ERIC Number: ED092004
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Perspectives and Plans for Graduate Studies. 6. Solid Earth Science 1973.
Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, Toronto. Advisory Committee on Academic Planning.
Effective planning and rationalization of long-term graduate development in Ontario's universities concerning solid earth sciences are discussed in relation to a report and recommendations of the Council of Ontario Universities and a report of the Advisory Committee on Academic Planning. Recommendations suggest: (1) The universities proceed with their plans on the basis of modest growth, using the consultants' minima as probable figures. (2) Admissions policies continue to be based on academic standards with an adequate level of financial support for each student. (3) In all general scholarship schemes the Government of Ontario, the National Research Council, and the universities of Ontario provide for a percentage of the awards available. (4) Continued and increased emphasis be placed on applied specialities. (5) No new program in geophysics be started in the next 5 years. (6) Departments and the discipline groups consider greater emphasis on limnology, marine geology, applied environmental geology, and geophysical techniques. (7) Carleton University and the University of Ottawa consider some formalization of the existing cooperative aspects of the work of their geology departments. (8) Brock University continue its master's program in quaternary geology in accordance with its stated plans. Eleven additional recommendations are presented, each concerning programs at various Canadian Universities. (MJM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Earth Science, Educational Planning, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Program Development
Council of Ontario Universities, 130 St. George Street, Suite 8039, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2T4 (R-74-6)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, Toronto. Advisory Committee on Academic Planning.
Identifiers - Location: Canada