This glossary indexes frequently used research terms. Glossary entries come from different sources: imports, and manual entries by users. The first bulk of glossaries was imported directly from the book Exploring educational research literacy. Others are manually added by different users over time.
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ACM Digital Library
The ACM Digital Library is an online database of articles and papers from journals, magazines, conference proceedings and newsletters published by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It covers topics related to computer science and information technology. The library provides access to over 2 million articles and other resources from more than 50 years of content. Users can search for specific keywords or browse through different categories to find relevant materials.
A teaching and learning approach that “engages students in the process of learning through activities and/or discussion in class, as opposed to passively listening to an expert. It emphasizes higher-order thinking and often involves group work.” (Freeman et.al. 2014)
A systematic process of examining and/or testing Data. It is usually grounded in the Research Questions.
Research targeted to address specific practical issues or problems. As opposed to Basic Research.
A coherent set of claims to support asking a Research Question. These arguments can either set up the question, support the question, or both set up and support the question.
Assessments in which student learners demonstrate learning by applying their knowledge to authentic, complex, real-world tasks or simulations. Proponents of authentic assessment argue that these types of knowledge checks “help students rehearse for the complex ambiguities of the ‘game’ of adult and professional life” (Wiggins, 1990, p.1).