Investigating the Relationship between Barriers to Research Development and Knowledge Production among High School Teachers in Lamerd

Document Type: Original Article


Islamic Azad University, Lamerd.


This research is applied in terms of its purpose and descriptive-correlational in terms of its implementation. The statistical population of the study consisted of 220 high school teachers. Using Cochran's formula, 136 people were selected as sample size according to simple random sampling. Two researcher-made questionnaires were used to collect data. Validity of the questionnaires were based on Gouy's analysis and their reliability were based on Cronbach's alpha which were calculated to be 0.78 sad 0.83, respectively. In order to analyze the data, descriptive and inferential statistics were used. Descriptive statistics was used to determine percentages, to prepare tables and to calculate the frequency of teachers’ feedback in each question and component. Pearson inferential statistics and regression were used to study meaningfulness between variables. The results of this study showed that there is a relationship between barriers to research development and knowledge production among high school teachers.



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