Issues in Education Research: Problems and Possibilities
Issues in Education Research: Problems and Possibilities  -     By: Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Lee S. Shulman
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This comprehensive volume provides an overview of the tensions, dilemmas, issues, and possibilities that currently characterize education research. More than twenty prominent scholars examine the state of education research and discuss how it is changing and where it needs to go. They highlight some of the major trends that have galvanized the field.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 464
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 1999
ISBN: 0787948101
ISBN-13: 9780787948108

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Sponsored by the National Academy of Education's Commission on theImprovement of Education Research
It has been a decade since the National Academy of Education lastissued a review of education research. This new volume arrives at acritical time for our nation's schools. More than twenty prominentscholars provide an overview of the tensions, dilemmas, issues, andpossibilities that currently characterize education research. Theyexamine the state of education research, discuss how it is changingand where it needs to go, and reveal how the results ofresearch--whether good or bad--have become key drivers ofeducational policy and practice. This revelation raises importantquestions about standards for sound research and training forfuture researchers. Issues in Education Research is a valuablereference for the more than 40,000 college faculty members whostudy schooling and prepare tomorrow's teachers.

Editorial Reviews

"This volume constitutes a milestone and a directional marker onthe path to improving the training of educational researchers aswell as enhancing the quality and the impact of educationalresearch. It is comprehensive, scholarly, and readable, and itpresents a challenge to schools of education and to the society asa whole to do whatever is necessary for us to upgrade the questionswe ask and the answers we provide." (Catherine Snow, Henry LeeShattuck Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School ofEducation)
"This important project of the National Academy of Education willhelp researchers and policymakers understand the complexity ofconducting high-quality research in the context of real classroomsand schools." (Lorrie A. Shepard, president, American EducationalResearch Association, and professor, University of Colorado atBoulder)
"Issues in Education Research's greatest contribution is to providethe reader with a set of well-written chapters that present in onevolume much of the lay of the land--or disputed territory--thatcharacterizes current-day education research.... This book preparesus for the tough task of going beyond particularistic views."(Richard J. Shavelson, dean, School of Education, StanfordUniversity)

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