The TEAMS project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded (#1238120) recently released the resource publication, External Feedback for Educational Research: What Should We Ask?. This paper, prepared by TEAMS staff, provides insights into the evaluation of educational research in order to strengthen research projects and increase the quality of evidence about what works to improve student learning from the lens of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. In particular, TEAMS hopes this publication will increase the usability of research findings through evaluation approaches designed specifically to improve the processes and results of research in STEM education. The primary questions that guided the development of this paper are:
The online pdf can be downloaded for online viewing on the TEAMS website at http://teams.mspnet.org/index.cfm/29266. If you would like a print ready pdf file, feel free to contact the TEAMS Principal Investigator, Dr. John T. Sutton, at RMCDenverWebsite@rmcres.com.