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ERIC Number: EJ1082124
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1042-1629
Failing to Learn: Towards a Unified Design Approach for Failure-Based Learning
Tawfik, Andrew A.; Rong, Hui; Choi, Ikseon
Educational Technology Research and Development, v63 n6 p975-994 Dec 2015
To date, many instructional systems are designed to support learners as they progress through a problem-solving task. Often these systems are designed in accordance with instructional design models that progress the learner efficiently through the problem-solving process. However, theories from various fields have discussed failure as a strategic way to engender learning. Although researchers suggest that failure may be an element of problem-solving, no models have discussed how to employ failure strategically within instructional design. Given this gap, we first present failure-based research from various theoretical frameworks. Based on the research, we proffer failure-based principles for learning systems design. Implications and future research are also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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