The Social Psychology Of Education

Author: Robert S. Feldman
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521396424
Size: 14,74 MB
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This book examines the ways in which the theory and data of social psychology can be applied to teaching, learning, and other experiences in schools. Its focus ranges in level from the individual (e.g., student attitudes and attributions), to the teacher-student interaction, to the impact of society (e.g., racial and cultural influences on school performance). The editor and distinguished contributors have two major purposes. The first is to illustrate the scope and sophistication of the emerging field known as the social psychology of education. The second is to provide solid, informed suggestions to educators for the amelioration of current educational problems. To that end, each author explicitly discusses implications for educational practice.

International Handbook Of Psychology In Education

Author: Karen Littleton
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1848552327
Size: 13,48 MB
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Suitable for researchers, practitioners and advisers working in the fields of psychology and education, this title presents an overview of the research within the domain of psychology of education. It focuses on typically developing school-age children, and addresses the issues relating to specific learning difficulties.

Psychology And Education

Author: Susan Bentham
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415227629
Size: 14,68 MB
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Deals with the theoretical contributions and practical applications of psychology to education.

Psychology In Education

Author: Herbert Sorenson
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 14,61 MB
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Measuring the learning and achievement of pupils; Reporting the achievement and adjustment of pupils; How to study and learn; Human physical growth and development; Our needs, wants, urgers, drives and motives; Mental and emotional health; Healthy behavior and personal adjustment; Personality and the mental hygiene of the teacher; Social growth and development; Measuring the capacity for learning; Mental growth and development; Intelligence, its meanings, organization, and relationships; Learning capacity and progress in school; Providing for the differences in capacities and interest; Heredity, environment, and human development; The progress of growth and development through learning; Principles and theories of learning; Interest, attention, incentives and motivation; Memory: remembering and forgetting; Mental discipline and transfer; Fatigue, drugs, atmospheric conditions, and efficiency; The activity and project method of teaching.

Psychology In Education

Author: Anita Woolfolk Hoy
Editor: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9781405835411
Size: 13,72 MB
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This first European adaptation of Anita Woolfolk's market-leading text is unrivalled in its field and should be essential reading for anyone studying or interested in education from a psychology perspective.

Music Psychology In Education

Author: Susan Hallam
Editor: Institute of Education
ISBN: 9780854737161
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The psychological study of music has a long history, with research being undertaken in relation to every aspect of human musical behaviour. Although much of the research is of direct concern to music educators, it has not until now been presented in an easily accessible, single volume. Music Psychology in Education presents a comprehensive overview of the field, beginning with the function of music in society – its origins, nature and purposes, taking account of cross-cultural perspectives. Individual chapters then focus on the psychological underpinnings of the elements of music education: music, the brain and learning; early development; musical ability; listening, appraising and responding to music; composing and improvising; learning to play an instrument and develop vocal skills; learning through practice; motivation and musical identity; assessment; teachers and teaching; the impact of music through life. Music Psychology in Education will be of interest to students training to be instrumental and class teachers, and to all teachers wishing to further their understanding of teaching and learning.

The Psychology Of Education

Author: Martyn Long
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0415239060
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The Psychology of Education covers the range of contemporary psychological knowledge applied to education. Completely up-to-date and written in an engaging style, this book covers: *the nature of learning *techniques of assessment with an emphasis on current developments in the national curriculum *recent findings on the impact of differences in individual pupils, schools and teachers *ways of involving and motivating pupils *the importance of social disadvantage, and cultural differences of ethnicity and gender, in determining attainment *the nature of children's language, literacy development and the relationship between them *behavioural problems and how to deal with them *key concepts in special needs and the nature of additional provision. Martyn Long encourages teachers to evaluate alternative approaches involved in educational policies and to develop their own teaching methods and whole-school principles and procedures. The book is illustrated throughout with topical statistics, cartoons and empirical material. Each chapter includes a summary, suggestions for further reading and has a list of key implications which can be applied by students in a problem-based scenario. There are questions for discussion which are later followed up in the appendix.

Psychology In Education

Author: Tim Corcoran
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9462095663
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Psychology’s contribution to education has produced a persuasive and burgeoning literature willing to measure (e.g. intelligence quotients), categorise (e.g. learning and/or behavioural diffi culties) and pathologise (e.g. psychiatric disorders) students across learning contexts. Practices like these pervade relationships existing between psychology and education because they share in common certain views of people and the worlds in which they learn. There is however increased acknowledgement that contemporary practice demands alternate ways of working. As learning communities and educators endeavour to make a difference in peoples’ lives, they are critically questioning how their use of psychology in education constitutes future possibilities for personhood and psychosocial action. In this book, a group of respected international scholars examine controversies presently facing the enduring relationship between psychology and education. The book will appeal to readers who are interested in the innovative development and application of psychological theories and practices in/to education. The book will be of interest to transnational audiences and is accessible to scholars and students in disciplines including psychology, education, sociology, social work, youth studies, public and allied health. The volume includes contributions from: Tom Billington, Christopher Boyle, Lise Bird Claiborne, Tim Corcoran, Greg Goodman, Jack Martin, Athanasios Marvakis and Ioanna Petritsi, Jace Pillay, Isaac Prilleltensky, Anna Stetsenko, Jeff Sugarman and Stephen Vassallo with a Foreword by Ben Bradley. Tim Corcoran is Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Critical Psychology at The Victoria Institute, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. He has extensive experience in educational psychology both as a school psychologist and researcher/academic. His work has involved teaching, research and professional practice in Australia, the UK, Singapore and Iraq.

Educational Psychology

Author: S.N. Rao
Editor: New Age International
ISBN: 9788122402605
Size: 12,70 MB
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The Basic Approach Of The Book Is That, Educational Psychology Is A Scientific Study Of The Psychological Problems Of Educational Practice. The Educational Psychologist In This Context Has The Role Of A Specialist Who Provides The Necessary Technical Advice To Educational Planners, Administrators And Teachers In Helping Them To Achieve Their Objectives. The Book Follows This Point Of View In Presenting The Subject Matter To The Reader And Aims To Fulfill The Need Of A Quality Indian Text Meeting The Requirements Of Students And Teachers In The Faculties Of Psychology And Education.The Book Aims To Cover The Field Of Educational Psychology And Strives To Present A Comprehensive Book From The Psychological Point Of View Not Available In India To Study The Subject In Its Appropriate Perspective. In Addition To The Discussion Of Conventional Topics, Much Attention Has Been Bestowed On Such Vital Issues As Teaching For Values, Scholastic Achievement, Adjustment, Disadvantaged Students, Discipline And Guidance Needs Related To Education. The Students Would Find The Discussion Stimulating And Useful.

Handbook Of Implementation Science For Psychology In Education

Author: Barbara Kelly
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521197252
Size: 19,48 MB
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This book aims to help policy makers, stakeholders, practitioners, and teachers in psychology and education provide more effective interventions in educational contexts. It responds to disappointment and global concern about the failure to implement psychological and other interventions successfully in real-world contexts. Often interventions, carefully designed and trialed under controlled conditions, prove unpredictable or ineffective in uncontrolled, real-life situations. This book looks at why this is the case and pulls together evidence from a range of sources to create original frameworks and guidelines for effective implementation of interventions.