Research in Higher Education

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 213–229 | Cite as

Validation of the Biglan model

  • John C. Smart
  • Charles F. Elton
Article

Abstract

The empirical validity of the Biglan model of academic disciplines is supported by the results of this study. Examples are provided to illustrate how the systematic use of this model could enhance the quality of research on university faculty members and the academic administration of institutions of higher learning.

Keywords

Faculty Member Education Research Academic Discipline High Learning Empirical Validity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Smart
    • 1
  • Charles F. Elton
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate SchoolVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg
  2. 2.Department of Higher EducationUniversity of KentuckyLexington

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