ERIC Number: ED171200
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec-1
Reference Count: N/A
Changing Patterns in Graduate Education. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Meeting. Council of Graduate Schools in the United States.
Ryan, John W., Ed.
Changing patterns in graduate education were addressed at a meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in the United States. Topics of the conference included: opportunities and change in graduate education, interinstitutional cooperation in graduate programs for professionals, the future of graduate study in the humanities, decision-making in the dean's office, student-related legal problems of the academic dean, creativity and the creative climate in graduate preparation for careers, assessment of creativity in scientific problem-solving, the use of graduate record examination (GRE) scores in graduate admissions, the validity of GRE test scores, the analytical score of the GRE aptitude test, graduate education for international students, the impact of foreign students on graduate education from a Canadian perspective, interassociational activities of the Council of Graduate Schools within the field of international education, the future involvement of the Council of Graduate Schools in international education, a defense of affirmative action in graduate and professional programs, the vital role of research in graduate education, quality assessment in master's programs, implications of the Bakke case for graduate admissions, training program for graduate teaching assistants, and adapting curriculum and degree requirements for international students. The report of the CGS/GREB 1978-79 Survey of Graduate Enrollment, Part 1, is appended along with the CGS constitution and a list of member institutions. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, Aptitude Tests, College Admission, Conference Reports, Court Litigation, Creativity, Deans, Deans of Students, Educational Assessment, Foreign Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Humanities, Institutional Cooperation, International Education, Masters Degrees, Masters Programs, Research, Research Projects
Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bakke v Regents of University of California
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Graduate Record Examinations