The Impact of the Cognitive Revolution in Educational Psychology (PB)

The Impact of the Cognitive Revolution in Educational Psychology (PB)

by James M Royer (Editor)

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Overview

After tracing the "cognitive revolution" back to the 1950s and assessing its fit with Kuhn's 1962 analysis of scientific revolutions, Royer (U. of Massachusetts, Amherst) introduces ten essays exploring its impact on the field of educational psychology. Contributors discuss the historical shift from behavioral to cognitive perspectives and its significance for theory, practice, and teacher training in relation to teaching reading, math, and science. Others treat evolving thinking regarding the more global domains of academic motivation, self-constructs, early influences, and the group context of learning. The seminal views of Richard C. Anderson and Donald Cunningham merit their own chapters. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593111625
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/05/2005
Series: Current Perspectives on Cognition, Learning, and Instruction Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

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