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peer review

n. an examination and evaluation of the performance of a professional or technician by a board or committee made up of people in the same occupation. This may arise in determining whether a person has been legitimately discharged, denied promotion or penalized by an employer, or is found to have failed to meet minimum standards of performance and is thus liable in a lawsuit claiming damages due to negligence.

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To identify the number of refereed journal publications per counselor education faculty member, we conducted a literature search using Academic Search Primer, PsycINFO, and ERIC for refereed journal article publications between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2009 for each of the 378 identified counselor educators.
Not surprisingly there was a moderately strong, positive relationship between the average hours a faculty member spent on research in a typical week and the number of refereed journal articles (r = .
Thus, by 2002 the time was right to consider housing the only refereed journal in the world dedicated exclusively to Catholic education.
But the referee process was in many cases more draconian than with a refereed journal.
Of particular importance is the fact that AMT is a refereed journal, utilizing a peer-review process in determining its content.
These same investigators need to know that our refereed journal is published four times each year with statewide and national distribution.
Selected papers are to be published in the refereed journal, The Globe (Melbourne), later this year.
Furthermore, research schools were found to have a significantly larger amount of A, B, and C refereed journal publications, books authored, and chapters in books.
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).
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.