Building Knowledge for a Nation of Learners: A Framework for Education Research 1997

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Sharon P. Robinson
DIANE Publishing, 1997 - Education - 112 pages
This is the first biennial report, which establishes national priorities for education research. Contents: what do we need to know? research for a changing world; an agenda for the nation: establishing priorities for education research (early childhood learning; student learning; effective teaching; strengthening schools; student diversity; learning beyond the classroom; and adult competence); putting the priorities to work; and powerful questions. Notes. Sources for sidebars and data boxes. Extensive bibliography.

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