ERIC Number: ED145795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
The Experimental College. New Dimensions in Higher Education. Number 3.
Hatch, Winslow R.
Attributes of experimental programs, colleges, and institutional projects are described in this compilation, which extends previous reports in the series by reviewing the extent to which experimental programs and colleges make use of independent study and new approaches to teaching and learning. This report also deals with some of the implications for postsecondary administration. The various aspects of experimentation proposed or underway are identified as working hypotheses, which are explained but not defended, concerning independent study and learning theory. No institution is identified in the body of the paper, because the primary concern of the study is with a pattern of experimentation that is more comprehensive than that attempted by any one institution. Factors are identified that must be taken into account if such experimentation is to consider the many critical variables affecting its outcome. (LBH)
Descriptors: Check Lists, College Administration, College Faculty, Educational Planning, Experimental Colleges, Experimental Programs, Higher Education, Independent Study, Individualized Programs, Instructional Innovation, Learning Theories, Predictor Variables, Program Descriptions, Success, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: Originally published 1960; Parts are marginally legible due to type size