ERIC Number: ED370493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Summer Sessions in Colleges and Universities: Perspectives, Practices, Problems, and Prospects.
Young, Raymond J.; McDougall, William P.
This book offers normative information about various operational facets of collegiate summer activities, places the role of the modern day collegiate summer session in evolutionary perspective, and provides baseline information produced by four national studies and one regional study. The book's chapters focus on: (1) a global perspective and orientation to the topic of collegiate summer sessions and a research review; (2) the historical of the evolution of summer sessions; (3) various features of summer terms, including organization and administration, curriculum and instructional activities, students, and staff; (4) historical development and influence of the collegiate calendar and its relationship to summer sessions; (5) historical development, role, nature, and contribution of professional associations relating to summer sessions; (6) major problems, issues, and trends regarding collegiate summer sessions; and (7) evaluation of summer sessions. An appendix provides a brief program evaluation proposal. (Contains approximately 300 references.) (JDD)
Descriptors: College Programs, Educational History, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Program Administration, Program Development, School Schedules, Summer Programs, Summer Schools, Universities
North American Association of Summer Sessions, 11728 Summerhaven Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Western Association of Summer Session Administrators.; Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN.; Washington State Univ., Pullman. Coll. of Agriculture.
Authoring Institution: North American Association of Summer Sessions, St. Louis, MO.