ERIC Number: ED172608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Research Reports. Seven Reports of the Project to Develop Evaluative Criteria and Procedures for the Accreditation of Nontraditional Education. Volume 2.
Andersen, Kay J.; And Others
Seven research reports of the Project to Develop Evaluative Criteria and Procedures for the Accreditation of Nontraditional Education are presented. Contents are as follows: "Nontraditional Certificate Programs," by John Harris and Philip N. McCullough; "Salient Points for 'A Study of the Acceptability and Negotiability of External Degrees,'" by John Harris; "Institutional Accreditation and Nontraditional Undergraduate Educational Institutions and Programs," by John Harris; "Critical Characteristics of an Accreditable Institution, Basic Purposes of Accreditation, and Nontraditional Forms of Most Concern," by John Harris; "A Review of Nontraditional Graduate Degrees," by Paul L. Dressel; "Analysis of the National Survey on Accreditation and Nontraditional Education," by John Harris and Grover J. Andrews; and "Regional Accreditation Standards," by Kay J. Andersen. Rosters of participating institutions are included, as are letters and questionnaires used in surveying degree recipients and administrators. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Administrator Attitudes, Certification, Eligibility, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, External Degree Programs, Graduate Study, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Letters (Correspondence), National Surveys, Nontraditional Education, Questionnaires, Regional Cooperation, Research Projects, State Standards, Student Attitudes, Surveys, Undergraduate Study
The Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, One Dupont Circle, Suite 760, Washington, DC 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC.