Graduate Professional Training in Christian Education at Dallas Theological Seminary and Alumni Perceptions of Program Quality

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This study assessed the quality of graduate professional training in Christian education at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) in terms of the perceptions of program alumni. The subjects of the investigation were 780 alumni who graduated from DTS between 1984 and 2000. The Christian Education program was assessed utilizing Daniel Stufflebeam's CIPP model and alumni data collected from a survey instrument. A response rate of 65% (N=504) was achieved. The research procedure employed a non-experimental design methodology for the quantitative component and open-ended questions for the qualitative component. Most results were statistically significant at the .05 alpha level utilizing chi-square goodness-of-fit ... continued below

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McLaughlin, Linden D. May 2002.

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This study assessed the quality of graduate professional training in Christian education at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) in terms of the perceptions of program alumni. The subjects of the investigation were 780 alumni who graduated from DTS between 1984 and 2000. The Christian Education program was assessed utilizing Daniel Stufflebeam's CIPP model and alumni data collected from a survey instrument. A response rate of 65% (N=504) was achieved. The research procedure employed a non-experimental design methodology for the quantitative component and open-ended questions for the qualitative component. Most results were statistically significant at the .05 alpha level utilizing chi-square goodness-of-fit tests.

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McLaughlin, Linden D. Graduate Professional Training in Christian Education at Dallas Theological Seminary and Alumni Perceptions of Program Quality, dissertation, May 2002; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3128/: accessed June 7, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .