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

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Overview

The first edition of this book was one of the first to present the ideas of the psychology of learning in an integrated text. This fully revised edition includes the psychological research into children's learning and intelligence which has taken place over the past decade.

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Reviews of the previous edition:

"In a most readable fashion he leads us through a plethora of well-supported material." (Education)

"A straightforward and very readable introduction." (Times Higher Education Supplement)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631212270
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/16/1999
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Howe is Professor of Psychology at Exeter University. He is the author of many books (both trade and academic) and is a well-known expert on child geniuses.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction: the beginnings of human learning.

Preparing for learning at school.

Mental activities and human learning.

Rehearsing and practicing.

How existing knowledge aids learning.

Intelligence and human abilities.

How motivation affects learning.

Reading, comprehension and learning.

Extending writing skills.

References.

Index.

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