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Our Mission

The mission of Rethinking Research for Schools (R4S) is to expand the study of knowledge utilization and produce a more holistic picture of what drives research use, from the production of knowledge through research to the application of knowledge in local decision-making processes.

Timeline

  • 2015-2016
    • Conceptual Work/ Blueprinting
    • Semi-Structured Interviews with Potential Respondents
    • Cognitive Interviews
    • Pilot Study Recruiting
    • CRUE Website Blog/Twitter Feeds/Networking Tool (continuous)
    • Report/Manuscript Production & Dissemination
  • 2016-2017
    • Produce Manuscript on Conceptual Framework
    • Pilot Study 1
    • Pilot Study 2
    • Instrument Revision/Psychometric Analyses
    • Recruiting for Descriptive Studies
  • 2017-2018
    • Instrument Validation/Psychometric Analyses
    • Large-Scale Survey Administration
  • 2018-2019
    • Publish User Guide/ Technical Manual
    • HLM/ Regression Analyses
    • Network Analyses
    • Augmentation Sample Survey Administration
    • Case Study Recruitment & Data Collection
    • Researcher Forums
  • 2019-2020
    • Analyses & Augmented Sample
    • Case Study Data Analyses
    • Practitioner PD Materials/ Training
    • Researcher Forums