ERIC Number: EJ639215
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Science and Sanity in Special Education.
Dammann, James E.; Vaughn, Sharon
Behavioral Disorders, v27 n1 p21-29 Nov 2001
This article describes the usefulness of a scientific approach to improving knowledge and practice in special education. Of four approaches to knowledge (superstition, folklore, craft, and science), craft and science are supported and implications for special education drawn including the need to bridge the gulf between research knowledge and practice and to better disseminate significant findings. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: The Meaning of Science and Empirical Rigor in the Social Sciences.