Interpretive Research and its Use in the Field of Pedagogy

  • Nina Krmac University of Primorska, Faculty of Education
Keywords: interpretive research, education, research paradigms, quantitative research, qualitative research

Abstract

The article focuses on the definition of interpretive research, which is relatively unfamiliar within Slovenia. Other parts of the world also lack a common definition, and various authors classify it differently. Some authors define it as a research method within the interpretive paradigm, whereas others describe it as a type of research or a way of interpreting data that can also be applied within other paradigms. It is often equated with qualitative research. The article presents its role and importance in research, with particular emphasis on its utility in the field of pedagogy.

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Published
2022-06-16
How to Cite
Krmac N. (2022). Interpretive Research and its Use in the Field of Pedagogy. Journal of Elementary Education, 15(2), 261-284. https://doi.org/10.18690/rei.15.2.261-284.2022