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Educational research at the crossroads? An exercise in self-criticism

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President of the International Academy of Education. Former Director of the Institute of Educational Research (1971–82), Chairman of the Governing Board of the International Institute for Educational Planning (1970–80) and Chairman of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (1962–78). He is the author of some fifty books and hundreds of articles.

I am deeply indebted to several colleagues who generously helped me by critically reviewing the first draft of this article. I am particularly grateful to Professor Gunnar Bergendal of the School of Education at the University of Lund and professor Elliot Eisner of Stanford University who made valuable observations for the revision of my draft.

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Husén, T. Educational research at the crossroads? An exercise in self-criticism. Prospects 19, 349–360 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02207629

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