Navigating the Path Between Positivism and Interpretivism for the Technology Academic Completing Education Research

Technology researchers, who typically come from a background steeped in experimentation and dogma, may contribute to qualitative research in learning and teaching. This chapter challenges the perceived positivist epistemology of technology academics, its communication with research in technology, focusing in particular on how epistemology in this discipline is usually downplayed in favour of discussion of methods at the expense of epistemology and methodology.