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Norbert M. Seel

Section Editor: Nobert M. Seel

Professor Norbert M. Seel studied Education, Psychology, Philosophy and History and earned his doctorate at Saarland University in Germany. From 1998 he was distinguished professor of education with the focus on research on learning and instruction at Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, Germany.

He has taught a large range of subjects in the field of social sciences. His research interests include model-based learning and thinking, inductive reasoning and complex problem solving, the investigation of exploratory learning within technology-enhanced environments, creativity and processes of decision making in instructional settings. Professor Seel has published more than 20 books, among them the textbooks "Psychology of Learning" (2nd ed.) and “Educational Science” as well as more than 200 refereed journal articles and book chapters in the area of cognitive psychology, learning research and instruction.

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  1. Content type: Research

    Children who frequently eat family meals are less likely to develop risk- and behavior-related outcomes, such as substance misuse, sexual risk, and obesity. Few studies have examined sociodemographic character...

    Authors: Margie R. Skeer, Konstantina E. Yantsides, Misha Eliasziw, Migdalia R. Tracy, Allison R. Carlton-Smith and Anthony Spirito

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2062

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  2. Content type: Case study

    This work provides a case study centered on the cognitive phenomenon of factualization, viz. “the SP/W’s increasing certainty about the realization of an event or situation” (cf. Tantucci 2014, 2015a, b, 2016b). ...

    Authors: Vittorio Tantucci

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:1773

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  3. Content type: Research

    The impact of women’s education on fertility is of interest to researchers, particularly in China. However, few studies have provided well-founded assessments of how women’s education, workforce experience, an...

    Authors: Manyu Lan and Yaoqiu Kuang

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:1708

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  4. Content type: Research

    This study seeks to discover the best solution for women’s property sharing between Islamic and current social practices in Bangladesh. A qualitative method has been adopted to achieve this goal. It is found t...

    Authors: Issa Khan, Md. Faruk Abdullah, Noor Naemah Abdul Rahman, Mohd Roslan Bin Mohd Nor and Mohd Yakub Zulkifli Bin Mohd Yusoff

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:1695

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  5. Content type: Research

    We analyzed the efficacy of the interface design of speech generating devices on three non-verbal adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), in hopes of improving their on-campus communication and cogni...

    Authors: Chien-Hsu Chen, Chuan-Po Wang, I-Jui Lee and Chris Chun-Chin Su

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:1682

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