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Educational Psychology: Modular Active Learning Edition, Student Value Edition / Edition 11

Educational Psychology: Modular Active Learning Edition, Student Value Edition / Edition 11

by Anita E. Woolfolk

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ISBN-13: 9780132686952
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/10/2011
Edition description: Student
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Anita Woolfolk Hoy is a Professor of educational psychology at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, where she studies teachers’ thinking and the role of educational psychology in the preparation of teachers. She is the editor of the journal Theory into Practice, and the author of over 70 book chapters and research articles. Her professional offices include Vice-President for Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research Association, and President of Division 15 (Educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Professor Woolfolk Hoy has published research in the areas of teacher cognition, student perceptions of teachers, teachers’ beliefs, student motivation, and the application of educational psychology to teaching. Her work appears in the Journal of Educational Psychology, American Educational Research Journal, Review of Research in Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, the Elementary School Journal, Action in Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, Educational Researcher, and the Educational Psychologist. Her text, Educational Psychology (Allyn and Bacon), is in its 11th edition and is the most widely read introduction to educational psychology in the field. She is married to Wayne K. Hoy, the Novice Fawcett Chair in Educational Administration at The Ohio State University. Together have completed the 3rd edition of Instructional Leadership: A Research-Based Guide to Learning in Schools (Allyn & Bacon) and conduct research on teacher and school efficacy. They have three children: Wayne, President of Advanced Software Products; Kelly, a teacher at The Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park, CA; and Liz, a student in Columbus, OH. Their insights about education are frequently volunteered and greatly appreciated.

Table of Contents

Cluster 1 Learning, Teaching, and Educational Psychology

Module 1. Learning and Teaching

Module 2. Research and Theory in Educational Psychology

Reflecting on Cluster 1: Learning, Teaching, and Educational Psychology

Cluster 2 Cognitive Development and Language

Module 3. Development: Some General Principles

Module 4. Piagetian and Information Processing Theories

Module 5. Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Perspective

Module 6. Implications of Piaget’s and Vygotsky’s Theories for Teachers

Reflecting on Cluster 2

Family and Community Partnerships: Supporting Language and Promoting Literacy


Teaching the Preoperational Child

Teaching the Concrete-Operational Child

Helping Students to Use Formal Operations

Applying Vygotsky’s Ideas in Teaching

Cluster 3 The Self, Social, and Moral Development

Module 7. Bronfenbrenner: The Social Context for Development

Module 8. The Self

Module 9. Understanding Others and Moral Development

Reflecting on Cluster 3

Family and Community Partnerships: Connecting with Families


Cluster 4 Learner Differences and Learning Needs

Module 10. Intelligence and Thinking Styles

Module 11. Inclusion: Teaching Every Child

Module 12. Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

Reflecting on Cluster 4

Family and Community Partnerships: Productive Conferences


Interpreting IQ Scores

Disciplining Students with Emotional Problems

Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Cluster 5 Culture and Diversity

Module 13. Social and Economic Diversity

Module 14. Ethnicity, Race, and Language

Module 15. Multicultural Education: Creating Culturally Compatible Classrooms

Reflecting on Cluster 5

Family and Community Partnerships: Building Learning Communities


Avoiding Gender Bias in Teaching

Culturally Relevant Teaching

Cluster 6 Behavioral Views of Learning

Module 16. Behavioral Explanations of Learning

Module 17. Applications of Behavioral Learning

Module 18. Challenges and Problems in Behavioral Learning

Reflecting on Cluster 6

Family and Community Partnerships: Student Self-Management


Applying Classical Conditioning

Using Praise Appropriately

Encouraging Positive Behaviors

Using Punishment

Cluster 7 Cognitive Views of Learning

Module 19. Basics of the Cognitive Perspective

Module 20. Long Term Memory

Reflecting on Cluster 7

Family and Community Partnerships: Organizing Learning


Gaining and Maintaining Attention

Helping Students Understand and Remember

Cluster 8 Complex Cognitive Processes

Module 21. Metacognitive and Learning Strategies

Module 22. Problem Solving and Creativity

Module 23. Critical Thinking and Transfer

Reflecting on Cluster 8

Family and Community Partnerships: Promoting Transfer


Becoming an Expert Student

Problem Solving

Encouraging Creativity

Cluster 9 The Learning Sciences, Constructivism, and Constructivist Teaching

Module 24. The Learning Sciences and Constructivism

Module 25. Constructivist Perspectives in the Classroom

Module 26. Learning Beyond the Classroom

Reflecting on Cluster 9

Family and Community Partnerships: Communicating about Innovations


Using Cooperative Learning

Using Service Learning

Using Computers

Supporting the Development of Media Literacy

Cluster 10 Social Cognitive Views of Learning and Motivation

Module 27. Social Cognitive Theory and Applications

Module 28. Self-Regulated Learning and Teaching

Reflecting on Cluster 10

Family and Community Partnerships: Supporting Self-Regulation at Home and in School


Using Observational Learning

Encouraging Self-Efficacy

Encouraging Emotional Self-Regulation

Cluster 11 Motivation in Learning and Teaching

Module 29. Motivation Basics

Module 30. Needs, Goals, and Beliefs

Module 31. Interests, Curiosity, and Emotions


Module 32. Motivation to Learn in School: On TARGET

Reflecting on Cluster 11

Family and Community Partnerships: Motivation to Learn

Supporting Self-Determination and Autonomy

Encouraging Self-Worth

Building on Students’ Interests and Curiosity

Coping with Anxiety

Cluster 12 Creating Learning Environments

Module 33. Positive Learning Environments

Module 34. Encouraging Engagement and Preventing Problems

Reflecting on Cluster 12

Family and Community Partnerships: Classroom Management


Establishing Class Routines

Designing Learning Spaces

Keeping Students Engaged

Imposing Penalties

Handling Potentially Explosive Situations

Cluster 13 Teaching Every Student

Module 35. Planning for Effective Teaching

Module 36. Teaching Approaches

Module 37. Differentiated Instruction

Reflecting on Cluster 13

Family and Community Partnerships: Homework


Using Instructional Objectives

Advance Organizers and Expository Teaching

Teaching Effectively

Productive Group Discussions

Using Flexible Grouping

Avoiding the Negative Effects of Teacher Expectations

Cluster 14 Classroom Assessment, Grading, and Standardized Testing

Teachers’ Casebook: What Would You Do?

Module 38. Basics of Assessment

Module 39. Classroom Assessment, Testing, and Grading

Module 40. Standardized Testing

Reflecting on Cluster 14

Family and Community Partnerships: Conferences and Explaining Test Results




Name Index

Subject Index

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