Progress in Education. Volume 34


Roberta V. Nata (Editor)

Series: Progress in Education
BISAC: EDU000000

This series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. The field of education is consistently on the top of priority lists of every country in the world, yet few educators are aware of the progress elsewhere. Many techniques, programs and methods are directly applicable across borders.

Topics discussed herein include technological constructivism; heritage language development among 2nd generation Chinese immigrants in bay area; education in sustainability in home economics in Norway; impact evaluation at the convergence of evidence based policy and monitoring and evaluation; element interactivity in secondary school mathematics and science education; knowledge transfer in community-embedded learning; modeling of adaptive system for distance learning with an emphasis on student profile; the dimensions and behaviors existent in a reflective-group dialogue among students with intellectual disabilities; and self-efficacy as an accurate predictor of teaching skills. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Technological Constructivism: The Next Evolution in Constructivist Theory?
(Dale H. Eberwein, Founder FPeLearning Systems, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, United States)

Progress in Education: Heritage Language Development among 2nd Generation Chinese Immigrants in Bay Area
(Shalin Qin, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US)

To Use or Not To Use: That is the Question
(Pavel Samsonov, University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Education in Sustainability in Home Economics in Norway
(Else Marie ¨vreb¸, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, University of Troms¸, Troms¸)

Impact Evaluation at the Convergence of Evidence Based Policy and Monitoring and Evaluation: A Study in Timor-Leste
(Margarida Lucas, Isabel Cabrita, Research Centre Didactics and Technology in Education of Trainers, Department of Education, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Element Interactivity in Secondary School Mathematics and Science Education
(Munirah Shaik Kadir, Bing Hiong Ngu, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Australian Catholic University, Australia, and other)

Knowledge Transfer in Community-Embedded Learning: A Case Study
(Wendy Fasso, Bruce Allen Knight, Central Queensland University, Australia)

Modeling of Adaptive System for Distance Learning with an Emphasis on Student Profile
(Suzana Markoviã)

What Dimensions and Behaviors Exist in a Reflective-Group Dialogue among Students with Intellectual Disabilities?
(Iris Manor-Binyamini, Berkowits Yehodit, Vardi Gily, Harel Haya, Kurtzer Rella, Fridman Saul, Department of Special Education ‘Haifa University, Israel, and others)

Self-efficacy as an Accurate Predictor of Teaching Skills
(Ofra Walter, Chair, Department of Education, Tel Hai College)


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