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Mintrop, Rick – Harvard Education Press, 2016
At the heart of the effort to enact and scale up successful school reforms is the need for more robust links between research and practice. One promising approach is design development, a methodology widely used in other fields and only recently adapted to education, which offers a disciplined process for identifying practical problems, assessing…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Case Studies, Research and Development
Zaugg, Holt; Amado, Mayavel; Small, Tyler R.; West, Richard E. – Educational Technology, 2011
This article examines 10 years (2001-2010) of journal articles from "Educational Technology Research and Development" (ETR&D) to determine trends in article topics, key contributing authors, citation patterns, and methodological trends. The analysis identified several unique characteristics of this journal over the past decade, including a balance…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Periodicals, Journal Articles, Educational Technology
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Leary, Heather; Severance, Samuel – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2018
Education researchers have sought to address the divide between research and persistent problems of practice faced by educators through technology, pedagogy, and methodology innovations (Anderson & Shattuck, 2012; Mishra & Koehler, 2007; Richey, 1998). Barriers to the successful development and implementation of technological innovations…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Barriers, Expertise
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Ormel, Bart J. B.; Pareja Roblin, Natalie N.; McKenney, Susan E.; Voogt, Joke M.; Pieters, Jules M. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2012
This study portrays recent research-practice connections found in 18 design research reports focusing on the creation of instructional solutions. Solutions in different stages of development varied greatly in duration, ranging from one lesson to a whole year curriculum, spanned all levels of education, many subjects (science, math, language,…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Research and Development, Instructional Design, Educational Research
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Simonson, Michael, Ed.; Crawford, Margaret, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2006
For the twenty-ninth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the National AECT Convention in Orlando, Florida. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Professional Associations, Educational Technology, Teacher Educators
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Albrecht, Susan Fread – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2009
The Minnesota Conference for Teachers of Children with Emotional and Behavior Disorders (EBD) hosted a panel discussion in the fall of 2005 to reunite pioneers in the field of research and publication who shaped the early instructional practices of educators working with disturbed and disturbing youth in schools. The distinguished researchers and…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Conferences (Gatherings), Research and Development
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Postholm, May Britt – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2008
The article is based on a research and development project conducted in a Norwegian lower secondary school. The purpose of the text is to show how a project involving a researcher and a teacher team encourages the teachers to reflect on teaching processes, and, furthermore, to show what the form and content of such reflection processes could be.…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers
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Ralston, Nicole C.; Tarasawa, Beth; Waggoner, Jacqueline M.; Smith, Rebecca; Naegele, Zulema – Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education, 2016
University-community partnerships have gained popularity in the United States as a means of extending university research resources and collaborative opportunities. However, research-driven partnerships between universities and K-12 school districts that prioritize the research needs of K-12 schools are unique. Recently, education scholars have…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Cooperation
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Malin, Joel R.; Paralkar, Vijay Keshaorao – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2017
The importance of intermediation between communities primarily engaged in research production and those primarily engaged in practice is increasingly acknowledged, yet our understanding of the nature and influence of this work in education remains limited. Accordingly, this study utilizes case study methodology and aspires to understand the…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Case Studies, Leaders, Research and Development
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Kalantzis, Mary; Cope, Bill – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
This article outlines a learning intervention which the authors call Learning by Design. The goal of this intervention is classroom and curriculum transformation, and the professional learning of teachers. The experiment involves the practical application of the learning theory to everyday classroom practice. Its ideas are grounded in pedagogical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Learning Theories, Research and Development
Coburn, Cynthia E., Ed.; Stein, Mary Kay, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010
That there is a divide between research and practice is a common lament across policy-oriented disciplines, and education is no exception. Rhetoric abounds about the role research plays (or does not play) in the improvement of schools and classrooms, and policy makers push solutions that are rooted in assumptions about the way that research…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Curriculum Design, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
Penick, John E.; Harris, Robin Lee. – National Science Teachers Association (NJ3), 2005
The best science teachers don't just get up in front of the class and start talking. They draw from a plan... a rationale... a purpose. This book helps them create and implement a detailed, research-based teaching rationale that works even with students of varied needs in less-than-ideal facilities. The key is a method that this book's authors…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Educational Objectives, Teacher Workshops
Banilower, Eric; Cohen, Kim; Pasley, Joan; Weiss, Iris – Center on Instruction, 2010
This brief distills the research on science learning to inform a common vision of science instruction and to describe the extent to which K-12 science education currently reflects this vision. A final section on implications for policy makers and science education practitioners describes actions that could integrate the findings from research into…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Science Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Policy
Hung, David; Huang, Jun Song – Educational Technology, 2016
This article reflects on the landscape of ICT-mediated learning research in Singapore schools over the past 12 years. This ICT (information and communications technology) journey is situated in the context of the Singapore education Masterplans and the inception of substantive research funding in this area of work since 2003. The article questions…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Bransford, John D., Ed.; Stipek, Deborah J., Ed.; Vye, Nancy J., Ed.; Gomez, Louis M., Ed.; Lam, Diana, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2009
In this book, leading scholars in the field examine the available research on the use of evidence in education and provide suggestions for strengthening the research-to-practice pipeline. Critics within and outside the field of education often point out the absence of a strong reciprocal connection between research and practice. The emergence of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Improvement, Evidence, Research and Development
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