ERIC Number: ED070705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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The Role of Research in Educational Change.
Yates, Alfred, Ed.
Organized on the premise that present educational research is not meeting the expectations of those responsible for educational policies and practices, this book reflects the thinking of seventeen eminent educationalists who have critically examined the existing arrangements for organizing and carrying out research and have offered recommendations for making it a more effective instrument of educational change and reform. The first section of the book summarizes the papers and discussion at the conference. The structural aspects of educational research, the recruitment and training of staff, the techniques employed in the dissemination of research findings and the processes involved in educational change are discussed in this section. The conclusion is that if research is to become an effective instrument of educational reform, it must be accepted by all concerned as an integral part of educational process. The second part contains accounts of all ways in which educational research is organized in the fourteen countries represented at the conference: Belgium, Canada, Chile, England, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Japan, Lebanon, Scotland, Sweden, Thailand, United States, USSR, and Zambia. A bibliography follows this section. (FDI)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conference Reports, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Information Dissemination, Organization, Research Methodology, Research Utilization
Pacific Books, Publications, P.O. Box 558, Palo Alto, California 94302 ($6.95)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (West Germany). Inst. for Education.