ERIC Number: EJ188917
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Ph.D. Dissertation: Servant or Master?
Spriestersbach, D. C.; Henry, Lyell D., Jr.
Improving College and University Teaching, 26, 1, 52-5,60, W 78
The role of the dissertation in the education of Ph.D. candidates is addressed. Objections to the dissertation requirement, including excessive time demands and the sterile effects on later research, are examined, and recommendations for changes in rationale and end-product requirements are made. A 17-item bibliography is provided. (JMD)
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