Author K. S. Taber

Publications Found: 9 · Show All Abstracts

Taber K. S. (2006) Beyond constructivism: The progressive research programme into learning science. Studies in Science Education 42: 125–184. Fulltext at
Taber K. S. (2006) Constructivism’s new clothes: The trivial, the contingent, and a progressive research programme into the learning of science. Foundations of Chemistry 8(2): 189–219. Fulltext at
Taber K. S. (2009) Progressing science education: Constructing the scientific research programme into the contingent nature of learning science. Springer, Dordrecht.
Taber K. S. (2010) Constructivism and direct instruction as competing instructional paradigms: An essay review of Tobias and Duffy’s Constructivist Instruction: Success or Failure? Education Review 13: 8. Fulltext at
Taber K. S. (2012) Constructivism as educational theory: Contingency in learning, and optimally guided instruction. In: Hassaskhah J. (ed.) Educational theory. Nova, New York: 39–61.
Taber K. S. (2013) Modelling learners and learning in science education: Developing representations of concepts, conceptual structure and conceptual change to inform teaching and research. Springer, Dordrecht.
Taber K. S. (2014) Student thinking and learning in science: Perspectives on the nature and development of learners' ideas. Routledge, New York.
Taber K. S. (2016) Constructivism in education: Interpretations and criticisms from science education. In: Railean E. (ed.) Handbook of applied learning theory and design in modern education. IGI Global, Hershey PA: 116–144. Fulltext at
Taber K. S. (2020) Constructive Alternativism: George Kelly’s Personal Construct Theory. In: Akpan B. & Kennedy T. J. (eds.) Science education in theory and practice. Springer, Cham: 373–388. Fulltext at
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