ERIC Number: ED209173
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Report of the Task Force on the Impact of the Research, Development and Field Activities of The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Summary and Conclusions.
Gage, N. L.; And Others
This report contains highlights of findings and major conclusions of a task force investigating the impact of research, development, and field activities of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). The various data gathering activities and their results are summarized in Section A. Data collection efforts involved questionnaires sent to OISE project and conference participants, directors of education, school trustees, OISE faculty, and other educators in Ontario. Section B presents the general conclusions of the task force in the following areas: (1) OISE and the educational practitioners of Ontario; (2) the image of OISE in the province and in the press; (3) tension between basic and applied research ; (4) the balance between research projects, workshops, and field-related work; (5) OISE staff; (6) the field centers; (7) project evaluation processes; and (8) OISE publication efforts. The major conclusions, Section C, compare OISE and its staff favorably with other educational organizations on a world level and suggest a short term, massive attempt to enhance OISE impact. (FG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Identifiers: Canada; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Note: For related document, see SP 018 236.