Formation of Scholars Rethinking Doctoral Education for the Twenty-First Century
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Description: This book distills the lessons learned from a five-year action and research project with more than 80 doctoral programs committed to better preparing graduates. Six disciplines were included: chemistry, education, English, history, mathematics and neuroscience. Confronts the disconnect between current approaches andthe desired outcomes of doctoral education, the book addresses changes needed to the teaching role as well asresearch training.Advocating a view of Ph.D. holders as stewards of their disciplines, it emphasizes the importance of moving away from the traditional apprenticeship model and toward one of intellectual community. The book offers concretesteps for faculty, students, administrators, funding agencies, disciplinary societies, and accreditors to each play a practical role in this change and issues a call to action for each of these audiences.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.13" long x 0.85" tall
|About the Authors|
|Moving Doctoral Education into the Future|
|Setting the Stage for Change|
|Talking About Purpose: Mirrors, Lenses, and Windows|
|From Experience to Expertise: Principles of Powerful Formation|
|Creating and Sustaining Intellectual Community|
|A Call to Action|
|Summary Description of the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate|
|List of Participating Departments|
|Overview of the Surveys|
|Graduate Student Survey|
|Graduate Faculty Survey|