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ERIC Number: EJ387427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Some Fields Are Reassessing the Value of the Traditional Doctoral Dissertation.
Monaghan, Peter
Chronicle of Higher Education, v35 n29 pA1,16 Mar 29 1989
As doctoral candidates take longer to earn their degrees, with 70 percent dropping out, and as the dissertation becomes farther removed from the way research is done in some fields, alternatives to the dissertation are being sought. One possibility is that doctorates may be awarded based on published journal articles. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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