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ERIC Number: ED011763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 310
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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COLLEGE STUDENT PROFILES, NORMS FOR THE ACT ASSESSMENT.
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
THE AMERICAN COLLEGE TESTING SERVICE ANALYZED THE ENROLLMENT (IN TERMS OF STUDENT GOALS, ABILITIES, AND ACHIEVEMENTS) OF SEVERAL HUNDRED COLLEGES OF VARIOUS SIZES AND TYPES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. THE RESULTANT DATA, ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS OF THE SCHOOLS STUDIED, PROVIDED EVIDENCE AS TO WHAT KINDS OF STUDENTS ATTEND WHAT KINDS OF INSTITUTIONS. THE STUDY REAFFIRMED AND CLARIFIED THE CONTENTION THAT DIVERSITY CHARACTERIZES AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION. THIS DIVERSITY INVALIDATES GENERALIZATIONS ABOUT THE STANDARDS AND PURPOSES OF AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION AS A WHOLE. AN UNDERSTANDING OF THIS DIVERSITY IS NECESSARY IN ALL ATTEMPTS TO RECONCILE INSTITUTIONAL OFFERINGS AND ACTIVITIES WITH STUDENT NEEDS. THE INFORMATION IS PRESENTED LARGELY IN TABULAR FORM. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM AMERICAN COLLEGE TESTING PROGRAM, P.O. BOX 168, IOWA CITY, IOWA 52240, FOR $3.50. (AD)
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Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Identifiers: Iowa (Iowa City)