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ERIC Number: EJ784884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1087-3244
A Vision for Doctoral Research Training in Health Behavior: A Position Paper from the American Academy of Health Behavior
American Journal of Health Behavior, v29 n6 p542-556 Nov-Dec 2005
Objective: To establish and disseminate the position of the American Academy of Health Behavior (The Academy) on doctoral research training. Methods: A collaborative process involving the Work Group on Doctoral Research Training with input from The Academy membership led to the development of the guidelines described herein. Results: A set of guidelines is provided that describe the process of learning to be a scholar/researcher and the outcomes of learning the practice of health behavior research. Conclusions: The doctoral students who are to become the stewards of our field should be prepared to engage in scholarship that creates new knowledge, uses research to transform practice, and effectively communicates research findings. (Contains 7 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A