Educational Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

Educational Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

by Taylor and Francis, Andy Miller, Tony Cline

Paperback

$39.20 $43.95 Save 11% Current price is $39.2, Original price is $43.95. You Save 11%.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340928936
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Topics in Applied Psychology Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Norah Frederickson is Professor of Educational Psychology at University College London and Senior Educational Pscyhologist with Buckinghamshire County Council. Andy Miller is Special Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Nottingham and Senior Educational Psychologist with Derby City Council. Tony Cline is Co-Director of the CPD Doctorate in Educational Psychology at University College London and Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Bedfordshire.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What do educational psychologists do?
Section 1: Cognition, learning and instruction
Chapter 2: What use is ‘intelligence'?
Chapter 3: Raising educational achievement: What can instructional psychology contribute?
Chapter 4: Is inclusion for children with special needs
psychologically defensible?
Chapter 5: Effective communication in school: Do teachers and students talk the same language?
Chapter 6: Do modern methods of teaching reading
cause dyslexia?
Chapter 7: Why does mathematics make so many people fearful?
Section 2: Social, emotional and behavioural
issues in school
Chapter 8: Educating children with autism: What use is psychological theory and research?
Chapter 9: Challenging behaviour in schools: Who is to blame?
Chapter 10: School bullies: Are they also victims?
Chapter 11: How ethical are behavioural approaches to classroom
management?
Chapter 12: School phobia and school refusal: Coping with life by coping with school?
Chapter 13: School ethos and student identity: When is wearing a uniform a badge of honour?

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews