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ERIC Number: ED279227
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Pages: 23
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: N/A
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Undergraduate Education. Report of the Committee on the Study of Undergraduate Education, State of Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
This report of the Committee on the Study of Undergraduate Education in Illinois focuses on: student preparation and remediation; student achievement and scholarship and general education; and faculty and excellence in teaching. The committee, which was composed of policymakers, administrators, faculty, and students, established statewide policy goals and directions. Recommendations include: colleges should inform potential students and schools of the necessary academic preparation and should help strengthen the preparation of high school students; colleges should establish criteria for provisional admission to baccalaureate and baccalaureate transfer programs; remedial coursework should be provided in writing, reading, and mathematics; colleges should define objectives of general education and expectations for the development of baccalaureate-level skills, as well as time frames for students to meet these objectives; colleges should assure that faculty assignments reflect the importance of undergraduate instruction; and planning and resource allocation should emphasize the improvement of the quality of undergraduate instruction. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois