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Scientific Realism in Studies of Reading

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Reading skills,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Literacy,
  • Preschool & Kindergarten,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy,
  • Miscue analysis,
  • Reading

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Flurkey (Editor), Alan D. Flurkey (Editor), Eric Paulson (Editor), Eric J. Paulson (Editor), Kenneth Goodman (Editor), Kenneth S. Goodman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11281095M
    ISBN 100805849904
    ISBN 109780805849905


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Informed by psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic views of reading-as-meaning-construction, the studies build on principles of scientific realism - an approach to inquiry that incorporates and values a wide variety of methods of observation to find the most inAuthor: Alan Flurkey.

Each study in this volume breaks ground for a new line of reading research underpinned by the theory of reading based in scientific realism. Scientific Realism in Studies of Reading is directed to reading researchers, teacher educators, reading specialists, special educators, graduate students, and related education professionals in the disciplines of applied psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics, and is.

Informed by psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic views of reading-as-meaning-construction, the studies build on principles of scientific realism - an approach to inquiry that incorporates and values a wide variety of methods of observation to find the most inclusive, ecologically valid description of the reading process as it is observed in a variety of contexts from a wide range of perspectives.

Scientific realism is a central, long-standing, and hotly debated topic in philosophy of science. Debates about scientific realism concern the very nature and extent of scientific knowledge and progress. Scientific realists defend a positive epistemic attitude towards our best theories and models regarding how they represent the world that is unobservable to our naked : Hardcover.

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