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ERIC Number: EJ1077005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1863-9690
Design Research with a Focus on Learning Processes: An Overview on Achievements and Challenges
Prediger, Susanne; Gravemeijer, Koeno; Confrey, Jere
ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, v47 n6 p877-891 Oct 2015
Design research continues to gain prominence as a significant methodology in the mathematics education research community. This overview summarizes the origins and the current state of design research practices focusing on methodological requirements and processes of theorizing. While recognizing the rich variations in the foci and scale of design research, it also emphasizes the fundamental core of understanding and investigating learning processes. That is why the article distinguishes two archetypes of design research, one being focused on curriculum innovations, one being focused on developing theories on the learning processes, which is the main focus of the thematic issue. For deepening the methodological discussion on design research, it is worth it to distinguish aims and quality criteria along the archetypes and elaborate achievement and challenges for the future.
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Language: English
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