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ERIC Number: EJ608304
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0361-0365
The Importance of Pilot Studies: Beginning the Hermeneutic Circle.
Kezar, Adrianna
Research in Higher Education, v41 n3 p385-400 Jun 2000
Applies Heidegger's hermeneutic circle to research in higher education, specifically use of the pilot study to experientially ground proposed research. Description of a pilot study on higher education leadership illustrates the principle. Implications for higher education research include the importance of (1) grounding research in practical activity, and (2) utilizing reflection to improve research practice. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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