ERIC Number: ED220501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: 0
How to Study Independently: A Guide for Students Preparing to Take College Proficiency and Regents External Degree Examinations.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents External Degree Program.
A study guide to assist a candidate preparing to take the New York State College Proficiency and Regents External Degree Examinations is presented. This booklet offers suggestions on how to successfully complete an independent study project learning to do tasks normally performed by a teacher. The guide includes; preparing for independent study, study methods, recognizing and correcting study problems, resources and further assistance, reviewing and self-testing, and the examination procedure. College Proficiency Examinations offer people a chance to earn college credit without attending college classes, and can lead to New York State teacher certification and New York City teacher licensure requirements. Information on how to meet requirements for a Regents External Degree, and to qualify for promotions, salary increases, or new jobs is also provided. Regents External Degree Examinations, which are given in the fields of nursing and business, are designed to correspond to particular levels of academic preparation, and not necessarily to the subject matter of a specific college course. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Certification, Competency Based Education, Degree Requirements, Equivalency Tests, External Degree Programs, Higher Education, Independent Study, Prior Learning, Study Guides, Study Habits, Study Skills
Study Guides, College Proficiency and Regents External Degree Examinations, Cultural Education Center, Room 5D45, Albany, NY 12230.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents External Degree Program.
Identifiers: New York State College Proficiency Examinations; Regents External Degree
Note: For related documents, see TM 820 506, ED 216 018, ED 159 994 and ED 132 930.