Research And Education

 


Visitors: 110

Prominent political leaders, civil servants, commentators hostile to public schools, journalists, scholars from within education, and even some researchers have lent their voices to a swelling chorus of complaints. These criticisms have appeared not only in the United States but also in the United Kingdom, Australia, and other English speaking countries.

Such claims certainly make headlines, but are they valid? Surprisingly, this question has attracted little if any investigation. Almost no evidence has yet appeared concerning the actual impact of research on potential users in the education community. Without such evidence, we cannot know whether the complaining choristers have identified a real issue or are merely giving voice to mythic refrains they have heard from others. A solid body of scholarly research has established that principals play vital leadership roles in shaping school culture and practice. Principals’ views about research are therefore important in determining whether schools actually use research knowledge.

Most principals hold positive opinions about education research. Roughly 90 percent of respondents in both Australia and the United States rated knowledge from education research positively and described themselves as users of that knowledge. Most principals are actively interested in education research that is relevant to their professional needs. The principals had no difficulty volunteering examples of research knowledge they considered useful. Most principals are at least minimally familiar a wide range of education research topics. Of all the topics, teacher expectations and student achievement received high recognition among principals in both countries. In addition, U. S. principals were highly familiar with time-on-task and achievement and at-risk students. Australian principals were highly familiar with self-regulated learning.

The article was produced by the writer of masterpapers.com. Sharon White is a 5-years experienced freelance writer and a senior manager of college essay topics services support team. Contact her to get compare and contrast essays tips and controversial essays tips.

(315)

Article Source:


 
Rate this Article: 
 
Simply Education, the number one recruitment agency specialising in the ..
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes
ArticleSlash

Related Articles:

How Do Asian Students Research Higher Education Abroad?

by: Manuela Dordea (March 13, 2017) 
(Business/Advertising)

Research Driven Education PhD Study in Australia and New Zealand

by: Susan Slobac (July 21, 2008) 
(Reference and Education)

Action Research in Education - 10 Ways of Improving My Teaching Practice

by: Ken Long (December 15, 2008) 
(Reference and Education/College University)

Brahmavarchas Research Institute - The Humble Scientific Research Endeavor

by: Shriram Sharma (January 07, 2007) 
(Reference and Education)

Research Wizard Pro Makes Research Swift Effective Again

by: Laura Major (July 28, 2008) 
(Shopping and Product Reviews)

Article Marketing Research - How to Do Research the Quick and Easy Way

by: Fabian Tan (November 22, 2008) 
(Writing and Speaking/Article Marketing)

Eye tracking research for Market Research

by: Bruce Donners (April 09, 2012) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

Education Savings Plans - Planning for Your Child's Post Secondary Education

by: Dave Lympany (December 31, 2005) 
(Finance/Personal Finance)

Forex Education - These Traders Became Millionaires Quickly and There Story is ..

by: Kelly Price (July 09, 2008) 
(Finance/Currency Trading)

Simply Education, the number one recruitment agency specialising in the ..

by: Mathew Poulson (May 23, 2012) 
(Business/Accounting)