Title

Phillips, D. C., and Nicholas C. Burbules, Postpositivism and Educational Research. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

Annotation

Defines and explains the postpositivist philosophy of research in contrast to the positivist philosophy, and illustrates the use and application of the former to the field of educational research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

 

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