ERIC Number: ED135303
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Prediction, Performance, and Promise: Perspective on Time-Shortened Degree Programs.
Smart, John M., Ed.; Howard, Toni A., Ed.
Among the papers and presentations are: the keynote speech (E. Alden Dunham); the quality baccalaureate myth (Richard Giardina); the high school/college interface and time-shortening (panel presentation); restructuring the baccalaureate: a follow-up study (Robert Bersi); a point of view (Richard Meisler); more options: less time? (DeVere E. Pentony and Thomas M. Watts); state policy-makers, advocates, neutrals or opponents (John M. Smart and Charles Evans); student responses to time-shortened degree programs (panel presentation, SUNY); time-shortened degree programs in perspective (panel presentation, U.C. Berkeley); and summary (JB Lon Hefferlin). Appendices listing participants and programs represented in the conference are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Acceleration, Bachelors Degrees, Conference Reports, Degree Requirements, Degrees (Academic), Educational Policy, Followup Studies, Higher Education, Nontraditional Education, Opinions, Program Length, Speeches, Statewide Planning, Time Factors (Learning)
Office of the Chancellor, The California State University and Colleges, 400 Golden Shore, Long Beach, California 90802
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ. and Colleges, Los Angeles. Office of the Chancellor.
Note: Proceedings of a conference of time-shortened degree programs (San Francisco, October 15-17, 1975).