Teaching as a Design Science

Teaching as a Design Science cover

Laurillard, D. (2012) Teaching as a Design Science: Building pedagogical patterns for learning and technology, New York, Routledge.

The focus of this book  is on how the work of teaching has become one of design, similar to other design professions (such as architects). Teachers must use evidence-based techniques for improving their practice, but teachers often do not share their learnings and the pedagogical patterns they create, which is necessary for evidence-based improvements.

My reading notes

Ch. 1: Teaching as a design science

Ch. 2: What is formal learning?

Ch. 3: What students bring to learning

Ch. 4: What it takes to learn

Ch. 5: What it takes to teach

Ch. 6: Motivating and enabling the learning cycle

Ch. 7: Learning through acquisition

Ch. 8: Learning through inquiry

Ch. 9: Learning through discussion

Ch. 10: Learning through practice

Ch. 11: Learning through collaboration

Ch. 12: Teaching as developing pedagogical patterns

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