Actor-network theory in the study of research and technology development in technology enhanced learning

Rimpilainen, Sanna (2012) Actor-network theory in the study of research and technology development in technology enhanced learning. In: T(h)inker Network's 1st multidisciplinary summer school on Design as Inquiry, 2012-09-03 - 2018-06-07, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.

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    Abstract

    This poster describes how a sociomaterial approach, Actor Network Theory (ANT), was used in an ethnographic case-study to investigate ongoing research and technology development practices at an interdisciplinary project between education and computer sciences. The study asked how a shared research question was being answered in practice when divergent research approaches were brought to bear upon it, and how an innovative piece of educational technology might emerge through the interdisciplinary R&D practices.