University student satisfaction/References

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This page lists references to peer-reviewed literature about university student satisfaction.

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  3. Australian Council for Educational Research (2008). Beyond happiness: Managing engagement to enhance satisfaction and grades.
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  16. Carey, K., Cambiano, R. L., & De Vore, J. B. (2002). Student to faculty satisfaction at a Midwestern university in the United States. HERDSA, 93-97.
  17. Carr, D. L., Davies, T. L., & Lavin, A. M. (2010). The impact of instructor attire on college student satisfaction. College Student Journal, 44(1), 101-111.
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  23. Clemes, M. D. (2007). University student satisfaction: An empirical analysis. Unpublished Masters thesis, Lincoln University, New Zealand.
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