Educational Psychology Cases

Educational Psychology Cases

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in Educational Psychology.This book compiles the top 30 cases from three widely used casebooks that profile actual problem situations encountered by beginning and experienced teachers. The casebook places special emphasis on learning and instruction cases, as well as those on motivation and classroom management; cultural diversity; human development; and measurement and evaluation. Instructors learn how to apply the concepts discussed in each case through discussion questions and educational psychology content appropriate to each case.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130918466
  • 9780130918468

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Educational Psychology and Teaching. II. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. 2. To Retain or Not to Retain. 3. Baiting the Hook. 4. Honesty or Maturity? III. CULTURAL DIVERSITY. 5. Potpourri. 6. Double Trouble. 7. Withdrawn Wanda. 8. Guys and Dolls. 9. Parent Power. IV. LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION. 10. Life in an Elementary Classroom. 11. Life in a High School Classroom. 12. Fractions and Interactions. 13. Different Strokes. 14. A Class Divided. 15. Keeping Your Eyes Open. 16. What If They Can't Read? 17. Token Learning. 18. Which Is Higher? 19. Plan or Be Planned For. V. MOTIVATION AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT. 20. The Glory That Was Greece. 21. Meeting Individual Needs. 22. The Little Engine That Couldn't. 23. The Comedienne. 24. Delisha the Disrupter. 25. Taking Charge. 26. Motivation or Control? 27. The Excesses of Youth. 28. The Overstressed Disciplinarian. VI. ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION. 29. Making the Grade. 30. Teaching to the Test. Appendix A: Theory Guide. Appendix B: Using Cases in College Teaching.
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