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ERIC Number: ED043741
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 188
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Establishment of Criteria for the Evaluation and Development of Industrial Education Doctoral Degree Programs.
Pershing, Rex Weldon
An opinionnaire was used to identify criteria regarding improvement requirements, practices, and procedures for the evaluation of existing and the development of new industrial education doctoral programs. Data from 207 (77.8 percent) doctoral students, who received their degrees between June 1964 and February 1969 from 23 institutions, provided information for the following selected findings: (1) The Ed.D. degree was held by 167 respondents and the Ph.D. by 39 respondents, with 201 being employed in education related occupations, (2) Admission requirements suggested a B on upper division undergraduate and graduate course work and 2 or 3 years of teaching experience for industrial education majors or 1 to 3 years of industrial work experience for trade and industrial and industrial-technical education students, (3) No minimum score on the Graduate Record Examination should be stipulated, (4) Course work applicable toward a degree was typically universal, (5) A dissertation should be required and defended orally, (6) Written and oral comprehensive examinations should be required of all students, (7) Residency should consist of one academic year, and (8) 18 areas of study were recommended to be made available to the doctoral student. This Ed.D. dissertation was submitted to the University of Northern Colorado. (GR)
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