June 24, 2007
June 24, 2007
June 27, 2007
Educational Research and Methods
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13. With which of the following statements do you most strongly agree? ____The aim of research is prediction and control. ____There are multiple realities, all of which can only be imperfectly understood. ____Knowledge construction requires a dialog between researchers and participants. ____Participants should be involved as co-researchers so their voices can be heard.
14. With which of the following statements do you most strongly agree? ____Research can make the world a better place, particularly for the disenfranchised. ____The knowledge, beliefs and customs of a group shape or are directly linked to their behavior. ____The aim of research is to objectively discover reality. ____Knowledge is created, not discovered.
15. With which of the following statements do you most strongly agree? ____Knowledge is relative or local to a specific context. ____Reality can only be imperfectly understood because of the inevitable subjectivity of the researcher. ____Differences of opinion are not really possible among collaborators. Knowledge accumulates and you work until you get it right. ____Knowledge is socially constructed and reality is shaped by historical, social, political and cultural factors.
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Please fax to (540) 231-5974 or mail to Maura Borrego, Department of Engineering Education, College of Engineering (0218), Blacksburg, VA, 24061. A return envelope is provided.
Borrego, M. (2007, June), Experiences And Expectations Of Doctoral Institution Faculty Collaborating Across Disciplines Paper presented at 2007 Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii. 10.18260/1-2--1582
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