Advancing Scientific Research in Education

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National Academies Press, Dec 22, 2004 - Education - 136 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

Executive Summary
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1 Introduction
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2 Promoting Quality
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3 Building the Knowledge Base
36
4 Enhancing Professional Development
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5 Summary and Conclusion
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References
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Appendixes
87
Summary of Workshop Key Points
97
Appendix C Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
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Page 10 - Goodling (R-PA) introduced a bill in 1997 with references to "scientifically based research"; the Reading Excellence Act became law a year later. Guided by the leadership of US Representative David Obey (D-WI) and former US Representative John Porter (R-IL), the Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration (CSRD) program that was created in the 1997 appropriations process under the federal Tide I program, also included language about "reliable, replicable research

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