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ERIC Number: EJ874240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 79
ISSN: ISSN-1822-1645
Issues in Critical Multiplism in Evaluation Research: Multiplism of Theories and Analysis of Biases
Patry, Jean-Luc
Quality of Higher Education, v2 p10-25 2005
Quality assurance and evaluation research, like other fields of social research and its application, are confronted with a series of problems. In the present paper, I want first to give a list of such problems, although necessarily incomplete. It is then claimed that while there is no "perfect" solution to these problems, critical multiplism may be a set of approaches which might attenuate the problems or at least make them more visible so that one can deal with them. Critical multiplism is a general methodological framework which cannot be fully accounted for here; rather, I want to present some major issues and on their base make some suggestions about how to conduct social research. (Contains 3 footnotes, 1 table, and 3 figures.)
Vytautas Magnus University, Centre for Quality of Studies. South Daukanto g. 27-314, Kaunas, LT-44249, Lithuania. Tel: +370-37-327973; Fax: +370-37-327973; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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