ERIC Number: ED430307
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Doctoral Dissertations on Catholic Schools in the United States, 1988-1997.
Hunt, Thomas J.
This booklet provides synopses of 302 dissertations, all written in the period from 1988 to 1997, that focus on Catholic schooling. Of the total, 156 of the dissertations originated at non-Catholic universities, with 106 of these authored at state-supported, public institutions. The dissertations are grouped under the following categories: administration, leadership, principals, supervision; bishops, pastors, priests; boards, governance community; curriculum, academic programs; diversity-ethnic, innercity, international, minority, multicultural, racial, special needs; elementary education; finance; gender; history; identity mission; justice; law; parents; planning; reform, restructuring; religion, faith, morality, values; religious orders; school choice; secondary education; students; teachers; and technology. Each entry features the name of the author, the title of the work, the institutional affiliation of the author, and the year of completion. The entries also include a summary of the dissertation. When considered chronologically, the publication rate of dissertations did not vary much by year, ranging from 27 to 36. Of all the categories listed, administration, leadership, principals, supervision contained the most dissertations, 40, followed closely by history at 35. Only two of the dissertations addressed the subject of technology. (RJM)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Profiles
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.