Cognitive Psychology and Instruction

ISBN-10: 0137166060
ISBN-13: 9780137166060
Edition: 3rd 1999
List price: $59.00
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Description: This text is rooted in a solid base of current cognitive psychology and motivational research and carefully examines how they apply to teaching and learning. It is an appropriate core text for upper-undergraduate or graduate-level courses in  More...

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Book details

List price: $59.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 433
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

This text is rooted in a solid base of current cognitive psychology and motivational research and carefully examines how they apply to teaching and learning. It is an appropriate core text for upper-undergraduate or graduate-level courses in cognition/ instruction in education and applied psychology. This edition reflects new developments in the field using a four-part structure which: 1) covers the basic principles of cognitive psychology, 2) examines school-based applications of a cognitive approach, 3) reflects the emphasis on the importance of beliefs in cognition, and 4) describes new approaches to problem solving, critical thinking, and reflective thought.

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Information Processing Theory
Sensory, Short-Term, and Working Memory
Long-Term Memory: Structures and Models
Encoding Processes
Retrieval Processes
Beliefs and Cognition
Beliefs about Self
Beliefs about Intelligence and Knowledge
Fostering Cognitive Growth
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
Classroom Contexts for Cognitive Growth
Technological Contexts for Cognitive Growth
Cognition in the Classroom
Learning to Read
Reading to Learn
Writing
Cognitive Approaches to Mathematics
Cognitive Approaches to Science
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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