ERIC Number: EJ618297
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
What Do They Master? Perceived Benefits of the Master's Thesis Experience.
Demb, Ada; Funk, Kelly
NACADA Journal, v19 n2 p18-27 Fall 1999
Studied the learning outcomes experienced by 24 alumni of a higher education/student affairs program through interviews with the students and some faculty and support staff members. Students experienced the thesis process in eight identifiable stages, and four areas of growth were identified: personal development, skills development, content expertise, and relationship development. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Individual Development, Interviews, Masters Degrees, Masters Theses, Outcomes of Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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