ERIC Number: ED064616
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Credit by Examination: A Review and Analysis of the Literature.
This paper examines programs of course credit by examination in American higher education. After a brief sketch of the credit-hour system, various programs in actual operation are described. The ensuing analysis focuses on the following issues: appropriateness of various subject-matters to programs of credit by examination; attitudes towards credit by examination; results for participating students of credit by examination programs; financial costs and benefits of credit by examination; and patterns of examination design and administration. A four-page bibliography is included. (Author/CL)
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Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Ford Foundation Program for Research in Univ. Administration.