Design Principles for E-Learning that Support Integration Work: A Case of Action Design Research

  • Amir Haj-BolouriEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11491)


Design principles are prescriptive knowledge that offers theory-based guidelines for Design Science Research in Information Systems. This paper introduces and proposes a set of design principles for e-learning that support integration work. The design principles are proposed based on two cycles of Action Design Research. The cycles were conducted in the organizational setting of stakeholders and end-users known as integration workers, which are responsible for supporting the integration process of newly arrived immigrants of society. Overall, the contributions of this paper are (1) e-learning technologies that support integration work, (2) prescriptive knowledge in form of design principles for designing e-learning technologies that support integration work, and (3) an explicit case of Action Design Research that demonstrates the process of shaping and re-shaping design principles through two different cycles.


Design principles Action Design Research Design Science Research Information Systems Integration work E-Learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics, Business, and ITUniversity WestTrollhättanSweden

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