Identifying Research-based Edtech with Product Certifications
Through a research process that drew on the expertise of cross-sector stakeholders, Digital Promise developed the Research-Based Design Product Certification. Continue reading Identifying Research-based Edtech with Product Certifications
The Oxford Impact (OI) initiative is Oxford University Press’ (OUP) response to the demand for evidence. OI has helped OUP move towards building a decision-making tool used for rigorous evaluations of OUP’s educational resources, services and materials: The Oxford Impact Framework. Read about OUP’s perspective on their role in providing evidence on the impact of the materials OUP publishes. Continue reading How Oxford University Press is engaging with contemporary educational research through the ‘Oxford Impact’ initiative
Mapping the field: Use of research evidence in policy and practice
This article discusses the map of the URE landscape and networks. A list of funding sources and a bibliography of the field are included.Continue reading Mapping the field: Use of research evidence in policy and practice
The Roles Foundations are Playing in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement
The role of private foundations in the evidence-based policy movement is extensive and significant. Foundations have been shifting their focus from the general government to supporting more state and local levels. Robert C. Granger explores the evolving nature of foundations and provides examples to place the change in context. Continue reading The Roles Foundations are Playing in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement
The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices
Research offices of cabinet-level departments in the federal government are crucial in maintaining and promoting evidence-based policy. Grover J. Whitehurst uses the Institute of Education Sciences as a model for addressing the challenges and recommendations for improving the functioning of federal government research offices. Continue reading The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices
The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies
Federal agencies’ push towards the intentional use of evidence in policy development is cause for federal agencies to evaluate the accessibility of existing evidence. Rebecca A. Maynard discusses the four pillars of support provided by federal agencies in the road to advance the federal evidence-based policy agenda. Continue reading The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies
Can Evidence-Use in Practice Learn Anything from Evidence-Use in Policy
Do educational practitioners and educational policy-makers operate in such different worlds that they don’t have anything to learn from each other?
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