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ERIC Number: ED018194
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 1
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THE TEN MOST SIGNIFICANT EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH FINDINGS IN THE PAST TEN YEARS.
DAVIES, DANIEL R.; GRIFFITHS, DANIEL E.
TO ASCERTAIN THE SIGNIFICANCE OF RESEARCH IN EDUCATION, THREE QUESTIONS MAY BE ASKED--(1) TO WHAT EXTENT HAS THE BEHAVIOR OF INDIVIDUALS IN EDUCATION BEEN CHANGED. (2) HOW MANY ARTICLES HAVE BEEN WRITTEN AS A RESULT OF THE FINDINGS. (3) TO WHAT EXTENT DO EDUCATORS TALK ABOUT OR USE THE CONCEPTS GENERATED BY THE RESEARCH IN DISCUSSING THEIR OWN PROBLEMS. APPLICATION OF THESE QUESTIONS LEADS TO IDENTIFICATION OF THE FOLLOWING SIGNIFICANT LINES OF RESEARCH--(1) STUDY OF QUANTITATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS, (2) STUDIES OF THE NATURE OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE, (3) APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TO RESEARCH IN LEARNING THEORY, (4) INVESTIGATIONS OF THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUALS, (5) INQUIRIES INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL, (6) RESEARCH INTO CHARACTERISTICS AND STYLES OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, (7) IDENTIFICATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS' INTERESTS, CAREER PLANS, AND RELATION OF SCHOOL COURSES TO THEIR OBJECTIVES, AS EXEMPLIFIED IN PROJECT TALENT, (8) THE NUMEROUS CURRICULUM REVISION PROJECTS, (9) CONANT'S STUDIES OF AMERICAN SCHOOLS, AND (10) DETERMINATION OF BIOLOGICAL BASES FOR LEARNING AND MEMORY. THIS DOCUMENT IS VOLUME 6, NUMBER 10 OF THE "EXECUTIVE ACTION LETTER" FOR MAY 1967, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $1.25 FROM CROFT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, 100 GARFIELD AVENUE, NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT 06320. (WO)
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