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Ethics of research in education: An agenda for discussion
chapterposted on 05.03.2015, 15:13 by Hugh Busher, Nalita James
Division of a book, which in a scholarly context usually treats a part of a larger subject in a stand-alone manner.
[From Introduction] In which ever paradigm researchers choose to locate their work, they try to ensure the trustworthiness or validity of its outcomes by enacting it within a rigorous framework that addresses the epistemological complexities of a study’s methodological process and intellectual focus. Research is a form of disciplined inquiry that holds at its core certain principles, and aims to contribute to a body of knowledge or theory ‘as carefully and accurately as possible [to] develop knowledge for, in and of society’ (Pring, 2000: 143).