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EDUC 8348 Current Research In Educational Technology: Welcome & Course Readings

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EDUC 8348 Course Readings

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Alferink, L. A., & Farmer-Dougan, V. (2010). Brain-(not) based education: Dangers of misunderstanding and misapplication of neuroscience research. Exceptionality, 18(1), 42–52.

Bulfin, S., Henderson, M. Johnson, N.F. and Neil Selwyn, N.  (2014). Methodological capacity within the field of “educational technology” research: an initial investigation. British Journal of Educational Technology, 45(3), 403-414. 

Gutierrez, Kris D. and Penuel, William R. (2014). Relevance to Practice as a Criterion for Rigor. Educational Researcher, 43(1), 19-24. 

Philips, D.C. (2014). Research in the Hard Sciences, and in Very Hard “Softer” Domains.  Educational Researcher, 43(1), 9-11. 

Rudolph, J.L. (2014). Why Understanding Science Matters: The IES Research Guidelines as a Case in Point. Educational Researcher, 43(1), 15-18.

Spector, J. M., Johnson, T. E., & Young, P. A. (2014). An editorial on research and development in and with educational technology. Educational Technology Research and Development, 62(1), 1–12. 

Tamim, R. M., Bernard, R. M., Borokhovski, E., Abrami, P. C., & Schmid, R. F. (2011). What forty years of research says about the impact of technology on learning: A second-order meta-analysis and validation study. Review of Educational Research, 81(1), 4–28. 

Weiman, Carl E. (2014). The Similarities Between Research in Education and Research in the Hard Sciences. Educational Researcher, 43(1), 12-14.