ERIC Number: ED121205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Innovative Graduate Programs Directory. August 1975.
State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll.
Forty-eight colleges and universities and their 140 degree programs are described in a compilation derived from catalogs, task force reports, and other sources. Criteria identified as necessary for establishment of an innovative graduate program include: significant student participation in degree program planning; abolition of formal residency requirements; accreditation of prior learning experiences; wide use of internships, work-study, practicums, etc.; emphasis on independent, individualized study; commitment to interdisciplinary/interdepartmental programs; generally liberalized grading and degree requirements; and/or a noticeable shift from studies in traditional academic disciplines to more career-oriented, public service type programs. Schools are listed in alphabetical order, and a subject index is included that lists each graduate program field. (LBH)
Descriptors: Colleges, Degree Requirements, Directories, Doctoral Programs, Educational Innovation, Graduate Study, Guides, Higher Education, Indexes, School Surveys, Special Degree Programs, Universities
Learning Resources Center, Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 ($3.25)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll.