The Promise of Educational Psychology Volume II

The Promise of Educational Psychology Volume II : Teaching for Meaningful Learning

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For courses in learning, advanced educational psychology, or instructional models. This text examines how children learn from different methods of instruction. It profiles methods such as feedback, guided exploration, cognitive apprenticeship, problem-based learning, and teaching of problem-solving strategies that allow learners to take what they have learned and apply it to new situations. Readers are exposed to what research has to say about teaching for meaningful learning and learn how to apply this information to their own teaching.show more

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  • Paperback | 277 pages
  • 190.5 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 498.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0130964441
  • 9780130964441

Table of contents

1. The Illusive Search for Teachable Aspects of Transfer. 2. Teaching by Giving Productive Feedback. 3. Teaching by Providing Concreteness, Activity, and Familiarity. 4. Teaching by Explaining Examples. 5. Teaching by Guiding Cognitive Processing During Learning. 6. Teaching by Fostering Learning Strategies. 7. Teaching by Fostering Problem-Solving Strategies. 8. Teaching by Creating Cognitive Apprenticeship in Classrooms. 9. Teaching by Priming Students' Motivation to Learn. References. Credits. Author Index. Subject Index.show more

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