Educational Design Research
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Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Educational design research is the systematic study of designing, developing and evaluating educational programs, processes and products. It can be an invaluable process, yielding considerable insight into how to optimize educational interventions and better understand teaching and learning. However, the fact that such investigations are typically carried out in naturalistic settings - with all the color and complexity that accompanies real classrooms and schools - presents researchers with significant methodological challenges, and scientific rigor can be difficult to maintain. This book addresses a clear and growing need to better understand and address the challenges faced by educational More...
Susan McKenney is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum Design at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.Thomas Reeves is a Professor of Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia, US.Jan Herrington is a Professor of Education at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.
|List of illustrations|
|List of contributors|
|What and why|
|Introducing educational design research|
|Toward productive design studies|
|Examples from the field|
|Design research from a learning design perspective|
|Design research from a technology perspective|
|Design research from a curriculum perspective|
|Assessing the quality of design research proposals: some philosophical perspectives|
|Balancing innovation and risk: assessing design research proposals|
|Quality criteria for design research: evidence and commitments|
|From design research to large-scale impact: engineering research in education|
|Educational design research: the value of variety|
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