Title

Cook, Thomas D., "Randomized Experiments in Educational Policy Research: A Critical Examination of the Reasons the Educational Evaluation Community has Offered for not Doing Them," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24(Fall, 2002), 175-199.

Authors

Thomas D. Cook

Annotation

Examines five of the frequently offfered arguments against employing randomized experiments in educational policy research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation

 

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