The Implicit Pedagogy of Teachers’ Design Patterns

  • Elisabeth Rolf
  • Ola Knutsson
  • Robert Ramberg
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10474)


This paper presents an analysis of upper secondary teachers’ design patterns portraying their technology use in teaching by answering the question: What pedagogy is implicit in technology supported learning activities designed by teachers? Building on a framework defining key characteristics of contemporary learning theories, seventeen design patterns describing technology use in teaching were analyzed. The analysis reveals that individual activities are dominating the patterns. In addition, there is a trend towards activities favoring students’ non-reflection, but also activities being more informative than experiential.


Learning design Designs for learning Design patterns Pattern analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabeth Rolf
    • 1
  • Ola Knutsson
    • 1
  • Robert Ramberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems ScienceStockholm UniversityKistaSweden

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