9780130136480

Educational Psychology: Developing Learners with CDROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130136480

  • ISBN10:

    0130136484

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
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Summary

This text is appropriate for courses in Introduction to Educational Psychology. This widely used text is known for its exceptionally clear and engaging writing, its in-depth focus on learning, and its extensive concrete applications. Its unique approach helps students understand concepts by encouraging them to examine their own learning and then showing them how to apply these concepts as teachers. The book concentrates on core concepts and principles and gives students an in-depth understanding of the central ideas of educational psychology. Its six chapters on learning, and the large amount of material to help students understand how they themselves learn, differentiates this text from others in the field.

Table of Contents

Educational Psychology and Teacher Decision Making
2(22)
PART 1 UNDERSTANDING STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND DIVERSITY
Cognitive and Linguistic Development
24(50)
Personal, Social, and Moral Development
74(44)
Individual and Group Differences
118(48)
Students with Special Educational Needs
166(52)
PART 2 UNDERSTANDING HOW STUDENTS LEARN
Learning and Cognitive Processes
218(46)
Knowledge Construction
264(32)
Higher-Level Thinking Skills
296(46)
Learning in the Content Areas
342(52)
Behaviorist Views of Learning
394(40)
Social Cognitive Views of Learning
434(36)
Motivating Students to Learn
470(46)
PART 3 UNDERSTANDING INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES
Choosing Instructional Strategies
516(50)
Promoting Learning Through Student Interactions
566(30)
Creating and Maintaining a Productive Classroom Environment
596(36)
Assessing Student Learning
632
Appendix A The Seven Themes of the Book A-1
Appendix B Describing Relationships with Correlation Coefficients B-1
Appendix C Interpreting Standardized Test Scores C-1
Glossary G-1
References R-1
Name Index N-1
Subject Index S-1

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