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  • Policy decision-making, public involvement and nuclear energy: What do expert stakeholders think and why?
    Date: 09/18/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Despite new governmental initiatives aiming to engage the general public in policymaking related to nuclear energy, little is known about how expert stakeholders involved in the decision-making process perceive such activity. This study examines how a series of social, cognitive and communication factors influences expert stakeholders’ attitudes ... »
  • Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development
    Date: 09/16/2013
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    This document, released in September 2013, grew out of a Joint Committee of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) that was convened to establish cross-agency guidelines for improving the quality, coherence, and pace of knowledge development in STEM education. In this report, the Joint Committee 1) defines ... »
  • Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World
    Date: 02/01/2013
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report combines the views of education researchers, technology developers, educators, and researchers in emerging fields such as educational data mining and technology-supported evidence-centered design to present an expanded view of approaches to evidence. It presents the case for why the transition to digital learning warrants a re- ... »
  • Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology
    Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report is the National Education Technology Plan (NETP) submitted by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to Congress. It presents five goals with recommendations for states, districts, the federal government, and other stakeholders. Each goal addresses one of the five essential components of learning powered by technology: Learning, ... »
  • Proceedings from the Sustainability Education Summit, September 20-21, 2010
    Date: 09/20/2010
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Report from the U.S. Department of Education's Sustainability Education Summit, September 20-21, 2010, Washington, D.C ... »
  • QuarkNet
    Date: 09/15/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    QuarkNet is a national program that partners high school science teachers and students with particle physicists working in experiments at the scientific frontier. These experiments are searching for answers to fundamental questions about the origin of mass, the dimensionality of spacetime and the nature of symmetries that govern physical processes ... »