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Smeyers, Paul

Educational Research - the Ethics and Aesthetics of Statistics

Smeyers, Paul - Educational Research - the Ethics and Aesthetics of Statistics, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Representation or Hard Evidence? The Use of Statistics in Education and Educational Research
Paul Smeyers, Marc Depaepe

2. The Lure of Statistics for Educational Researchers
David F. Labaree

3. Dazzling Statistics? On the University Expansion in Flanders and the Need for Research into the History of Education that Transcends Quantifying Sociology
Marc Depaepe

4. Child Maltreatment in the Last 50 Years: The Use of Statistics
Jeroen J.H. Dekker

5. Constructing Social Unity and Presenting Clear Predictions: The Promise of Public Opinion Pollsters to Measure and Educate Society
Norbert Grube

6.
n = 1: The Science and Art of the Single Case in Educational Research
David Bridges

7. To Frame the Unframable: Quantifying Irregular Migrants’ Presence
Elias Hemelsoet

8. European Citizenship and Evidence-Based Happiness
Naomi Hodgson

9. The Persuasive Power of Figures and the Aesthetics of the Dirty Backyards of Statistics in Educational Research
Ulrike Stadler-Altmann, Edwin Keiner

10. The Good, the Beautiful and the Literate: Making Statistics Accessible for Action
Jean Paul Bendegem, Karen François, Kathleen Coessens

11. Statistics and the Inference to the Best Explanation: Living Without Complexity?
Paul Smeyers

12. Performativity, Statistics and Bloody Words
Ian Munday

13. A Bubble for the Spirit Level: Metricophilia, Rhetoric and Philosophy
Richard Smith

14. Calling to Account
Paul Standish

Keywords: Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy and Politics

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Educational Research
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048198733

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