ERIC Number: EJ676440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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The History of the Student Credit Hour.
Shedd, Jessica M.
New Directions for Higher Education, n122 p5-12 Sum 2003
Traces the history of the student credit hour, designed at the end of the 19th century to translate high school work to college admissions officers. It was expanded to higher education to record elective course work and became widespread in response to calls to document workload and institutional productivity. (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."