Education research as science? A critical question

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‘Educational research as science?’ is a question that has been the subject of much heated debate. This short article aims to consider some of the key ideas we might invoke when attempting to conceive of educational research as science and in turn demonstrate that by considering the philosophy of science, and in particular Rowbottom’s piece, we can broaden our understanding of what counts as ‘scientific’ research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Research in Education
EditorsAlan D Reid, E. Paul Hart, Michael A. Peters
ISBN (Print)9789402401936
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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