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A Glance at Doctoral Preparation Through Websites: How Do Education Policy Studies Programs Advertise Opportunities for Students to Engage with the Policymaking Process?

Abstract Every year, potential graduate students hunt through websites and promotional materials searching for the perfect program to fit their needs. The search requires time and patience, especially for those future scholars who seek a doctoral program in Education Policy Studies (EPS) with a focus on interacting with the policymaking process. The primary objective of this project was to explore the promotional materials of EPS doctoral programs in order to better understand how these programs promote formalized training for students to engage with education policy and the policymaking process. I selected the top 10 EPS programs in the nation along with my own institution (Arizona State University) as the sample for this study. By reviewing their ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Long-Genovese, Stacey (Author) / Garcia, David R (Advisor) / Ott, Molly (Committee member) / Hinchey, Patricia (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education policy / Higher education / Doctoral preparation / Education policy / Engagement
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 161 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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