Educational Psychology: Active Learning Edition, 15th edition

  • Anita Woolfolk, 
  • Ellen L. Usher

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Overview

Educational Psychology: Active Learning Edition uses 44 easy-to-read modules to explain how you can use educational psychology research in your own classroom. Theory and practice are considered together, showing how research on child development, cognitive science, learning, motivation, teaching and assessment can be used to solve the everyday problems of teaching. This practical resource includes specific strategies, guidelines, real-world issues, case studies and tips from expert teachers to help you learn how to create an inclusive classroom for every student.

The 15th Edition features expanded analysis of the brain and neuroscience; integrated coverage of social-emotional learning and trauma-informed teaching; and a bold approach to issues of identity, race and privilege.

Published by Pearson (November 29th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138124434

Subject: Educational Psychology

Category: Introduction to Educational Psychology

Overview

PART I: SETTING THE STAGE

  1. Learning, Teaching, and Educational Psychology
  2. Who Are You? Who Are Your Students? Culture and Diversity

PART II: DEVELOPMENT: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES

  1. Cognitive Development
  2. The Self, Social, and Moral Development
  3. Learner Differences and Learning Needs
  4. Language Development, Language Diversity, and Immigrant Education

PART III: LEARNING AND MOTIVATION

  1. Behavioral Views of Learning
  2. Cognitive Views of Learning
  3. Complex Cognitive Processes
  4. Constructivism and Interactive Learning
  5. Social Cognitive Views of Learning and Motivation
  6. Motivation in Learning and Teaching

PART IV: TEACHING AND ASSESSING

  1. Creating Supportive Learning Environments
  2. Teaching Every Student
  3. Classroom Assessment, Grading, and Standardized Testing

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