BUSI710 Project B Case Study: Theory And Practice Of Primary Education

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BUSI710 Project B Case Study
The case study instructions were to read the case study, and to write a few paragraphs about possible biases the researcher may have expressed in this case. While I technically agree with the concept that a chair or workplace is not needed for every child, it causes one to feel that students are shortchanged if they do not have a seat or workplace for study. However, if you consider the possibility of more than one lunch period, physical education class, and study hall, which is likely held in the library, it could be possible to have less chairs or workplaces across all classrooms within the school. While I expected to read an article debating and presenting arguments for and against the requirement of a chair for every student using a microinterpretation approach, I found that the researcher turned the paper into a macrointerpretation analysis focused on concerns related to the theory and practice of primary education.
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I can understanding asking the question, when did this thought about chair quantity first occur and what was the basis for this proposal? However, the researcher seemed to already reach a conclusion that a shift in educational thinking had occurred and was the cause for fewer chairs. Perhaps the origination of this thought was simply unique to one school and one specific situation, but the researcher initiated his questioning with a formed conclusion that a shift in educational thinking had occurred. This bias is further demonstrated in the author’s conclusion that less emphasis was being placed on class and jotter-based teaching. I do not believe the author provided sufficient evidence that a conclusion of less emphasis on class and jotter-based teaching is

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