ERIC Number: EJ603931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Future of Applied Child Development Research and Public Policy.
McCall, Robert B.; Groark, Christina J.
Child Development, v71 n1 p197-204 Jan-Feb 2000
Reviews the history of applied child development research. Suggests that future studies address questions that society needs to answer as well as questions that might contribute to theory, and that research methods be adjusted accordingly. Urges academics to broaden their audience to focus on practitioners, policymakers, and the public. Concludes with suggestions for applied child development researchers. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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