9780205289950

Educational Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205289950

  • ISBN10:

    0205289959

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Renowned for its clarity, readability, and organization, this market-leading Educational Psychology book continues to offer the best blend of current theory, research, and practice in a completely up-to-date new edition.

This book provides an organizational framework that readers can immediately grasp to help them understand complex and ever-evolving theories. The Eighth Edition reflects the field's continuing interest in constructivism and authentic learning as well as other areas of growing emphasis such as students with disabilities and inclusion. Other topics that have been added or received significant updating include self-regulated learning, brain development, culturally relevant pedagogy, and student autonomy. Includes free Interactive Companion CD-ROM, featuring video clips of the author discussing important topics and instructive scenes from real classrooms; links to useful websites that deepen awareness of issues pertinent to teaching; activities that provide challenging problems and cases from which readers may gain further insight into the applic

Table of Contents

Preface
Teachers, Teaching, and Educational Psychology
2(20)
Part One Students
Cognitive Development and Language
22(40)
Personal, Social, and Emotional Development
62(42)
Learner Differences
104(50)
Culture and Community
154(44)
Part Two Learning
Behavioral Views of Learning
198(40)
Cognitive Views of Learning
238(38)
Complex Cognitive Processes
276(44)
Social Cognitive and Constructivist Views of Learning
320(44)
Part Three Motivating
Motivation: Issues and Explanations
364(36)
Motivation, Teaching, and Learning
400(32)
Part Four Teaching
Creating Learning Environments
432(40)
Teaching for Learning
472(48)
Part Five Assessing
Standardized Testing
520(34)
Classroom Assessment and Grading
554

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