ERIC Number: ED307824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Aug-20
Reference Count: N/A
A Self-Instructional Course in Student Financial Aid Administration. Module 2--Federal Student Financial Aid: History & Current Sources. Second Edition.
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC.; Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
The second of 17 modules in a self-instructional course on student financial aid administration, this module offers novice financial aid administrators and other institutional personnel a systematic introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act Title IV. It traces the history of federal student financial aid from the end of World War II to the present, recognizing the major characteristics of Title IV and other federal programs. It emphasizes how to understand the role of families in financing postsecondary education, the main purposes of federal programs for student financial aid, and major political events in the United States resulting in the development of postsecondary student aid programs. It provides a pre-test, post-test, glossary, and acronyms. Module 2 focuses on: history (beginnings of a national effort, technology and social change, external forces and expansion, economic factors, and recent changes); goals (access, choice, and continuity of funding); and major principles (responsibility of parents and students, financial need, equity, and balance). A section of sources of student financial assistance looks at: Title IV programs (grant and self-help programs); other sources of assistance (institutional sources of assistance and state programs); and other federally funded programs. Contains three references. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Higher Education, History, Program Administration, Programed Instructional Materials, Student Financial Aid, Student Financial Aid Officers
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC.; Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title IV