ERIC Number: EJ554105
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Completing the Dissertation: Theory, Research, and Practice.
Baird, Leonard L.
New Directions for Higher Education, n99 p99-105 Fall 1997
Draws on current research to note complexity of dissertation process within general context of students' graduate careers, by summarizing previous research on degree completion, analyzing tasks involved in completing dissertation, and considering implications for programs and faculty. Discusses importance of a positive faculty-student nexus of responsibility, emphasizing the role of faculty as mentors, friends, employment counselors, and role models. (MSE)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue: "Rethinking the Dissertation Process: Tackling Personal and Institutional Obstacles," Number 99.