Paths and Perception: Assessing Doctoral Education Using Career Path Analysis

Uses the results from the PhDs – Ten Years Later survey in two disciplines, English and mathematics, to demonstrate the assessment value of understanding student career paths and student evaluations of doctoral programs in light of their career paths.

Aanerud, R., Homer, L., Neard, M., & Cerny, J. (2006). Paths and Perceptions: Assessing Doctoral Education using Career Path Analysis.” In Peggy L. Maki and Nancy Borkowski, Eds., The Assessment of Doctoral Education, Sterling, pp. 109-140, Virginia: Stylus.

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