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Main Title Advancing scientific research in education /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Towne, Lisa.
Wise, Lauress L.
Winters, Tina M.
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Research in Education.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 57003942
ISBN 030909321X (pbk.); 9780309093217 (pbk.); 0309545986 (pdf); 9780309545983 (pdf)
Subjects Education--Research--United States. ; Forschung. ; Pèadagogik. ; USA.
Internet Access
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ebrary http://site.ebrary.com/id/10075692
National Academies Press http://books.nap.edu/html/scientific-research/030909321X.pdf
National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11112.html
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ELBM  LB1028.25.U6N373 2005 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/20/2014
Collation xiv, 120 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
1. INTRODUCTION -- Context and Rationale -- Strands of Work -- Sources of Evidence and Nature of Recommendations -- Defining the Parameters -- Target Audience -- Strategic Objectives -- 2. PROMOTING QUALITY -- Elements of Quality -- Mechanisms for Promoting Quality -- Conclusion -- 3. BUILDING THE KNOWLEDGE BASE -- Framing Concepts -- Mechanisms for Building the Knowledge Base -- Conclusion -- 4. ENHANCING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT -- Nature of the Field -- Mechanisms for Enhancing Professional Development -- Conclusion -- 5. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION -- Recommendations -- Recommendations by Target Audience -- Issues for Future Consideration -- Conclusion -- REFERENCES -- APPENDIXES -- A: Workshop Agendas -- B: Understanding and Promoting Knowledge Accumulation: Summary of Workshop Key Points -- C: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff. Transforming education into an evidence-based field depends in no small part on a strong base of scientific knowledge to inform educational policy and practice. Advancing Scientific Research in Education makes select recommendations for strengthening scientific education research and targets federal agencies, professional associations, and universities particularly schools of education to take the lead in advancing the field.