EDIT 9990 - Spring 2006
Doctoral Topical Seminar on Design-Based Research
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Jan 9
Please read this paper before our first meeting: 

Design-Based Research Collective. (2003). Design-based research: An emerging paradigm for educational inquiry. Educational Researcher, 32(1), 5-8.

Read for discussion during the weeks of January 9-15 and January 16-22: 

Brown, A. L.  (1992).  Design experiments: Theoretical and methodological challenges in creating complex interventions in classroom settings. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2, 141-178.

Jan 16
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  • Online Discussion of Brown (1992), Kelly (2003), and Cobb et al. (2003) papers

Read for discussion during the week of January 16-22: 

Kelly, A. E. (2003). Research as design. Educational Researcher, 32(1), 3-4.

Cobb, P., Confrey, J., diSessa, A., Lehrer, R., & Schauble, L. (2003). Design experiments in education research. Educational Researcher, 32 (1), 9-13.
Jan 23
Onlineonline class

Read for discussion during the week of January 23-29: 

Bannan-Ritland, B. (2003). The role of design in research: The integrative learning design framework. Educational Researcher, 32(1), 21-24.

Shavelson, R. J., Phillips, D. C., Towne, L., & Feuer, M. J. (2003). On the science of education design studies. Educational Researcher, 32(1), 25-28.
Jan 30
Onlineonline class
  • Online Discussion of Allan Collins seminal contributions to the conceptualization of design research. 
Read for discussion during the week of January 30-February 5:

Collins, A. (1992). Towards a design science of education. In E. Scanlon & T. O’Shea (Eds.), New directions in educational technology (pp. 15-22). Berlin, Germany: Springer.  (will be distributed offline)

Collins, A. Joseph, D. & Bielaczyc, K. (2004) Design research: Theoretical and methodological issues. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 13(1), 15-42.

Feb 6
online class
Online Discussion of Joseph (2004) and Reeves, Herrington, & Oliver (2005) papers.
Read for discussion in our face-to-face class on February 6:

Joseph, D. (2004). The practice of design-based research: Uncovering the interplay between design, research, and the real-world context. Educational Psychologist, 39(4), 235-242.

Reeves, T. C., Herrington, J., & Oliver, R. (2005). Design research: A socially responsible approach to instructional technology research in higher education. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 16(2), 97-116.
Feb 13
  • Design-Based Research Conceptions and Misconceptions - Dr. Orrill
  • Introduction to EPSS - Dr. Reeves
  • Blog Demos (Show off your Research Agenda Blogs)
Read:   McKenney, S. & van den Akker, J. (2005). Computer-based support for curriculum designers: A case of developmental research. Educational Technology Research and Development 53(2) 41-66.

Hoadley, C. (2004). Methodological alignment in design-based research. Educational Psychologist, 39(4), 203-212. 
Feb 20
online class

  • Online Discussion of Chapter 1 and 2

Read:  Chapters 1 and 2

Feb 27
online class

  • Online Discussion of Chapter 3 and 4

Read:  Chapters 3 and 4

March 6
  • Coordination of EPSS projects

Read: Chapters 5 and 6

March 13students on Spring Break


No class scheduled!

March 20
  • Teleconference with book editors focused on Chapter 6
  • Online discussion of Chapter 7 and 8

Read: Chapters 7 and 8

Twente on Skype
Left to right on screen: Nienke Nieveen, Susan McKenney, and Jan van den Akker, Design Research Gurus
UGA on Skype
Design-Based Research Seminar Participants at UGA

March 27
online class

  • Online Discussion of Chapter 9 and 10

Read: Chapters 9 and 10

April 3
online class

  • Online Discussion of Chapter 11

Read: Chapter 11

April 10
online class
  • AERA Week in San Francisco

AERA 2006 Dinner pictureNo readings this week

April 17

  • Class from 1:25 - 4:25 PM. 
  • AERA Debrief in Room 601
  • Tom Satwicz presentation at 2 PM in Room 409
  • Continue AERA debrief and EPSS Update
Read: Lewis, C., Perry, R., & Murata, A. (2006). How Should research contribute to instructional improvement? The case of lesson study. Educational Researcher, 35(3), 3-14.
April 24
online class
  • Online Discussion of Lewis, Perry, & Murata (2006) and Hotstetler (2005) 

Read: Hotsteler, K. (2005). What is good educational research?  Educational Researcher, 34(6), 16-21.

May 1
Last Class Scheduled:
Meeting at Professor Reeves Home

No readings this week!

May 8 Official Exam Day Have a wonderful summer!
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