Fischler College of Education: Faculty Articles

Title

Scientific rigor and contemporary educational technology

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Publication Title

Contemporary Educational Technology

ISSN

1309-517X

Volume

1

Issue/No.

1

Peer Reviewed

1

Abstract

Unfortunately, many still do not appreciate the importance of studying educational innovations using the appropriate application of the scientific method. If education generally, and educational technology specifically, are to move from the realm of a craft to that of a profession, the need for scientific rigor must be a defining priority at the foundation of our decisions.