Toward a global PhD?

Toward a global PhD?

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Universities and nations have long recognized the direct contribution of graduate education to the welfare of the economy by meeting a range of research and employment needs. With the burgeoning of a global economy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the economic outcome of doctoral education reaches far beyond national borders. Many doctoral programs in the United States and throughout the world are looking for opportunities to equip students to work in transnational settings, with scientists and researchers located across the globe. Nations competing within this global economy often have different and not always compatible motives for supporting graduate training. In this volume, graduate education experts explore some of the tensions and potential for cooperation between nations in the realm of doctoral education.Commissiona#39;s (UGC)5 committee for the revision of pay scales of teachers, headed by Dr. S. N. Sen in 1973. ... education), there was a gradual decline in the standards of doctoral education and the quality of doctoral theses produced. ... Irrespective of whether a candidate had a doctorate or not, passing of an eligibility testanbsp;...

Title:Toward a global PhD?
Author:Maresi Nerad, Mimi Heggelund
Publisher:University of Washington Press - 2008-04-01


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