publication . Article . 2015

Phenomenology as a Potential Methodology for Subjective Knowing in Science Education Research

Koopman, Oscar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Jul 2015 Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology (issn: 1445-7377, eissn: 2079-7222, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: NISC Pty Ltd
Abstract
This paper charts the journey that led to the author's discovery of phenomenology as a potential research methodology in the field of science education, and describes the impact on his own thinking and approach of his encounters with the work of Husserl and Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Van Manen. Drawing on this theoretical framework, the author argues that, as a methodology for investigating scientific thinking in relation to life experience, learning and curriculum design, phenomenology not only provides a means of accessing subjective knowing and pure perception, but is sufficiently rigorous and systematic to represent the lifeworld experiences of research pa...
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publication . Article . 2015

Phenomenology as a Potential Methodology for Subjective Knowing in Science Education Research

Koopman, Oscar;