Shavelson, Richard J., "Contributions of Educational Research to Policy and Practice: Constructing, Challenging, Changing Cognition," Educational Researcher, 17(October, 1988), 4-11; 22.*


Presents purposes and procedures for deriving research knowledge from practice if it is to inform policy and practice.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Psychology and Curriculum


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