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Truong, Natalie – iNACOL, 2019
This report analyzes recent learning sciences research and provides nine recommendations to address a critical need: how can education policy support and align with the science of learning and development? Research on how students learn and develop is providing teachers, practitioners, and policymakers with insights on how to help students learn…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Educational Policy, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), 2009
This guide aims to help education policy leaders develop effective policy in support of good teaching and learning. It provides tools and resources that help policy leaders to: (1) Look back at the research on strategies and practices that have been proven to bring about results for the greatest number of students; (2) Look around in order to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Leadership Effectiveness
Sanguinetti, Jill, Ed.; Hartley, Robyn, Ed. – 2000
The six state-based research centers of the Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium (ALNARC) investigated the effects of inclusion of literacy and numeracy standards in Australia's national training packages and the standards' impact on the quality of learning and work outcomes. The six ALNARC projects, which used a case study…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning
Popkewitz, Thomas S. – 1983
This monograph, part of a series that attempts to bring a particular intellectual perspective to bear on the practical problems of administering education, points out that educational administration as a field of study is of limited use in coming to terms with the complexity and value-laden nature of educational practice. Language and cultural…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Change
Karp, Melinda Mechur; Jacobs, James; Hughes, Katherine L. – 2002
The question of how to best prepare nurses for practice continues to be debated extensively. The crux of the debate is whether a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) should be required of all registered nurses in the United States or whether an associate degree in nursing (ADN) and diploma programs adequately prepare novice nurses for practice.…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Associate Degrees
Rohland, Mark, Ed. – Laboratory for Student Success (LSS), The Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory, 2003
Work-based education (WBE), including traditional vocational education and other career-focused programs, was an important curricular component in American schools for most of the 20th century. The 1990s was a period of substantial change for work-based education (WBE). Spurred on by a concern about the international competitiveness of the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Change, Tech Prep, Education Work Relationship