Department of Curricula and Instruction
King Faisal University
P.O. Box: 400
Post Code: 31982
Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
Maher Alarfaj, Ph.D. (Ohio University), is a Saudi full professor. His interests lie at the intersection of education, science (particularly neuroscience) and quantitative research. He is interested in contributing to the conceptual frameworks that seek to build bridges between science and social science. He was a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow. He has won grants from international associations, such as the UNESCO. He has 23 years of experience with Saudi and US academia.
1. Pedagogical discontentment and self-efficacy of science teachers (2013 - 2015)
3. Kahveci A, Kahveci M, Mansour N, & Alarfaj MM. (2018). Exploring science teachers’ affective states: Pedagogical discontentment, self-efficacy, intentions to reform, and their relationships. Research in Science Education, 48(6), 1359–1386.
2. Kahveci M, Kahveci A, Mansour N, & Alarfaj M. (2016). Construct validity and reliability measures of scores from the Science Teachers’ Pedagogical Discontentment (STPD) scale. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 12(3), 549-558.
1. Kahveci M, Kahveci A, Mansour N, & Alarfaj MM. (2015). Construct validity and reliability measures of scores from the Science Teachers’ Pedagogical Discontentment (STPD) Scale. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching International Conference (NARST). Chicago, IL, USA. April 11 - 14, 2015.