Experience and Interpretation in Global Times: The Case of Special Education


  • David Geoffrey Smith University of Alberta




hermeneutics, special education, research theory, invalid


This paper was delivered as a keynote address at the International Symposium for Qualitative Transformation of the Paradigm of Educational Practice and Special Education, Busan National University, South Korea, April 16, 2006. The symposium was sponsored by The Korean Research Society for Phenomenological and Hermeneutic Practice, and the Research Institute for Special Education of Busan National University.

Author Biography

David Geoffrey Smith, University of Alberta

Professor Emeritus Department of Secondary Education University of Alberta Edmonton AB Canada


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