ERIC Number: ED368005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Graduate Degree Programs in Performance Studies.
Doll, Howard D.
A study investigated the national status of graduate degree programs in Performance Studies in 1990. Of the 37 institutions offering master's of doctoral degrees in oral interpretation who were sent surveys, 22 (59%) responded. Results indicated (1) the loss of graduate programs was problematic; (2) some scholars had difficulty with securing same-field colleagues, research, and administrative support; (3) minority recruitment needs to be improved; (4) peer and colleague support seemed to be a significant problem; (5) rather than a decimation of the field due to budget cuts, the field of performance studies has consolidated and refined itself--programs are geographically available in every part of the country; (6) the majority of programs report few problems with staffing, research, colleague and administrative support; and (7) two-thirds of the institutions surveyed required performance studies for undergraduate majors, and almost half require it for undergraduate majors. (Twelve tables of data and 21 notes are included.) (RS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Performance Studies (Speech)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association (79th, Miami Beach, FL, November 18-21, 1993).