ERIC Number: EJ467157
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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On the Way to the Professoriate: The Dissertation.
Hamilton, Russell G.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n54 p47-56 Sum 1993
The dissertation has been the key vehicle for training future faculty in "discovery" scholarship. A national task force study on the dissertation suggests that there are multiple and varied interpretations, in different fields, of the important terms relating to dissertation quality: originality, significance, independence. Recommendations are made for advising. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Preparing Faculty for the New Conceptions of Scholarship.