Examining the use of theory within educational technology and media research

Examining the use of theory within educational technology and media research

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Author(s):
Scott Bulfin
Michael Henderson
Nicola F. Johnson
Year of publication: 2013

learning_media_techAcademic research in the areas of educational technology and media is often portrayed to be limited in terms of its use of theory. This short paper reports on data collected from a survey of 462 ‘research active’ academic researchers working in the broad area of educational technology and educational media. The paper explores their use (and non-use) of theory.

Bulfin, S., Henderson, M. & Johnson, N. (2013). Examining the use of theory within educational technology and media research. Learning, Media and Technology. DOI:10.1080/17439884.2013.790315