Miech, Edward J., Bill Nave, and Frederick Mosteller, "The 20,000 Article Problem: How a Structured Abstract Can Help Practitioners Sort out Educational Research," Phi Delta Kappan, 86(January, 2005), 396-400.


Proposes the use of a structured abstract in each research report (treating 9 or 10 common elements) for use in detecting the report's usefulness for the reader.

Broad Topical Focus

Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization


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