Re-defining myself

Today’s “ah-ha” moment isn’t about my academic learning so much as it is a learning about myself. At dinner last night, I was chatting with my husband about the current iteration of my thesis idea. I’m developing various components to a program that supports iPad adoption among higher education instructors. In talking about the various Read More …

Design-Based Research – What does “better” mean?

Design-based research (DBR) is ” a systematic but flexible methodology aimed to improve educational practices” (Wang & Hannafin, 2005, p.6). That is, DBR is all about creating “better” learning designs, but that begs the question – what is meant by “better”? Reigeluth & Frick tell us that what we consider better is based upon our Read More …