Design thinking PhD study

PhD student, Lauren Knussen is continuing our investigation of teacher design practices in her study.  She’s particularly interested how technology factors into teachers’ design considerations.  She’s looking for early career teachers in NSW to participate in Term 2/3 this year. If you’d like more info, contact her at lauren.knussen@uts.edu.au

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Presenting our work at ASCILITE 2016

Shirley presented (on behalf of the team) a synthesis of our work focused on examining higher education teacher design practices – in both a poster (see below) and part of a Learning Design Research in Action Symposium – https://twitter.com/jasonmlodge/status/803075760470704128.

 

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Shirley visiting Davinia in Barcelona!

Shirley Agostinho visiting Davinia Hernández-Leo and team at UPF campus in Barcelona in September 2016.

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From left: Laura Serra, Marc Beardsley, Kostas Michos, Kalpani Manathunga, Davinia Hernández-Leo, Shirley Agostinho, Pablo Abenia, Laia Albo

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Finished recruiting participants!

We have completed the final phase of our project – which is focused on the design practices of  Primary school teachers.

Between February and July 2016 we recruiting Early Career Teachers spent a spent a day designing a unit of work for  Stage 3 NSW syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – English, Mathematics, Science or History.

We are now analysing the data and will post updates here.

A summary of our project is here:

https://learningdesignresearch.wordpress.com/projects/designing-effective-learning-expereinces/

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Recruiting Research Participants- Early Career Teachers

We are commencing the final phase of our project focused on the design practices of  Primary school teachers.

Between February and July 2016 we are recruiting Early Career Teachers who:

  • are in their first five years of teaching since graduating from their initial teacher education program
  • currently teaching or have some experience teaching NSW Stage 3 students (upper Primary)
  • located in the Sydney or Illawarra areas
  • willing to spend a day designing a unit of work for  NSW syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – English, Mathematics, Science or History

If you are interested or know someone how might be interested contact us at ldr.learningdesignresearch@gmail.com

More information about our project is at

https://learningdesignresearch.wordpress.com/projects/designing-effective-learning-expereinces/

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Learning Design book now available

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Learning designs at 2015 ascilite

This week, Sue Bennett will be sharing some of our work in learning designs research with our colleagues at the 2015 ascilite conference in the symposium Learning Design: Conceptualising a framework for teaching and learning online  http://www.2015conference.ascilite.org/

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