A Behavioral System for Supervising Undergraduate Research

Gary D. Gant, Michael J. Dillon, Richard W. Malott
1980 Teaching of psychology  
Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission. Dr. Richard Malott is the most thoroughgoing radical behaviorist and behavioral systems analyst I have known. The quality and breadth of this thesis is primarily a result of his innovative, consistent style of teaching. I am grateful to Mike Dillon, my graduate super visor and an excellent systems manager. His thesis-advising system defined and maintained my research activities, and his
more » ... l, thoughtful supervision guided me throughout all aspects of completing the thesis. I thank Dr. Joel Bowman for teaching me the mechanics and the subtleties of writing and for his frequent, careful editing of many drafts of this manuscript. I appreciate Earlene Gant's patience and sacrifice-and the frequent telephone calls from her work place which encouraged me during a spring and summer of writing. As always, my friend Terry McSween made excellent suggestions and fully supported the systems I designed. Dr. Paul Mountjoy and Dr. Jack Michael made useful comments on the final draft. Finally, I thank the participants -the supervisors and the researchers-whose consent and hard work made this research possible.
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