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Utah State University Faculty Honor Lectures


The Faculty Association and Utah State University Press

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It was nine years ago that I decided to leave Utah State University and join one of the newly formed regional educational laboratories. At that time I had 18 years of educational research behind me, and although I had carried out a number of studies and published about 40 articles in the professional research journals, it was obvious to me that none of my research had had any measurable effect upon education. At best, my work might have influenced the decisions of a few school administrators, but this is an optimistic view since most school administrators prefer not to be encumbered with evidence when involved in the decision making process.


This work made publicly available electronically on August 5, 2011.

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