ERIC Number: ED478311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Trends and Shifts in Research Methods.
Kelly, Anthony E.; Lesh, Richard
This chapter overviews trends and shifts in research methods in mathematics and science education. It summarizes shifts in some basic assumptions about the role of research in mathematics and science education, background factors that support the proclivities of the researchers represented in the book, foreground factors that the researchers in the book share, and evidence of the research methods they advocate. (KHR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Research Design, Science Education
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430. Web site: http://www.erlbaum.com.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: In: Kelly, Anthony E. and Richard Lesh, Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education, Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999. p35-44.