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ERIC Number: ED020921
Record Type: RIE
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REPORT OF A PRELIMINARY SURVEY ON DOCTORAL PREPARATION IN ENGLISH EDUCATION.
BURTON, DWIGHT L.
CONCERN OVER UNFILLED DOCTORAL POSITIONS IN TEACHER EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION IN ENGLISH PROMPTED THE CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH EDUCATION TO SPONSOR A SURVEY OF 97 RECIPIENTS OF THE DOCTORATE IN "ENGLISH EDUCATION." EACH WAS ASKED (1) TO INDICATE DUTIES AND THE TYPE, SPECIALIZATION, AND INSTITUTION OF HIS DOCTORATE, (2) TO EVALUATE THE RELEVANCE OF HIS PREPARATION TO HIS POSITION, SUGGESTING DESIRABLE MODIFICATIONS, AND (3) TO RECOMMEND AN "IDEAL" DOCTORAL PROGRAM FOR THE POSITION. THE DOCTORATES OF THE 57 RESPONDENTS--10 PH.D.'S IN ENGLISH, 23 IN EDUCATION, AND 24 ED.D.'S--WERE AWARDED BY 40 INSTITUTIONS. OF 50 WHO RATED PERSONAL PREPARATION, 26 WERE GENERALLY COMPLIMENTARY, 24 DISSATISFIED. REASONABLE AGREEMENT WAS REACHED IN URGING DOCTORAL PROGRAM CHANGES--(1) MORE RELIANCE UPON INDEPENDENT STUDY, (2) CLOSER COORDINATION BETWEEN ENGLISH AND EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS, (3) PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS OF THE M.A. IN ENGLISH OR EDUCATION AND SUCCESSFUL TEACHING EXPERIENCE, AND (4) IN-TRAINING EXPERIENCE IN STUDENT-TEACHER SUPERVISION AND ENGLISH-EDUCATION INSTRUCTION. (RD)
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