publication . Other literature type . 2014

Identifying secondary school teachers’ understandings and implementations of design thinking within a design-based research Approach

Naghshbandi, Serveh;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: University of British Columbia
Abstract
Drawing from a Design-Based Research (DBR) approach this qualitative study examines the impact of a Maker Day Professional Development event on secondary school participant teachers’ understandings of design thinking. It also explores participants’ envisioning strategies to implement the introduced concepts. Findings generate contextual design principles for more improvement in the next iterations. Design thinking, as a human-centered approach which considers empathy supports constructionist learning and encourages students and educators to identify real-world problems and offer solutions through prototyping. By using this approach in educational settings, teach...
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