ERIC Number: ED468037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Scientific Research in Education.
Shavelson, Richard J., Ed.; Towne, Lisa, Ed.
This book presents a report on the nature and value of scientific research and with the increasing trend in evidence-based education, explains the similarities and differences between scientific inquiry and inquiry in other disciplines. Contents include: (1) "Accumulation of Scientific Knowledge"; (2) "Guiding Principles for Scientific Inquiry"; (3) "Features of Education and Education Research"; (4) "Designs for the Conduct of Scientific Research in Education"; and (5) "Design Principles for Fostering Science in a Federal Education Research Agency." (Contains 327 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Higher Education, Inquiry, Problem Based Learning, Science Education, Scientific Methodology, Scientific Principles, Teaching Methods
National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20418. Tel: 800-624-6242 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.nap.edu.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Educational Research Policy and Priorities Board (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Education.
Note: Produced by the Committee on Scientific Principles for Education Research.