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National Rural Education Association Research Agenda Report. October 1986 [microform] / Keigh Hubel
Bib ID 5472731
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Hubel, Keigh
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1986 
10 p. 
Summary

To obtain rural school superintendents' assessment of research needs, questionnaires were sent in 1986 to 752 superintendents from schools with less than 1,000 K-12 student population. The questionnaires, adapted from the research agenda of the Rural Education Association (REA), consisted of 51 research topics grouped under 9 thematic categories. For each topic superintendents were asked: how useful would research data on this item be for you right now, and would you be willing to participate in a research project to collect data on this item? The 180 respondents rated most useful those research topics in the categories of rural school effectiveness and rural school finance. They were most willing to participate in school effectiveness research. At the bottom of the list for both usefulness and willingness to participate were those research topics related to a taxonomy of rural education. Rural superintendents seemed most interested in research that would help them survive financially and do a good job of educating rural youth. Unlike rural academicians, they were not interested in defining, classifying, or locating rural schools. This project identified a list of potential participants for research projects whose names will be on file with the REA. (JHZ)

Notes

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Educational Finance.  |  Educational Policy.  |  Educational Research.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Needs Assessment.  |  Policy Formation.  |  Research Needs.  |  Research Utilization.  |  Rural Education.  |  Rural Schools.  |  School Effectiveness.  |  Small Schools.  |  Superintendents.  |  Theory Practice Relationship.  |  Rural Education Association
Form/genre Reports, Research.  |  Speeches/Meeting Papers.
Other authors/contributors National Rural Education Association, Fort Collins, CO
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