Chapter  10

Looking back and looking ahead

This book has been written to support researchers, and especially doctoral students, in conducting educational design research. Ideally, the ideas presented in these pages provide an enhanced foundation for further discussion and more widespread adoption of this genre of inquiry. This chapter briefly recapitulates some key concepts raised throughout the book, which may be the subject of future discourse. It also considers new directions and potential contributions that might be tackled through this approach.

Looking back: this book in review

Part I

The first three chapters built the foundation for the remainder of the book. The origins and centrality of the dual goals of seeking theoretical understanding ...

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