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ERIC Number: ED019068
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Oct-27
Pages: 19
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A NEW APPROACH TO THE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH.
COOK, DESMOND L.
THE PROJECT METHOD OF FUNDING RESEARCH PLACES IMPORTANCE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF SUCH RESEARCH IN BOTH PLANNING AND OPERATIONAL STAGES. TYPICAL RESEARCH PROPOSALS DO NOT DEAL EFFECTIVELY WITH THE SCHEDULE TO BE MAINTAINED, THE COMPLEX OF INTERRELATED ACTIVITIES, THE NATURE OF THE TASKS TO BE PERFORMED, OR THE TIME AND RESOURCES NEEDED TO DO THE TASK. A SERIES OF 11 QUESTIONS CAN BE EFFECTIVELY APPLIED TO MANAGEMENT OF RESEARCH--(1) WHAT IS THE PRODUCT OR MAJOR OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT, (2) WHAT ARE THE SUBPROJECTS AT SUCCESSIVELY LOWER LEVELS WHICH MUST BE ACCOMPLISHED IN ORDER TO REACH THE MJAOR OBJECTIVE, (3) WHAT ARE THE TASKS OR ACTIVITIES TO BE ACCOMPLISHED, (4) AT WHAT LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE IS THE TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED, (5) WHAT IS THE ORDER OR PRECEDENCE OF THE TASKS, (6) WHO IS TO DO THE TASKS, (7) DO CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS OR CONSTRAINTS AFFECT PROJECT SCHEDULES, (8) HAS ADEQUATE CONSIDERATION BEEN GIVEN TO THE UNKNOWN NATURE OF MANY TASKS, (9) IS THE PROJECT PLAN FULLY UNDERSTOOD OR EASILY COMMUNICATED OUTSIDE OF THE PROJECT, (10) WHAT CRITICAL POINTS NEED ADDITIONAL RESOURCES, AND (11) WHAT ALTERNATIVE PLANS MAY BE DEVELOPED. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FACULTY RESEARCH CONFERENCE (LAKE HOPE, OHIO, OCTOBER 1964). (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Coll. of Education.
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