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Psychology Applied to Teaching

ISBN-10: 0618768785

ISBN-13: 9780618768783

Edition: 11th 2006

Authors: Snowman, Biehler

List price: $125.16
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For 30 years, this market leading text has succeeded in providing a practical, student-oriented approach to educational psychology.Psychology Applied to Teachingtakes complex psychological theories demonstrates how they apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. The Eleventh Edition combines fresh concepts and contemporary research with long standing theory and applications to create a textbook that speaks to today's teachers and students. This Teaching in Action Edition is packaged with a special guide that correlates text material with HM Video Cases. Chapter 9, "Social Cognitive Theory," reflects recent developments in cognitive research. No other educational psychology book currently offers a separate chapter on this topic. Take a Stand!features give the author an opportunity to spotlight issues such as inclusion, school violence, or high-stakes testing, and encourages debate on critical issues in education. Also accessible on the textbook web site with additional resources and pedagogy and in the Eduspace course with online chats. Coverage of key national standards including PRAXIS and INTASC is referenced throughout the text. A convenient correlation table highlighting standards coverage is located on the inside covers for students and professors, with additional suggestions for instructor use in the IRM. Case in Printexercises in every chapter use news articles to demonstrate how basic ideas or techniques are being applied by educators from the primary grades through high school. Each article is followed by several open-ended questions to encourage reflection. This feature can also be found on the textbook Web site. Journal entries help students to prepare and use a Reflective Journal, and a guide for setting up a journal is included in Chapter 16. Eduspace is a dynamic online tool that enhances course management and delivery and allows students to share information, reflect, and review. Eduspace offers students access to such interacive components as HM Video Cases, a discussion board and online journal, and a unique tutorial on developing a teaching portfolio. Houghton Mifflin Video Cases, four- to six-minute video modules presenting real classroom scenarios, enable students to observe the day-to-day challenges and rewards of teaching from the convenience of their computers. Available on the Online Teaching and Study Centers, HM Video Cases are enhanced by classroom artifacts, Viewing Questions, Interview Transcripts, Key Terms, and bonus video footage.
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Book details

List price: $125.16
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Pages: 601
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Applying Psychology to Teaching
Student Characteristics
Theories of Psychosocial and Cognitive Development
Age-Level Characteristics
Understanding Student Differences
Addressing Cultural and Socioeconomic Diversity
Accommodating Student Variability
Learning and Instruction
Behavioral Learning Theory: Operant Conditioning
Information-Processing Theory
Social Cognitive Theory
Constructivist Learning Theory, Problem Solving, and Transfer
Approaches to Instruction
Creating a Positive Learning Environment
Classroom Management
Assessment of Students
Assessment of Classroom Learning
Understanding and Using Standardized Tests
Becoming a Better Teacher by Becoming a Reflective Teacher
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