Bridging the gap between research and practice

  title={Bridging the gap between research and practice},
  author={Donald Mcintyre},
  journal={Cambridge Journal of Education},
  pages={357 - 382}
  • D. Mcintyre
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Education
  • Cambridge Journal of Education
The premise of this paper is that the acknowledged gap between research and practice is primarily a gap between two sharply contrasting kinds of knowledge. The nature of this contrast is described and it is suggested that these two kinds of knowledge are at the opposite ends of a spectrum of kinds of knowledge related to classroom teaching and learning. Three possible ways of bridging this gap are explored. The first of these is derived from research. To bridge the gap, it is suggested, several… 

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