Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Against Digital Research Methodologies


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Digital Research Methodologies, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, via Skype, Keynote, May 10, 2013.

This is a description of my approach to research, based on problems inherent in traditional descriptions of scientific method, and the ways I have adapted my own work to compensate. It is a research process more like discovery, more like learning a language, than it is about forming hypotheses and confirming theories. Please note that the video was created May 9, 2013, one day ahead of the presentation, and that the audio is from the presentation itself, May 10, 2013. Both use the same slides. This event was funded by the ESRC Digital Social Research Fund administered by the University of Oxford.


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