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The impact of research in educationAn international perspective$
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Ben Levin, Jie Qi, Hilary Edelstein, and Jacqueline Sohn

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447306207

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.001.0001

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The Federal Challenge to University-Based Education Research in the United States: Turning Research into Policy and Practice

The Federal Challenge to University-Based Education Research in the United States: Turning Research into Policy and Practice

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(p.209) Eleven The Federal Challenge to University-Based Education Research in the United States: Turning Research into Policy and Practice
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The impact of research in education
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Sarah A. Mason

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0011

This chapter explores the current environment for education research in the United States and the ways in which recent changes in the national policy framework, resources, infrastructure and roles have introduction new options and challenges for university-based education researchers in developing, disseminating and transferring research knowledge. It begins by describing the federal government's recent role in defining the education research environment and framing the research agenda. It then explores new trends shaping university-based education research going forward and concludes by discussing the implications of these trends for how university-based education research is conducted and consumed.

Keywords:   Education research, United States, National policy framework, Research agenda

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