Design as Scholarship

Design as Scholarship : Case Studies from the Learning Sciences

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For researchers in the Learning Sciences, there is a lack of literature on current design practices and its many obstacles. Design as Scholarship in the Learning Sciences is an informative resource that addresses this need by providing, through a robust collection of case studies, instructive reference points and important principles for more successful projects. Drawing from the reflections of diverse practitioners, this text includes response sections that guide readers in understanding the research in the context of their own work. It touches upon educational technologies, community co-design, and more, and is grounded in the critical analysis of experts seeking to grow the more

Product details

  • Hardback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11.18mm | 362g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 black & white tables, 20 black & white halftones, 6 black & white line drawings
  • 1138891657
  • 9781138891654

About Vanessa Svihla

Vanessa Svihla is an Assistant Professor in Organization, Information and Learning Sciences (OI&LS) at the University of New Mexico. Richard Reeve is an Assistant Professor in Information and Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Education at Queen's University, more

Table of contents

Contents Preface Timothy Koschmann Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Untold stories Vanessa Svihla & Richard Reeve Chapter 2. Designing the Collaboratory Notebook: "Building the future, the night before it's due" D. Kevin O'Neill Chapter 3. Designing for Activity Joshua Danish, Noel Enyedy, Asmalina Saleh & Christine Lee Chapter 4. The Challenge and Promise of Community Co-design Leah Teeters, A. Susan Jurow & Molly Shea Chapter 5. Living in the Fourth Quadrant: Valuing the Process of Design Brian K. Smith Chapter 6. Looking under the hood: Productive messiness in design for argumentation in science, literature and history Mon-Lin Ko, Susan R. Goldman, Joshua Radinsky, Katherine James, Allison Hall, Jacquelynn Popp, Michael Bolz & MariAnne George Chapter 7. Reciprocal research & design: the wicked problem of changing math in the family Shelley Goldman & Osvaldo Jimenez Chapter 8. Designing the Connected Chemistry Curriculum Mike Stieff & Stephanie Ryan Chapter 9. Making it Real: Transforming a University and Museum Research Collaboration into a Design Product Palmyre Pierroux & Rolf Steier Chapter 10. Reflections on Design Stories Towards design practice as a first-class research activity Janet Kolodner Iterations on a designerly science Bo T. Christensen Designing: The unseen dimension of our scholarship Richard Reeve & Vanessa Svihlashow more