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Fostering Research in Counselor Education and Increasing Research Productivity in Doctoral Students
Karen Michelle Hunnicutt Hollenbaugh
This manuscript examines research productivity in counselor education among doctoral students. The factors related to quality research productivity are discussed in the context of published research, including research self-efficacy, interest, mentorship, and the research environment. Suggestions for improving research productivity in doctoral students are discussed, as well as creative methods of teaching research methods.