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Educational Psychology A Century of Contributions: a Project of Division 15 (educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Society

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ISBN-10: 0805836829

ISBN-13: 9780805836820

Edition: 2003

Authors: Barry J. Zimmerman, Dale H. Schunk, Lorin W. Anderson, J. William Asher, David C. Berliner

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Educational Psychology: A Century of Contributions--the first comprehensive book-length treatment of this topic--looks at the historic contributions of 16 leading psychologists, as well as others, who influenced the field of educational psychology from its philosophical moorings in the late 19th century to its current scientific status at the dawn of the 21st. It presents information regarding these individuals' ideas and scientific discoveries, along with a sense of the historical context in which they lived. The book is divided into three sections that correspond to three eras in the history of the discipline: *the founding period (1880s to 1920); *the rise to prominence period (1920…    
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Book details

List price: $97.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Barry J. Zimmerman is a Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. He has conducted research and written extensively on the role of social learning and self regulatory processes of children, youth, and adults. He has written more than 200 research articles, book chapters, and professional conference papers. He has also authored or edited 14 books or journal volumes on social cognitive and self regulatory processes in the learning of children and youth. His most recent book is Self-Regulated Learning and Academic Achievement: Theoretical Perspectives.

Dale H. Schunk is Dean of the School of Education and Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Stanford University, a M.Ed. from Boston University, and a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He has held faculty positions at Purdue University (where he served as Head of the Department of Educational Studies), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (where he also was Chair of the Academic Affairs Institutional Review Board), And The University of Houston.Dale has edited six books, is co-author of Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications (Prentice Hall, 2008)…    

The Founding Period: 1890 to 1920
Educational Psychology From 1890 to 1920
William James: Our Father Who Begat Us
Alfred Binet's Contributions to Educational Psychology
The Development of Dewey's Psychology
E. L. Thorndike's Enduring Contributions to Educational Psychology
Lewis M. Terman: A Pioneer in the Development of Ability Tests
Maria Montessori: Contributions to Educational Psychology
The Rise to Prominence: 1920 to 1960
The Rise to Prominence: Educational Psychology 1920-1960
Lev S. Vygotsky on Education: A Cultural-Historical, Interpersonal, and Individual Approach to Development
B. F. Skinner: A Behavior Analyst in Educational Psychology
Jean Piaget, Learning Research, and American Education
Lee J. Cronbach's Contributions to Educational Psychology
The Legacy of Robert Mills Gagne
Educational Psychology in the Modern Era: 1960 to Present
Educational Psychology in the Modern Era: 1960 to the Present
Benjamin S. Bloom: His Life, His Works, and His Legacy
Toiling in Pasteur's Quadrant: The Contributions of N. L. Gage to Educational Psychology
From The Process of Education to The Culture of Education: An Intellectual Biography of Jerome Bruner's Contributions to Education
Albert Bandura: The Scholar and His Contributions to Educational Psychology
Ann L. Brown: Advancing a Theoretical Model of Learning and Instruction
Author Index
Subject Index