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Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073525822

Cover of Educational Psychology 3RD 08 (ISBN 978-0073525822)
ISBN13: 978-0073525822
ISBN10: 0073525820
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $138.75

Educational Psychology - 3RD 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073525822

John W Santrock

ISBN13: 978-0073525822
ISBN10: 0073525820
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Written by the author of highly effective psychology texts relied upon by thousands of teachers and students, Educational Psychology is a well-crafted text that emphasizes the application of theory to classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes provided by practicing teachers, as well as the most case studies - three per chapter - of any Introductory text, Santrock's Educational Psychology helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Additionally, Santrock's hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks to support retention and mastery, and make it much more likely that students will have an engaging and successful course experience.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Educational Psychology: A Tool for Effective Teaching
Chapter 2: Cognitive and Language Development
Chapter 3: Social Contexts and Socioemotional Development
Chapter 4: Individual Variations
Chapter 5: Sociocultural Diversity
Chapter 6: Learners Who Are Exceptional
Chapter 7: Behavioral and Social Cognitive Approaches
Chapter 8: The Information-Processing Approach
Chapter 9: Complex Cognitive Processes
Chapter 10: Social Constructivist Approaches
Chapter 11: Learning and Cognition in the Content Areas
Chapter 12: Planning, Instruction, and Technology
Chapter 13: Motivation, Teaching, and Learning
Chapter 14: Managing the Classroom
Chapter 15: Standardized Tests and Teaching
Chapter 16: Classroom Assessment