ERIC Number: ED152216
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The Maintenance of Academic Quality in a Time of Uncertainty. Proceedings of a National Seminar Held in Keystone, Colorado, July 18-20, 1977.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
The proceedings of the Inservice Education Program seminar for statewide academic planning and program review officers in state boards of education are summarized. Areas discussed during the sessions and summarized here include: (1) student aid vs. institutional aid; (2) current issues in state planning; (3) differentiation of function; (4) the question of quality; (5) the need for comprehensive state planning; (6) the politics of planning; and (7) the purposes, criteria, processes and powers of program review. The appendices contain papers on varying definitions of academic quality and the numerous trends and pressures threatening to its pursuit (George W. Bonham); and practical and political circumstances confronting statewide education boards (Richard M. Millard). A list of other papers presented and a list of attendees are also provided. (SPG)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Conference Reports, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Financial Support, Political Influences, Seminars, Staff Role, State Aid, State Boards of Education, State Officials, Statewide Planning, Student Financial Aid
Education Commission of the States, Inservice Education Program, 1860 Lincoln Street, Suite 300, Denver, Colorado 80295
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.