ERIC Number: ED026535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
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Research Implications for Educational Diffusion: Major Papers Presented at National Conference on Diffusion of Educational Ideas (East Lansing, Michigan, March 26-28 1968).
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.; Michigan Vocational Education Research Coordinating Unit, Lansing.
A condensed synthesis of research needs on educational diffucion is provided in the five papers presented at the National Conference on Diffusion of Educational Ideas at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan on March 26-28, 1968. One major paper was presented in each of the five half-days of the conference with time for discussion and exploration of its implications. The 60-70 participants invited represented university researchers, coordinators and administrators of educational research, and diffusion and organization researcher who had not been involved in educational diffusion research. The major papers presented were: (1) Summary and Critique of Educational Diffusion Research, by Richard O. Carlson, (2) Needed Research on Research Utilization, by Ronald Lippett and Ronald Havelock, (3) Needed Research on Diffusion within Educational Organizations, by Everett M. Rogers and Nemi Jain, (4) Innovative Methods for Studying Innovation in Education, by Nan Lin, and (5) Implications for Practice from Research on Educational Change, by Richard I. Miller. (DM)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Bibliographies, Change Agents, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Diffusion, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Evaluation, Information Dissemination, Research Needs, Research Opportunities, Research Utilization, School Organization, Speeches, Vocational Education
Research Coordinating Unit, Vocational Education Division, Michigan Department of Education, Lansing, Michigan (single copies without charge).
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.; Michigan Vocational Education Research Coordinating Unit, Lansing.