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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Ways of Knowing There Is a Santa Claus

This assignment involves students analyzing a famous editorial about the existence of Santa Claus in terms in terms of different ways of knowing (e.g., intuition, authority, logic, and the scientific method).

Thinking Scientifically; Writing

Author: David B. Strohmetz

Monmouth University

Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010