ERIC Number: ED050705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Academic Decision Making: The Consortium of Knox, Franklin and Monmouth Colleges; Volumes I and II. Final Report.
Melville, George L.
This consortium of liberal arts colleges was instrumental in developing and coordinating their research capability through data processing. Forty research and academic development projects were undertaken. Of special importance: The Pass-Fail System, Study Habits in the Three-three calendar, Changing Trends in Attrition, The Weighing of High School Class Ranks, Development of a Long-Range Planning Model, Coordination of Graduation Check Accounting with Academic Development Records, Computer Orientation in Enrollment. Of twenty-five "seed grants" two have blossomed as funded research projects: Dr. Pillsbury's Development of a Computer Augmented Accounting Course received $29,000 from three sources. Dr. Ballard's program for Directing and Advising Political Science Majors received a $10,000 USOE Small Projects Research Grants. Proposals for two other projects are pending with USOE. (AF)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Knox Coll., Galesburg, IL.