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ERIC Number: EJ782501
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-0013-189X
Improving Educational Research: Toward a More Useful, More Influential, and Better-Funded Enterprise
Burkhardt, Hugh; Schoenfeld, Alan H.
Educational Researcher, v32 n9 p3-14 2003
Educational research is not very influential, useful, or well funded. This article explores why and suggests ways that the situation could be improved. Our focus is on the processes that link the development of good ideas and insights, the development of tools and structures for implementation, and the enabling of robust implementation in realistic practice. We suggest that educational research and development should be restructured so as to be more useful to practitioners and to policymakers, allowing the latter to make better-informed, less-speculative decisions that will improve practice more reliably. (Contains 1 table and 6 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED544215