The findings indicated that the number of DA programs offered (i.e., number of institutions, programs, and DA awarding disciplines) continues to decline; yet perceptions regarding the value of the DA degree have changed little since its inception. Both graduate deans and DA program coordinators recognized that individual DA programs may be viable, but without national, institutional, and continued program-specific advocacy the DA will no longer be viable.The definition of value, for the purpose of this study, was provided by Webstera#39;s Dictionary (2002), which defines ... of Arts degree, are now an academic priority nationally as Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs are being re-defined inanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Status and Perceptions of the Value and Viability of the Doctor of Arts Degree at the Beginning of the 21st Century|
|Author||:||Jane L. Jarvi|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|