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International Journal of Designs for Learning

Jun 13, 2018 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 13

  1. The Make to Learn Electric Motor Design Sequence

    Glen Bull, Joe Garofalo, Michael Littman & Matthew Hoffman

    Make to Learn Invention Kits allow students to reconstruct working models of historic inventions. This design case describes the development of a series of Make to Learn Electric Motor Invention... More

    pp. 1-13

  2. Advancing Culturally Responsive Science Education in Secondary Classrooms through an Induction Course

    Julie Brown, Elizabeth Ring-Whalen, Gillian Roehrig & Joshua Ellis

    Culturally responsive science teaching has been associated with several positive academic outcomes for students of color, including improved science achievement, attitudes, and identities. Given... More

    pp. 14-33

  3. Using Causal Diagrams to Foster Systems Thinking in Geography Education

    Marjolein Cox, An Steegen & Jan Elen

    To gain insight into complex sustainability problems and acknowledge complexity is essential and can be achieved by creating an overview of the entire system, including interaction between... More

    pp. 34-48

  4. Developing Multi-Disciplinary Skills through a Course in Educational Software Design

    Marisa Exter

    This design case covers a graduate course in educational software design that focuses on semester-long projects in response to client requests. The course was intended to address the need for... More

    pp. 49-79

  5. Designing for Young Children: Learning, Practice, and Decisions

    Yanghee Kim & Diantha Smith

    This paper presents a vignette of our development of a robot-based app sponsored by the corporation producing the robot. The discussion in this paper begins with the affordances of humanoid robots ... More

    pp. 80-87

  6. Refining a Summer Biomedical Research Training Program for American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Students

    Naomi Lee, Alfreda Nelson & Vanessa Svihla

    Literature shows that students who enter the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical-related (STEMM) pipeline at earlier stages of their career are more likely to be successful. ... More

    pp. 88-97

  7. Makecourse-Art: Design and Practice of a Flipped Engineering Makerspace

    Sanghoon Park, Howard Kaplan, Rudy Schlaf & Eric Tridas

    The Makecourse-Art is a makerspace designed to promote undergraduate students’ aesthetic design skills as well as functional design skills using an interdisciplinary team approach at the University... More

    pp. 98-113

  8. Accessible Making: Designing Makerspaces for Accessibility

    Katherine Steele, Brianna Blaser & Maya Cakmak

    The purpose of makerspaces is to increase access to “making” among the general community. Because of this social justice orientation, it is important to consider how welcoming and accessible... More

    pp. 114-121

  9. The Evolution of Designing E-Service-Learning Projects: A Look at the Development of Instructional Designers

    Jill Stefaniak, Jennifer Maddrell, Yvonne Earnshaw & Paige Hale

    This design case will discuss how design strategies evolved through the development and implementation of two e-service-learning project cohorts. The article provides a detailed account for how... More

    pp. 122-134

  10. The Evidence Based Curriculum Design Framework: Leveraging Diverse Perspectives in the Design Process

    Philip Vahey, David Reider, Jillian Orr, Ashley Lewis Presser & Ximena Dominguez

    The ubiquity of touchscreen, mobile tablet technology has resulted in a plethora of “apps for learning” yet few leverage the learning sciences as a design driver. This paper describes our approach ... More

    pp. 135-148

  11. Empowerment and Constraint: Design of a Homecare Worker Training Program

    Amber Gallup, Judith Tomasson & Vanessa Svihla

    A worker education center in California requested the development of a job training pilot program for 6,000 state-remunerated homecare workers. These workers provide personal care services to... More

    pp. 149-157

  12. Design and Implementation of a Web-based Project Management Information System

    Jeremy Bellah, Liang Chen & Chris Zimmer

    BPM software is the result of a need to have easy to use software that supports the teaching of project management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of instruction. Existing project... More

    pp. 158-170

  13. Development of an Online Graph-Oriented Collaborative Argumentation Tool for Middle School Students: A Faculty Expert's Perspective

    Pi-Sui Hsu, Silvia Ginting & Margot Van Dyke

    The objective of this design case was to describe the development of an online graph-oriented tool to support the representation of collaborative argumentation for middle school students from a... More

    pp. 171-178