Title page for ETD etd-06092012-141104


Type of Document Dissertation
Author Stuart, Elizabeth
URN etd-06092012-141104
Title An analysis of the residency requirement for the doctoral degree in the College of Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Degree Doctor of Education
Department Adult and Continuing Education
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Miles, Leroy P. Committee Chair
Asche, F. Marion Committee Member
Stubblefield, Harold W. Committee Member
Worner, Wayne Dempsey Committee Member
Wortman, Max S. Jr. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Residence and education.
Date of Defense 1979-05-15
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Abstract
The problem which, was explored in this study was: What are the

perceptions held by doctoral gradates of their academic-professional and personal experiences related to the residency requirement? Five

research, questions were posed to provide guidance for the collection of data for this study. They are described in detail in the summary and conclusions sections of this chapter.

The overall purpose of this study was to provide a procedure for evaluating full-time residentia1 studyin a doctoral program as perceived by graduates. Specifically, the objectiveswere: 1) to define the purposes and activities of-the residency requirement in the College of Education at VPI&SU as articulated by the faculty and administrative staff; 2) to determine the graduates' perceptions of their

academic, professional and personal experiences while fulfilling the residency requirement at VPI&SU; and 3) to compare and contrast the

perceptions of the faculty and the graduates with respect to the residence requirement.

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