Psychology in Education
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|Format:||Paperback, 824 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 29 November 2007|
This first European adaptation of Anita Woolfolk's market-leading text Educational Psychology is unrivalled in its field and is essential reading for anyone studying or interested in education from a psychological perspective. Thoroughly rewritten in a European context, this truly comprehensive book blends cutting edge theory and the latest international research with a wealth of examples, practical applications and tips from experienced educational practitioners, working in a broad range of settings. Extensive pedagogy with features such as Discussion Points and Chapter Summaries promote ease of learning and therefore make this a must-have text for anyone studying in this field.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Teachers, Teaching and Educational Psychology Part 1 Learners Chapter 2 Cognitive Development and Language Chapter 3 Personal, Social and Emotional Development Chapter 4 Learner Differences and Learning Needs Chapter 5 Culture and Diversity Part 2 Learning and Motivation Chapter 6 Behavioural Views of Learning Chapter 7 Cognitive Views of Learning Chapter 8 Complex Cognitive Processes Chapter 9 Social Cognitive and Constructivist Views of Learning Chapter 10 Motivation in Learning and Teaching Chapter 11 Engaged Learning: Cooperation and Community Part 3 Teaching and Motivation Chapter 12 Creating Learning Environments Chapter 13 Teaching for Learning Chapter 14 Standardised Testing Chapter 15 Classroom Assessment Glossary References Index
This first European adaptation of Anita Woolfolk's 'Educational Psychology' brings something entirely new to our Education market - a comprehensive introduction to the study of education from a psychology perspective. Fully contextualised for the European setting, this edition includes the latest international research together with a large number of vignettes from European practitioners in a variety of educational settings. For existing adopters, it retains the strong theoretical framework and clarity of expression that has made it the world's best selling book on Educational Psychology.
" This wide-ranging and theoretically grounded text is set to become a classic in the psychology of education " Alec Webster - Professor Emeritus In Educational Psychology, University Of Bristol " This is an exceptionally strong book that explains the psychology in education in a clear and vivid way. I also appreciated the European approach of the book [ ] I would certainly recommend educators to use this book ." Sofie Loyens - Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
|Dimensions: ||26.0 x 19.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.77 kg)|