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Common Data Set Initiative
المجال: Education
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The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report. The combined goal of this collaboration is to improve the quality and accuracy of ...
A component of the undergraduate curriculum designed to provide breadth to the curriculum and a common undergraduate experience for all students. It is usually defined on an institution-wide basis and involves study in several subject area.
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The traditional fields of study in the humanities, sciences and social sciences as distinct from technical and professional education.
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Not a formal degree; applies to someone who has completed all the requirements for a Ph. D. except the dissertation.
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The practice of awarding students college credit for satisfactory performance on an examination.
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An examination where students are allowed to consult course materials while answering questions.
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First-year student (applies to both college undergraduates and high school students).
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Individual attending a US institution by special agreement with a foreign institution. A visting scholar does not-matriculate which means that he or she is not engaged in a degree program. To change status and matriculate in a degree program a visiting scholar must apply for admission to the institution and undergo the usual selection process.
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A formal paper required as part of course work.
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Accreditation granted to an entire academic institution by the accrediting commission responsible for institutions in the particular geographic area. There are six regional accrediting commissions in the United States. Regional accreditation is also referred to as 'institutional accreditation'.
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Taking a class to acquire knowledge but not for credit or grades. Audited courses do not count toward degree requirements.
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