סגל המרצים בחוג לחינוך

סגל המרצים בחוג לחינוך


 
ד"ר ארי נוימן

ד"ר ארי נוימן

תחומי התמחות:

חינוך ביתי, חינוך אלטרנטיבי, עתידנות בחינוך, הערכת פרוייקטים.
 
טלפון: 04-9015248

Education

 
Ph.D. in Education -  Home Schooling in Israel
M.Sc. (with honors) in Zoology
B.Sc in Biology
 

Research interests

  • Home Schooling:
  • The process of choosing to home school, the reasons for this choice, the significance of the choice itself, and the ramifications for home schooling families.
  • Home schooling as the ultimate form of parental involvement in their child's education.
  • Home schooling as a response to the crisis in education.
  • The overall significance of the home schooling phenomena and it's role in better understanding education today and in the future.
  • Program Evaluation:
  • Evaluation utilization
  • Participatory evaluation
  • Formative evaluation
 

Preferred research methods

  • Qualitative research
  • Computer assisted qualitative research
  • Mixed methods research
 

Academic positions:

  • Senior lecturer
  • Chair. Management in Educational Systems - Department of education
 

Other Professional and Administrative Activities:

  • Member, Academic council – WGC
  • Member, Academic teaching committee – WGC
  • Member, Academic teaching committee – WGC under the auspice of Bar-Ilan University
  • Member, Steering committee for the promotion of academic teaching – WGC
  • Member, financial committee – annual meeting of the board of trusties - WGC
  • Evaluator, Akko project for the enhancement of reading acquisition amongst elementary students with learning disabilities
  • Coordinator, George Washington University and Western Galilee Academic College (GWU-WGU) collaboration
  • Member,  Steering committee - the center for futurism in education – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
 
 

Awards:

  • The Eival Gilady award for excellence in teaching, research and Service to the academic community
 

Academic publications

 
  • Neuman, A. & Guterman, O. (2016)  Academic achievement and homeschooling – it all depends on the goals. Studies in educational evaluation, 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.stueduc.2016.08.005 
  • Neuman, A. & Guterman, O. (2016) The clash of two world views – A constructivist analysis of home educating families' perceptions of education. Pedagogy, Culture & Society,1-11.DOI: 10.1080/14681366.2016.1178664
  • Neuman, A. & Guterman, O. (2016) Structured and unstructured elective home education: A proposal for broadening the taxonomy. Cambridge Journal of Education, 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/0305764X.2016.1174190
  • Guterman, O. & Neuman, A. (2016) What Makes a Social Encounter Meaningful: The Impact of Social Encounters of Homeschooled Children on Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Education and Urban Society, 1-15. DOI: 10.1177/0013124516677009
  • Guterman, O. & Neuman, A. (2016) Schools and Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Comparison of School-going and Homeschooled Children. Journal of Educational Research. 1-8. DOI: 10.1080/00220671.2015.1116055
  • Neuman A. & Aviram, R (2015) Home Schooling: the choice and the consequences. In P. Rothermel (Editor) International Perspectives on Home Education. Do We Still Need Schools? Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan
    Neuman, A., Shahor, N., Shina, I. Sarid, A. & Saar, Z. (2012) Evaluation utilization research - developing a theory and putting it to use. Evaluation and Program Planning, 36 pp. 64-70
  • Neuman, A. & Shahor, N. (2010) Co-Evaluation. In M. Levin-Rozalis & R.Savaya (eds.) Evaluation in Israel. Ben Gurion University Press. [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A., & Aviram, A. (2008). Home Schooling - A Rational Choice in a Postmodern World or “There’s a Little Child Saying the Emperor hasn’t Got Anything On”. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3, 185-194.
  • Shahor, N., Neuman, A., Shina, I., Sarid, A., & Saar, Z. (2008). Evaluation utilization: 15 years perspective within a single organization, or "Do they pay any attention to Us?". The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3, 103 - 112.
  • Neuman, A & Shahor, N. (2007) Co-Evaluation or “Two are Better than One”. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 2, 3, 377-386.
  • Shahor, N. & Neuman, A. (2005) Co-evaluation – From the Object of the Evaluation to the Conceptualization of the Act of Evaluation. Included in: R. Lustig (Editor) From the Theory to the Field and Back – A Collection of Articles. Beer Sheva: Ayelet [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A. & Aviram R. (2003) “Home Schooling as a Fundamental Change in Lifestyle”. Evaluation and Research in Education 17, 2 & 3, 132-143.
 

Selected Evaluation Reports

  • Neuman, A, Neuman, R & Neuman, R. (2014) Quality of life of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Half Way Home (shlucha) – research conducted for the Israeli ministry of social affairs and social services - Evaluation report. Muvanim – Evaluation Team [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A, Neuman, R., and Boguslavsky, L. (2013) Maoor Ben-Zion Project in the kindergartens of Petah-Tikva – 4th year  – Evaluation report. Muvanim – Evaluation Team [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A, Neuman, R. & Bar-Lev, L. (2012) EYAL program, I can succeed -Evaluation report. The national insurense institue [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A., Shahor, T., Shina, I. Barsilay-Saham, Y. & Strakov, V. (2009) IEC in the north of IsraelEvaluation report. Muvanim – Evaluation Team [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A., Shina, I., Neuman, R., Ben-Dori, R., & Strakov, V. (2008). The Children-Friendly Kindergarten Program Funded by theBernard Van Leer Foundatio - Evaluation report. Muvanim – Evaluation Team.
  • Neuman, A. & Dagesh, C. (2007) Process for Developing Bi-Lingual Curricula – Evaluation Report [Hebrew].
  • Neuman, A. & Shahor, N. (2006) Mirkam in the Galilee – Evaluation Up to this PointEvaluation Report [Hebrew].

  Papers Presented at Scientific Conferences

  • Guterman, O & Neuman, A (June, 2016) Homeschooling and the Relationship of Its Growth to Broader Educational Trends. 2016 International Education Conference, Venice, Italy
  • Nusbaum, V, Abbas, R., Neuman, A., Kaplan, R., Mongillo, G. & Feola, D. (April, 2016) The Use of Modern Standard and Spoken Arabic in Math Lessons: The Case of a Diglossic Language. 2016 AERA annual meeting, Washington, U.S.A
  • Neuman, A. & Guterman, O. (June, 2015) The educational crisis in the postmodern era and the relationship between it and the significant rise in homeschooling. The fifth international conference about the future of education. Florence, Italy.
  • Guterman, O. & Neuman, A. (June, 2015) What Happens When Evidence-based Practice Is Not Used in Education: A Disconnect between Homeschooling Supervisors and the Research Literature on the Subject and Practical Implications of This GapThe Tenth Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference. Split, Croatia.
  • Kaplan, R, Mongilo, J, Feola, D, Vaknin, V, Abbas, R & Neuman, A. (April, 2014) Effective New Jersey and Israeli elementary teachers’ questioning techniques during mathematics and literacy lessons. Paper presented at the AERA annual meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Guterman, O. & Neuman, A. (June, 2014) Old/New way to learn – home-schooling (or the past and future of education). Paper presented at 12th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Madrid, Spain
  • Akirav, O. & Neuman, A. (Februery, 2014) The role of team work in the assimilation of changes in teaching attitudes and in IT assisted teaching methods. Paper presented at the 9th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies, Raanana, Israel.
  • Neuman, A & Guterman, O (January, 2013) Home schooling - the ultimate form of parental involvement in their children's education. Paper presented at the 1st international conference on Family, Education and Media in a Diverse Society. Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Neuman, A. & Sarid, A. (2010, October) Evaluating the evaluation or from development of theory to advancing evaluation utilization. Paper presented at the 9th European Evaluation Society International Conference, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Neuman, A., Shahor, N., Shina, I.,Sarid, A. & Saar, Z. (2010, February) Evaluation Utilisation – creating a concept map. Paper presented at the 4 th Israeli interdisciplinary conference on qualitative research. Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  • Neuman, A., Shahor, N., Shina, I.,Sarid, A. & Saar, Z. (2010, February) Internal evaluation in time of organisational changes. Paper presented at the 10 th Israeli evaluation assosiation (Ayelet). Tel-Aviv, Israel.  
  • Neuman, A (2008, July) Home Schooling: A Rational Choice in a Postmodern World, or "There's a Little Child Saying the Emperor Hasn't Got Anything On". Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Prato Italy.
  • Neuman, A & Shahor, N. (2008, July) Evaluation Utilization: 15 Years Perspective within a Single Organization, or "Do They Pay Any Attention to Us?. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Prato Italy.
  • Shahor, N, Neuman, A. (2006, July) Co-Evaluation, or Two are better then one.Paper presented at the 2rd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Granada, Spain
  • Neuman, A.(2006, May) The importance of homeschooling. Paper presented at the Mandel conference on Homeschooling. Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Neuman, A., Shahor, N. (2005, February) From Evaluation subject to Evaluation Conceptualisation. Paper presented at the 7 th Israeli evaluation assosiation (Ayelet). The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Israel.  

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