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ERIC Number: ED011616
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 25
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Reference Count: 0
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COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM, DESCRIPTION AND USES, 1967.
CHAMBERLAIN, LAWRENCE H.; AND OTHERS
THE COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM WHICH STARTED IN 1965 AS A NEW ACTIVITY OF THE COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD HAS FIVE AIMS. THEY ARE TO GIVE A NATIONAL PROGRAM OF EXAMINATIONS TO EVALUATE NONTRADITIONAL COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION INCLUDING INDEPENDENT STUDY AND CORRESPONDENCE WORK, TO STIMULATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO BECOME MORE AWARE OF THE NEED FOR AND THE POSSIBILITIES AND PROBLEMS OF CREDIT BY EXAMINATION, TO ENABLE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO DEVELOP APPROPRIATE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT, ACCREDITATION, AND ADMISSION OF TRANSFER STUDENTS, TO GIVE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES A MEANS BY WHICH TO EVALUATE THEIR PROGRAMS AND THEIR STUDENTS' ACHIEVEMENT, AND TO HELP ADULTS WHO WISH TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION IN ORDER TO MEET LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OR QUALITY FOR HIGHER POSITIONS. THE BOOKLET SERVES AS A GUIDE TO THE PROGRAM AND SHOWS THE EXAMPLES FROM ACTUAL TESTS. THE EXAMINATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE TO THE INSTITUTIONS THAT WISH TO EXPERIMENT WITH THEM. THE PROGRAM IS STILL IN THE PLANNING STAGE. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD, PUBLICATIONS ORDER OFFICE, BOX 592, PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY 08540. (SM)
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Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Identifiers: New Jersey (Princeton)