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On the Complexity of Correlating a Graduate Program’s Experiences with the Success of its Graduates: a Response to Dixon et al. (2015)

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Dixon et al. Behavior Analysis in Practice 8:7–15, 2015 evaluated the scholarly productivity of instructors in graduate-level, behavior-analytic training environments as a potential quality metric related to practitioner training. In our reply, we discuss the authors’ premise and methodology, suggest alternative conceptualizations, and recommend a more comprehensive and germane approach to the task.

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Carr, J.E., Nosik, M.R. On the Complexity of Correlating a Graduate Program’s Experiences with the Success of its Graduates: a Response to Dixon et al. (2015). Behav Analysis Practice 8, 163–164 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-015-0091-y

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