ERIC Number: ED457032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-May
Reference Count: N/A
Science, Evidence, and Inference in Education: Report of a Workshop (Washington, DC, March 7-8, 2001).
Towne, Lisa, Ed.; Shavelson, Richard J., Ed.; Feuer, Michael J., Ed.
This report presents a public workshop by the Committee on Scientific Principles in Education Research, which was held on March 7-8, 2001. The committee was organized into three main sessions: (1) "Supporting Scientific Quality at the Federal Level: Consistency and Variation," which defines scientific quality and how it is supported by research organizations; (2) "The Interface of Research and Practice in Education: Linking Quality and Utility," which focuses on the scientific underpinnings of education research and the use of research in practice; and (3) "Evidence and Inference: Consistency and Variation Revisited," which focuses on the similarities and differences of concepts, evidence, and inference across disciplines. Appendices include the workshop agenda, workshop speaker biosketches, and workshop participants. (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Higher Education, Institutions, Sciences
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Education.
Note: Produced by the Committee on Scientific Principles in Education Research.