ERIC Number: EJ676448
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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The Credit Hour: The Tie That Binds.
Wellman, Jane V.; Ehrlich, Thomas
New Directions for Higher Education, n122 p119-122 Sum 2003
Looks back at the chapters of this special issue to conclude that the credit unit serves as a universal translator that allows disparate activities to be translated by complicated institutions into a common language. However, it also contributes to bad habits in the academy, especially in relation to goals and assessment of student learning. (SLD)
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Note: Theme issue titled "How the Student Credit Hour Shapes Higher Education: The Tie That Binds."