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Levine, Felice J.; Nasir, Na'ilah Suad; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely; Rosich, Katherine J.; Bang, Megan; Bell, Nathan E.; Holsapple, Matthew A. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2021
This joint report from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Spencer Foundation explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on early career scholars and doctoral students in education research. The report presents findings and recommendations based on a focus group study held in May and June of 2020. The purpose of the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Doctoral Students, Educational Research
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Ryan, Sharon, Ed.; Graue, M. Elizabeth, Ed.; Gadsden, Vivian L., Ed.; Levine, Felice J., Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2020
This volume employs a multidisciplinary approach to research on a high-profile topic very much on the agenda of state and national policy leaders: early childhood development and education. It aims to reflect how scholarly perspectives shape the contours of knowledge generation, and to illuminate the gaps that prevent productive interchange among…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Capacity Building, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Dixson, Adrienne D., Ed.; Ladson-Billings, Gloria J., Ed.; Suarez, Cecilia E., Ed.; Trent, William T., Ed.; Anderson, James D., Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2020
The question of why we need to think about how we research race demands a conceptualization of race that captures both its social construction and its temporal evolution. We need both an understanding of race and clarity about how we talk about it in our design and conduct of research, and in how we interpret and apply it in our findings. As a…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Differences, Research Design, Racial Bias
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Perna, Laura W., Ed.; Smith, Edward J., Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2020
Also known as "free tuition" and "free college" programs, college promise programs are an emerging approach for increasing higher education attainment of people in particular places. To maximize the effectiveness of their efforts and investments, program leaders and policymakers need research-based evidence to inform program…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, College Bound Students
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Anderson-Levitt, Kathryn, Ed.; Rockwell, Elsie, Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2017
Crossing borders to compare ethnographic research across the Americas is difficult but imperative. In this volume, the editors and authors demonstrate what education researchers can learn by comparing ethnographic studies of similar problems conducted by scholars from Latin America on the one hand and from "North America" (the United…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Educational Research, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Alexander, Patricia, Ed.; Levine, Felice J., Ed.; Tate, William, Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2016
The centennial volume of "Review of Research inĀ Education" ("RRE") takes a "retrospective, prospective" approach on a diverse range of education research topics spanning the last 100 years. While using historical trends as foundations for their chapters, the authors also look ahead to the most challenging issues and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational History, Educational Trends, Research Methodology
Rangel, Elizabeth S. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2007
Calls for more school instructional time are coming from multiple quarters. Academic standards and frequent assessments have changed the nature, but not the length, of the instructional day. Schools find themselves "robbing Peter to pay Paul," taking time from the arts, recess, and physical education to give to reading and math, subjects that…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Core Curriculum, Academic Achievement, Academic Standards
Meehan, Merrill L.; Cowley, Kimberly S.; Finch, Nicole L.; Chadwick, Kristine L.; Ermolov, Lisa D.; Riffle, M. Joy S. – American Educational Research Association, 2004
A review of the critical literature provides a brief history of systematic observation of classroom behaviors, long valued as an important data collection method in educational research. Milestones in systematic observation of classrooms are traced back to 1914 and the development and use of the Special Strategies Observation System (SSOS) through…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Classroom Observation Techniques, Instructional Materials, Educational Research
Howley, Craig; Stern, Joyce – Rural Education Newsletter for a Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, 1993
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) new classification system for location of public schools and the NCES databases will provide new opportunities for rural education researchers. NCES developed a coding system called "Johnson codes" based on zip codes and Census definitions both of rural and nonrural places and of…
Descriptors: Classification, Databases, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education