Multimedia Resources

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Resource 1: Karl Popper, Science, and Pseudoscience: Crash Course Philosophy  

Description: Karl Popper observed scientific developments and came to draw a distinction between what he referred to as science and pseudoscience, which might best be summarized as science disconfirms, while pseudoscience confirms.

Resource 2: An Introduction to Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions—A Macat History Analysis

Description: Video introduces viewers to Thomas Kuhn's view on the structure of scientific revolutions, one of the most important books ever written on the history and philosophy of science.

Resource 3: Fundamentals of Qualitative Research Methods: What is Qualitative Research (Module 1)

Description: Dr. Leslie Curry covers essential topics in qualitative research, including what is qualitative research and how to use the most common methods, in-depth interviews and focus groups.

Resource 4: Overview of Quantitative Research Methods

Description: The video provides an overview of quantitative research methods used in educational research and how to determine if a project will require quantitative or qualitative methods.

Resource 5: Mixed Methods Research: The Basics

Description: The video discusses the definition of mixed methods research designs and the types of questions that are asked, and answered, using mixed methods research.