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ERIC Number: EJ1031318
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1478-2103
The Policy Delphi: A Method for Identifying Intended and Unintended Consequences of Educational Policy
Manley, R. Adam
Policy Futures in Education, v11 n6 p755-768 2013
This article highlights a rarely utilized but effective technique for identifying intended and unintended consequences of past or current policy or policy change. The author guides the reader through the process of identifying potential participants, contacting participants, developing the policy Delphi instrument, and analyzing the findings by sharing an example of a research study he recently completed. In addition, the author also shares other potential uses of this methodology.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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