Higher Education Admissions Practices (eBook)
An International Perspective
Sobre o livro
This book provides a path for resolving challenges related to access, diversity, equity, and other issues facing higher education admissions. It illuminates current higher education admissions practices in a global context, highlighting common obstacles. The chapters outline decision-making models used in college admissions, details those assessments commonly employed in admissions, and provides innovative perspectives on the future of admissions. The book's multidisciplinary approach defines much-needed changes in admissions brought about by shifts in the makeup of student populations and in higher education itself. Rationales for moving away from traditional assessments used in admissions and expanding the criteria used to ensure a student's academic success are discussed. Readers will come away with an understanding of the current issues, philosophies, and historical circumstances facing higher education admissions across the globe and will be equipped to contemplate and react to future possibilities and opportunities.