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Case Studies : Applying Educational Psychology

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780131980464

ISBN10:
0131980467
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/13/2006
Publisher(s):
Pearson
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Summary

The bully. The unmotivated student. Culture shock. Consequences. These are just four of the forty-eight cases in this powerful casebook, designed to provide readers with rich experiences and ample opportunity to understand educational psychology and its principles in action. Now in its second edition, this popular book contains classroom scenarios (based on true classroom experiences) that illustrate a wide variety of phenomena related to development, learning, motivation, diversity, and classroom practice. Accompanying each scenario are questions encouraging readers to look beneath the surface of classroom events and consider how various concepts and theoretical perspectives might enhance understanding and offer possible strategies and interventions. Ideal for discussion, debate or self-study, the book provides a realistic look at how educational psychology applies to todayrs"s PreK-12 classrooms.

Table of Contents

Matrix of Cases vii
Child and Adolescent Development
Case 1 The Bully (Preschool)
1(4)
Case 2 Learning the Ropes (K-2)
5(4)
Case 3 The Paycheck (K-2)
9(2)
Case 4 The Goldfish (K-2)
11(2)
Case 5 Haley and Meredith (K-2)
13(2)
Case 6 Houses and Boats (3-5)
15(2)
Case 7 The Art Box (3-5)
17(4)
Case 8 The Emergency Telephone Call (3-5)
21(4)
Case 9 Friends (6-8)
25(2)
Case 10 Alabama (6-8)
27(4)
Case 11 Studying French (9-12)
31(4)
Case 12 Pollution (9-12)
35(4)
Learning and Cognition
Case 13 The Reflection in the Window (K-2)
39(2)
Case 14 The Marble Jar (K-2)
41(2)
Case 15 Seven Chips (3-5)
43(4)
Case 16 Throwing Tantrums (3-5)
47(4)
Case 17 The Distracting Influence (3-5)
51(4)
Case 18 A Silent World (3-5)
55(6)
Case 19 Topography (6-8)
61(4)
Case 20 Consequences (6-8)
65(4)
Case 21 Keeping Track of Business (6-8)
69(4)
Case 22 Solving Problems (6-8)
73(4)
Case 23 First Aid (9-12)
77(4)
Case 24 The Respiratory System (9-12)
81(4)
Case 25 The Concept Maps (9-12)
85(2)
Case 26 Coming Back to School (9-12)
87(4)
Motivation and Classroom Management
Case 27 Animal Shelters (Preschool)
91(2)
Case 28 I Bit My Tongue (Preschool)
93(2)
Case 29 Letters (K-2)
95(4)
Case 30 The Star Chart (K-2)
99(2)
Case 31 The Bulletin Board (3-5)
101(2)
Case 32 Halloween (3-5)
103(4)
Case 33 Culture Shock (3-5)
107(4)
Case 34 Getting a Drink (3-5)
111(2)
Case 35 Summer School (3-5)
113(4)
Case 36 Math Baseball (6-8)
117(2)
Case 37 The Stand-Up Comic (6-8)
119(4)
Case 38 The Perfectionist (6-8)
123(2)
Case 39 The Unmotivated Student (9-12)
125(2)
Case 40 Proofreading (9-12)
127(4)
Case 41 Cheerleading Tryouts (9-12)
131(4)
Instruction and Assessment
Case 42 The Morning Routine (K-2)
135(2)
Case 43 Horses and Aliens (3-5)
137(4)
Case 44 Endangered Species (3-5)
141(4)
Case 45 Climate (6-8)
145(4)
Case 46 The Research Paper (6-8)
149(4)
Case 47 The Pearl (9-12)
153(4)
Case 48 Under the Bleachers (9-12)
157


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