Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods

@inproceedings{Borrego2007ConceptualDE,
  title={Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods},
  author={Maura Borrego},
  year={2007}
}
This paper describes conceptual difficulties that may be experienced by engineering faculty as they become engineering education researchers. Observation, survey, and assessment data collected at the 2005 NSF-funded Rigorous Research in Engineering Education workshop were systematically analyzed to uncover the five difficulties encountered by engineering faculty learning to design rigorous education studies: (1) framing research questions with broad appeal, (2) grounding research in a… CONTINUE READING
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