1st Edition

Participatory Design for Learning Perspectives from Practice and Research

    268 Pages 52 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    268 Pages 52 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Participatory Design is a field of research and design that actively engages stakeholders in the processes of design in order to better conceptualize and create tools, environments, and systems that serve those stakeholders. In Participatory Design for Learning: Perspectives from Practice and Research, contributors from across the fields of the learning sciences and design articulate an inclusive practice and begin the process of shaping guidelines for such collaborative involvement. Drawing from a wide range of examples and perspectives, this book explores how participatory design can contribute to the development, implementation, and sustainability of learning innovations. Written for scholars and students, Participatory Design for Learning: Perspectives from Practice and Research develops and draws attention to practices that are relevant to the facilitation of effective educational environments and learning technologies.


    Foreword, Janet Kolodner

    Section I: Introduction

    1. Introduction to Participatory Design in The Learning Sciences
    2. Elizabeth Bonsignore, Betsy DiSalvo, Carl DiSalvo, and Jason Yip

    3. Learning in Participatory Design as I Found It (1970-2015)
    4. Pelle Ehn

    5. How Participatory Design Has Influenced the Learning Sciences
    6. Christopher Hoadley

    7. Conversation: Viewing Participatory Design From the Learning Sciences and the Field of Design
    8. Christopher Hoadley and Carl DiSalvo, Facilitated by Jason Yip

      Section II: Participatory Learning and Design from Diverse Perspectives and Contexts

    9. Learning About Learning Through Participatory Design with Families
    10. Judith Uchidiuno, Tamara Clegg, June Ahn, Jason Yip, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Daniel Pauw, Austin Beck, & Kelly Mills

    11. Evolving Curricular Designs through Teacher Adaptation and Implementation with Students Over Time
    12. Joseph Polman, Angela M. Kohnen, Michelle Whitacre, Rosemary McBryan Davidson, Engida H. Gebre

    13. Co-Designing An HCI Curriculum With College Students And Teaching Them About Participatory Design In The Process
    14. Helene Gelderblom

      Section III: Cases Studies of Participatory Design in Learning Research

    15. Designing Learning Pathways in a Complex Learning Ecology: A research practice partnership focused on parent brokering
    16. Marti Louw, Nina Barbuto, & Kevin Crowley

    17. Participatory Design With Children In the Autism Spectrum: Access, Participation, Personalization, and Sustainability
    18. Juan Pablo Hourcade

    19. Teachers, Students, and After-School Professionals as Designers of Digital Tools for Learning
    20. Michelle Hoda Wilkerson

    21. Learner at the Center: Pearson Kids CoLab
    22. Lisa Maurer & Elizabeth Bonsignore

      Section IV: Emerging Perspective of Participatory Design and Learning

    23. Reflective Citizens: Learning At/With/From The Edges
    24. Ann Light & Jos Boys

    25. Participatory Design for Value-Driven Learning
    26. Betsy DiSalvo & Kayla DesPortes

    27. Conversation: Participatory Design in Research and Practice
    28. Allison Druin & Jon Kolko, facilitated by Elizabeth Bonsignore

    29. Establishing Content Expertise in Intergenerational Co-design Teams
    30. Brenna McNally & Mona Leigh Guha

      Section V: Concluding Thoughts and Moving Forward

    31. Learning in PD: Future Aspirations
    32. Liz Sanders

    33. Conversation: Tensions and Possibilities between Learning and Participatory Design Chris Frauenberger, Chris Quintana, & Yvonne Rogers, Facilitated by Elizabeth Bonsignore
    34. Next Steps
    35. Betsy DiSalvo, Jason Yip, Elizabeth Bonsignore & Carl DiSalvo

    36. Contributors Bios


    Betsy DiSalvo is Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.

    Jason Yip is Assistant Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington - Seattle, USA.

    Elizabeth Bonsignore is Postdoctoral Researcher in the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, USA.

    Carl DiSalvo is Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.