ERIC Number: ED122691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Research Doctorate in the United States.
Association of Graduate Schools.
What are the primary functions of graduate education and research in the United States, and how can these functions best be performed? Areas of concern shared by all the major universities offering doctoral programs include: (1) the general assessment of the Association of Graduate Schools of the status of graduate education and the proper direction of change; (2) the prospective supply, demand, and manpower forecast for Ph.D.'s; (3) the modification of graduate education; (4) effective responses to urgent national problems through graduate education; (5) the allocation of resources to graduate education by universities, state, and federal governments; (6) the support of graduate students; (7) the resources required for high-quality graduate education; (8) the contribution of graduate education and research to the teaching of undergraduates; (9) the role of the Association of Graduate Schools in confronting the problems of graduate education; and (10) the AAU posture with respect to equal access to graduate education. (Author/KE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Graduate Schools.