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Topic: 'Education(al) Research' Vs. 'Scientific Research'
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Robert Hansen

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Re: 'Education(al) Research' Vs. 'Scientific Research'
Posted: Oct 15, 2012 8:59 AM
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On Oct 15, 2012, at 3:15 AM, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Anyway, it does seem that Robert Hansen is woefully wrong again when he claims that 'Education Research' and 'Scientific Research' are two entirely different 'species' of things. In fact, 'Education Research' merely applies the 'Scientific Method' to research on education.

I said... In scientific research, conclusions (especially claims of success) are tested again, again, again, and again, by many different researchers. In educational research, they are not. One does a study, claims success, publishes it in a peer reviewed journal (which I guess just means a journal) and that is the end of it.

Bob Hansen



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