ERIC Number: EJ481754
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing Success in Doctoral Education: From Policy to Practice.
Lipschutz, Susan S.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n80 p69-80 Win 1993
A framework is offered for institutions to use in identifying and overcoming obstacles to graduate student progress and retention. Seven aspects of graduate education that would have to be altered to reduce student frustration are examined: admissions, graduate curriculum, advising/mentoring, monitoring progress, financial support, institutional climate, practices and procedures. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Persistence, Administrative Policy, College Admission, Curriculum Design, Degrees (Academic), Educational Policy, Evaluation Methods, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Mentors, Organizational Climate, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, School Holding Power, Student Financial Aid, Time to Degree, Withdrawal (Education)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Issue theme: "Increasing Graduate Student Retention and Degree Attainment."