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ERIC Number: EJ620418
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-8259
How Shall We "Know?" Epistemological Concerns in Research in Experiential Education.
Allison, Pete; Pomeroy, Eva
Journal of Experiential Education, v23 n2 p91-98 Fall 2000
Most experiential educators acknowledge the centrality of the learner in experiences they facilitate, indicating a constructivist epistemological vision. Yet participant experiences are lost in research using an outcome-focused, objectivist epistemology. Employing a constructivist epistemology in research embraces a broader range of approaches, enabling an understanding of subjective experiences. (Contains 21 references.) (TD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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