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Adkins, Douglas L. – 1975
This document studies the changes in the total number of holders of bachelor's and more advance degrees from 1930 to 1971 and provides detailed annual estimates of degree holders in 44 fields. Considered are four possible models that might explain the steady growth in the number of degrees awarded and the changes that occurred in their…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Age, Attitude Change, Credentials
McClure, Larry, Ed.; Buan, Carolyn, Ed. – 1973
This volume contains reactions to the career education concept as proposed by the U.S. Office of Education from a panel of 23 educators, practitioners, businessmen, and students representing such disciplines as anthropology, law, political science, sociology, mathematics, vocational education, psychology, philosophy, and counseling. The Foreword…
Descriptors: Accountability, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs
Marien, Michael – 1972
The purpose of this memorandum is to outline and briefly discuss a variety of public non-economic effects of higher education--i.e., social benefits and costs that do not involve specifically economic concerns. Appendix A briefly summarizes the data on private non-economic benefits, or the social consequences to the individual of attending college…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Educational Economics, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
Hill, Flo H.; Lofton, Glenda G.; Newman, Glenda – 1997
In 1993-94, Louisiana began implementation of a new personnel evaluation plan that emphasized professional development. A decision was made to explore the use of a professional portfolio for each certified employee of the school system of Livingston Parish. The portfolio process was implemented in all the district's schools, but this report…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Portfolio Assessment
Cusack, Brian O. – 1992
The New Zealand education structures were reorganized on a national scale in the late 1980s. In 18 months, a 100-year-old education system was radically restructured to create new administrative structures, new career paths, and new professional expectations for personnel. This paper summarizes these structural changes, reviews research reports…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrative Organization, Administrator Responsibility, Community Involvement
Lindley, Robert M., Ed.; And Others – 1981
This publication is the first from the Leverhulme program of study, which focused on the major strategic options likely to be available to higher education institutions and policy-making bodies in the 1980s and 1990s. It resulted from a specialist seminar on higher education and the labor market. The chapters are: "Employers' Perceptions of…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy, Employer Employee Relationship
Berube, Maurice R. – 1978
The urban university has become the dominant institution of higher learning in America. Although the concept of university is in keeping with traditions in American higher education, there are major obstacles to the fulfillment of the urban university's purpose. The urban college and university have great potential in playing an increasingly…
Descriptors: Black Studies, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Federal Aid
Carter, Susan B. – 1984
When tracing the status of females in education over the last 200 years, it can be seen that while schools reflected the sexism of the larger society, they differentiated by gender far less than institutions such as the family, the labor market, and government. Although women's access to educational institutions varied by their race and class,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Credentials, Educational Opportunities, Employed Women
Wilke, Arthur S., Ed. – 1979
The paradoxical state of academe's attempt to crowd individuals into institutions of higher education at a time when jobs for them are evaporating has created a conflict within the academic personnel community for non-tenured faculty struggling to survive. Case studies representing actual experiences of some individuals directly involved in the…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Access to Education, Career Ladders, Case Studies
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Marien, Michael – Social Policy, 1971
Social selection is analyzed within the context of the entire system of tests and certifications established and maintained by past society and serving certain functions for present society' three scenarios of the early 1980's are presented. (JM)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Credentials, Educational Demand, Educational Supply
Arnstein, George – Phi Delta Kappan, 1982
The demand for credentials and college degrees in the United States has spawned the establishment of many degree-granting institutions that are nothing more than diploma mills. Despite some indicators of institutional quality, such as accreditation and state licensing, the identification of substandard colleges is not always an easy task. (WD)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Colleges, Credentials
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Ashenden, Dean – Educational and Training Technology International, 1992
Discusses the rise of the concept of improved skills recognition in Australian industry. Highlights include the role of industrial relations; the Australian vocational education and training system; recognition, industrial relations, and workplace change; career and training paths; credentials; and future prospects. (10 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Career Development, Change, Credentials, Foreign Countries
Fevre, Ralph – 1997
This working paper is a product of a regional study in industrial South Wales of the determinants of participation and non-participation in post-compulsory education and training, with special reference to processes of change in the patterns of these determinants over time and to variations between geographical areas. Based on this data, three…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Attendance Patterns, Credentials, Economic Development
Labaree, David F. – 1997
Getting ahead and getting an education are inseparable in the minds of most Americans. Social mobility lies at the core of the American dream, and educational opportunity is the primary avenue by which to realize this dream. This book suggests that it is time to consider whether the connection between schooling and social mobility is doing more…
Descriptors: Competition, Credentials, Educational Assessment, Educational History
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Tyler, William – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1982
Examines the role of organizational processes in generating the demand for qualified personnel. Neo-Weberian theorists point to the importance of contextual features of organizations such as size and national prominence as predictors of educational demand. Neo-Marxist historians examine the role played by credentials. (AM)
Descriptors: Credentials, Educational Demand, Higher Education, Organizational Climate
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