Archives

Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2004’

Promovieren in den USA

This paper explains the structure and functioning of US PhD education, views the process from the perspective of a doctoral student, discusses the role of the US graduate school and ends with an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of US doctoral education. Nerad, M. (2004). Promovieren in den USA (Getting a PhD in the USA) written for the handbook, …

Read More

Innovation in PhD Training – IGERT evaluation report

Evaluation of an IGERT at the University of Washington which aims to train its students to become disciplinary experts who are also highly skilled in collaborative team work and interdisciplinary problem solving.  The evaluation was performed at the end of the third year of a five-year grant in order to assess which activities were working in pursuit of their goals, …

Read More