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Having one or more programmers review the source code of a program written by someone else. Peer review produces much better code, since others have already tried to understand it. Indecipherable routines are eliminated before they get buried into the fabric of the program. See open source.
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Content Topics Included in Refereed Journal Articles in 2013
Overall, reported time spent on research activities positively affects research productivity in four of the six items shown (recent refereed journal articles; book reviews, chapters, and creative works; books, textbooks, and reports; and presentations).
Thus, by 2002 the time was right to consider housing the only refereed journal in the world dedicated exclusively to Catholic education.
Authors of scholarly papers had only two choices: refereed journals that often rejected policy-oriented papers as ephemeral, and conference volumes that took three years to be published and were often instantly obsolete.
Selected papers are to be published in the refereed journal, The Globe (Melbourne), later this year.
Carter has an extensive publication record including refereed journal articles, abstracts, extension bulletins, and popular media articles.
ACT, a refereed journal, reflects the organization's ideals, proposing "areas and strategies for broadly needed change in music education, and embrac[ing] a wide range of related topics, content, questions and issues requiring focused study" ("Editorial Policies and Practices," ACT Web page).
Answering the Perpetual Home Schooling Question: A Review of the Literature, presents an exhaustive analysis of 24 studies on the socialization of home-schoolers, concluding: "It's a non-issue today." McDowell is the founder and president of Philodeus Press and is editor of the academic, refereed journal, Home School Researcher.
We continue to invite article submissions and remind our colleagues in colleges and universities (who have publishing requirements) that Teacher Librarian continues to be a refereed journal.
Written in an accessible style, it is the world's premier refereed journal in the field of security, making it the definitive journal for today's security professionals.