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NSF-funded Online Forum on Design Based Research (DBR); Informal STEM Learning: May 16- 20, 2016

Posted on May 11, 2016 - 1:17 PM CDT

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CAISE Online Forum on Design Based Research (DBR), Design Based Implementation Research (DBIR), and Informal STEM Learning: May 16- 20, 2016

This forum will explore design-based research (DBR) and design-based implementation research (DBIR) as paradigms, approaches and methodologies in informal STEM education (ISE) projects. Developed in the learning sciences, DBR and DBIR are often applied to the problems of formal education, but have been emerging in our field.  In this discussion we will consider how these approaches have been defined and developed and the distinctions between them. We will explore how they are being used in the field of  informal STEM learning, discuss how they contribute to theory and practice, and share experiences of and strategies for developing DBR and DBIR projects and partnerships. Join the forum here beginning at 9:00 AM EST on Monday, May 16: http://www.informalscience.org/forums/dbr-dbir-and-informal-stem-learning

Abstract and longer Word file abstract with References Provided by: Ellen McCallie, PhD, Program Director

Division of Research on Learning /Directorate of Education and Human Resources 

National Science Foundation 4201 Wilson Blvd, Room 885.13

Arlington, VA 22202

703-292-5115 Ph/ Email: emccalli@nsf.gov

The Science Learning+ solicitation has been released. Look for information at the top of the NSF AISL webpage. Proposals are due June 14.

NSF AISL webpage: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504793

AISL’s current solicitation: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15593/nsf15593.htm

Maker DCL: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15086/nsf15086.jsp

Looking for the Proposal and Awards Policies and Procedures Guide? http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf15001/index.jsp

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