ERIC Number: EJ540983
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Preparation and Performance of Freshmen in University Honors Programs: A Faculty Perspective.
Guerrero, Janis K.; Riggs, Shelley A.
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, v8 n1 p41-48 Fall 1996
A survey of 145 faculty members from 28 honors university programs found moderate satisfaction with student performance on critical and creative thinking, problem solving, research, written and oral communication, and leadership. Motivation, attitude, intellectual curiosity, and discipline were identified as distinguishing student characteristics. Implications for secondary education standards are discussed. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Academically Gifted, College Freshmen, College Preparation, Communication Skills, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Leadership, Student Motivation, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A