ERIC Number: EJ676444
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Accreditation and the Credit Hour.
Wellman, James V.
New Directions for Higher Education, n122 p57-69 Sum 2003
Reviews the role that accreditation plays in defining and enforcing the credit-hour measure. Regional accreditation agencies are generally more flexible in terms of defining credit hours than are national agencies, which are more rigid in their expectations. Specialized accrediting agencies usually make the least mention of credit units. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Theme issue titled "How the Student Credit Hour Shapes Higher Education: The Tie That Binds."