ERIC Number: EJ464900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Purposeful Behavior as the Control of Perception: Implications for Educational Research.
Cziko, Gary A.
Educational Researcher, v21 n9 p10-18,27 Dec 1992
Discusses problems for educational research posed by the unpredictability and indeterminism of human behavior. Presents a theory of purposeful behavior (perceptual control theory) to provide an explicit working model of how individuals produce repeatable outcomes via variable means. Describes primary characteristics of this theory and its potential usefulness. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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