ERIC Number: ED183118
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar-23
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Identifying Skills and Developing Curricula in Academic Research: Rationale for a Competency-Oriented Curricula.
Blum, Mark E.; Spangehl, Stephen D.
Progress made in the University College of the University of Louisville in a competency-oriented general education program, with a supporting remedial skills component, is reported. The theoretical bases of competency-based developmental education in the liberal arts and the Louisville schema of basic or remedial skills that underly the higher academic competencies are presented. The competency-oriented structure for general education and remedial support projected over the next three years is also included. Competencies are listed for introductory courses in humanities, social sciences, and academic library research. The competencies were developed over a two-stage process of rational analysis and empirical trial. The evaluation schema of the university for assessing the competencies of academic inquiry is described. (SW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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