Case Studies: Applying Educational Psychology / Edition 2

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Overview

The bully. The unmotivated student. Culture shock. Consequences. These are just four of the forty-eight cases in this powerful casebook, designed to provide readers with rich experiences and ample opportunity to understand educational psychology and its principles in action. Now in its second edition, this popular book contains classroom scenarios (based on true classroom experiences) that illustrate a wide variety of phenomena related to development, learning, motivation, diversity, and classroom practice. Accompanying each scenario are questions encouraging readers to look beneath the surface of classroom events and consider how various concepts and theoretical perspectives might enhance understanding and offer possible strategies and interventions. Ideal for discussion, debate or self-study, the book provides a realistic look at how educational psychology applies to today’s PreK-12 classrooms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131980464
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 9/27/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 150,297
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Matrix of Cases

viii

Child and Adolescent Development

Case 1

(preschool)

The Bully

Case 2

(K—2)

Learning the Ropes

Case 3

(K—2)

The Paycheck

Case 4

(K—2)

The Goldfish

Case 5

(K—2)

Haley and Meredith

Case 6

(3—5)

Houses and Boats

Case 7

(3—5)

The Art Box

Case 8

(3—5)

The Emergency Telephone Call

Case 9

(6—8)

Friends

Case 10

(6—8)

Alabama

Case 11

(9—12)

Studying French

Case 12

(9—12)

Pollution

Learning and Cognition

Case 13

(K—2)

The Reflection in the Window

Case 14

(K—2)

The Marble Jar

Case 15

(3—5)

Seven Chips

Case 16

(3—5)

Throwing Tantrums

Case 17

(3—5)

The Distracting Influence

Case 18

(3—5)

A Silent World

Case 19

(6—8)

Topography

Case 20

(6—8)

Consequences

Case 21

(6—8)

Keeping Track of Business

Case 22

(6—8)

Solving Problems

Case 23

(9—12)

First Aid

Case 24

(9—12)

The Respiratory System

Case 25

(9—12)

The Concept Maps

Case 26

(9—12)

Coming Back to School

Motivation and Classroom Management

Case 27

(preschool)

Animal Shelters

Case 28

(preschool)

I Bit My Tongue

Case 29

(K—2)

Letters

Case 30

(K—2)

The Star Chart

Case 31

(3—5)

The Bulletin Board

Case 32

(3—5)

Halloween

Case 33

(3—5)

Culture Shock

Case 34

(3—5)

Getting a Drink

Case 35

(3—5)

Summer School

Case 36

(6—8)

Math Baseball

Case 37

(6—8)

The Stand-up Comic

Case 38

(6—8)

The Perfectionist

Case 39

(9—12)

The Unmotivated Student

Case 40

(9—12)

Proofreading

Case 41

(9—12)

Cheerleading Tryouts

Instruction and Assessment

Case 42

(K—2)

The Morning Routine

Case 43

(3—5)

Horses and Aliens

Case 44

(3—5)

Endangered Species

Case 45

(6—8)

Climate

Case 46

(6—8)

The Research Paper

Case 47

(9—12)

The Pearl

Case 48

(9—12)

Under the Bleachers

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