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Historical Literature
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What does history reveal about the Education Doctorate? Perry (2012). In Placing practitioner knowledge at the center of teacher education: Rethinking the policy and practice of the Education Doctorate. Macintyre Latta, M. & Wunder, S. (Eds.). (2012). Information Age Publishing.

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The following is a historical bibliography of studies of the EdD.

Anderson, D. G. (1983). Differentiation of the EdD and PhD in education. Journal of Teacher Education, 34(3), 55-58.

Brown, L. D. (1966). Doctoral graduates in education. An inquiry into their motives, aspirations, and perceptions of the program. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University.

Brown, L. D. (1991). A perspective on the PhD-EdD discussion in schools of education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association.

Clifford, G. J., & Guthrie, J.W. (1990). Ed school: A brief for a professional education. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Cremin, L. (1978). The education of the educating professions. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Deering, T. E. (1998). Eliminating the doctor of education degree: It's the right thing to do. The Educational Forum, 62, 243-248.

Denemark, G. (1985). Educating a profession. Journal of Teacher Education, 36(5), 46-51.

Dill, D. D., & Morrison, J. L. (1985). EdD and PhD research training in the field of higher education: A survey and a proposal. Review of Higher Education, 8(2), 169-182.

Eells, W. C. (1963). Degrees in higher education. Washington, DC: The Center for Applied Research in Education.

Freeman, F. N. (1931). Practices of American universities in granting higher degrees in education: A series of official statements (Vol. 19). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Learned, W. S., & Bagley, W.C. (1965). Purpose of a normal school. In M. L. Borrowman (Ed.), Teacher education in America: A documentary history (pp. 122-140). New York, NY: Teachers College Columbia University

Levine, A. (2005). Educating school leaders. New York, NY: The Education Schools Project.

Ludlow, H. G. (1964). The Doctorate in Education. Washington, DC: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Osguthorpe, R. T., & Wong, M. J. (1993). The PhD versus the EdD: Time for a decision. Innovative Higher Education, 18(1), 47-63.

Powell, A. G. (1980). The uncertain profession. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Shulman, L. S., Golde, C.M., Bueschel, A.C., & Garabedian, K.J. (2006). Reclaiming education's doctorates: A critique and a proposal. Educational Researcher, 35(3), 25-32.