Part 1: Classical Paradigms
Generalization in Educational
Research Beyond the Qualitative/
Quantitative Divide
Generalizing in Educational
Research
• Analytic generalization
• Probabilistic generalization
• Essentialistic generalization
Criteria for Generalizing
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Limitations in analytic and probabilistic G.
Not identifying the essential in essentialistic G.
Population heterogeneity
Users as criterion
Expanding methods (Bayesian)
– p(H0|data) vs. p(data|H0)
Part 2: “What More?”
Researching Living/Lived
Mathematical Work
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Husserl, E. (1939). Die Frage nach dem Ursprung der Geometrie als intentional-historisches Problem. Revue
internationale de philosophie 1, 203–225.
“The temporally placed label of an angle or its
apparently disengaged placement in a finished figure
exhibits this seen relationship as a proof-specific
relevance” (p. 96)
Livingston, E. (1987). Making sense of ethnomethodology. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Husserl, E. (1939). Die Frage nach dem Ursprung der Geometrie als intentional-historisches Problem. Revue
internationale de philosophie 1, 203–225.
Analytic generalization
Essentialistic generalization

Researching Living/Lived Mathematical Work