Research and Educational Study on the Internet
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- AskERIC - The front
door to a wealth of research and instructional resources. Recommended starting
point: the AskERIC Virtual Library.
- Assessment and
Evaluation on the Internet - An extremely comprehensive, annotated
list of what seems like every assessment link on the Internet. Search this part of ERIC
(a new feature).
- The National Center
for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST).
Check out the Technical
Report Summaries for a quick look at the research available here. You
can download full reports but will need the Adobe Acrobat reader to view
- The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual
Education has a page on Educational
Research that focuses on such topics as language acquisition and instructional
- The Northwest Regional Educational
Laboratory offers the School
Improvement Research Series: Research You Can Use - almost a decade's
worth of research. Recent topics include effective schools practices, TQM,
hands-on math, and integrated curriculum.
- The Argus Clearinghouse
- Exceptional indices on a variety of topics, including Education.
- Developing Educational Standards -
If it deals with educational standards or curriculum frameworks, you can
probably find it linked to this Putnam Valley site.
- The Guide to Math and
Science Reform (sponsored by the Annenberg/CPB
K-12 Math and Science Project) - A searchable "database of more
than 1000 entries that describe projects and organizations dedicated to
significantly improving K-12 mathematics and science education in America."
- Theory Into Practice Database
- Brief descriptions and examples of some fifty instructional theories,
put together by Greg Kearsley, an adjunct professor of education at the
George Washington University.
- Critical Issues in Educational
Change (maintained by the RMC Research
Corporation) - Links to sites, articles, and reports on such topics
as time on task, 21st century high schools, and cultural diversity.
- RAND Research Areas - The
Rand Institute studies many issues,
only some of which are related to education. On this site you will find
a 1994/5 set of articles collected under the title of New
Hope for America's Schools and a more recent report on the RAND Discovery Microworld
- Research-Based Dialogue
(from the Association for Supervision and
Curriculum Development) - Research, expert opinion, and links dealing
with important contemporaty educational issues.
- US Department of Education
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Read or order documents, examine statistics, search topics, find experts.
Some documents require Adobe Acrobat in order to be read., but many do
not. You can jump directly to the Center's list of Recently
Released Publications or its longer list of NCES
- Collection of Research Syntheses.
The DOE's link to its extensive collection of reports, including
- ERIC Digests
- A searchable list of several hundred reports. You can read either the
full reports or summaries.
- Education Research
Reports - Just under a dozen reports. Sample topic: What
Do Student Grades Mean? Differences Across Schools.
- Educational Research
and Improvement Reports and Studies - Major reports and studies from
DOE (just be warned that the page can take a long time to load because
of all its graphics). Sample documents: Technology
and Education Reform, Education
Reforms and Students at Risk: A Review of the Current State of the Art,
of Time: Research (What We Know and What We Need to Know).
- Education Policy Analysis
Archives - High quality articles about important educational topics,
ranging from instructional practices to governmental policies.
- Education Week - The articles
are great but this site's biggest asset is a section called In
Context that contains background information on key topics.
for Educators - It's a book, in hypertext form, that musters argument,
examples, and some evidence to try and convince you that students learn
best (to borrow Dewey, for a moment) by doing.
of Technology Education - Articles about teaching technology and teaching
- Technology & Learning
- The table of contents and a little bit more from the printed version.
of Colorado at Denver Scholarly Publications - Various articles on
a range of topics. Take a look.
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last updated on October 8, 2023