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ERIC Number: ED014952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb
Pages: 63
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THE EXPERIMENTAL JUNIOR COLLEGE. (TITLE SUPPLIED).
STICKLER, W. HUGH; AND OTHERS
THREE MAJOR PAPERS WERE PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE--(1) W. HUGH STICKLER DEFINED AN EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE AS AN INSTITUTION WHICH MANIFESTS PERSISTENT COMMITMENT TO A BELIEF THAT HIGHER EDUCATION CAN BE IMPROVED AND WHICH INNOVATES ON A CONTINUING BASIS TO ACHIEVE THAT IMPROVEMENT. HE DESCRIBED 26 CHARACTERISTICS OF EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGES, LISTED THE TYPES OF NEEDS WHICH SUCH COLLEGES CAN MEET, AND WARNED AGAINST THE DANGERS OF RETREATING TO COMPLACENCY OR TRADITION. (2) JOHN LOMBARDI DISCUSSED THE RELATIONSHIP OF EXPERIMENTATION TO SELF-MOTIVATED INSTRUCTORS, ADMINISTRATIVE SPONSORSHIP AND ENCOURAGEMENT, EXPERIMENTAL DIVISIONS, MULTICAMPUS DISTRICTS, REGIONAL LABORATORIES, INTERAGENCY COOPERATION, AND THE SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF LOW ABILITY STUDENTS. (3) IN DESCRIBING GUIDELINES FOR ESTABLISHING EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGES, B. LAMAR JOHNSON (A) EMPHASIZED DEFINITION OF PURPOSE, BUILDING A STRUCTURE, OPERATING THE STRUCTURE, AND EVALUATING THE OPERATION, AND (B) EMPHASIZED THE NEED FOR EXPERIMENTATION IN VOCATIONAL, AS WELL AS IN LIBERAL OR GENERAL, EDUCATION. THESE POSITION PAPERS WERE PRESENTED AT A SEMINAR ON THE EXPERIMENTAL JUNIOR COLLEGE (PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 24-25, 1967). (WO)
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