A Plan for the Ph. D. in English

Reynolds, Paul E.
March 1941
Journal of Higher Education;Mar1941, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p133
Academic Journal
The article discusses several problems that needs to be addressed in curriculum planning for a doctorate degree in English language in the U.S. It explained that a radical shift in emphasis such as the reduction of research to a secondary position in graduate training would improve students knowledge. An informal study and discussion groups would give the graduate students the chance to exchange ideas and work with their peers. The graduate studies should focus on developing in students the skill for the facts finding, judgment in the interpretation of those facts and intelligence in perceiving data relationships.


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