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Admission to higher education

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References and further information

References

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Camara, W.J. and Kimmel, E.W. (Eds) (2005), Choosing Students: Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ.

Council on Higher Education (2004), Improving Teaching & Learning Resources (ITL) – No. 3: Access & Admissions, CHE, South Africa, available at http://www.che.ac.za/documents/d000087/ [accessed July 10 2009].

Gladwell, M. (2005), "Getting in – The social logic of Ivy League admissions", New Yorker, October 10, available at http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2005/10/10/051010crat_atlarge [accessed June 8 2009].

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Paton, G. (2009), "Students face university entrance test in row over 'easy' A-levels", The Daily Telegraph, June 5, available at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/5452156/Students-face-university-entrance-test-in-row-over-easy-A-levels.html [accessed July 13 2009].

Schmitt, N., Oswald, F.L. and Gillespie, M.A. (2005), "Broadening the performance domain in the prediction of academic success", in Camara, W.J. and Kimmel, E.W. (Eds), Choosing Students: Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, available at http://www.questia.com/read/109643313 [accessed July 13 2009].

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Sedlacek, W.E. (2005), "The case for noncognitive measures", in Camara, W.J. and Kimmel, E.W. (Eds), Choosing Students: Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, available at http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=109643294 [accessed July 13 2009].

Sternberg, R.J. (2005), "Augmenting the SAT through assessments of analytical, practical, and creative skills", in Camara, W.J. and Kimmel, E.W. (Eds), Choosing Students: Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=109643284 [accessed July 13 2009].

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Further information

Supporting Professionalism in Admissions
http://www.spa.ac.uk/index.html

This is a UK organization which supports good practice in admissions. There is full information about the Schwartz Report and Review, as well as useful papers on issues such as conducting interviews, and admissions tests.