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Title:  A Classification of Secondary School Courses
Description: Intended for use in collecting data on secondary school course offerings, this inventory of courses taught nationwide at the secondary level is organized in a classified arrangement. Each course is identified by a six-digit numerical code. The inventory of course titles was developed from three major sources--a sample of 52 public and private secondary school catalogs dated 1979 through 1981; statewide course lists from California, Washington, and Illinois; and recommendations from a panel of experts in secondary school curricula. The inventory includes instructions on its use and information about special features, a list of instructional program categories, cross references for closely related programs, and a title index. Courses are classified under 30 headings.
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Cover Date: July 1982
Web Release: July 23, 1982
Print Release: July 23, 1982
Publication #: IES 1982218
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: IES
Associated Centers: NCES
Authors: National Center for Education Statistics
Type of Product: Technical Methods Report
Survey/Program Areas: Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
High School and Beyond (HS&B)
High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09)
High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
National Longitudinal Study of the H.S. Class of 1972 (NLS-72)
Keywords:
Coursetaking/transcripts
Curriculum
Secondary education
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical Methods Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.