The Quantification of Knowledge in Education: On Resistance toward Qualitative Evaluation and Research

  • Steinar Kvale

Abstract

The Pythagoreans insisted that everything is numbers. Modern education involves a related assumption: evaluation of pupils’ learning and educational research findings must be expressed in numbers—as grades and statistics—in order to be considered really real.

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Expense Dinate Clarification Univer Rote 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steinar Kvale
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  1. 1.Institute of PsychologyUniversity of AarhusAarhusDenmark

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