Educational Design Research: A primer

  • Sebastian H.D. Fiedler University of Hamburg
Keywords: educational design research, design based research


This editorial article introduces the overall conceptualisation of the journal EDeR - Educational Design Research and its review- and workflow model. In addition, it provides an overview of all contributions that made it into Issue 1 of EDeR, before it invites the wider Design-Based Research community to participate in the overall project in a variety of roles and functions.

Author Biography

Sebastian H.D. Fiedler, University of Hamburg

Sebastian H.D. Fiedler is a senior researcher at the Hamburg Center for University Teaching and Learning at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He holds a PhD in Education (Educational Technology) from the University of Turku, Finland, a Master of Education (MEd) in Instructional Technology from the Universi- ty of Georgia, USA, and a Dipl.-Psych. (Univ.) degree from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. Sebastian’s work is mainly focused on the digital transformation of higher educa- tion and (creative) work environments, and the emergence of historically new types of learning activity. Methodologically he is predominantly interested in educational design research and systemic intervention in education and work. 

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How to Cite
Fiedler, S. H. (2017). Educational Design Research: A primer. EDeR. Educational Design Research, 1(1).