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ERIC Number: EJ1012149
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Judicious Use of Journal Impact Factors and the Preservation of Our Fields of Study
Cardinal, Bradley J.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v84 n2 p7-9 2013
This article comments on the judicious use of journal impact factors. It aims to preserve our fields of study within the context of increased scholarly scrutiny and the hierarchical structures inherent in academia. It concludes by recommending actions for "JOPERD," other journals in the field, and the producers and evaluators of scholarship.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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