Educational Psychology, 1st Edition / Edition 1

Educational Psychology, 1st Edition / Edition 1

by Bruce Tuckman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495500348

ISBN-13: 2900495500345

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive educational psychology book blends a strong scholarly and theoretical background with the application of theories and concepts using real-world examples, case studies, and practical teaching strategies. The book's innovative pedagogical program is anchored by a cohesive learning objective system integrated throughout each chapter, which guides

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This comprehensive educational psychology book blends a strong scholarly and theoretical background with the application of theories and concepts using real-world examples, case studies, and practical teaching strategies. The book's innovative pedagogical program is anchored by a cohesive learning objective system integrated throughout each chapter, which guides readers and reinforces their understanding of concepts. A unique "Think It Over" feature asks readers to reflect on important topics as both a student of psychology and a future classroom teacher. Video Cases, introduced in the book and available to view on the book's Companion Website, provide a firsthand look at real-world applications and best practices. Among the other distinctive aspects of the book is an entire chapter on group process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900495500345
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Available Titles CourseMate Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY'S ROLE IN EDUCATION. 1. The Study of Educational Psychology. SECTION II: DEVELOPMENTAL TRENDS AND LEARNER DIVERSITY. 2. Cognitive and Language Development. 3. Moral, Personal, and Psychosocial Development. 4. Learner Diversity. 5. Learners With Exceptionalities. SECTION III: LEARNING APPROACHES AND APPLICATIONS. 6. Behavioral Approaches to Learning. 7. Cognitive Approaches to Learning. 8. Constructivism, Problem Solving, and Creativity. SECTION IV: THE TEACHING-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT. 9. Group Processes in Instruction. 10. Motivating Learners. 11. Effective Learning Communities. 12. The Design of Instruction. SECTION V: APPRAISAL OF LEARNING. 13. Classroom Assessment of Student Learning. 14. Standardized Assessment and Grading.

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