Moving Beyond the Paradigm Wars: Emergent Approaches for Education Research

  title={Moving Beyond the Paradigm Wars: Emergent Approaches for Education Research},
  author={Margarita Pivovarova and Jeanne M. Powers and Gustavo E Fischman},
  journal={Review of Research in Education},
  pages={vii - xvi}
I 2002, the National Research Council (NRC) released a report that articulated its vision about education research (Eisenhart & Towne, 2003; Feuer et al., 2002), which focused on scientifically based research methods. The release of the report was followed by an extensive debate and is broadly understood as part of the long-standing “paradigm war”1 in the field (Fischman & Tefera, 2014; Munoz-Najar Galvez et al., 2019). Some of the scholars defending the criteria advanced by the report had… 
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