Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology : Developing Learners

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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, wealth of practical applications, and innovative learning package make this the best text for maximum student comprehension.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 720 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 1,474.17g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130887048
  • 9780130887047

Table of contents

1. Educational Psychology and Teacher Decision Making. I. UNDERSTANDING STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND DIVERSITY. 2. Cognitive and Linguistic Development. 3. Personal, Social, and Moral Development. 4. Individual and Group Differences. 5. Students with Special Educational Needs. II. UNDERSTANDING HOW STUDENTS LEARN. 6. Learning and Cognitive Processes. 7. Knowledge Construction. 8. Higher-Level Thinking Skills. 9. Behaviorist Views of Learning. 10. Social Cognitive Views of Learning. 11. Motivation and Affect. 12. Cognitive Factors in Motivation. III. UNDERSTANDING INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES. 13. Instructional Strategies. 14. Creating and Maintaining a Productive Classroom Environment. 15. Basic Concepts and Issues in Assessment. 16. Classroom Assessment Strategies. Appendix A: Describing Relationships with Correlation Coefficients. Appendix B: Analyses of Ending Case Studies. Appendix C: Matching Book and Ancillary Content to the PRAXIS (TM) Tests. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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