Psychology for Teaching

ISBN-10: 0534574475

ISBN-13: 9780534574475

Edition: 10th 2000

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List price: $110.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Guy Lefran?ois is the author of leading Thomson Learning textbooks in child and adult development (OF CHILDREN AND THE LIFESPAN), and in Educational Psychology (PSYCHOLOGY FOR TEACHING). He is currently at the University of Alberta.

The Beginning
Psychology for Teachingp. 2
Psychology for Teachingp. 4
Teaching and Your Beliefsp. 5
Psychologyp. 7
Models of Learners and Teachersp. 12
A Model of Teachingp. 15
Psychology Applied to Teachingp. 17
Teaching as Decision Makingp. 19
Teaching as Problem Solvingp. 19
Teaching to Empower Studentsp. 20
Teaching as a Reflective Activityp. 21
Teaching as a Craftp. 22
Teaching as a Careerp. 25
Cultural and Global Diversityp. 28
Main Pointsp. 30
Applied Questionsp. 32
Internet Activityp. 32
Study Termsp. 32
Suggested Readingsp. 33
Development and Teaching
An Overview of Developmentp. 36
Concepts in Human Developmentp. 38
Principles of Human Developmentp. 40
Moral Developmentp. 52
Language Developmentp. 57
Main Pointsp. 62
Applied Questionsp. 64
Internet Activityp. 64
Study Termsp. 64
Suggested Readingsp. 65
Cognitive and Social Developmentp. 66
Gender Rolesp. 68
Personality Development: Erik Eriksonp. 74
Cognitive Developmentp. 78
Piaget's Most Basic Ideasp. 79
Construction of the Intellect: Piaget's Theoryp. 83
Educational Implications of Piaget's Theoryp. 99
Vygotsky's Cultural/Cognitive Theoryp. 103
Educational Implications of Vygotsky's Theoryp. 106
Main Pointsp. 108
Applied Questionsp. 110
Internet Activityp. 110
Study Termsp. 110
Suggested Readingsp. 111
Learning and Teaching
Behaviorism and Social Learning Theoryp. 114
Learningp. 116
Three Approaches to Human Learningp. 119
Pavlov's Classical Conditioningp. 120
Watson's Environmentalismp. 122
Thorndike's Connectionismp. 124
Skinner's Operant Conditioningp. 130
A Summary of Behavioristic Contributions to Instructionp. 145
Beyond Freedom: A Philosophical Discussionp. 148
Bandura's Social Cognitive Theoryp. 149
Instructional Implications of Social Cognitive Theoryp. 158
Main Pointsp. 159
Applied Questionsp. 161
Internet Activityp. 161
Study Termsp. 161
Suggested Readingsp. 162
Thinking and Rememberingp. 164
Cognitivismp. 166
The Modal Model of Memoryp. 169
Processes in Long-Term Memoryp. 177
Educational Applications: Teaching for Retrievalp. 179
Metacognitionp. 186
Main Pointsp. 196
Applied Questionsp. 197
Internet Activityp. 197
Study Termsp. 198
Suggested Readingsp. 198
Cognitive Approaches to Teachingp. 200
Direct Instruction and Constructivismp. 203
Bruner's Theory: Discovery Learningp. 208
Ausubel's Theory: Reception Learningp. 213
Discovery or Reception?p. 219
Some Cognitive Instructional Models and Emphasesp. 223
Another Look at Constructivismp. 229
Main Pointsp. 231
Applied Questionsp. 234
Internet Activityp. 234
Study Termsp. 234
Suggested Readingsp. 235
Humanistic Approaches to Teachingp. 236
Humanistic Psychologyp. 238
Rogerian Humanistic Theoryp. 240
Humanism in the Classroomp. 246
Specific Humanistic Programs in the Classroomp. 251
Some Reactions to Humanistic Educationp. 265
Constructivism, Humanism, and the Best Teaching Practicesp. 267
Main Pointsp. 268
Applied Questionsp. 269
Internet Activityp. 269
Study Termsp. 270
Suggested Readingsp. 270
Diversity and Teaching
Intelligence and Creativityp. 274
Some Views and Theories of Intelligencep. 276
Measuring Intelligencep. 285
Some Influences on Intelligencep. 296
Creativityp. 300
Connections Between Creativity and Intelligencep. 305
Main Pointsp. 310
Applied Questionsp. 311
Internet Activityp. 311
Study Termsp. 312
Suggested Readingsp. 312
Learners with Special Needsp. 314
The Talented and the Giftedp. 317
Teaching Those with Disabilitiesp. 331
Definition and Identification of Exceptionalityp. 338
Main Pointsp. 352
Applied Questionsp. 354
Internet Activityp. 354
Study Termsp. 354
Suggested Readingsp. 355
Multicultural Education: Adapting Instruction for Learnersp. 356
Multiculturalismp. 358
Adapting Instruction for Diverse Learnersp. 367
Trackingp. 368
The Learning Styles Approachp. 371
Programmed Instructionp. 373
Computers in Educationp. 377
Other Individualized Instructional Programsp. 389
Attribute -- Treatment Interactionp. 393
Main Pointsp. 395
Applied Questionsp. 397
Internet Activityp. 397
Study Termsp. 397
Suggested Readingsp. 398
More Effective Instruction
Motivation and Teachingp. 402
Motives: Explanations for Behaviorp. 405
Historical Views of Human Motivationp. 406
Magnitude of Motivation: Arousal Theoryp. 409
A Behavioristic View of Motivationp. 414
A Humanistic View of Motivationp. 418
Cognitive Views of Motivationp. 422
Classroom Applications of Cognitive Viewsp. 431
Main Pointsp. 436
Applied Questionsp. 437
Internet Activityp. 437
Study Termsp. 438
Suggested Readingsp. 438
Classroom Managementp. 440
Classroom Management and Disciplinep. 442
Humanistic Models of Classroom Managementp. 448
Democratic Models of Classroom Managementp. 454
Behavioristic Models of Classroom Managementp. 462
Some Practices for Your Classroom Management Planp. 475
Main Pointsp. 480
Applied Questionsp. 482
Internet Activityp. 482
Study Termsp. 482
Suggested Readingsp. 483
Instructional Objectives and School Assessmentsp. 484
Measurement and Evaluation in Schoolsp. 486
Instructional Goals and Assessmentp. 490
Blueprints for Teacher-Made Testsp. 499
Characteristics of a Good Measuring Instrumentp. 501
Standardized Testsp. 505
Teacher-Made Testsp. 510
Criterion-Referenced Testingp. 515
Performance-Based Assessmentsp. 518
Some Legal Issues in Educational Assessmentp. 524
Concluding Thoughts on Educational Assessmentp. 526
Main Pointsp. 527
Applied Questionsp. 529
Internet Activityp. 529
Study Termsp. 530
Suggested Readingsp. 530
Epilogue and a Growing Footnotep. 532
Glossaryp. 535
Bibliographyp. 561
Indexp. 590
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