Part I: Framing Educational Research Inquiry to Meet Today's Realities.
J.R. Levin, Randomized Classroom Trials on Trial.
V.F. Reyna, The No Child Left Behind Act, Scientific Research and Federal Education Policy: A View from Washington, D.C.
D.F. Halpern, Dissing Science: Selling Scientifically Based Practices to a Nation that Distrusts Science.
R.E. Mayer, The Failure of Educational Research to Impact Educational Practice: Six Obstacles to Educational Reform.
Part II: Basic Issues When Addressing Human Behavior: An Experimental Research Perspective.
J.C. Valentine and H.M. Cooper, Can We Measure the Quality of Causal Research in Education?
J. D'Agostino, Measuring Learning Outcomes: Reliability and Validity Issues.
J.T. Behrens and D.H. Robinson, the Micro and Macro in the Analysis and Conceptualization of Experimental Data.
Part III: Producing Credible Applied Educational Research.
R. Boruch, Beyond the Laboratory or Classroom: The Empirical Basis of Educational Policy.
G.D. Phye, Academic Learning and Academic Achievement: Correspondence Issues.
A.M. O'Donnell, Experimental Research in Classrooms.
S. Graham, K.H. Harris and J. Zito, Promoting Internal and External Validity: A Synergism of Laboratory-Like Experiments and Classroom-Based Self-Regulated Strategy Development Research.