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ERIC Number: ED012234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 8
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Reference Count: 0
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GUIDELINES FOR THE DOCTORATE IN SCIENCE EDUCATION, A STATEMENT BY THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF TEACHERS IN SCIENCE.
RUTHERFORD, F. JAMES; AND OTHERS
DOCTORAL PROGRAMS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION SHOULD HAVE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS BASED ON ACADEMIC ABILITY, AGE, MATHEMATICS BACKGROUND, AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE. CANDIDATES SHOULD TAKE COURSE WORK EQUIVALENT TO A MASTER'S DEGREE IN ONE AREA OF SCIENCE AND A MINIMUM OF 1 YEAR OF STUDY, INCLUDING LABORATORY, IN THE OTHER MAJOR AREAS. ONE YEAR OF COLLEGE MATHEMATICS, INCLUDING CALCULUS, AND A YEAR OF STATISTICS, INCLUDING RESEARCH DESIGN AND COVARIANT ANALYSIS, SHOULD BE REQUIRED. CANDIDATES SHOULD BECOME FAMILIAR WITH PAST ADVANCES AND CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION. SEMINARS OR COURSE WORK SHOULD ALSO BE DEVOTED TO THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIOLOGICAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION. CANDIDATES SHOULD BE INVOLVED IN PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH DURING A MINIMUM RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT OF 1 YEAR. THE DISSERTATION SHOULD DEMONSTRATE THE CANDIDATE'S ABILITY TO DO INDEPENDENT STUDY AND SHOULD BE REPORTED AT A CONFERENCE OR PUBLISHED. THIS ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN "THE SCIENCE TEACHER," VOLUME 33, NUMBER 7, OCTOBER 1966. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA