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Psychology in Learning and Instruction

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ISBN-10: 0139748741

ISBN-13: 9780139748745

Edition: 2006

Authors: Patricia A. Alexander

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Thisnbsp;book introduces future educators and researchers to several different psychological perspectives and uses these perspectives to introduce key issues such as knowledge acquisition and transfer, strategic process, and student motivation. As an editor and reviewer of the top journals in the field, the author is able to present the latest research in language that is accessible and understandable. Unlike other books that are organized around theoretical topics valued by psychologists, it is organized around education problems and issues deemed important by educators.
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Book details

List price: $191.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Psychology in Learning and Teaching: Building the Context Section
Development and Individual Differences
Exploring Development and Its Biological Bases
Understanding Cognitive and Social/Emotional Development Section
The Knowledge Base
The Nature of Knowledge and the Process of Knowing
Learning and Teaching in Academic Domains
Changing Knowledge and Beliefs and Promoting Transfer Section
Strategic Processing and Executive Functioning
Strategic Learning and Strategic Teaching
Profiling Problem Solving in the Classroom Section
Motivation and Affect
Motivation and Learning: Optimizing the Experience
The Role of Student Beliefs in Learning and Achievement Section
Situation or Context
Shared Learning and Shared Teaching
Technology and the Educational Process Section
The Role of Assessment in Teaching and Learning
Traditional and Alternative Approaches to Teacher-Made Tests