ERIC Number: ED104932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
The Tangled Web. NCME Measurement in Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 1974.
Harcleroad, Fred F.
Four major needs for innovative application of measurement in higher education are identified. They are to: (1) provide assistance to students in selecting appropriate institutions for postsecondary education and training and to institutional staffs in more effective counseling techniques; (2) cope with instructional problems which get greater as student characteristics become more diverse; (3) establish alternative methods for granting credentials and degrees; and (4) establish measures to assess the improvement of out society and to provide equal opportunity for individuals. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Counseling, Degree Requirements, Educational Innovation, Educational Opportunities, Evaluation Needs, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Measurement, Measurement Techniques, Postsecondary Education, Social Influences, Student Characteristics
National Council on Measurement in Education, Office of Evaluation Services, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, Mich, 48823 ($2.00 per year; single copies $0.35 ea. in quantities of 25 or more, or $0.50 for a single issue)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council on Measurement in Education, East Lansing, MI.