Maxwell, Joseph A., "Causal Explanation, Qualitative Research, and Scientific Inquiry in Education," Educational Researcher, 33(March, 2004), 3-11.
Analyzes the difference between causality in scientific inquiry construed as "existing" and contrued as "how it occurs;" argues that the latter kind of causality can be seen through qualitative studies while the former through experiments.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study
Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation
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