Handbook of Research on Program Development and Assessment Methodologies in K-20 Education

Handbook of Research on Program Development and Assessment Methodologies in K-20 Education

Victor X. Wang (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Release Date: November, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 633
ISBN13: 9781522531326|ISBN10: 1522531327|EISBN13: 9781522531333|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3132-6


As the educational system continues to evolve, it is essential that educators of today devise innovative and strategic approaches to program development and assessment.

The Handbook of Research on Program Development and Assessment Methodologies in K-20 Education is an essential reference source for the latest terminology and concepts related to program development. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as cognitive diagnostic assessments, self-directed learning, and digital education, this publication is ideally designed for educators, students, program designers, and librarians seeking current research on inventive strategies and practices to enhance education in the 21st century.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Education Curriculum
  • Cognitive Diagnostic Assessments
  • Digital Education
  • E-Learning
  • Foreign Language Curriculum
  • Holistic Education
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Teacher Education Programs

Reviews and Testimonials

Highly Recommended--The book is a real handbook on the tested and proven psychological theories that enhance the teaching and learning process. It will help students and educators on how people learn and how to make the necessary adjustments to improve on the learning experience. A must read for any professional program and academic curriculum developer to refresh their program aims and select a framework that will assist in the assessment of the program.

– Javier E. Olguin, Executive Director of Eastfield College Pleasant Grove Campus, Dallas, Texas

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Victor X. Wang, Dissertation Chair at Grand Canyon University, USA, has published more than 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed. Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing the International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a Columbia University Professor, Dr. Lyle Yorks and a doctoral student of Malcolm Knowles, Dr. John A. Henschke. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award and 2016 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Presidential Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’s teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China. Personal Link: http://victorcxwangassociates.org/