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Educational Psychology with Virtual Psychology Labs (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

Educational Psychology with Virtual Psychology Labs (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

by Bruce Tuckman
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    ISBN-13: 2901133309269
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 01/01/2012
    Series: New 1st Editions in Education Series
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 688
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Bruce Tuckman (Ph.D. in Psychology, Princeton University) is the Director of the Social and Cultural Foundations Department in the Ohio State University School of Education. His research interests are motivation and learning strategies for achievement, research methodology, and instructional design. His distinguished career in educational psychology has been marked by numerous publication credits, including the market-leading text RESEARCH METHODS FOR EDUCATION.

    David Monetti was Bruce Tuckman's graduate student at Florida State University. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Counseling at Valdosta State University. He remains actively involved with public schools as a researcher and evaluator of school improvement practices. His research interests include psychometrics, psychological effects of Internet usage, self-regulation, and epistemology of learning.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION I: EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY'S ROLE IN EDUCATION. 1. The Study of Educational Psychology. SECTION II: DEVELOPMENTAL TRENDS AND LEARNER DIVERSITY. 2. Cognitive and Language Development. 3. Moral, Personal, and Psychosocial Development. 4. Learner Diversity. 5. Learners With Exceptionalities. SECTION III: LEARNING APPROACHES AND APPLICATIONS. 6. Behavioral Approaches to Learning. 7. Cognitive Approaches to Learning. 8. Constructivism, Problem Solving, and Creativity. SECTION IV: THE TEACHING-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT. 9. Group Processes in Instruction. 10. Motivating Learners. 11. Effective Learning Communities. 12. The Design of Instruction. SECTION V: APPRAISAL OF LEARNING. 13. Classroom Assessment of Student Learning. 14. Standardized Assessment and Grading.

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