A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning / Edition 2

A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning / Edition 2

by Michael J. A. Howe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631212272

ISBN-13: 9780631212270

Pub. Date: 07/16/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This is the second edition of a highly successful book which presents a short, down-to-earth account of how children learn and of the kinds of knowledge and skills they acquire at school. Though it does not show teachers how to teach, it gives a highly practical account of learning, remembering and related processes.

In common with the first edition, A Teacher

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Overview

This is the second edition of a highly successful book which presents a short, down-to-earth account of how children learn and of the kinds of knowledge and skills they acquire at school. Though it does not show teachers how to teach, it gives a highly practical account of learning, remembering and related processes.

In common with the first edition, A Teacher’s Guide to the Psychology of Learning draws upon the contribution of modern cognitive psychology to increase out understanding of those kinds of learning that are needed for making progress in the classroom.

Together with substantial revisions, this updated edition includes a number of new chapters reflecting the increasing interest in human learning an knowledge acquisition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631212270
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/16/1999
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
180
Sales rank:
984,934
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction: the beginnings of human learning1
2Preparing for learning at school11
3Mental activities and human learning23
4Rehearsing and practising43
5How existing knowledge aids learning55
6Intelligence and human abilities87
7How motivation affects learning111
8Reading, comprehension and learning123
9Extending writing skills141
References155
Index165

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