Leveraging Professional Activities to Increase Teachers’ Research Use in their Practices
Report on the prevalence of various professional development activities of elementary, middle, and high school teachers. Continue reading Leveraging Professional Activities to Increase Teachers’ Research Use in their Practices
How is evidence use enacted in schools?
Dr. Elizabeth Farley-Ripple and colleagues at the Center for Research Use in Education have addressed two questions as a means of better understanding how schools use research – “What does deep use of research look like in schools?” and “What conditions support deep use of research and how do those conditions come to exist?”Continue reading How is evidence use enacted in schools? A mixed methods multiple case study of “deep-use” schools
Conceptualizing Research Use: Problems & Decisions in Schools
Tilley & Sheridan report on the decisions made in recent school improvement efforts and the problems or challenges that motivated those decisions. Continue reading Conceptualizing Research Use: Problems & Decisions in Schools
Research Brokerage: How Research Enters and Moves through Schools
Dr. Elizabeth Farley-Ripple reports on the resources educators use, who the brokers of research information are, how educators connect with research information, and how that information moves within schools as a means of seeking strategies for promoting engagement between research and practice. Continue reading Research Brokerage: How Research Enters and Moves through Schools
Understanding Brokerage in Education: Backward Tracking from Practice to Research
By backward tracking four case studies, authors are able to describe the actors, activities, and motivations by which research is exchanged, transformed, and communicated to articulate the dynamic and complex phenomenon of brokerage.Continue reading Understanding Brokerage in Education: Backward Tracking from Practice to Research
Problems & Decisions in School A
In this school-level analysis of organizational decisions and the problems that motivated them, learn what the R4S team found regarding the number of decisions and the perceptions of the problem the decisions addressed.Continue reading Problems & Decisions in School A
Types of Problems and Decisions Occurring in Schools
This Data Point provides insight into the types of problems school-based educators commonly face, and the types of decisions that are made to address those problems.Continue reading Types of Problems and Decisions Occurring in Schools
Access to and use of research databases
This article discusses educators’ perception of and use of education research databases as a tool for accessing evidence. Continue reading Access to and use of research databases
Principals’ Confidence in Critical Interpretation of Research
This report describes how confident school administrators feel in evaluating various aspects of a research study.Continue reading Principals’ Confidence in Critical Interpretation of Research
What is Research Brokerage and Why Does it Matter?
Brokers have a role in transporting research to educators. Dr. Liz Farley-Ripple explains models emerging in CRUE’s data. Continue reading What is Research Brokerage and Why Does it Matter?