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ERIC Number: ED016910
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1955
Pages: 1
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ADMINISTERING UNIVERSITY NON-CREDIT PROGRAMS FOR BUSINESS GROUPS (ED.D. THESIS).
ADAMS, FRANK T., JR.
ELEVEN AREAS OF GENERAL ADMINISTRATION OF SUCH NONCREDIT SERVICES OFFERED FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY AS SHORT COURSES, CONFERENCES, AND INSTITUTES, WERE RATED ON A SCALE OF INFERIOR TO SUPERIOR BY 79 INSTITUTIONS AFFILIATED WITH THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY EXTENSION ASSOCIATION AND THE ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY EVENING COLLEGES IN 1954-55. THESE INDICES--SPONSORSHIP, PROGRAMING, FINANCIAL STABILITY, PROMOTION, COOPERATION, PROGRAM COORDINATION, PROGRAM CONTINUITY, AND EVALUATION--PROVIDE THE FRAMEWORK FOR DEVELOPING UNIVERSITY PROJECTS. THE SURVEY FORM CONTAINED 269 ITEMS OF PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE, AND WAS OPEN-ENDED TO ALLOW FOR CLARIFYING COMMENTS. EACH INSTITUTION WAS ASKED TO CHECK ALL ITEMS DESCRIBING APPLICABLE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE FOR NONCREDIT PROGRAMS. THE GREAT NEED IN THE NONCREDIT FIELD WAS FOUND TO BE SOUND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROACH THROUGH CAREFUL PLANNING, SOUND POLICY MAKING, AND PRACTICAL PROGRAM DESIGN. IT WAS FELT THAT PATTERNS OF PROCEDURE DERIVED FROM THE SURVEY FORM WILL SERVE AS A BASIS FOR CAREFULLY PLANNING A CUSTOM BUILT MEANS OF SERVING THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE WHO NATURALLY LOOK TO THE UNIVERSITY FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP. THIS DOCUMENT, PUBLICATION NO. 12,763, IS AVAILABLE FROM UNIVERSITY MICROFILMS, ANN ARBOR, MICH. MICROFILM $3.08. 246 PAGES. MICA 55-2047. (AUTHOR/AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville.
Identifiers: ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY EVENING COLLEGES; NATIONAL UNIVERSITY EXTENSION ASSOCIATION