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Professional and Scientific Objectives of Graduate Study in Education

by W. W. Charters, Jr. - 1951

Turning to the term, professional study, we are justified in assuming that its function is to prepare people for maximum competency in carrying on an occupation. They expect to contribute service in those areas within the educational field for which they seek to be trained. The areas of service are rapidly expanding in number and refinement of techniques to a status far removed from that of the days when a school board and a rural schoolteacher performed instructional operations at a level of competency which was satisfactory to the citizens of the community.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 50, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 52 Number 9, 1951, p. 30-41
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20201, Date Accessed: 10/24/2021 11:51:35 AM

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