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McEwan, Hunter – Educational Perspectives, 2017
This short address by Hunter McEwan provides a background to what a professional practice degree is and discusses some of the accomplishments of the very first group of graduates of the new EdD--the Doctorate in Professional Educational Practice--at the College of Education (COE) at the University of Hawai'i. The COE aimed at building a…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Professional Education
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McEwan, Hunter; Reed, Gay Garland – Educational Perspectives, 2017
The five-chapter dissertation that is common in the field of education is a product of a largely unquestioned set of assumptions about how research should be done and what it should look like. It is a product that is bolstered by a whole set of institutional procedures and requirements that have become somewhat routine in many schools of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Confidentiality, Theory Practice Relationship
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McEwan, Hunter – Educational Perspectives, 2015
John Dewey visited Hawai'i on three separate occasions. Of all three trips, by far the most important, as far as Dewey's influence on education in Hawai'i is concerned, was in 1899 when he came with his wife, Alice Chipman Dewey, to help launch the University Extension program in Honolulu. The Deweys' second trip was a very brief one--twenty years…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Universities, Adoption, Children
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McEwan, Hunter; Goto, Sunao; Horike, Yukiyo – Educational Perspectives, 2010
For the past ten years, the College of Education at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM-COE) and Bukkyo University in Kyoto, Japan have enjoyed a special relationship designed to promote cooperation and academic exchanges between the two institutions. The agreement of cooperation was signed on June 5, 2000 by President Shinko Nakai of Bukkyo…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education
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McEwan, Hunter; Slaughter, Helen – Educational Perspectives, 2004
The College of Education at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa has two doctoral degrees: the PhD in educational psychology and the PhD in education. Both degrees have been in existence for over 30 years. The PhD in education, however, began its life as the EdD and was renamed the PhD in 1999. As two of the articles in this issue make clear…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Educational History