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Essentials of Educational Psychology

Essentials of Educational Psychology - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0135035276

Cover of Essentials of Educational Psychology 2ND 09 (ISBN 978-0135035276)
ISBN13: 978-0135035276
ISBN10: 0135035279
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $125.50

Essentials of Educational Psychology - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135035276

Jeanne E Ormrod

ISBN13: 978-0135035276
ISBN10: 0135035279
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall

Published: 2009
International: No

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Educational Psychology Case Study: Starting High School Basic Assumptions of Educational Psychology Strategies for Learning and Studying Effectively

2. Learning, Cognition, and Memory Case Study: The New World Learning as a Constructive Process Thinking and Learning in the Brain How Human Memory Works Why Learners May or May Not Remember What They've Learned Promoting Effective Cognitive Processes

3. Learning in Context Case Study: Ben and Sylvia The Immediate Environment as Context Social Interaction as Context Culture and Society as Context How Learners Affect Their Environment Providing Supportive Contexts for Learning

4. Higher-Level Cognitive Processes Case Study: Taking Over Metacognition Self-Regulation Transfer Problem Solving and Creativity Critical Thinking Promoting Higher-Level Cognitive Processes

5. Cognitive Development Case Study: Hidden Treasure General Principles of Development Developmental Processes Trends in Cognitive Development Intelligence Addressing Students' Developmental Needs

6. Motivation and Affect Case Study: Passing Algebra Basic Human Needs How Motivation Affects Behavior and Cognition Cognitive Factors in Motivation Affect and Its Effects Promoting Motivation and Positive Affect

7. Personal and Social Development Case Study: The School Play Personality and Sense of Self Peer Relationships Social Cognition Moral and Prosocial Development Promoting Personal and Social Development

8. Instructional Strategies Case Study: The Oregon Trail Planning Instruction Conducting Teacher-Directed Instruction Conducting Learner-Directed Instruction General Instructional Strategies

9. Strategies for Creating an Effective Classroom Environment Case Study: A Contagious Situation Creating an Environment Conducive to Learning Expanding the Sense of Community Beyond the Classroom Reducing Unproductive Behaviors Addressing Aggression and Violence at School

10. Assessment Strategies Case Study: Akeem Using Assessment for Different Purposes Important Qualities of Good Assessment Conducting Informal Assessments Designing and Giving Formal Assessments Evaluating Students' Performance on Formal Assessments Summarizing Students' Achievement with Grades and Portfolios Assessing Students' Achievement with Standardized Tests Appendix A Answers to "Practice for Your Licensure Exam Exercises" Appendix B Interpreting Standardized Test Scores