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Author Bender, Thomas
Title The Education of Historians for Twenty-First Century
Imprint Baltimore : University of Illinois Press, 2003
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Descript 1 online resource (241 pages)
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Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Report and Recommendations -- 1. WE HISTORIANS -- Defining Who We Are -- The Golden Age Legacy -- Historical Perspective -- The Future of the Discipline -- Education for the Future -- Generational Succession in the Academy -- Public and Private Universities -- The Challenge -- 2. NECESSARY DISCUSSIONS -- Departmental Culture -- Departmental Mission and Program Requirements -- Field Examinations -- Fields -- Language Study -- Introductory Course -- Interdisciplinarity and Theory -- World History -- Undergraduate Education and the Education of Teachers -- Common Education, Plural Careers -- Directors of Graduate Studies and Graduate Administrators -- Professionalism and Premature Professionalization -- Program Size, Funding, and Diversity -- Graduate Assistants and Unions -- Foreign Area Studies -- New Technologies -- Centers for Teaching Excellence/Preparing Future Faculty -- Publication and Tenure -- The Matrix of Responsibilities -- The American Historical Association -- 3. RECOMMENDATIONS -- Program Size -- Program Information and Recruitment -- Funding -- Master's Degree and Doctoral Education -- Director of Graduate Studies, Placement Officer, and Staff Support -- Mentoring -- Annual Review -- Retention and Attrition -- Grievance Procedures -- A Space of Their Own -- Placement -- Intellectual Community -- Dissertation Seminars -- Preparation for Teaching -- Internships -- Professional Ethics and Practices -- Citizenship -- The American Historical Association -- Part 2: Foundations -- 4. THE NATIONAL SHAPE OF DOCTORAL EDUCATION: A SURVEY OF GRADUATE PROGRAMS -- A Preliminary Sounding -- Concern -- Complexity -- Change -- Careers in Transition -- Complacency -- (Mis)communication between Faculty and Graduate Students -- Conclusion
Appendix A: Consultations with the Discipline -- Appendix B: List of Respondents to the Graduate Program Survey -- Appendix C: Survey Instrument and Numerical Results, AHA Survey of Doctoral Programs in History (Spring 2001) -- Selected Bibliography on Graduate Training and Historians -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bender, Thomas The Education of Historians for Twenty-First Century Baltimore : University of Illinois Press,c2003 9780252071652
Subject Historians - United States
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Alt Author Katz, Philip F
Palmer, Colin A
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