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Hughes, John; Petscher, Yaacov – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2016
The high rate of students taking developmental education courses suggests that many students graduate from high school unready to meet college expectations. A college readiness screener can help colleges and school districts better identify students who are not ready for college credit courses. The primary audience for this guide is leaders and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Screening Tests, Test Construction, Predictor Variables
Lewis, Eve; Millar, Stephanie; Todorovsk, Blazhe; Kažoka, Asnate – European Students' Union, 2013
This handbook was written within the framework of a European project called "QUEST for Quality for Students" (QUEST), whose primary aim is to empower student unions to lead discussions on the quality of education at a local level and to help students who are participating in quality reviews. Students, in particular student…
Descriptors: Guides, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Student Participation
ACPA College Student Educators International, 2011
The American College Personnel Association's (ACPA's) Sustainability Task Force partnered with the Commission on Assessment and Evaluation with the goal of creating assessment tools to help ACPA members effectively measure student learning around sustainability. Towards these ends, Kimberly Yousey-Elsener (StudentVoice), Diana Richter Keith…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Evaluation, Conservation (Environment), Guides
Millman, Howard L. – 1978
Described is a program entitled "Creating a Safe Space," designed to remove consciously the major elements which contribute to college students' experiences and feelings that they are victims of extended controls. The course is described as: (1) an experience of both the removal of extended controls and evaluations and the addition of a new…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior Change, College Students, Guides
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Teplitz, Charles – Simulation and Games, 1983
In quantitative courses, examinations measure a small portion of the students' subject mastery, and grading is difficult. Take-home examinations test more but their development is difficult. Computer assisted test construction, where a computer generates random data within relative constraints for preprogrammed examination questions, is proposed…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Programs, Educational Testing
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Blair, Kenneth W. – Business Education Forum, 1979
With reference to the cooperative education program at Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, the author discusses how cooperative education can aid small rural colleges and universities. He lists advantages of cooperative education to students, employers, and the college, along with responsibilities of the participants. (MF)
Descriptors: Business Education, College Students, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs
Miller, Duane I. – 1980
Although conventional approaches to teaching psychology are probably effective to some degree, it is possible that psychology should be a "hands on" science, i.e., students of psychology should learn to apply the concepts and principles of the theoretical regions of psychology and to solve open-ended problems through the application of…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Feedback, Higher Education
Miller, Duane I. – 1980
According to Wales and Stager, Guided Design is an instructional strategy built on an eclectic integration of psychological principles and viewpoints, wbich incorporates the learning principles of practice, modeling, organizations, and reinforcements; capitalizes on the motivational principles of affiliation, achievement and self-actualization;…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation
Reinharz, Shulamit – 1979
Project Outreach is an undergraduate psychology course which offers students a variety of community projects in which they might become involved. The project gives students opportunities to learn through direct experience and provides seminars in which they may reflect upon these experiences. Some 36 institutions and community service agencies…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Child Care, College Programs, College Students
Kissida, Michael R.; Nazzaro, Joseph P. – Journal of College Placement, 1980
Career development programs are one way of responding to declining enrollments and rising costs while helping students with career and educational plans. A psychology elective at County College of Morris includes exploration of factors affecting career choice, self-assessment and a job-search practicum. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Planning, College Students, Course Objectives
Boardman, Katherine B. – Southern College Personnel Association Journal, 1980
Describes a career development handbook for liberal arts majors to help them appreciate the versatility of their education. Academic advisors and employers were interviewed. Format includes self assessment, career analysis and job entry preparation. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Development, College Students, Counseling Techniques, Educational Objectives