Evidence based practice in education

Evidence based practice in education

Evidence based practice in education

Answer the following questions. Which question did you think was the most difficult to answer? Why was the question difficult to answer? Also, share which questions you think are the most important in understanding published educational research. Why?

Evidence based practice in education means that:

a. Educators practice teaching methods before using them.

b. Educators solve problems in their workplace by using the best available research and their own experiences and values as educators to inform their practice.

c. Educators disregard the values of stakeholders.

d. None of the above.

Your answer is b.

The correct answer is b.

 

Question 2 of 10

Educational research is best defined as:

a. Experimental studies of cause and effect.

b. Classroom studies with students and teachers.

c. Development of curriculum materials.

d. A systematic method of collecting and analyzing data from educational situations to develop valid and transferable knowledge that may be used to improve educational practice.

Your answer is d.

The correct answer is d.

 

Question 3 of 10

Public policies, such as No Child Left Behind, require what?

a. Exclusive focus on children who might otherwise be left behind.

b. Evidence based practice supported by empirical research studies that meet certain standards.

c. Testing of all students in public K-12 education to provide evidence of student achievement.

d. B and C.

Your answer is d.

The correct answer is d.

 

Question 4 of 10

Define what a research question is in a research report.

a. It is the guiding question to drive the design, data collection and analysis.

b. It is the interest that the report generates.

c. It is the statistical question.

d. It is what the research finds in the study.

Your answer is a.

The correct answer is a.

 

Question 5 of 10

The research problem statement in professional practice is which of the following.

a. The difficulty of designing a study.

b. The designated problem sample.

c. The funding difficulty of the study.

d. The situation that requires educational research to help find a solution.

Your answer is a.

The correct answer is d.

 

Question 6 of 10

The research methodology can be which of the following in educational research?

a. Qualitative.

b. Quantitative.

c. Mixed Method.

d. Action Research.

e. All of the above.

Your answer is e.

The correct answer is e.

 

Question 7 of 10

The sample is defined as which of the following?

a. The actual participants who provide data in the study.

b. The part of the population selected to represent the population in the study.

c. The treatment for the study.

d. A and B.

Your answer is b.

The correct answer is d.

 

Question 8 of 10

The research design is the specific blueprint for a research study based on valid and reliable methodology.

a. True.

b. False.

Your answer is a.

The correct answer is a.

 

Question 9 of 10

Data could be which of the following?

a. Information derived from interviews that can help answer the research questions.

b. Information derived from measurements of variables.

c. Information derived from terms of pictures.

d. All of the above.

Your answer is d.

The correct answer is d.

 

Question 10 of 10

Results of the study are:

a. The decision on a course of action.

b. The information found by analyzing the data to find an answer to the research questions.

c. The statistical processes.

d. The discussion of the study.

Your answer is b.

The correct answer is b.

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