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Table 1 Overview of all design research cycles of the overarching project

From: Investigating and promoting teachers’ expertise for language-responsive mathematics teaching

Design experiment cycles Sample and frequency of design experiments Methods of data gathering for the design experiments
Cycle 1: 2013–2015 2 CPDs of 10 sessions (of 3 h)
n = 15 + 15 in-service teachers
• Participatory observations of PDs with researchers’ diary
• Students’ classroom and teachers’ PD activity documents
Cycle 2: 2014–2015 5 single day PDs of 6 h
n = 5 × 20–30 in-service teachers
• Participatory observations of PDs with researchers’ diary
• Teachers’ documents from the PD sessions
Cycle 3: 2016–2017 1 course of 15 times (of 1.5 h)
n = 25 pre-service teachers
• Observations of courses with researchers’ diary and videos of selected course activities
• Teachers’ PD activity documents
Cycle 4: 2017–2018 2 CPDs of 5 sessions (of 3 h)
n = 15 + 25 in-service teachers
• Video-recorded PD sessions and selected transcripts
• Students’ classroom and teachers’ PD activity documents