What Accreditation Can and Cannot Do

Meder, Jr., Albert E.
January 1963
Education Digest;Jan1963, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p46
Focuses on what accrediting agencies can do in the adoption of new curriculum in the U.S. Formation of the National Commission on Accreditation to serve in effect as an accrediting agency for accrediting agencies; Ability of accrediting agencies to be of assistance to a group interested in improving a specific curriculum area; Process of investigation by an accrediting agency.


Related Articles

  • Curriculum Guides--Used or Abused? Kushner, Maxwell // Education;Oct1957, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p90 

    The article focuses on considerations in using curriculum guides, the core of the instructional program. The guide is a manual which suggests to the teacher what should be taught and how it should be taught. A guide is the modern approach toward curriculum improvement. Opinion shows that most...

  • Teacher Authority Over the Curriculum? Nasstrom, Roy R. // Educational Leadership;May1974, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p713 

    The article focuses on the debate surrounding the extent of authority that public teachers should have in curriculum development in the United States. According to the author, just as the public school teacher has begun the quest for greater authority, the age of consultation has begun. The...

  • Who Shall Make The Curriculum? Frazier, Ben W. // Education;May1929, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p546 

    The article discusses the upbuilding of school curricula, as well as the social and political sectors that should be in charge in developing them in the U.S. Key issues examined include the fundamental questions of curricular construction that should be answered by those professionally equipped...

  • Regenerating the Curriculum Committee. O'Hanlon, James; Wood, Fred H. // Educational Leadership;Nov1972, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p157 

    The article discusses ways by which a school can improve the effectiveness of its curriculum development committee. According to the authors, the person in the best position to facilitate and provide support to the committee is the curriculum specialist. The authors state that the curriculum...

  • In Search of Ambiguity. Mills, Patricia // Educational Leadership;Apr1971, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p730 

    The article focuses on the implications of the quest for order and certainty that presently characterizes the behavior of most curriculum workers. One of the criteria traditionally associated with professionalism has been the exclusive possession of a prescribed body of knowledge. Most...

  • Who Decides What You Teach?  // California English;Winter95, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p6 

    The author shares his views concerning the curriculum issues. He recounts on the responses of the students who have been asked about if and how the frameworks in their study field influenced curricular decision making at the school site. The author also reflects on the continuing unevenness of...

  • MAKING ALL THE RIGHT CONNECTIONS. Fitzharris, Linda Hummel // Journal of Staff Development;Winter2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24 

    Discusses the development of curriculum design. Definition of curriculum; Effect of curriculum on the achievements of the students; Evolution of the development of curriculum design Process in the development of curriculum design.

  • The Schools of Our Nation Need Some Curricular Experiences in Common. Engleman, Finis E. // Education Digest;Dec1956, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p6 

    This article focuses on role of the U.S. government in determining all aspects of the instructional needs of school administration in the country. Several schools in the country need some curricular experiences in common. The curriculum program needs to be implemented by a broader look. It is no...

  • Program for Potential Dropouts. MaWhinney, Lucille Gale // Education Digest;Dec1956, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p10 

    This article evaluates the introduction of work-experience program into the school program in the U.S. Several students liked talking about the work phase of the program, for this was one class activity about which they knew more than the teachers. Moreover, the local daily provided a class set...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics