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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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ERIC Number: EJ395417
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Implicit Curriculum.
Astin, Alexander W.
AGB Reports, v31 n4 p6-10 Jul-Aug 1989
An institution that exists primarily for its own sake--that identifies itself primarily in terms of its resources and reputation--compromises its capacity as an instrument for improving society. Colleges need to transcend their institutional egos and concern themselves with their impact on students and society. (MLW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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Identifiers: Campus Compact Project