TITLE

Graduate Education Flawed, Study Finds

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Gwendolyn
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Academe;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a survey conducted on doctor of philosophy candidates in graduate schools in the United States. Sponsor of the survey; Limitations of graduate schools; Suggestion of the report on the state of graduate education.
ACCESSION #
4973375

 

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