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Title:Research on Broudy's theory of the uses of schooling
Author(s):Schmitz, John Gregory
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Page, Ralph C.
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Educational Psychology
Education, Philosophy of
Abstract:Harry S. Broudy has studied the utility of general education through the development and testing of his Newspaper Test of the Uses of Schooling (NPT). The results of research with a new version of the NPT are reported in this essay and some options for future research are presented. The results of the study indicate that continued development and testing of the NPT will prove important. Promising new versions of the test are suggested for future research to pursue, including a Hypertest version. Additional instruments and research strategies are also suggested that could be used to broaden the "search for evidence" of the uses of schooling.
Issue Date:1995
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/20824
Rights Information:Copyright 1995 Schmitz, John Gregory
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-05-07
Identifier in Online Catalog:AAI9522169
OCLC Identifier:(UMI)AAI9522169


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