Penuel, William R., Barry J. Fishman, Britte Haugan Cheng, and Nora Sabelli, "Organizing Research and Development at the Intersection of Learning, Implementation, and Design," Educational Researcher, 40(October, 2011), 331-337.


Describes four elements of design-based implementation research; identifies challenges to successful research of this kind; sets steps that research communities focused on this kind of research need to undertake.

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, Curriculum Development Strategies


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