ERIC Number: EJ430106
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Turning Points in Graduate Student Socialization: Implications for Recruiting Future Faculty.
Kirk, Deborah; Todd-Mancillas, William R.
Review of Higher Education, v14 n3 p407-22 Spr 1991
A study of 28 graduate teaching assistants' socialization experiences identified 171 salient experiences signaling and intensifying identification with the departments and their roles as fledgling academicians. Experiences are categorized as (1) changes in intellectual self-evaluation; (2) encounters with students, peers, and superiors; and (3) changes in organizational structure and climate. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Recruitment, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Intellectual Development, Interprofessional Relationship, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Socialization, Student Adjustment, Student Development, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Assistants
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
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