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ERIC Number: EJ419406
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0195-6744
Educational Assessment and Educational Equity.
Astin, Alexander W.
American Journal of Education, v98 n4 p458-78 Aug 1990
Advocates an alternative conception of excellence in higher education, one based on how well an institution can develop its students' talents, not on the quality of the entering class's grades and test scores. Such an outlook would increase minority enrollment. (DM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Adapted from Assessment for Excellence: The Philosophy and Practice of Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. Macmillan, 1990.