ERIC Number: ED306805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Honors Programs at the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University.
Austin, C. Grey
A study of the quality of undergraduate education at Arizona's three public universities is presented as a working paper in the final report of the Arizona Board of Regents' Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness. The honors programs at each university are reviewed and evaluated, with recommendations made for improving the delivery of educational services to gifted and talented students. The rationale and objectives for such programs are discussed, and their characteristics are noted. Supplemental programs for honors students are listed, including honors semester abroad, "inter nos," honors forum, undergraduate research program and forum speaker series, scholarship program, honors student association, pre-college program for gifted and talented students, honors awards, honors program privileges, and community of scholars. The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University are evaluated, and recommendations are made according to curriculum, advising, admission and retention, size of the program, facilities, administration, staffing, budget, recruitment, planning, and organization. Appendices include information on: the review of the honors program, University of Arizona, March 28 and 29, 1988; the review of the honors program, Arizona State University, March 29, 30, and 31, 1988; and the review of the honors program, Northern Arizona University, April 1, 1988. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona Board of Regents, Phoenix.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona