ERIC Number: ED044079
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
The Graduate Preparation of Scientists for Undergraduate Teaching in Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities. A Conference Report (1st, Washington D.C., May 2-3, 1969).
Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.; Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.
This report on the conference on the graduate preparation of scientists for undergraduate teaching in liberal arts institutions presents: (1) the highlights and recommendations of the conference; (2) the conference and background papers which include: "Alternatives to the Ph.D.," by R. D. Anderson; "Teaching Versus Research," by Horace W. Davenport; "The Liberal Arts College and Scholarly Activity in the Sciences," by C. A. Vander Werf; "The Preparation of College Physics Teachers," by John M. Fowler, Richard W. West, and Kathryn E. Mervine; and "Putting Our Own House in Order," by Neill Megaw; and (3) summaries of the discussion groups which included: "Undergraduate Preparation in the Sciences,""The Graduate School and the Developing Scholar,""The Graduate School and the Developing Teacher," and "Postdoctoral Development of College Teachers." A bibliography and a list of the participants conclude the report. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.; Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: Report of a conference held in Washington, D.C., May 2-3, 1969