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Collaborative Partnering with Districts [microform] : Problems Encountered, Lessons Learned / Bryan R. Goodwin, Barbara B. Gaddy and Louis F. Cicchinelli
Bib ID 5668204
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Goodwin, Bryan R
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1999 
52 p. 
Summary

This paper examines the accomplishments of the Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) district research partners. Informed by 2 years of collaborative experience, the report documents the process McREL used in selecting partner sites and guides future field-based research partnerships by discussing problems encountered and lessons learned regarding the establishment and maintenance of research partnerships. The ultimate goal of establishing the McREL district research partnerships was to explore collaborative-action research as a viable strategy for promoting systemic reform that leads to sustainable, improved achievement for all learners. The report outlines the selection of sites, the establishment of design teams, the design and process of research, and the evaluation of partnerships. The document concludes that collaborative partnerships can be used to move research findings into the field more quickly under the right conditions. Partnering, however, is a complex process and requires both partners to redefine their roles and usual work methods to accommodate a collaborative approach that involves individuals from different professional cultures. More sensitive methods, both for assessing a district's capacity for partnering and for creating a model that depicts the evolving nature of district-McREL partnerships, need to be developed. An annotated interview guide and interview summary assessment compose the bulk of the document. (RJM)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RJ96006101.

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 Cooperative Programs.  |  Educational Administration.  |  Educational Development.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Evaluation Criteria.  |  Partnerships in Education.  |  Program Development.  |  Mid Continent Research for Education and Learning
Form/genre Reports, Evaluative.
Other authors/contributors Gaddy, Barbara B., author  |  Cicchinelli, Louis F., author  |  Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, Aurora, CO
Available From ERIC 
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300 |a52 p.
500 |aSponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.|5ericd
500 |aContract Number: RJ96006101.|5ericd
520 |aThis paper examines the accomplishments of the Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) district research partners. Informed by 2 years of collaborative experience, the report documents the process McREL used in selecting partner sites and guides future field-based research partnerships by discussing problems encountered and lessons learned regarding the establishment and maintenance of research partnerships. The ultimate goal of establishing the McREL district research partnerships was to explore collaborative-action research as a viable strategy for promoting systemic reform that leads to sustainable, improved achievement for all learners. The report outlines the selection of sites, the establishment of design teams, the design and process of research, and the evaluation of partnerships. The document concludes that collaborative partnerships can be used to move research findings into the field more quickly under the right conditions. Partnering, however, is a complex process and requires both partners to redefine their roles and usual work methods to accommodate a collaborative approach that involves individuals from different professional cultures. More sensitive methods, both for assessing a district's capacity for partnering and for creating a model that depicts the evolving nature of district-McREL partnerships, need to be developed. An annotated interview guide and interview summary assessment compose the bulk of the document. (RJM)
530 |aMay also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:|uhttps://eric.ed.gov/
533 |aMicrofiche.|b[Washington D.C.]:|cERIC Clearinghouse|emicrofiches : positive.
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650 0 7 |aEducational Development.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aElementary Secondary Education.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aEvaluation Criteria.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aPartnerships in Education.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aProgram Development.|2ericd
653 0 |aMid Continent Research for Education and Learning
655 7 |aReports, Evaluative.|2ericd
700 1 |aGaddy, Barbara B.,|eauthor.
700 1 |aCicchinelli, Louis F.,|eauthor.
710 2 |aMid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, Aurora, CO.
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