Education as Design for Learning: A Model for Integrating Education Inquiry Across Research Traditions

  title={Education as Design for Learning: A Model for Integrating Education Inquiry Across Research Traditions},
  author={Richard Halverson and Erica Halverson},
  journal={Handbook of Education Policy Studies},
How can we build on the diversity of approaches and methods used in educational researches to develop a shared research enterprise? We propose that all approaches to education research can be described in terms of the concept of education as design for learning. Design typically involves a plan to create something as well as the action taken to bring something new into the world. Education happens when people design learning opportunities for others. If education is the design for learning… 

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