ERIC Number: ED464811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Investigating the Influence of Standards: A Framework for Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education.
Weiss, Iris R., Ed.; Knapp, Michael S., Ed.; Hollweg, Karen S., Ed.; Burrill, Gail, Ed.
This book provides a framework to guide the design, conduct, and interpretation of research regarding the influences of nationally promulgated standards in mathematics, science, and technology education on student learning. The book is aimed at researchers and consumers of research such as teachers, teacher educators, and administrators intending that they will find the framework useful as they work toward developing an understanding of the influence of standards. Chapters include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Standards for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education"; (3) "A Framework for Investigating the Influence of Education Standards"; (4) "Curriculum as a Channel of Influence: What Shapes What Is Taught to Whom?"; (5) "Teacher Development as a Channel of Influence: How Do Teachers Learn What and How To Teach?"; (6) "Assessment and Accountability: What Kinds of Assessment Are Used and for What Purposes?"; (7) "Contextual Forces That Influence the Education System"; and (8) "Using the Framework." (MM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, National Standards, Research Methodology, Science Education, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.