How We Learn A Christian Teacher's Guide to Educational Psychology

ISBN-10: 1579109675
ISBN-13: 9781579109677
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List price: $28.00
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 5/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

No one fully understands how learning works, but educational psychologists understand a great deal about what works.The collaborative team of Klaus Issler and Ronald Habermas has assembled an integration of theology and instructional theory in Teaching for Reconciliation: Foundations and Practice of Christian Educational Ministry. Now they expound on one aspect of educational theory/theology to help teachers choose the method that best reaches particular learners in a specific learning situation.How We Learn demystifies the principles of educational psychology. The book identifies: --means and barriers in learning - --motivational factors that make learners receptive--learning's outcome in attitudes, spirituality, and behaviorApplication sections, special exercises and examples, plus dozens of figures and tables aid understanding of learning effectiveness, age-related development, individual learning style, special education, and other issues.

Klaus Issler (Ph.D., Michigan State) is professor of Christian education and theology in the Ph.D. program in educational studies at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, in La Mirada, California.

Dr. Ronald Habermas has taught in Christian higher education for more than twenty-five years and he has served on the staff of local churches for more than a dozen years. He is a member of the North American Professors of Christian Education and holds degrees from William Tyndale College, North American Baptist Seminary, Wheaton Graduate School, and Michigan State University. Dr. Habermas is the author of many journal articles and several books including The Complete Disciple. Currently he researches and writes on various projects, while doing adjunct teaching.

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Perspectives about Learning
Why Worry about How We Learn?
What Can We Learn?
Application: Evaluating and Measuring Learning
Process of Learning
Learning by Processing Information
Application: Facilitating Discussion among Adults
Learning by Association
Application: Guiding Children's Learning
Learning by Example
Application: Guiding Teens to the Right Models
Preparation for Learning
Sensitivity to Student Motivation
Application: Learning Styles and Motivation
Human Nature: Birthday Gifts for Growth and Learning
Application: Students with Special Educational Needs
Developmental Changes in Our Thinking
Application: Children and Conversion
Mapping Our Personality Growth
Application: How Willing and Able Are Students?
Purposes in Learning
The Goal: Christian Maturity
Application: Learning Dispositions Through Spiritual Disciplines
A Lifelong Call to Change
Application: Teaching with E's
Teaching Methods and the Six Avenues of Learning
Unity in Diversity: Body, Soul, and Gender
Notes
References
Index of Scripture
Index of Authors
Index of Subjects

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