Promise of Educational Psychology Teaching for Meaningful Learning

ISBN-10: 0130964441
ISBN-13: 9780130964441
Edition: 2002
Authors: Richard E. Mayer
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Description: For courses in learning, advanced educational psychology, or instructional models. This text examines how children learn from different methods of instruction. It profiles methods such as feedback, guided exploration, cognitive apprenticeship,  More...

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List price: $69.80
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/25/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 277
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

For courses in learning, advanced educational psychology, or instructional models. This text examines how children learn from different methods of instruction. It profiles methods such as feedback, guided exploration, cognitive apprenticeship, problem-based learning, and teaching of problem-solving strategies that allow learners to take what they have learned and apply it to new situations. Readers are exposed to what research has to say about teaching for meaningful learning and learn how to apply this information to their own teaching.

Richard E. Mayer is Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author or editor of more than twenty-five books, including Applying the Science of Learning and Multimedia Learning.

The Illusive Search for Teachable Aspects of Transfer
Teaching by Giving Productive Feedback
Teaching by Providing Concreteness, Activity, and Familiarity
Teaching by Explaining Examples
Teaching by Guiding Cognitive Processing During Learning
Teaching by Fostering Learning Strategies
Teaching by Fostering Problem-Solving Strategies
Teaching by Creating Cognitive Apprenticeship in Classrooms
Teaching by Priming Students' Motivation to Learn
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