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American Council on Education

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Works: 1,863 works in 3,442 publications in 2 languages and 94,868 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Directories  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  History 
Roles: Editor, Other, Author, Publisher, Organizer of meeting
Classifications: L901, 378.73
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Educational measurement by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

14 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second edition, twenty-three authorities, with the assistance of more than ninety collaborators, present chapters that deal with the recent developments under three broad headings: technological developments and their reverberations and implications; conceptual developments, and social and political issues impinging upon the testing enterprise. Automation of test scoring and the evaluation of educational programs are the subjects of two new chapters
The Educational record by American Council on Education( )

in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American universities and colleges by American Council on Education( )

in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Presidency by D.C.) American Council on Education (Washington( )

in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accredited institutions of postsecondary education, programs, candidates by American Council on Education( )

in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The college and the student; an assessment of relationships and responsibilities in undergraduate education by administrators, faculty members, and public officials by American Council on Education( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving college teaching by Calvin B. T Lee( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background papers originally prepared for the 1966 annual meeting of the American Council on Education, with commentaries and supplementary articles
Women in higher education by W. Todd Furniss( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analyses and suggestions of 38 leaders in education, feminism, foundations, law, and government are collected to set contexts for decisions facing colleges and universities concerning those students, faculty members, and administrators who are women. Among the issues are affirmative action, academic programs, accountability, equality, and equity. Most of the authors say it is the conscious and unconscious practices and prejudices of men that hinder women in their endeavors. Impediments to motivation, productivity, and careers, and the cost effectiveness of women professionals are discussed in detail by several experts. Authors include Helen S. Austin, Carolyn Shaw Bell, McGeorge Bundy, K. Patricia Cross, Robben W. Fleming, Patricia Roberts Harris, Roger W. Heyns, Juanita M. Kreps, Martha E. Peterson, Mina Rees, Bernice Sandler, Sheila Tobias, Anne T. Truax, and David B. Truman. (Author/PG)
The campus and the racial crisis by American Council on Education( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The background papers for this meeting deal with the university's response to social turmoil in the United States, primarily in the areas of black enrollments and black studies. Todd Furniss discusses the issues motivating demands for black studies. In "Racial Pressures on Urban Institutions," Samuel Proctor describes the impatient mood of blacks, their frustrations with conventional university behavior, and the the challenges of "relevance." Lincoln Gordon writes of the difficulties of governance amid conflicting pressures. Thomas H. Eliot describes Washington University's response to demonstrations and demands. "Racial Considerations in Admissions" are documented and analyzed by Alexander Astin. David Brown discusses which investments of financial resources would be most productive in solving the racial crisis. How the university curriculum should respond to larger black enrollments is examined by Amitai Etzioni in a discussion of alternative kinds of academic programs. Finally, Harold Enarson outlines the university's opportunities to improve the quality of urban life in "Higher Education and Community Services." (Js)
Fact book on higher education by American Council on Education( )

in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American universities and colleges by American Council on Education( Book )

47 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational measurement by Robert L Linn( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The college influence on student character; an exploratory study in selected colleges and universities made for the Committee for the Study of Character Development in Education by Edward Danforth Eddy( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on how the college influences student character, resulting from an on-the-spot study of twenty campuses in seventeen states throughout the country
Higher education for everybody? Issues and implications by W. Todd Furniss( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theme of the 1970 Annual Meeting of the American Council of Education was "Higher Education for Everybody? Issues and Implications." The papers in this volume address themselves to the question of universal higher education and to the implications of this goal on institutional goals and practices as these relate to a student population that might be larger than it is now and in some respects different. The papers are: "Educational Programs for Everybody," by W. Todd Furniss; "Who Needs Higher Education?" By James L. Miller, Jr.; "Dimensions of Quality in Higher Education," by William W. Turnbull; "Admissions and the Crisis in American Higher Education," by Martin Trow; "Political Norms Affecting Decisions Concerning Higher Education," by Heinz Eulau; "Something for Everybody is not Enough," by William M. Birenbaum; "Higher Education for Everybody: Who Pays? By Roger E. Bolton; and "Reform of Higher Education: Mission Impossible?" By James A. Perkins. (Af)
Minorities on campus : a handbook for enhancing diversity( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education and the state by American Council on Education( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers presented at the 56th annual meeting of the American Council on Education, held in the fall of 1973
Man, education, and work : post secondary vocational and technical education by Grant Venn( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective college teaching; the quest for relevance by Joint Committee on College Teaching (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General education: explorations in evaluation; the final report by American Council on Education( Book )

7 editions published between 1945 and 1971 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education in Arab countries of the Near East : Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Transjordan, Syria, Lebanon by Roderic D Matthews( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1955 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American universities and colleges
Alternative Names
A.C.E.

A.C.E. (American Council on Education)

ACE

ACE (American Council on Education)

ACE (i.e. American Council on Education)

American Council of Education

Conseil américain pour l'enseignement supérieur

Council of Education

Council of Education United States

Council on Education

Council on Education United States

美国教育大会

美國教育大會

Languages
English (260)

German (1)

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Educational measurementEducation in Arab countries of the Near East : Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Transjordan, Syria, Lebanon