Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
My interest in scientific method is abiding and deep, and so works like this are of inherent interest to me. This is the sort of work that any theorist ought to read before actually conducting research, and yet which so few seem to (educational theorists especially, from whom names like Lakatos, Feyerabend and van Fraassen elicit only blank stares). Not to be snarky, but if I hear one more defense of multiple choice surveys as "research" in education...

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