Towards the STEM DBER Alliance: why we need a discipline-based STEM education research community

Towards the STEM DBER Alliance: why we need a discipline-based STEM education research community 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 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of STEM Education Springer Journals

Towards the STEM DBER Alliance: why we need a discipline-based STEM education research community

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2017 by American Society for Engineering Education.
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Education; Educational Technology; Mathematics Education; Science Education
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2196-7822
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10.1186/s40594-017-0076-1
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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

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International Journal of STEM EducationSpringer Journals

Published: Aug 21, 2017

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