ERIC Number: EJ1139433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
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Philosophy of Data: Why?
Education for Information, v33 n1 p55-70 2017
Philosophy of data should not be dismissed as a cluster of scholastic puzzles whose solutions are of limited practical value. On the contrary, philosophy of data should be recognized as constituting the core of a field of data studies that is informed by, but far from equivalent to, statistics, computer science, and library and information studies.
Descriptors: Data, Educational Philosophy, Statistical Studies, Information Science Education, Relevance (Education), Educational Needs, Units of Study
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