Teaching as a Design Science: Teachers Building, Testing, and Sharing Pedagogic Ideas

  • Diana LaurillardEmail author
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Approaching teaching as a design science encourages teacher collaboration, to harness the inquiry that goes on every day in classrooms and channel it into shared knowledge that could benefit the whole community of teachers. This chapter explains what teaching as design science is, why leaders of IT should consider it when implementing IT, and how to put it into practice in their leadership of IT.


Teaching as a design science Pedagogy Teacher collaboration Learning design Teacher professional development Blended learning Conversational framework Learning designer Pedagogical content knowledge Design science TPD Online learning Learning technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of EducationUniversity College LondonLondonUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Sara Dexter
    • 1
  1. 1.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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