Kvernbekk, Tone, "The Concept of Evidence in Evidence-Based Practice," Educational Theory, 61(No.5, 2011), 515-532.
Gives a philosophical analysis of the concept of evidence as employed in the phrase "evidence-based practice"; argues against the limited conception of evidence as employed in studies using randomized controlled trials; shows four possible relationships evidence can have to epistemic truth and to practice based on research evidence.
Broad Topical Focus
Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study
Knowledge Linkage, Teaching/Learning Process, Government Role in Educational Research & Development
Kvernbekk, Tone, "Kvernbekk, Tone, "The Concept of Evidence in Evidence-Based Practice," Educational Theory, 61(No.5, 2011), 515-532." (2011). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 3578.
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