ERIC Number: EJ997960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
To Ed.D. or Not to Ed.D.?
Perry, Jill Alexa
Phi Delta Kappan, v94 n1 p41-44 Sep 2012
In 2007, a consortium of more than 50 schools of education came together to transform doctoral education for practitioners--in so doing creating the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. The project's goal is to redesign the degree to make it the highest-quality degree for the advanced preparation of school practitioners and clinical faculty, academic leaders, and professional staff for the nation's schools and colleges and the organizations that support them. This grassroots effort, led by faculty and student-practitioners, has resulted in game-changing definitions and designs of professional preparation in education.
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Doctoral Programs, College Faculty, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Educators, Praxis, Theory Practice Relationship, Differences, Doctoral Degrees, Professional Education, Academic Degrees, Educational History, Professional Personnel
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