ERIC Number: ED210983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Graduate Courses in the Field of Higher Education: Selected Syllabi. Occasional Paper No. 4.
Nelson, Glenn M., Ed.; And Others
Syllabi from graduate courses in the field of higher education are presented. The collection was assembled in conjunction with a survey of the membership of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) about important books for students and scholars in the field of higher education. From the 25 syllabi received, 11 were chosen that covered the range of courses. The collection includes syllabi from courses in several of the most commonly found specializations in graduate higher education programs. The syllabi include a description of the course, course requirements, course objectives, student evaluation modes, readings for the course, additional references, a course outline, and a course schedule. Contents (syllabi and professors) include the following: administration of higher education, George Ecker; college and university teaching, Al Smith; community colleges, Darrel Clowes; comparative higher education, Philip G. Altbach; curriculum in higher education, Al Smith; economics of higher education, Howard R. Bowen; educational administration (doctoral core), George Ecker; higher education law, John Andes; historical and philosophical foundations of American higher education, Jack Schuster and John R. Thelin; the professoriate, John C. Weidman; and student socialization, John C. Weidman. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Comparative Education, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, Doctoral Programs, Education Courses, Educational Administration, Educational Economics, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Foundations of Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Socialization, Student College Relationship, Student Evaluation
Institute for Higher Education, University of Pittsburgh, 5S01 Forbes Quadrangle, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Inst. for Higher Education.