Plank, David N., and Debbi Harris, "Minding the Gap Between Research and Policymaking," pp. 37-51 in Clifton F. Conrad and Ronald C. Serlin, eds., The Sage Handbook for Research in Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.


Analyzes the issues concerning research questions, answers, and arguments that must be dealt with if the gap between research and policymaking is to be overcome.

Broad Topical Focus

Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Utilization


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