How Education Scholars Stay Informed
An Opinion Collection
As part of the annual release of the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, we reached out to a handful of influential scholars from this year’s rankings to find out how they stay informed. As the media landscape becomes more atomized and the political landscape more fractious, we wanted to know how scholars are keeping current, both in terms of specific magazines, journals, social-media platforms, websites, news outlets, and books, as well as more general guiding philosophies.
The EdWeek Research Center also dug into this year’s rankings to identify who among them was most likely to be referenced in newspaper coverage (according to LexisNexis) and what those scholars had in common.
It’s hard to overstate how profoundly the internet has altered the media landscape, writes Frederick M. Hess. Have our habits caught up?
There’s no one-stop shop to get everything you need from education policy, politics, and practice, writes academic Deven E. Carlson.
Deceptive news and research is having a heyday. Here’s how distinguished professor Donna Y. Ford cuts through the clutter.
Changing what and where I read has reshaped how I write about research—and where I publish that writing, explains Jo Boaler.
Scholars can't read everything on a given topic, but demands for productivity keep growing, writes Arizona State University's Alfredo J. Artiles.
The EdWeek Research Center dug into what some of the education scholars with the most newspaper mentions had in common. Here’s what they found.
Vol. 39, Issue 18