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473700-00019-1 Report Abstract

Best Practices in a University Environment for Homeland Security Research – Testing and Evaluation

David H. Bierling and Stephen S. Roop, Texas A&M University, October 2005, 20 pp. (473700-00019-1)

Universities and other academic institutions are among the settings for conducting homeland security research, including testing and evaluation. This report identifies some of the best practices that may be useful for conducting homeland-security-related test and evaluation in university settings. The report includes advantages and disadvantages that may be encountered in academic environments, and suggests processes and practices that may be utilized in test and evaluation research team formation and project execution.

Keywords: Homeland Security, Test, Evaluation, Research, Best Practice, Academics, Basic Science, Applied Sciences Extension and Training, University, Program Building, Collaboration, Teaming, Organization

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