Reforming Learning

Concepts, Issues and Practice in the Asia-Pacific Region


ISBN: 978-1-4020-3002-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-3024-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introduction

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Reforming Learning in the Asia-Pacific Region: An Introduction

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-40

      Exploring the Linkage Between Reforms and Learning in the Asia-Pacific Region: An Activity Theory Perspective

  3. Focusing on Tools, Transformation and New Learning

    1. Chapter

      Pages 43-65

      Reforming Mathematics Education: Theorising Teachers' and Students' Use of Technology

    2. Chapter

      Pages 67-86

      Reforming Learning and Teaching Through Online Collaborative Knowledge Building

    3. Chapter

      Pages 87-107

      Technological Barriers to Learning: Designing Hybrid Pedagogy To Minimise Cognitive Load and Maximise Understanding

    4. Chapter

      Pages 109-128

      An Examination of Project Work: A Reflection on Singapore's Education Reform

    5. Chapter

      Pages 129-158

      Creating and Interpreting Multimodal Representations of Knowledge: Case Studies from Two Singapore Science Classrooms

    6. Chapter

      Pages 159-179

      Reforming Teaching and Learning Using Theory of Multiple Intelligences: The Macao Experiences

    7. Chapter

      Pages 181-197

      Makabayan in the Philippine Basic Education Curriculum: Problems and Prospect for Reforming Student Learning in the Philippines

    8. Chapter

      Pages 199-232

      Reforming Medium of Instruction in Hong Kong: Its Impact on Learning

  4. Focusing on Contradictions, Tensions and Systemic Change

    1. Chapter

      Pages 235-254

      Problems and the Direction of Reform for Education in Japan Today

    2. Chapter

      Pages 255-275

      ‘Learning for Achievement’ as a Collective Goal in Re-culturing Teaching and Learning in Hong Kong Classrooms

    3. Chapter

      Pages 277-291

      Motivational Implications of the Quality Teaching Model in New South Wales

    4. Chapter

      Pages 293-317

      Reforming Learning for Children with Learning Differences in New Zealand

    5. Chapter

      Pages 319-343

      Technology-Supported Pedagogical Innovations: The Challenge of Sustainability and Transferability in the Information Age

    6. Chapter

      Pages 345-364

      Successful Approaches to Innovation that Have Impacted on Student Learning in New Zealand

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 365-376