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ERIC Number: ED014427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 184
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON THE CHANGING IDENTITY OF GRADUATE EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION (ATLANTA, JANUARY 25-26, 1965).
WEAVER, CHARLES E.
DISCUSSED ARE THE CHANGING IDENTITY OF GRADUATE EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION, THE FACTORS WHICH PRECIPITATED THESE CHANGES, AND THE RESULTING PROBLEMS. THE CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED EARTH SCIENTISTS WITH DIVERSE SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUNDS FROM A BROAD GEOGRAPHICAL AREA. SPECIFIC TOPICS COVERED INCLUDED--(1) PRESENT DEVELOPMENTS AND FUTURE OF EARTH SCIENCE RESEARCH, (2) GEOLOGY TODAY, ITS NEEDS, AND THE TYPES OF DEPARTMENTS THAT MAY FULFILL THOSE NEEDS, (3) SURVIVAL OF GEOLOGY, METEOROLOGY, OCEANOLOGY--DEPARTMENTS WITHIN A UNIVERSITY STRUCTURE, (4) BUILDING A GRADUATE DEPARTMENT WITH COMPLETE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AND FUNDS, (5) THE GEOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF THE MOON, (6) THE PROBLEM OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, (7) THE POSSIBLE DOVETAILING OF "CLASSICAL" AND "MODERN" GEOLOGY, (8) ORGANIZING A MODERN GRADUATE PROGRAM, (9) RENOVATING A "CLASSICAL" DEPARTMENT, (10) INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS, (11) CHANGES IN GEOPHYSICS EDUCATION, AND (12) THE SMALL COLLEGE AND GRADUATE EDUCATION. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia Inst. of Tech., Atlanta.
Identifiers: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION