ERIC Number: ED203763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: 0
An Individually Guided Research Program for the Advancement of Women/Minority Persons in Educational Research.
Stauffer, A. J.
A program implemented in the University System of Georgia to assist women and minorities advance in educational research is described. The program is one of individually guided research and each participant is free to select individual objectives, topics, research procedures, rate of progress, and outcomes. Program participants are predominantly faculty members and a limited number are reentry doctorate students. Program personnel consist of a policy advisory board, mentors, and the professional participants. Program resources and guidance offered by the mentors are designed to assist participants in: identifying problems, searching the literature (Dialog), designing an experiment, sampling procedures, procuring samples, evaluating and selecting measures, gathering and processing data, preparing presentations, writing and editing research articles, preparing proposals, and managing projects. Outcomes of the first year of program operation are indicated in terms of number of articles published or in review, number of proposals funded or in review, number of presentations, and earned doctorates. A list of participants, activities, and progress by category and mentor is included, along with criteria for the selection of participants and information on stipends. (SW)
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Research, Faculty Development, Females, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Improvement Programs, Mentors, Minority Groups, Professional Development, Proposal Writing, Research Methodology, Research Skills, Search Strategies, Women Faculty
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: University System of Georgia
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, November 12-14, 1980).