ERIC Number: EJ493233
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Institutional Factors in Time to the Doctorate.
Stricker, Lawrence J.
Research in Higher Education, v35 n5 p569-87 Oct 1994
A study investigated differences in the length of time taken to earn a doctoral degree in three disciplines--chemistry, English, and psychology. The clearest findings emerged for psychology, where institutional variables affecting time to degree concerned faculty accessibility and department size. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Chemistry, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Departments, Doctoral Degrees, English, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Climate, Program Length, Psychology, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Ratio, Teacher Student Relationship, Time Factors (Learning), Time to Degree
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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