McKenney, Susan, Nienke Nieveen, and Jan van den Akker, "Design Research from a Curriculum Perspective," pp.67-90 in Jan van den Akker, Loeno Gravemeijer, Susan McKenney, and Nienke Nieveen, eds., Educational Design Research. New York: Routledge, 2006.*


Explicates a comprehensive conceptual model of design research for use in the curriculum development domain; offers three cases; discusses dilemmas and ways to foster rigorous design research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Development as Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Materials Development and Evaluation, Curriculum Development Strategies


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