The Resource Philosophies of research into higher education, Brian J. Brown and Sally Baker, (electronic resource)

Philosophies of research into higher education, Brian J. Brown and Sally Baker, (electronic resource)

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Philosophies of research into higher education
Title
Philosophies of research into higher education
Statement of responsibility
Brian J. Brown and Sally Baker
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Research in higher education could be more useful, innovative and better designed if we were clearer about the philosophical and epistemological basis of the theories that underlie our research methods. People who have to interpret research would do a better job if they were able to interrogate research more critically and appreciate its strengths and weaknesses. This volume provides this information for an audience of researchers, policymakers, students and lecturers in higher education. . The authors seek to create a dialogue with the reader about issues relevant to the philosophy of research
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Brown, B. J.
Dewey number
378.007 2
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LB1028
LC item number
.B758 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker, Sally
Series statement
Research in higher education
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Education, Higher
Label
Philosophies of research into higher education, Brian J. Brown and Sally Baker, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Chapter 1 Theories of knowledge and theories of society; Chapter 2 The truth is out there? Positivism and realism; Chapter 3 Interpretative approaches, ethnographies of higher education and the description of experience; Chapter 4 Philosophies of research in education: Knowledge in education and knowledge of education; Chapter 5 Evidence-based practice in higher education; Chapter 6 Conclusion: Philosophies of research and philosophies of higher education; References
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (203 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441126191
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000092806
  • (EBL)710999
  • (OCoLC)727649511
  • (SSID)ssj0000524807
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12224265
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000524807
  • (PQKBWorkID)10488486
  • (PQKB)10315428
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC710999
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000092806
Label
Philosophies of research into higher education, Brian J. Brown and Sally Baker, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Chapter 1 Theories of knowledge and theories of society; Chapter 2 The truth is out there? Positivism and realism; Chapter 3 Interpretative approaches, ethnographies of higher education and the description of experience; Chapter 4 Philosophies of research in education: Knowledge in education and knowledge of education; Chapter 5 Evidence-based practice in higher education; Chapter 6 Conclusion: Philosophies of research and philosophies of higher education; References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (203 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441126191
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000092806
  • (EBL)710999
  • (OCoLC)727649511
  • (SSID)ssj0000524807
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12224265
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000524807
  • (PQKBWorkID)10488486
  • (PQKB)10315428
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC710999
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000092806

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