Essentials of Educational Psychology

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  • Edition: CD
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  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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The first of its kind, Essentials of Educational Psychology is a brief educational psychology text appropriate for all courses in introductory educational psychology. Focused on the core concepts and principles of educational psychology, and full of classroom applications and strategies for planning and carrying out instruction, this unique text will help readers achieve insight into how they can help their future students learn more effectively, as well as gain a greater understanding of their own learning. This unique, concise text engages its readers as they embark on the journey of exploring the field of educational psychology and applying the principles and theories to instructional practice. Key features include opening case studies, "See For Yourself" features, excerpts from Video Cases, classroom artifacts, "Developmental Trends" tables, "Classroom Strategies" features, and "Cultural Considerations" features.

Author Biography

Jeanne Ellis Ormrod is currently affiliated with the University of New Hampshire, where she teaches courses in educational psychology.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Educational Psychologyp. 2
Learning, Cognition, and Memoryp. 16
Learning in Contextp. 54
Higher-Level Cognitive Processesp. 96
Cognitive Developmentp. 132
Motivation and Affectp. 176
Personal and Social Developmentp. 222
Instructional Strategiesp. 266
Classroom Management Strategiesp. 302
Assessmentp. 336
Answers to "Practice for Your Licensure Exam" Exercisesp. 379
Interpreting Standardized Test Scoresp. 387
Glossaryp. 1
Referencesp. 1
Author Indexp. 1
Subject Indexp. 1
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