Subject: educational design research | evaluation | research methodology; educational design research; educational theory; evaluation | Education | educational theory | L | research methodology
We present a case to reposition theory so that it plays a pivotal role in learning technology research and helps to build an ecology of learning. To support the case, we present a critique of current practice based on a review of articles published in two leading intern... View more
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