KNAC for learning: Designing to meet the challenges of the emerging 'learning how to learn' education paradigm
Morgan, Colleen J. (2016) KNAC for learning: Designing to meet the challenges of the emerging 'learning how to learn' education paradigm. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis is the result of a design-based research investigation into the opportunities and challenges facing the field of education. Through an iterative design process, research insights informed design specifications that shaped the design of KNAC, a learning tool that enables teaching and learning practices that foster metacognition, inquiry-based learning and networked learning. Semi-structured interviews with educational technologists offer insights into the extant practices of teachers and students revealing differentiations between theory and real-world experiences. This research is an example of design practice as a form of knowledge generation, resulting in applied knowledge that has implications for teaching and learning tools and practices.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Adkins, Barbara & Polson, Debra|
|Keywords:||Education, Metacognition, Inquiry-based Learning, Connectivism, Constructivism, Digital Literacies, Design-Based Research, Interaction Design|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||31 May 2016 01:02|
|Last Modified:||31 May 2016 01:02|
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