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LAWRENCE F. LOCKE is Professor Emeritus of Education and Physical Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A native of Connecticut, he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Springfield College and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has written extensively on the production and utilization of research on teaching and teacher education. He has authored a number of books designed to assist non-specialists with the tasks of reading and understanding research.  Http://, his service Web site, offers monthly annotations of research reports, reviews of research journals and textbooks, and guides for physical educators who seek ways to apply research in professional practice. He makes his home in Sunderland, MA.  But, he and his wife, Professor Lorraine Goyette, spend much of each year writing, running, and exploring the Beartooth Mountains at Sky Ranch in Reed Point, MT. At both locations, he can be contacted at [email protected]

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Research -- Methodology.
Information retrieval.