Maturation of Scholarship in Middle Level Education

Authored by: David C. Virtue

International Handbook of Middle Level Education Theory, Research, and Policy

Print publication date:  October  2019
Online publication date:  August  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815358619
eBook ISBN: 9781351122115
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The author contends that the field of middle level education has entered adolescence and must affirm its identity. Two ideas that may help move knowledge production in the field forward are (a) a grassroots epistemology for middle level education that grows knowledge from the classroom out, and (b) a translational approach to research that bridges basic science and educational practice.

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