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Educational Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0133385698

ISBN-13: 9780133385694

Edition: 12th 2014

Authors: Anita Woolfolk

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In lucid and jargon-free prose, the text explains and illustrates educational psychology's practical relevance for teachers and learners.  The new edition continues to emphasize the applications of research on child development, on learning and cognition, on motivation, and on instruction and assessment.  At the same time the text has long been counted on for its state of the art presentation of the field of educational psychology, and this edition continues that tradition with new and expanded coverage of import topics like the brain and neuroscience, the impact of technology on the lives and learning of students, and student diversity. From reviews of the book:“I polled my students . . .…    
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Book details

List price: $232.87
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 3/26/2013
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 704
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Learning, Teaching, and Educational Psychology
Learning and Teaching
Research and Theory in Educational Psychology
Cognitive Development
Development: Some General Principles
Piagetian and Information Processing Theories
Vygotsky's Sociocultural Perspective
Implications of Piaget's and Vygotsky's Theories for Teachers
The Self, Social, and Moral Development
Physical Growth as a Context for Personal/Social Development
The Social Context of Development
The Self
Understanding Others and Moral Development
Learner Differences and Learning Needs
Intelligence and Thinking Styles
Inclusion: Teaching Every Student
Students Who Are Gifted and Talented
Language Development, Language Diversity, and Immigrant Education
Language Development and Emergent Literacy
Language Development
Students Who Are Immigrants and English Language Learners
Culture and Diversity
Social and Economic Diversity
Ethnicity, Race, and Gender
Diversity and Teaching: Multicultural Education
Learning and Motivation
Behavioral Views of Learning
Behavioral Explanations of Learning
Possibilities and Cautions in Applying Behavioral Theories
Cognitive Views of Learning
The Basics of the Cognitive Science Perspective
Working Memory and Cognitive Load
Long Term Memory
Complex Cognitive Processes
Metacognition and Learning Strategies
Problem Solving and Creativity
Ciritcal Thinking, Argumentation, and Transfer
The Learning Sciences and Constructivism
The Learning Sciences and Constructivism
Constructivist Teaching and Learning
Learning Outside the Classroom
Social Cognitive Views of Learning and Motivation
Social Cognitive Theory and Applications
Self-Regulated Learning and Teaching
Motivation in Learning and Teaching
Motivation Basics
Needs, Goals, and Beliefs
Interests, Curiosity, and Emotions
Motivation to Learn in School
Teaching and Assessing
Creating Learning Environments
Positive Learning Environments
Encouraging Engagement and Preventing Problems
Teaching Every Student
Planning for Effective Teaching
Teaching Approaches
Differentiated Instruction and Adaptive Teaching
Classroom Assessment, Grading, and Standardized Testing
Basics of Assessment
Classroom Assessment, Testing, and Grading
Standardized Testing