Feuer, Michael J., Lisa Towne, and Richard J. Shavelson, "Scientific Culture and Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 31(November, 2002), 4-14.


Conveys substantive elements of the National Research Council's report, Scientific Research in Education (2002), addresses issues to the educational research community that the report highlights, and notes the narrow view of research embedded in recent federal education legislation; several commentaries follow.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development


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