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Case Studies
Case Studies

Imagine your childhood neighborhood. Retrace the steps that you would take each day to play outside, visit friends, or simply explore. Perhaps there are many experiences that you dwell on, such as the place where you crashed your bike, the smell of c…

Qualitative Rigor
Qualitative Rigor

Imagine you are reading the abstract of a study, and the researcher claims something like "our interviews showed that games can be great for teaching collaboration skills."What questions would you have for the researcher?Would you believe them and tr…

Sampling
Sampling

Most research studies in education require some form of sampling. Because you can't always study everyone or everything, sampling means that you only study part of a larger group and (hopefully) are still able to draw meaningful conclusions.For insta…

Mixed Methods
Mixed Methods

The ongoing evolution of educational research has given rise to various paradigms and methods that can be loosely organized under two broad categories of qualitative (qual) and quantitative (quan) research. Qualitative generally refers to any method…

Design-Based Research
Design-Based Research

In an educational setting, design-based research is a research approach that engages in iterative designs to develop knowledge that improves educational practices. This chapter will provide a brief overview of the origin, paradigms, outcomes, and pro…