ERIC Number: ED093210
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Apr-25
Reference Count: N/A
Perspectives and Plans for Graduate Studies. 7. Sociology 1973.
Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, Toronto. Advisory Committee on Academic Planning.
This document reports on a formal planning assessment for sociology conducted by the Advisory Committee on Academic Planning of the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies. Data, reports and comments, and recommendations on a plan for graduate work in sociology in the province is set out. Recommendations are: (1) That the high rates of delay and incompletion of master's and doctoral degrees be rectified. (2) That the sociology departments note the consultants' comment that "for many students, the existence of multi-person projects within the departments would provide a source of funds, research topics and mutual stimulation." (3) That the sociology departments note the consultants' comment on the necessity of research in the locality. (4) That there should be no distribution among universities of responsibilities for particular programs and specialities. (5) That there be no enrollment restrictions at the MA level. Recommendations for various universities in the province are indicated. (MJM)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Degrees (Academic), Educational Planning, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Sociology
Council of Ontario Universities, 130 St. George Street, Suite 8039, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2T4 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, Toronto. Advisory Committee on Academic Planning.
Identifiers - Location: Canada