The Proliferation of Marginal Research for Dollars

By Cynthia L. Wilson, Michele Acker-Hocevar, Marta Cruz-Janzen, Perry Schoon, David Walker and Amy Brown.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This paper discusses tensions between researchers and external funders around what constituted legitimate ways of knowing and conducting research. It examines epistemological, methodological, economic, and political issues.

Keywords: Funded Research, Sponsored Research, Political Issues, Economic Issues, Metholodogical Issues, Espistemological Issues

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp.85-94. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 857.422KB).

Dr. Cynthia L. Wilson

Research and instructional focus on the preparation of teachers to implement research-based, effective teaching practices to improve education for children with mild disabilities and children at-risk for academic failure.

Dr. Michele Acker-Hocevar

Research focus on school organizations, school development, instructional leadership, and altering power relations, most especially for disadvantaged schools and communities.

Dr. Marta Cruz-Janzen

Research focus on impact of P/K-12 curricula on self-concept and academic achievement of students of color, reform of teacher preparation, and Latino racial identity development.

Dr. Perry Schoon

Research interests in the area of mental modeling and expert systems. Co-author of "Instructional Technology, Process and Product."

Dr David Walker

Research intersts in areas of research methodology, statistics, and K-12 teaching and learning reform.

Dr Amy Brown

Recent research interests include pre-service teachers' attitudes and self-efficacy beliefs regarding teaching mathematics in the elementary classroom.


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