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Educational Psychology : Developing Learners

Educational Psychology : Developing Learners - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0137001149

Cover of Educational Psychology : Developing Learners 7TH 11 (ISBN 978-0137001149)
ISBN13: 978-0137001149
ISBN10: 0137001142
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2011
International: No

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Educational Psychology : Developing Learners - 7TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0137001149

Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

ISBN13: 978-0137001149
ISBN10: 0137001142
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: Pearson

Published: 2011
International: No

The best-selling Educational Psychology: Developing Learners is known for its exceptionally clear and engaging writing, its in-depth focus on learning, and its extensive concrete applications. Its unique approach helps readers understand concepts by encouraging them to examine their own learning and then showing them how to apply these concepts as teachers. The book concentrates on core concepts and principles and gives readers an in-depth understanding of the central ideas of educational psychologyndash;helping them better understand the children and adolescents.More than any other educational psychology book, this book moves seamlessly between theory and applications, features the most extensive and integrated coverage of diversity, and includes innumerable concrete examples to help readers connect educational psychology to real children and classrooms.

Author Bio

Jeanne Ellis Ormrod received her A.B. in psychology from Brown University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She earned licensure in school psychology through postdoctoral work at Temple University and the University of Colorado at Boulder and has worked as a middle school geography teacher and school psychologist. She was Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado until 1998, when she moved east to return to her native New England. She is currently affiliated with the University of New Hampshire, where she occasionally teaches courses in educational psychology and research methods. She has published numerous research articles on cognition and memory, cognitive development, and giftedness, but she is probably best known for this textbook and four others: Human Learning (currently in its fifth edition); Essentials of Educational Psychology (currently in its second edition); Child Development and Education(co-authored with Teresa McDevitt, currently in its fourth edition); and Practical Research(co-authored with Paul Leedy, currently in its ninth edition). With her three children now grown and out on their own, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband Richard.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Ch. 1 Educational Psychology and Teacher Decision Making 1
Pt. I Understanding Student Development and Diversity
Ch. 2 Cognitive and Linguistic Development 18
Ch. 3 Personal, Social, and Moral Development 60
Ch. 4 Individual and Group Differences 102
Ch. 5 Students with Special Educational Needs 142
Pt. 2 Understanding How Students Learn
Ch. 6 Learning and Cognitive Processes 186
Ch. 7 Knowledge Construction 226
Ch. 8 Higher-Level Thinking Skills 258
Ch. 9 Behaviorist Views of Learning 298
Ch. 10 Social Cognitive Views of Learning 332
Ch. 11 Motivation and Affect 366
Ch. 12 Cognitive Factors in Motivation 388
Pt. 3 Understanding Instructional Processes
Ch. 13 Instructional Strategies 426
Ch. 14 Creating and Maintaining a Productive Classroom Environment 478
Ch. 15 Basic Concepts and Issues in Assessment 510
Ch. 16 Classroom Assessment Strategies 552
App. A Describing Relationships with Correlation Coefficients
App. B Analyses of the Ending Case Studies
App. C Matching Book and Ancillary Content to the PRAXIS Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests
Name Index
Subject Index

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