kristyn Lue, Jia Zheng, Roshan Parikh, Cinthya Salazar and Arman Liwanag
Persistent Cost Efficiency at Public Community Colleges in the US: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis pp. 1168-1197 Downloads
Marvin A. Titus, Adriana Vamosiu, Shannon Hayes Buenaflor and Casey Maliszewski Lukszo
Valuable Experience: How University Internships Affect Graduates’ Income pp. 1198-1247 Downloads
Thomas Bolli, Katherine Caves and Maria Esther Oswald-Egg
Improving Institutional Evaluation Methods: Comparing Three Evaluations Using PSM, Exact and Coarsened Exact Matching pp. 1248-1275 Downloads
Bob Blankenberger, Sophia Gehlhausen Anderson and Eric Lichtenberger
Correction to: Are Artificially Intelligent Conversational Chatbots Uniformly Effective in Reducing Summer Melt? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial pp. 1276-1277 Downloads
Aizat Nurshatayeva, Lindsay C. Page, Carol C. White and Hunter Gehlbach
Correction to: Are Artificially Intelligent Conversational Chatbots Uniformly Effective in Reducing Summer Melt? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial pp. 1278-1279 Downloads
Aizat Nurshatayeva, Lindsay C. Page, Carol C. White and Hunter Gehlbach
Correction to: Structuring First‑Year Retention at a Regional Public Institution: Validating and Refining the Structure of Bowman’s SEM Analysis pp. 1280-1280 Downloads
Daniel A. Collier, Dan Fitzpatrick, Chelsea Brehm, Keith Hearit and Andrea Beach

Volume 62, issue 7, 2021

Consolidation of Class Advantages in the Wake of the Great Recession: University Enrollments, Educational Opportunity and Stratification pp. 915-941 Downloads
Karly S. Ford, Kelly Ochs Rosinger and Qiong Zhu
Early Effects of North Carolina’s Comprehensive Articulation Agreement on Credit Accumulation Among Community College Transfer Students pp. 942-975 Downloads
Rachel Worsham, Andrea L. DeSantis, Melissa Whatley, Katie R. Johnson and Audrey J. Jaeger
Are There Gender Differences in Quantitative Student Evaluations of Instructors? pp. 976-997 Downloads
Nina Zipser, Lisa Mincieli and Dmitry Kurochkin
Are Broad-Based Vouchers an Effective Way to Support Life-Long Learning? Evidence from an Australian Reform pp. 998-1038 Downloads
Cain Polidano, Justin Ven and Sarah Voitchovsky
Who Studies Abroad? Understanding the Impact of Intent on Participation pp. 1039-1085 Downloads
Hee Sun Kim and Janet H. Lawrence
Heterogeneity in the Effects of College Course Placement pp. 1086-1111 Downloads
Lindsay Daugherty, Russell Gerber, Francisco Martorell, Trey Miller and Emily Weisburst

Volume 62, issue 6, 2021

The Impact of No-Loan Policies on Student Economic Diversity at Public Colleges and Universities pp. 733-764 Downloads
Qiong Zhu, Junghee Choi and Yi Meng
How Students’ Intellectual Orientations and Cognitive Reasoning Abilities and May Shape Their Perceptions of Good Teaching Practices pp. 765-788 Downloads
K. C. Culver, Nicholas A. Bowman and Ernest T. Pascarella
Optimizing Intent to Transfer: Engagement and Community College English Learners pp. 789-828 Downloads
Catherine Hartman, Rebecca Callahan and Hongwei Yu
Examining the Psychometric Properties of a New Integrative Learning Scale pp. 829-854 Downloads
Ethan Youngerman, Laura S. Dahl and Matthew J. Mayhew
Undermatching and Noncognitive Development during the First Year of College: A Longitudinal Study of College Students in the Netherlands pp. 855-884 Downloads
Gregory C. Wolniak and Marjolein Muskens
College Costs and Credit Cards: How Student Credit Card Use Influences College Degree Attainment pp. 885-913 Downloads
Benjamin D. Andrews
Correction to: College Costs and Credit Cards: How Student Credit Card Use Influences College Degree Attainment pp. 914-914 Downloads
Benjamin D. Andrews

Volume 62, issue 5, 2021

Taken for Granted? Effects of Loan-Reduction Initiatives on Student Borrowing, Admission Metrics, and Campus Diversity pp. 569-599 Downloads
Christopher Bennett, Brent Evans and Christopher Marsicano
The Impact of Early Colleges on Students’ Postsecondary Education Trajectories: Can Early Colleges Overcome the (Supposedly) Diversionary Role of Community Colleges? pp. 600-622 Downloads
Kristina L. Zeiser, Mengli Song and Drew Atchison
Semester Course Load and Student Performance pp. 623-650 Downloads
Nick Huntington-Klein and Andrew Gill
The Nudge to Finish Up: A National Study of Community College Near-Completion Students pp. 651-679 Downloads
Yu Chen and Xiaodan Hu
“What’s High School Got to do With It?” Secondary School Composition, School-Wide Social Capital and Higher Education Enrollment pp. 680-708 Downloads
Isis Vandelannote and Jannick Demanet
Increases in Graduate Student Debt in the US: 2000 to 2016 pp. 709-732 Downloads
Karen L. Webber and Rachel Burns

Volume 62, issue 4, 2021

The Role of Math Misalignment in the Community College STEM Pathway pp. 403-447 Downloads
Elizabeth S. Park, Federick Ngo and Tatiana Melguizo
Gatekeepers of Engineering Workforce Diversity? The Academic and Employment Returns to Student Participation in Voluntary Cooperative Education Programs pp. 448-477 Downloads
Joyce B. Main, Beata N. Johnson and Yanbing Wang
Women’s Daily Performance, Enjoyment, and Comfort in Male-Dominated Majors: The Role of Social Interactions in Classes pp. 478-497 Downloads
Katie M. Lawson
Major Decision: The Impact of Major Switching on Academic Outcomes in Community Colleges pp. 498-527 Downloads
Vivian Liu, Soumya Mishra and Elizabeth M. Kopko
How Does Undergraduate Debt Affect Graduate School Application and Enrollment? pp. 528-555 Downloads
Rong Chen and Peter Riley Bahr
Beyond the Binary: Sophisticating Diversity Climate Considerations and Assessments pp. 556-568 Downloads
Christa E. Winkler, Matthew J. Mayhew and Alyssa N. Rockenbach

Volume 62, issue 3, 2021

The College Promise in Communities: Do Place-based Scholarships Affect Residential Mobility Patterns? pp. 259-308 Downloads
Elaine W. Leigh and Manuel S. González Canché
College Students with Disabilities: Factors Influencing Growth in Academic Ability and Confidence pp. 309-331 Downloads
Mikyong Minsun Kim and Elisabeth Louise Kutscher
The Paradox of HBCU Graduation Rates pp. 332-358 Downloads
Ethan K. Gordon, Zackary Hawley, Ryan Carrasco Kobler and Jonathan Rork
Modeling the Pathways to Self-Confidence for Graduate School in Computing pp. 359-391 Downloads
Annie M. Wofford
Are Artificially Intelligent Conversational Chatbots Uniformly Effective in Reducing Summer Melt? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial pp. 392-402 Downloads
Aizat Nurshatayeva, Lindsay C. Page, Carol C. White and Hunter Gehlbach

Volume 62, issue 2, 2021

The Effect of Enrolling in Minority Serving Institutions on Earnings Compared to Non-minority Serving Institutions: A College Scorecard Analysis pp. 121-150 Downloads
William Casey Boland, Marybeth Gasman, Andrés Castro Samayoa and DeShaun Bennett
What Happens to Efficiency and Equity? The Cost Implications of Developmental Education Reform pp. 151-174 Downloads
Christine G. Mokher, Toby J. Park-Gaghan and Shouping Hu
A Typology of State Financial Aid Grant Programs Using Latent Class Analysis pp. 175-205 Downloads
Bradley D. Custer and Hope O. Akaeze
Developing a Shared Vision for Change: Moving toward Inclusive Empowerment pp. 206-229 Downloads
Kerice Doten-Snitker, Cara Margherio, Elizabeth Litzler, Ella Ingram and Julia Williams
Delayed Time-to-Degree and Post-college Earnings pp. 230-257 Downloads
Dirk Witteveen and Paul Attewell

Volume 62, issue 1, 2021

Evaluating South Korea’s Introduction of an Income Contingent Loan Program pp. 1-25 Downloads
Jeongeun Kim and Mark Wiederspan
Beyond Graduation: Socio-economic Background and Post-university Outcomes of Australian Graduates pp. 26-44 Downloads
Wojtek Tomaszewski, Francisco Perales, Ning Xiang and Matthias Kubler
Sense of Belonging and Student Engagement: A Daily Study of First- and Continuing-Generation College Students pp. 45-71 Downloads
Cari Gillen-O’Neel
Are School-Provided Skills Useful at Work? Results of the Wiles Test pp. 72-97 Downloads
Jacek Liwiński and Francesco Pastore
Managing Relationships: Insights from a Student Gratitude Model pp. 98-119 Downloads
Syed Muhammad Fazal-e-Hasan, Gary Mortimer, Ian Lings, Harjit Sekhon and Kerry Howell

Volume 61, issue 8, 2020

Structuring First-Year Retention at a Regional Public Institution: Validating and Refining the Structure of Bowman’s SEM Analysis pp. 917-942 Downloads
Daniel A. Collier, Dan Fitzpatrick, Chelsea Brehm, Keith Hearit and Andrea Beach
Do Differential Grading Standards Across Fields Matter for Major Choice? Evidence from a Policy Change in Florida pp. 943-965 Downloads
Veronica Minaya
Aiding or Dissuading? The Effects of Reducing Lifetime Eligibility Limits for Need-Based Aid on Bachelor’s Degree Attainment and Time to Completion pp. 966-1001 Downloads
Zachary Mabel
Multilevel Factors Affecting College Students’ Perceived Knowledge Transferability: From the Perspective of Self-Determination Theory pp. 1002-1026 Downloads
Cong Wang, Ying Zhang, Jennifer D. Moss, Emily M. Bonem and Chantal Levesque-Bristol
Shifting Gears: Characteristics and Consequences of Latent Class Transitions in Doctoral Socialization pp. 1027-1053 Downloads
Soojeong Jeong, Kaylee Litson, Jennifer Blaney and David F. Feldon

Volume 61, issue 7, 2020

Gaps in the College Application Gauntlet pp. 795-822 Downloads
Brian Holzman, Daniel Klasik and Rachel Baker
Correction to: Gaps in the College Application Gauntlet pp. 823-824 Downloads
Brian Holzman, Daniel Klasik and Rachel Baker
Geographic Inequalities and Access to Higher Education: Is the Proximity to Higher Education Institution Associated with the Probability of Attendance in England? pp. 825-848 Downloads
Peter M. White and David M. Lee
Imagine No Remediation: Evaluation of a Placement Policy Change pp. 849-870 Downloads
Alexei Kolesnikov, Xiaoyin Wang, Michael Bonaduce, Mark Cunningham, Lillian Fontinell, Tyler Halliwell and Maura Twillman
Community College Students Who Attained a 4-Year Degree Accrued Lower Student Loan Debt than 4-Year Entrants Over 2 Decades: Is a 10 Percent Debt Accumulation Reduction Worth the Added “Risk”? If So, for Whom? pp. 871-915 Downloads
Manuel S. González Canché

Volume 61, issue 6, 2020

What Catalyzes Research Universities to Commit to Interdisciplinary Research? pp. 679-705 Downloads
Sondra N. Barringer, Erin Leahey and Karina Salazar
Peer Feedback Improves Students’ Academic Self-Concept in Higher Education pp. 706-724 Downloads
Bianca A. Simonsmeier, Henrike Peiffer, Maja Flaig and Michael Schneider
The Role of Non-cognitive Variables in Identifying Community College Students in Need of Targeted Supports pp. 725-763 Downloads
Loris P Fagioli, Rachel Baker and Gabe Avakian Orona
Who are Rural Students? How Definitions of Rurality Affect Research on College Completion pp. 764-779 Downloads
Catherine A. Manly, Ryan S. Wells and Suzan Kommers
The NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate: How Successful Is It? pp. 780-793 Downloads
Edwin Eckard

Volume 61, issue 5, 2020

Well-Placed: The Geography of Opportunity and High School Effects on College Attendance pp. 567-587 Downloads
Noah Hirschl and Christian Michael Smith
How Relationships Support and Inform the Transition to Community College pp. 588-602 Downloads
Zawadi Rucks-Ahidiana and Rachel Hare Bork
Global Learning for Local Serving: Establishing the Links Between Study Abroad and Post-college Volunteering pp. 603-627 Downloads
Radomir Ray Mitic
Tenure and Promotion Outcomes at Four Large Land Grant Universities: Examining the Role of Gender, Race, and Academic Discipline pp. 628-651 Downloads
Raifu Durodoye, Marcia Gumpertz, Alyson Wilson, Emily Griffith and Seher Ahmad
Challenges Mitigating a Darwinian Application of Social Capital: How Specific Advising Activities by High School Counselors Shift Measures of College Readiness But Not College-Going pp. 652-678 Downloads
Dan Fitzpatrick

Volume 61, issue 4, 2020

Employer-Sponsored Education Assistance and Graduate Program Choice, Cost, and Finance pp. 431-458 Downloads
Gregory Gilpin and Michael Kofoed
Failing at Remediation? College Remedial Coursetaking, Failure and Long-Term Student Outcomes pp. 459-484 Downloads
Tanya Sanabria, Andrew Penner and Thurston Domina
Using Panel Data to Identify the Effects of Institutional Characteristics, Cohort Characteristics, and Institutional Actions on Graduation Rates pp. 485-509 Downloads
Gary R. Pike and Kirsten R. Robbins
Choosing the Future: Economic Preferences for Higher Education Using Discrete Choice Experiment Method pp. 510-539 Downloads
Mikolaj Czajkowski, Tomasz Gajderowicz, Marek Giergiczny, Gabriela Grotkowska and Urszula Sztandar-Sztanderska
Running the STEM Gauntlet: The Complicity of Four-Year Universities in the Transfer Penalty pp. 540-565 Downloads
Diane Cárdenas Elliott and Joni M. Lakin

Volume 61, issue 3, 2020

Examining the Relationship Between 2-year College Entry and Baccalaureate Aspirants’ Academic and Labor Market Outcomes: Impacts, Heterogeneity, and Mechanisms pp. 297-329 Downloads
Di Xu, Sabrina Solanki and Ashley Harlow
Student–Faculty Interaction and Discrimination from Faculty in STEM: The Link with Retention pp. 330-356 Downloads
Julie J. Park, Young K. Kim, Cinthya Salazar and Shannon Hayes
Does the Bennett Hypothesis Hold in Professional Education? An Empirical Analysis pp. 357-382 Downloads
Robert Kelchen
The Impact of an Interest-Major Fit Signal on College Major Certainty pp. 383-407 Downloads
Joann L. Moore and Ty M. Cruce
Parenting on the Path to the Professoriate: A Focus on Graduate Student Mothers pp. 408-429 Downloads
Amanda M. Kulp

Volume 61, issue 2, 2020

Is What Glitters Really Gold? A Quasi-Experimental Study of First-Year Seminars and College Student Success pp. 167-196 Downloads
K. C. Culver and Nicholas A. Bowman
University and Department Influences on Scientists’ Occupational Outcomes pp. 197-228 Downloads
Jeongeun Kim, Molly Ott and Lindsey Dippold
Examining the Meaning of Vague Quantifiers in Higher Education: How Often is “Often”? pp. 229-247 Downloads
Louis M. Rocconi, Amber D. Dumford and Brenna Butler
Peers, Study Effort, and Academic Performance in College Education: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Roommates in a Flipped Classroom pp. 248-269 Downloads
Shi Pu, Yu Yan and Liang Zhang
Structure and Agency in Adolescents’ Expectations of Pursuing Post-secondary Education pp. 270-295 Downloads
Chrysa Pui Chi Keung and Esther Sui Chu Ho

Volume 61, issue 1, 2020

Will the Tide Lift All Boats? Examining the Equity Effects of Performance Funding Policies in U.S. Higher Education pp. 1-25 Downloads
Nathan Favero and Amanda Rutherford
Can Pre-entry Characteristics Account for the Ethnic Attainment Gap? An Analysis of a Flemish University pp. 26-50 Downloads
Dries Lens and François Levrau
I’ll Know One When I See It: Using Social Network Analysis to Define Comprehensive Institutions Through Organizational Identity pp. 51-87 Downloads
Graham N. S. Miller
How Personality Shapes Study Location Choices pp. 88-116 Downloads
Reinhard Weisser
Non-completion, Transfer, and Dropout of Traditional and Non-traditional Students in Germany pp. 117-141 Downloads
Nicole Tieben
The Impact of a Goal-Setting Intervention for Engineering Students on Academic Probation pp. 142-166 Downloads
Nicholas A. Bowman, Nayoung Jang, D. Martin Kivlighan, Nancy Schneider and Xiaomeng Ye
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