ERIC Number: EJ676442
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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The Credit Hour as a Potential Barrier to Innovation: Lessons from Innovative Institutions.
New Directions for Higher Education, n122 p31-43 Sum 2003
Interviewed representatives of 11 higher education institutions known for innovative policies about how the metrics of the credit hour have helped or impeded their efforts to change. With one exception, these institutions converted their courses into time-equivalent blocks, and then assigning credit hours, when necessary, to these blocks. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Theme issue titled "How the Student Credit Hour Shapes Higher Education: The Tie That Binds."