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Advocates of RCTs in education should look more closely at the differences between medical research and education research

Davies, Neil (2013) Advocates of RCTs in education should look more closely at the differences between medical research and education research. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Apr 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Neil Davies reflects on recent debates about randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and education research. While the renewed attention given to education is certainly welcome, the focus on RCTs has obscured the crucial differences between medical research and educational research, with the latter being chronically underfunded.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
L Education > L Education (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 08:36
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2019 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/75537

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