Tag Archives: research

A sneak peek into WEx research findings

Earlier this year, I conducted a research study on behalf of the Working Examples team. We wanted to know first-hand why people use WEx and what they get from the site and community. Why do they use it? How does … Continue reading

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Badgineers Small Talk

Last week a group of us from the WEx community came together to talk about digital badges.

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Disseminating research design and practice

I spend lots of time thinking about the best ways to disseminate research to impact practice. Here’s what Audrey Waters and Drew Davidson have to say about the topic.

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Improvement research

This post is about a type of research that’s applicable to all of us – improvement research. Teachers, admins, informal educators, designers and policy makers: keep reading because we can ALL use improvement research to assess changes in practices and … Continue reading

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Pushing the boundaries of academic publishing

As a recent PhD grad, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what it means to publish as an academic.  I know I’m supposed to publish in peer-reviewed journals, the gold standard for academics. There’s often a silent attitude … Continue reading

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Connecting families and classrooms

I defended my dissertation this week…and passed! Here are the slides from my presentation. Take a look at my working examples to learn more about the Family Share Project and the research study. If you’re really inspired you can read … Continue reading

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