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The Hardest Science of All by

  title={The Hardest Science of All by},
  author={David C. Berliner},
not confuse science with method. As Peter Medawar said, “what passes for scientific methodology is a misrepresentation of what scientists do or ought to do.” The “evidence-based practices” and “scientific research” mentioned over 100 times in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 are code words for randomized experiments, a method of research with which I too am much enamored. But to think that this form of research is the only “scientific” approach to gaining knowledge—the only one that yields… 
California Dreaming : Reforming Mathematics Education Reviewed by Anthony Ralston
Who would you choose to write a book about the history of the Math Wars, a topic surely familiar by now to almost all readers of the Notices (if not, see [1])? A mathematics educator? Probably not,
Doctoral Education in Quantitative Research Methods: Some Thoughts about Preparing Future Scholars
It is the opinion that it is not evident how to balance the quantitative research methods curriculum such that it both prepares a wide variety of doctoral students for their careers as analysts, researchers, or scholars and does justice to the complex nature of reality and scientific investigation.
Positive Psychology and Student Engagement
Positive psychology is a relatively new field of research which grew out of a need to rebalance the focus of psychological studies from the all too familiar negative attributes of human nature to
Does Active Learning Work? A Good Question, But Not the Right One
  • D. Bernstein
  • Psychology
    Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology
  • 2018
Some studies of active learning methods suggest that they are effective teaching tools, whereas others have found them to be no better than traditional lecture methods. The situation is much like the
ABSTRACT:  This paper considers the use of secondary data analysis in educational research. It addresses some of the promises and potential pitfalls that influence its use and explores a possible
Is Classroom Gamification Opposed to Performance?
Learning through digital media is currently considered as a mixture of methodologies that aim to approach the reality of students to motivate them. Gamification emerges as one of the pedagogical
Exploring the Philosophical Underpinnings of Research: Relating Ontology and Epistemology to the Methodology and Methods of the Scientific, Interpretive, and Critical Research Paradigms.
This paper explores the philosophical underpinnings of three major educational research paradigms: scientific, interpretive, and critical. The aim was to outline and explore the interrelationships
Where ' s the evidence that active learning works ?
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The effects of problem-based learning during medical school on physician competency: a systematic review
Problem-based learning during medical school has positive effects on physician competency after graduation, mainly in social and cognitive dimensions.
Design Research Perspectives on Transitioning From Individual Microgenetic Interviews to a Whole-Class Teaching Experiment
This article describes an education design research program that began with individual microgenetic interviews with children in a laboratory setting and led to a developmental model of students’


No Simple Answer: Critique of the Follow Through Evaluation
Follow Through has been the largest and most expensive federal educational experiment in this country's history. Conceived in 1967 as an extension of Head Start, Follow Through was designed as a
BACKGROUND Although results of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) have been steadily improving, whether surgical outcomes have improved over time is not fully elucidated. OBJECTIVES The authors
New vistas for intelligence Physical science and human values
  • New vistas for intelligence Physical science and human values
  • 1947
Professor of Education AZ 85287; berliner@asu.edu. His research interests include the study of teaching, teacher education, and educational policy
  • Professor of Education AZ 85287; berliner@asu.edu. His research interests include the study of teaching, teacher education, and educational policy
  • 2002