Design, Research and Education

Essential questions that will guide innovation and technology practices at Nations Academy. 1

  • Learner Perspective: Which elements seem of vital importance for learning from the personal and educational needs and interests of the learners themselves?
  • Societal Perspective: Which problems and issues seem relevant for inclusion from the perspective of societal trends and needs?
  • Knowledge Perspective: What academic [intellectual social and physical] and cultural heritage seems essential for learning and future development?

1 McKenny, Niveen and van den Akker (2006). In van den Akker, Gravemeijer, McKenney & Nieveen (Eds.) Educational Design Research (p.68) Abbingdon, Oxen: Routledge.