Henderson et al. International Journal of STEM Education (2017) 4:14 International Journal of DOI 10.1186/s40594-017-0076-1 STEM Education EDITORIAL Open Access Towards the STEM DBER Alliance: why we need a discipline-based STEM education research community 1* 2 3 4 5 6 Charles Henderson , Mark Connolly , Erin L. Dolan , Noah Finkelstein , Scott Franklin , Shirley Malcom , 7 8 9 Chris Rasmussen , Kacy Redd and Kristen St. John (2)What is DBER? research (Lohmann & Froyd, 2011). Figure 1 shows that Discipline-based education research (DBER) is a term the field of engineering education research exists at the that has emerged in the last few decades to describe re- intersection of the disciplines of engineering and educa- search that “investigates learning and teaching in a dis- tion research. One result of this intersection, for cipline using a range of methods with deep grounding in example, is that engineering education researchers fre- the discipline’s priorities, worldview, knowledge, and quently make use of qualitative and mixed methods practices. It is informed by and complementary to more research methodologies that are more common in general research on human learning and cognition” (Na- education research than in traditional engineering fields. tional Research
International Journal of STEM Education – Springer Journals
Published: Aug 21, 2017
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera