First Issue of Learning Journal is out!

First Issue of Learning Journal is out!

Thursday, 16 April 2015

First Issue of Learning Journal is out!

The first issue of Learning: Research and Practice is out! Learning is NIE’s latest research publication and its third academic journal.

Edited by Prof David Hung, Associate Dean (Education Research) of OER and a team of Associate Editors, the journal aims to be the journal of choice for outstanding research that pushes the boundaries of what we know about learning.

It boasts an impressive and international advisory board that include prominent scholars such as NIE Director Prof Tan Oon Seng, Prof Nancy Law (University of Hong Kong), Prof Paul Kirschner (Open University) and Prof Chin-Chung Tsai (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology).

The inaugural issue features these articles and authors:

Gesture as Model Enactment: The Role of Gesture in Mental Model Construction and Inference when Learning from Text
Mitchell J. Nathan, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; Chelsea V. J. Martinez, Highland Community College, USA

Becoming Aware: Towards a Post-Constructivist Theory of Learning
Wolff-Michael Roth, University of Victoria, Canada

Learning from Productive Failure
Manu Kapur, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Argumentation as Core Curriculum
Deanna Kuhn and Wendy Moore, Columbia University, USA

Different Roads Lead to Rome: The Case of Principle-based Cognitive Skills
Alexander Renkl, University of Freiburg, Germany

Reorienting Educational Technology Research from Things to Problems
Thomas C. Reeves and Patricia M. Reeves, University of Georgia, USA

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