Category Archives: research design

EDEV_504 Week 2_4

On a personal note, I joined an Ed.D. course because I wasn’t willing to commit to a Ph.D. before knowing a lot about theory and methods. This course provides me the time and opportunity to investigate the state of the … Continue reading

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EDEV_504 Week 2_3

I read your post with interest. In particular, you make the point that different researchers view the same object from differing perspectives. If my interpretation is accurate you seem to be saying that the availability of multiple perspectives validates the … Continue reading

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EDEV_504 Week 2_2

I think that you captured the essence of the difference between information science (IS) and much educational research. The raw data types at the base of informatics tend to be utilised in naturalistic methodologies, whereas educationalists see much more fluid … Continue reading

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EDEV_504 Week 2_1

I’m so glad that you asked me how my research approach may be affected by my concept of time. I realise that I didn’t answer any of the DQ questions directly, but each time I followed a train of thought … Continue reading

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Mod 4 Week 2 Initial Post

The structure of the taught part of the UoLiverpool doctoral programme is intelligent: Module 1 introduced students to the basic notions in research; Module 4 continues that study while requiring students to begin the process of identifying their own biases … Continue reading

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