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ERIC Number: EJ812779
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Complexity and Education: Vital Simultaneities
Davis, Brent
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v40 n1 p50-65 Feb 2008
This article explores the place of complexity science within education and educational research. The discussion begins with the suggestion that educational research has a history of adopting interpretive frames from other domains with little adaptation. Complexity science is argued to compel a different sort of positioning, one that requires accommodation and participation rather than unproblematized assimilation and application. The argument is developed by considering the following simultaneities in education (and) research: knower and knowledge; transphenomenality; transdisciplinarity; interdiscursivity; descriptive and pragmatic insights; representation and presentation; affect and effect; and education and research. (Contains 2 figures and 2 tables.)
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Language: English
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