Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology : Windows on Classrooms

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For Introduction to Educational Psychology courses. Revised and expanded, this is the new edition of the most applied introduction to educational psychology on the market today. Long recognized for its groundbreaking innovations in placing educational psychology firmly within the context of classrooms, this text examines every educational psychology theory--learning, motivation, and development--and every pertinent concept through the viewpoint of the teacher. Once again in this edition, the authors' hallmark cases, in both written and videotape format, introduce real-world applications in a way that no other text can, truly fulfilling the promise of its title to give students a "window" on the classrooms in which they will someday more

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  • Mixed media product | 672 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 24mm | 1,360g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 6th International edition
  • Mixed media
  • 0131219324
  • 9780131219328

Table of contents

1. Teaching in the Real World. I. THE LEARNER. 2. The Development of Cognition and Language. 3. Personal, Social, and Emotional Development. 4. Learner Differences. 5. Learners with Exceptionalities. II. LEARNING. 6. Behaviorism and Social Cognitive Theory. 7. Cognitive Views of Learning. 8. Constructing Understanding. 9. Complex Cognitive Processes. III. CLASSROOM PROCESSES. 10. Theories of Motivation. 11. Motivation in the Classroom. 12. Creating Productive Learning Environments: Classroom Management. 13. Creating Productive Learning Environments: Principles of Instruction. 14. Assessing Classroom Learning. 15. Assessment through Standardized Testing. Appendix: Using This Text to Practice for the PRAXIS Principles of Learning and Teaching Exam. References. more