Designing for learning and empowerment: how designbased research can impact education and practice

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4108/eai.5-9-2017.153062

Keywords:

Design-based research, designing for learning, higher education, special education, learning disabilities, empowerment, visual and digital interview methods

Abstract

This paper proposes design-based research as a teaching approach to enhance the learning environment of university college students and as a potential tool for empowerment in practice. The paper depicts how students, professors, professional educationalists, and people with learning disabilities worked together to develop five new visual and digital methods for interviewing in special education. Thereby enhancing students’ competences, knowledge and proficiency in innovation and research as well as designing a solution aiding people with learning disabilities to communicate with peers and professionals.

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05-04-2017

How to Cite

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Jonsson L. Designing for learning and empowerment: how designbased research can impact education and practice. EAI Endorsed Trans Creat Tech [Internet]. 2017 Apr. 5 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];4(11):e5. Available from: https://publications.eai.eu/index.php/ct/article/view/1529