For innovative educational programs, products, and policies to be implemented successfully across diverse settings, they need to be adapted to address the unique needs and characteristics of those environments. Design- Based Implementation Research (DBIR) is a systematic approach for working with stakeholders to iteratively design research that investigates the implementation process so that it answers questions of importance in the local context.
Citation: Martin, W., Fishman, B., Cheng, B., & Penuel, W. (2019). Primer: Design-Based Implementation Research. In Rapid Community Report Series.