Educational Psychology / Edition 10

Educational Psychology / Edition 10

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by Anita E. Woolfolk, Anita Woolfolk Hoy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205459463

ISBN-13: 9780205459469

Pub. Date: 02/10/2006

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Renowned for its clarity, readability, and organization, this market-leading Educational Psychology book continues to offer the best blend of current theory, research, and practice in a completely up-to-date new edition. This book provides an organizational framework that readers can immediately grasp to help them understand complex…  See more details below

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Renowned for its clarity, readability, and organization, this market-leading Educational Psychology book continues to offer the best blend of current theory, research, and practice in a completely up-to-date new edition. This book provides an organizational framework that readers can immediately grasp to help them understand complex and ever-evolving theories. The Eighth Edition reflects the field's continuing interest in constructivism and authentic learning as well as other areas of growing emphasis such as students with disabilities and inclusion. Other topics that have been added or received significant updating include self-regulated learning, brain development, culturally relevant pedagogy, and student autonomy. Includes free Interactive Companion CD-ROM, featuring video clips of the author discussing important topics and instructive scenes from real classrooms; links to useful websites that deepen awareness of issues pertinent to teaching; activities that provide challenging problems and cases from which readers may gain further insight into the applications of theories covered. For anyone interested in educational psychology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205459469
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/10/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Student Preface
Ch. 1Teachers, Teaching, and Educational Psychology2
Ch. 2Cognitive Development and Language22
Ch. 3Personal, Social, and Emotional Development64
Ch. 4Learning Abilities and Learning Problems110
Ch. 5The Impact of Culture and Community160
Ch. 6Behavioral Views of Learning202
Ch. 7Cognitive Views of Learning244
Ch. 8Complex Cognitive Processes286
Ch. 9Learning and Instruction328
Ch. 10Motivation: Issues and Explanations370
Ch. 11Motivation, Teaching, and Learning404
Ch. 12Creating Learning Environments438
Ch. 13Teaching for Learning478
Ch. 14Standardized Testing518
Ch. 15Classroom Assessment and Grading554

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