The Disconnect between Graduate education & Faculty Realities

  • Gaff J
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Abstract

Students are not well prepared to assume the faculty positions that are available, nor do they have a clear concept of their suitability for work outside of research.
Four concerns: 1) Lack of systemic, comprehensive programs to help students learn how to teach; 2) little feedback/mentoring; 3) little attention to understanding the range of possible careers; 4) discrepancies between doctoral education and realities of faculty work.

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  • Jerry Gaff

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